Posted by: Tampa Bay Chamber on Monday, October 5, 2020

Q2 By the Numbers

3 New Jobs Created
1 Vacancies Filled
17 New Corporate Contracts
$600,000+ Secured New Capital
3 Strategic Introductions Made
$1.4 million Gross Sales

Note: The impact numbers shown are reported on an aggregate basis for Cohort ‘21 and are self-reported. The metrics are reflective of the 2nd quarter of 2020.

Cohort Member Highlights

Ice Cold Air

  • Customer engagement is strong. Incoming phone calls are ramping up due to the heat.
  • Ice Cold Air is currently hiring for 3 positions.

Buyer's Point

  • Awarded contract with Collier County School District 4-1-20
  • PPE Sales made up 60% of our sales this qtr.

Jerel McCants Architecture

  • Shortlist for new High School project along with Minority Business Accelerator Mentor's Architectural Firm

Versa Tile & Marble

  • New project contract with Barr & Barr


Buyer’s Point starts subsidiary company, Tampa Bay Masks. Donates over 7,000 masks to non-profits in our community.

Corporations unveil initiatives in support of racial equality.

Ashley Butler was a guest on Getting the EDGE with Kelly Wilson.

Lowe's in South Tampa offered to donate and deliver disposable masks to minority-owned businesses.

OHC Environmental Engineering has been awarded a 3 year term contract with the University of Florida.