Gainesville Connect


PLACE…….. Gainesville is the urban gateway to Florida’s artesian springs—the largest constellation of freshwater springs in the world, with over 1000 bubbling forth from one of the most productive aquifers on the planet.

Our ecosystem of innovation is equally productive, fueling Gainesville’s ascendance as a global hot spot for bringing creative ideas to life. Discover for yourself how creativity thrives here, from inspiration to commercialization. We grow success, from pre-school to the high school Academy of Entrepreneurship, from university research to a family of business and tech incubators.

We are the ecosystem of innovation.