Since 2008 the CO:LAB Pensacola Mentorship Program has added value to our tenants through various assets. Members of CO:LAB have access to a valuable network of support and counsel from our team of staff, board members, partners, friends, and their networks. These are successful entrepreneurs, business leaders, and advisory service providers.
Accounting & Taxation, Advertising, Legal Services, Business Valuation, Business Planning, Consulting Services, and Financial Services
A community of support from existing entrepreneurs, local business leaders, and advisory service providers
Access to key commercialization and research partners such as the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, the Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, the University of West Florida, and the Small Business Development Center
Opportunities to network with other area tech-based professionals
Exposure to international and regional markets
We are here to mentor early stage high-growth companies. Our mission is to help these companies become more successful by providing affordable, private office space, mentors, business services and serendipitous opportunities. Our goal further expands to develop companies that will employ more people from our area; companies that will benefit our community.
Patrick Rooney, Director & Business Coach
With more than 40 years of success across various technology sectors including defense, electronics, software development, education, multimedia distribution, information security, health care, manufacturing and software industries, Patrick Rooney is a valuable asset for startup to midsize firms. MORE ABOUT PATRICK
The Policy Board acts as advisors for our Co:Lab members. They evaluate and develop the policies that govern Co: Lab and ensure its efforts tie into our entrepreneurial strategy.