Where action-oriented innovators scale impactful businesses through community & collaboration


Groundswell is a non-profit incubator, coworking space and prototyping lab.

We provide holistic resources for startups and innovators, bringing concepts to life and accelerating scalability for businesses ranging from tech to manufacturing in Florida’s Space Coast and around the Southeast region.


We’ve built a diverse and robust ecosystem

We employ proven strategies for connecting high-tech founders with the human and financial capital they need to thrive. We do this by. . .

01.

Providing

Individualized world-class
startup support

02.

Fostering

a culture of collaboration
& innovation

03.

Connecting

startups to the capital &
expertise they need to scale


We’ve built a startup ecosystem that has a global impact….Right here on Irwin Street.

Groundswell Startups is one of the most diverse ecosystems of founders and technologies in the Southeast – from modern lure chasing toys for dogs to unmanned defense systems to smart medical cushions, we are home to a community of highly-skilled professionals, creatives, and seasoned startup founders who work together to tap into each other’s resources and networks – we are deeply invested in seeing one other succeed.

” Groundswell is a gem – a great place to collaborate, work, relax, enjoy and give back to a vibrant, friendly community. This place really is about community and growth, and it’s run extremely well. Beer, coffee, food, community, low costs, and even ping pong. This is a space coast Gem and I look forward to working here every day! “
Jason Handuber, Coworker

Since 2016, we’ve supported high-tech startups. Collectively they have . . .

1,000+

Prototypes

Manufactured

$120M

in Successful

Exits

$300M

total Valuation

Across Startups

We’ve poured over 10 million dollars of private and philanthropic investment to build out the infrastructure to give founders and creatives a place where they can validate their ideas, build their technology, launch companies, and bring products to market – we’ve created a place where high-tech innovators can call home.


We are supported by sponsors and intentional investors who believe a thriving economy is one that includes an active startup ecosystem


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