How Tampa’s private and public sectors worked together to court a Boston-based company


    When it came time to look for a fourth office, Boston-based Drift had a short list of the emerging tech hubs across the nation: Denver, Atlanta, Salt Lake City, Raleigh, North Carolina, and Tampa.

    “We did an extensive search not only in the U.S. but also Canada and Europe,” CEO David Cancel said. “We wanted the ability to build across all areas: engineering, customer success, sales, marketing, etc. We found other places that could do one or two of those things but not all of them.”