Compilation of the 5 part Guide to our Startup & Revitalization Organizations

They’re not just tech. based companies, but those that specialize in helping entrepreneurs reach their potential.

To make it easier on you to understand each org., I have compiled part 1 through 5 of the “Guide to Magic City Startup and Revitalization Organizations…”

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 Part One – 1Million Cups Birmingham

Helping entrepreneurs pitch their idea to an audience to build confidence and receive feedback for their idea.


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Pitches are held in the UAB iLab within the Innovation Depot
Part Two – Innovation Depot

Being the largest startup incubator in the southeast, the Innovation Depot has made quite the impact on Birmingham Entrepreneurial District and the community that corresponds.

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Part Three – Velocity Accelerator

Priding itself on the term, “Boot camp for startups” the Velocity Accelerator puts at most 10 startups through their program each year to help foster business growth.

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Part Four – Startup Grind Birmingham

Like 1Mill. Cups BHM, Startup Grind is in fact a national organization that plants seed orgs. in cities across the nation. Utilizing a conversation platform, Startup Grind Bham features local entrepreneurs to tell about their successes and failures to the audience at hand.


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Part Five – REV Birmingham

Creating vibrancy and establishing districts within the Birmingham area, this organization not only supports revitalization and redevelopment, but also the 1 person startup looking for a boost in the community.

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There is way more where that came from. Stay tuned for future info. on other organizations leading the charge in Birmingham’s growth!

Author: Wade Cline

Marketing Producer at Bham Now, Tech Junkie, Foodie, Bham Lover, Movie Snob, Wannabe Quantum Physicist. You can likely find me either at Trim Tab Brewing or O'henry's Coffee in Homewood.