Elite Birmingham startups prepare to strut their stuff

Velocity Office Birmingham
I visited the Velocity office during lunch, so pictures were A-OK – via James Ozment

The Birmingham startup scene is getting a lot more interesting.  Innovation Depot, which rents space and offers in-house resources to local startups, is ready to showcase almost a dozen different graduates of its Velocity accelerator program.   Continue reading “Elite Birmingham startups prepare to strut their stuff”

Woodlawn Street Market: A Look at the Locals Revitalizing Woodlawn

Via Woodlawn Street Market’s Facebook Page

Woodlawn Street Market returned for its third year this past Saturday and Birminghamians showed up in full force.  REV Birmingham and the Woodlawn Business association started this fun event as an opportunity for local merchants to meet their customers and showcase their products.  See what I found! Continue reading “Woodlawn Street Market: A Look at the Locals Revitalizing Woodlawn”

1MillionCupsBham Presentation – “Beta School” – expanded Education

Laura Shaffer, co-director of Startup Grind Birmingham and local entrepreneur, has teamed up with her husband Bay Shaffer to create a sort of “uber for schooling” and education.

Laura Shaffer presents Beta School
Laura Shaffer presents her take on how children can learn outside of the traditional school system!

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2nd floor of the Pizitz to host Forge – Birmingham’s newest co-working space

The Pizitz, a newly found place to hangout, eat, drink, and be merry. Not only is it attracting the everyday consumer, but there is abundant space for commercial use as well.

Did you know the 2nd floor, mezzanine, will feature Forge, a new co-working space for small businesses?

Photo by Wade Cline

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