According to a news report from the Birmingham Business Journal (BBJ), Amazon.com Inc. is considering a site in Bessemer for a fulfillment center. The new facility will employ at least 1,500 and possibly up to 3000 people in the Birmingham metro area.
Birmingham innovator, Covalence has recognized the need for a fast-track method to train the next generation of software developers, right here in Birmingham.
Matt Landers, Will Johnston and Matt Morgan, founders of Covalence, began the coding boot-camp after realizing how difficult it was to find qualified developers in Birmingham for their software company, Platypi. Continue reading “Birmingham’s Covalence launches new Catalyst program”
On Monday, April 23rd, seven promising startups will take the stage at Iron City to make their pitch to investors and the community. The startups will present their progress from the program and their vision for the future. Velocity Accelerator Demo Day, presented by Regions Bank, is FREE and open to everyone – although you must register, so act fast because seats are limited!
Some of the most successful startups and those often earning record profits and eventually selling for many millions are based on apps that facilitate. Apps that connect the consumer or user with a service provider, ones that save the consumer time…and simply make life easier.
Paying for and finding parking spaces in Birmingham with an app? Yes, please.
Beginning yesterday, in honor of April Fools day and continuing on for the next week, maybe longer, Google is bringing that fun striped-shirt-wearing-traveler from Where’s Waldo? to Google Maps users.
Summer internship application deadlines are fast approaching. Check out our list of Bham area opportunities.
Continue reading “Application deadlines fast approaching for Birmingham summer internships, job opportunities”
Alabama Launchpad announces Finale Startup competition winners and they are Birmingham startups; Pointz and O3 Solution.
It seems that every month we read about great opportunities being presented to early-stage companies or startups in Alabama. This week three Birmingham companies are finalist in Alabama Launchpad’s competition for $150,000 in Prattville, Thursday at 4PM.
Birmingham won a Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Grant!
This is the type of initiative that could really set us apart, Birmingham: growing the Southeastern tech ecosystem by promoting diversity and finding economic opportunities.
With local technology companies expanding and exciting software development conferences on the horizon, Birmingham’s tech scene is hot right now.
Do you shop online…bank online…share photographs via social media?
In our technology-based world it is so important, now more than ever, to understand how to manage your privacy online and keep your personal information secure. AT&T recently conducted a survey that found 43 percent of Americans said they felt powerless about cyber security. Continue reading “Be Cyber Aware; tips, new safegaurds protect personal information”
McLeod Software is being given a one million dollar tax break/incentive as they plan to relocate the corporate office to Meadow Brook Corporate Park on Highway 280 in Hoover. McLeod is just one of the area tech firms that will be hiring in 2018. Continue reading “McLeod Software and other Birmingham firms looking for tech employees in 2018”
Birmingham’s tech scene is booming this month. Here are some of the events you won’t want to miss out on!