A Guide to the Magic City’s Startup & Revitalization Organizations – (Part 3 of 5)

We can attribute Birmingham’s growth to many different factors in today’s economy, but the two leading forces are the immense amount of startups and revitalization of our communities/districts within city limits.


Part 3 – Velocity Accelerator

BhamNow talked with Estes Gould, Organizer…

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A Guide to the Magic City’s Startup & Revitalization Organizations – (Part 2 of 5)

We can attribute Birmingham’s growth to many different factors in today’s economy, but the two leading forces are the immense amount of startups and revitalization of our communities/districts within city limits.


Part 2 – Innovation Depot

BhamNow talked with Devon Laney, CEO of the Depot

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A Guide to the Magic City’s Startup & Revitalization Organizations – (Part 1 of 5)

We can attribute Birmingham’s growth to many different factors in today’s economy, but the two leading forces are the immense amount of startups and revitalization of our communities/districts within city limits.

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Part 1 –1MillionCupsBHM

BhamNow talked with Scott Phillips, Organizer of 1MC

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1MillionCups Birmingham – Nov. 16, 2016

Recently, BhamNow has become the media provider for 1MillionCups Bham, which holds weekly presentations featuring local entrepreneurs in the early stages of business.

This is not a source of funding, but to allow the entrepreneur(s) to sharpen up presentation skills, receive feedback from others, and to possibly meet an investor along the way.

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AT&T introduces super-fast Internet services for Birmingham

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On Tuesday AT&T announced its plan to bring high-speed fiber Internet to Birmingham, with speeds “20X faster than the average cable customer.” According to a news release, customers will be able to “download 25 songs in 1 second or a 90-minute HD movie in less than 34 seconds.”

According to AL.com, “The service will cost $90 for one GB per second as a standalone service and is similar to another recently offered in Huntsville. It can be cheaper when bundled with other offers from AT&T.”

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Prepaid Technologies of Birmingham Scores Huge – $5 Mill. to be Exact

When innovation is applied correctly, efficiency is the output. No matter the industry your business is apart of, this output ought to be a daily goal striven toward.

Prepaid Technologies understands this quite well in the financial world, and the new amount of capital invested will allow for more expansion toward success.

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Innovation Hackathon 2016 – Health Care Meets Tech Guru’s

Birmingham is known for many things, but above others, UAB has created a massive presence with the Healthcare industry and the Innovation Depot has spurred a huge amount of growth through technology. 

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The two met last weekend for the 2nd annual Innovation Hack at the Velocity Accelerator – Here are the details…

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Paper and Tech Join Forces to Help Aspiring Authors

Birmingham has found its place in the United States economy as a future leader in technology and innovation. To further this mission, companies from all sectors continue to meld tech into their everyday practices.

For example, Books-a-Million is integrating technology to make it easier for local authors to “self-publish”; a perfect example of innovating and inviting the world of technology into a market place that has been thriving for centuries. 

 

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Birmingham Startups Among Finalists for AL. Launchpad Competition

The focus of Alabama Launchpad, a program of the EDPA, is to provide funding for startups, help facilitate potential entrepreneurial ventures, and sustain growth throughout the state.

A yearly competition is held to provide funding for startups who are truly making an impact in their cities. This year, two Bham companies are in the running; Book-it-Legal and Alasaw.

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Bham Startup Hustle – FireSeeds Nationally Acclaimed

The Entrepreneur Magazine has recognized a Birmingham tech startup as being one of the “best entrepreneurial companies in America”.

Cord Sachs started Fireseeds in 2011 in hopes to push leaders and movers in the Bham area to have an impact in what ever way possible within the for-profit space

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Why Should We Pay Attention to Birmingham’s Growth?

Throughout the summer and months following, we have seen exponential growth with many small businesses. This proves that Birmingham is on the rise due to investors and the dedicated men and women of the Magic City.

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