In a recent interview by Tech Birmingham, Bham Now states “Our mission is to make Birmingham a smarter, better city. Our focus includes jobs, revitalization, start-ups, nature, environment and how to have a good time! Over 60% of our audience are mobile millennials in the ‘ham’.” -Cindy Martin, Founder and President, Bham Now
Cindy was the founding CEO of AL.com and then served as President of Alabama Media Group before starting up BhamNow. She has a love for Birmingham and is ecstatic about the millennial movement in the Magic City.
With her guidance, BhamNow is attracting millennials wanting up to date information about all of their favorite Birmingham activities on www.bhamnow.com. Read the full post about Bham Now here here
TechBirmingham allows companies to connect with a variety of technology focused companies in Birmingham. Find more info about Tech Birmingham here.
Thank you TechBirmingham for all you do for the emerging tech community in the “Ham”.
Join Bham Now on Tuesday, October 18th at 5:30 pm. We’ll be chatting LIVE with Jay Brandrup, Founder and President of @kinetic on their mighty cool rooftop at the ‘red-caboose’ on Morris Ave. in Birmingham. Nab your ticket here.
Daxko is a Birmingham based company specializing in software for membership based organizations across the U.S. including YMCAs. They have recently accepted funding from GI Partners, a private-equity firm in California, for a majority share in Daxko.
“We have no desire to move and a big part of our goal from the beginning is to build a company of significance in Birmingham,” CEO David Gray said. “We’re really excited about building the company in Birmingham. Our desire and hope is we’re three or four times this size five years from now.”
With innovation taking hold in Birmingham and all across the country, the call for entrepreneurs hasn’t been greater. Colleges are adapting their business curriculum to hone in on skills that benefit this new age in technology and start-ups.
It is great that Alabama was able to attract Google’s datacenter. It would be even better, however, if Alabama could attract actual development of Google’s software. Bring more clean tech jobs to Alabama!