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“Alabamians benefit when our entrepreneurs can turn innovative ideas into companies that create jobs,” Bentley said in a release.
Technology is taking Birmingham by a storm. Thankfully one Real Estate Developer gets the expanding idea.
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.”
Those who venture out to create a product/service need to highly consider beginning their journey in Birmingham.
With over 200 people in attendance, the Velocity Accelerator was welcomed into Birmingham this past Tuesday.
— Alabama NewsCenter (@alnewscenter) August 25, 2016
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With an age of Technology at the door steps of most industries, adaptation is key.
UAB has caught onto the trend, and has applied solar panels to the roof of their 3 story recreational center. Although the ROI is about a 20 year venture, they say it will be providing 10% of free energy to the building, after that time. Continue reading “UAB Solar Project Launches on Top of @UABcampusrec”
After disagreements with law enforcement in 2014, Uber is back and ready to tackle game days, Friday nights and your #ThirstThursdays outings in the good ol Ttown.
Not only is this popular in metropolitan cities, but the “ride share” service is a favorite among incoming students and parents of these darling freshmen.
“So any opportunity for a student to be able to get a ride and then move freely through campus I think is also gonna be safe.”
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.
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This is the focus of #KeepitLocal.
— IN Birmingham (@inbirmingham) August 13, 2016
— Magic City Bloggers (@MagicCityBlog) August 13, 2016
“In Birmingham, as a community, to grow the tech community, what local entities need to be involved, what can we do to be successful?”
-Kevin McLendon, CEO, Telegraph
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!
Concert Care, Innovation Depot Start-up, Opens Office in Liverpool, England.