With over 200 people in attendance, the Velocity Accelerator was welcomed into Birmingham this past Tuesday.
— Alabama NewsCenter (@alnewscenter) August 25, 2016
BhamNow – Business SpotLight 001 – Planet Fundraiser
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.
This excerpt is going to be about innovation, yet again.
I talk a lot about Birmingham’s innovation and enthusiasm for the startup community. Reason being, my experience with TechBirmingham and Innovation Depot. The things going on in the Southeast’s Silicon Valley are outstanding and sure to turn heads in other cities. The fire is in the Depot, and TechBirmingham is fueling it that much more.
Innovation has always been a messy business, a twisting path of colliding ideas and accidental discoveries. What has changed over time is not how we innovate but where we innovate.
What Unifies a Community?
There are many aspects involved when supporting something. Is it politics, or sports, or religious beliefs? Whatever “it” may be, supporting each other, as a community, ought to be a top priority.
You need to be looking at every pixel, every detail, every nook and cranny on how your user base interacts with your app, your brand and your customer service.