I didn’t make it to any marches today. It was Shabbat and some things in my life come first. This week’s Parsha, or Torah reading, was the first section of Exodus where we learn about Moses’ life which famously starts of with the decree from Pharaoh that all Jewish baby boys are to be thrown in the Nile. Yocheved, Moses’ mother, has some other ideas about what to do with her newborn boy (as well as some of the local Jewish midwives who decide to go against Pharaoh’s wishes).
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The Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA) holds an annual competition to provide the top three winners with funding for their startup.
Now, 9 more startups, one of which is based in Birmingham, will be competing in the 2017 round.
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley and other officials pose with award winners at the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference in Birmingham, part of the Alabama Launchpad program.
Continue reading “Teams Selected for the 2017 Alabama Launchpad Startup Competition”
They’re not just tech. based companies, but those that specialize in helping entrepreneurs reach their potential.
To make it easier on you to understand each org., I have compiled part 1 through 5 of the “Guide to Magic City Startup and Revitalization Organizations…”
Photo by Wade Cline
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Yesterday, Mayor William Bell delivered his “State of the City” address, spoke to The Women’s Network, then visited the Pratt City Library to speak to the public – highlighting the growth of Birmingham from many different aspects.
Mayor Bell addressing citizens at Pratt City Library – Photo by Ariel Worthy, The Birmingham Times
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Birmingham CrossPlex sits on a major piece of land, most of which is undeveloped, until now.
Magic City officials have finally broken ground on the new
CrossPlex Village development in Five Points West.
A rendering of the project by Davis Architects
Continue reading “Breaking News for the Birmingham CrossPlex, Literally”
I talked with Bay Shaffer, the Director of B’ham Startup Grind, to let you know what they’re all about.
Continue reading “A Guide to the Magic City’s Startup & Revitalization Organizations – (Part 4 of 5)”
Ah, gotta love the announcements of more food joints opening up in Birmingham.
Trussville it’s your turn,
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The momentum of Birmingham’s real estate deals in 2016 was quite impressive, considering where we have come from.
As 2017 gets into full swing, can the large multifamily projects, that added major value to our real estate scene, continue its momentum?
Photo by Bob Farley – the mixed use development across from Regions Field – The Venue
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The last 5 years have been huge for the Magic City and most counties in the Birmingham Metro area, but one county stands out among the rest; Jefferson, home to Vulcan.
Continue reading “Jefferson County comes in as #1 Alabama County in GDP Growth”
Photo by: Nature Conservancy
Two of Birmingham’s most successful conservation organizations, the Nature Conservancy and Red Mountain Park, posted job openings this past week. Here are the links to their job postings:
– Financial Manager Red Mountain Park
– Nature Conservancy in Alabama Director of Freshwater Programs
Are you good with keeping numbers in their place while keeping your wits
about you? Do you know how to pivot a table, the Excel kind, not the dinner kind? Then you might be the right candidate for this rare opportunity at Vulcan Industries. See below.
Continue reading “Calling All Accountants! Opportunity awaits.”