Birmingham business expands every day in this Magic City of opportunity. Two local entrepreneurs are launching their latest venture—Cahaba Cruisers is coming to Birmingham! Keep reading to check it out.
Although there are more and more women working in tech every day, it’s still a predominantly male field. Ellen Thompson was the first Birmingham hire for a Prepaid2Cash, a tech startup that received funding from the Alabama Futures Fund.
Read on to find out what it’s like being a female tech professional in Birmingham!
2019 was a big year for Homewood business. The area has been booming in recent years, and it continues to attract new concepts and big names alike. Check out some of the most exciting recent additions—and make your holiday shopping list while you’re at it!
Anyone who’s been paying attention to Birmingham over the past few years knows that the city is fast becoming a hub of startup activity. Even Forbes weighed in, wondering whether Birmingham will be the next Silicon Valley (probably not) or Austin (possibly). To introduce you to some of the local startups worth watching, we’ve decided to start a regular startup roundup.
We hope you’ll join us and let us know about others you’re watching. For this first installment, we decided to focus on local companies that can make your life better. Keep reading for all the details.
A west coast native and an investment banker turned tech entrepreneur—meet Peter Vogt, founder of Prepaid2Cash. The company is relocating its headquarters to Birmingham, AL—which means Peter is headed south. Keep reading to see his first impressions of the Magic City!
REV Birmingham’s demonstration project, Upswing, continues to breathe life into Downtown Birmingham. If you haven’t stopped by, what are you waiting for?! The shops are open and events are scheduled throughout the year! On November 23 from 1PM-4PM Upswing is hosting REV Birmingham‘s biggest entrepreneur-focused event, The Big Pitch. For all you Shark Tank lovers, tickets are now available and this is an event you don’t want to miss!
It’s time for REV Birmingham‘s 5th annual “The Big Pitch.” During the event, five local startups will compete to show how their idea will improve downtown Birmingham. Learn more about the five contestants!
Whether you’re looking to land that first job, rejoin the workforce, or make your next career move, job fairs are a great way to meet employers and find local openings. Here are 5 job fairs that are coming this fall to Birmingham, AL.
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Innovate Birmingham is changing lives. But don’t just take my word for it. Meet 5 former candidates from Innovate Birmingham’s 7th Cohort, and see their success for yourself.
Where most of us go to an art museum or fancy library full of old books and revel in the treasures we find, Conserv’s co-founders saw a unique problem to solve.
Now, founders Austin Senseman and Nathan McMinn have built a company around the notion that “conservators need better stuff.” But why? Read on for all the details, plus some pretty awesome local recommendations of places to eat, drink and have fun.
Innovate Birmingham and Central Six AlabamaWorks are joining forces to get Birmingham working—specifically in tech. This fall, Central Six AlabamaWorks will launch their approximately 17 month long Information Technology Apprenticeship Program. And with the help of Innovate Birmingham, they’re getting local tech talent in the field, earning while they learn and on their way to a career in software development.