Bham Now first wrote about Wyndy, the Birmingham-based babysitting app startup back in 2017. At the time it was aptly described as “uber for babysitting.”Continue reading “Birmingham-based Wyndy, the uber of babysitting, is expanding to help families impacted by COVID-19”
During his time playing for the Birmingham Barons, Kenneth “Kenny” Coleman got to play with Michael Jordan. Yes, that Michael Jordan. Now Coleman is back in town and ready to lead the Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA) in exciting new directions. I had the pleasure of sitting down with him on his third day on the job to talk about the Magic City, his vision for the BBA and a few of his local favorites. Keep reading for all the details.Continue reading “This onetime Baron is the new president + CEO of the BBA”
Many small businesses in downtown Birmingham are still recovering from the damage done to their storefronts on Sunday night, May 31. In response, the community has set up the Birmingham Business Relief Fund to help these businesses back on their feet. Learn more.Continue reading “Birmingham Business Relief Fund helps small storefronts damaged on Sunday night”
Jobs, jobs, jobs!
Forbes, one of the nation’s most venerable business magazines (102 years old!) is reporting good news about the Birmingham jobs market for the first quarter of 2020.
The Birmingham region was ranked No. 3 for economic growth potential among mid-size U.S. cities in a recent report by Business Facilities, a national publication that focuses on economic development.
Victor Brown, Vice President of Business Development at the Birmingham Business Alliance, is proud of his family and it shows.
This week, the Bold Goals Coalition of Central Alabama’s Workforce Action Network released a major report and launched a public engagement campaign focused on aligning education, economic development and workforce development to increase job growth in the Greater Birmingham seven-county region.
Our outgoing mayor is for it, and our incoming mayor is ready for the possibilities. Who else is involved with Birmingham’s bid to attract Amazon’s new headquarters to the Magic City?
Sloss Tech and Sloss Fest just didn’t pack enough into a single weekend. The Birmingham Business Alliance joins the fray for three days, via their Sloss Experience! Continue reading “The Birmingham Business Alliance’s Talent Recruitment Program, Sloss, and you”
The Instrument Management Service, STERIS/IMS, is expanding operations and creating 22 more jobs within the City of Birmingham.
Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, STERIS/IMS poured a capital investment of about $1.6 million in the expansion.