While I was talking to Estes Gould, the program manager for Birmingham’s Velocity startup accelerator, I was introduced to Jack West. Jack is intense, he’s a people person, and he’s got a positively sunny outlook. Maybe it’s the excitement of his company being on the end stretch of a fast-track program, having the potential to make it big in something nobody had thought of before. Maybe it was the impending “graduation,” the big public reveal on the 18th, that he and his team were preparing for.
Are you surprised…? I’m certainly not. Birmingham continues to move forward and even amaze some with the amount of funding opportunities and award-winning companies
This past Thursday night, the Alabama Launchpad competition wrapped up with massive deals for Alasaw and Book-It Legal.