Birmingham native April Benetollo named CEO of Momentum

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April Benetollo, Momentum
April Benetollo, newly named CEO of Momentum.

After Momentum founder Barbara Royal’s retirement in August, the Momentum Board of Directors has selected April Benetollo as the new CEO after a two-month search.

A Birmingham native and Momentum graduate, April Benetollo has the necessary skills, passion, and vision to drive Momentum forward.

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Fleetio CEO talks to Local Entrepreneurs at Startup Grind Birmingham

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Startup Grind is a national organization which sets up chapters in cities across the country for today’s entrepreneurs. We have our own group here in the Magic City – Startup Grind Birmingham.

Monthly, at the Innovation Depot, local entrepreneurs gather together to gain insight into best practices and to network their way into the “startup tech eco-system.”

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Daxko Accepts Majority Share Investment – No Plans to Move from Birmingham

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Daxko is a Birmingham based company specializing in software for membership based organizations across the U.S. including YMCAs.  They have recently accepted funding from GI Partners, a private-equity firm in California, for a majority share in Daxko.

Daxko office space in Birmingham
Daxko office space in Birmingham

“We have no desire to move and a big part of our goal from the beginning is to build a company of significance in Birmingham,” CEO David Gray said. “We’re really excited about building the company in Birmingham. Our desire and hope is we’re three or four times this size five years from now.”

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