4 must-attend events at Birmingham Innovation Week July 9 to 13, including Sloss Sport

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Fledging, a student-led startup by Weida Tan (above) and Steven Robbins, is the second business to progress from the UAB Commercialization Accelerator to Innovation Depot. Photo submitted

Bham Now continues its coverage of Birmingham Innovation Week, beginning with a kickoff party on July 9 presented by Red Diamond Coffee & Tea. Next up to the plate: UAB wants to hear your business pitch, Southern Research supports STEM education in local schools, and Knight Eady talks technology and opportunity in the sports industry.

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Velocity Accelerator Demo Day – Birmingham’s entrepreneurial fire is fueled

April 18 was a special day for Birmingham’s startup “eco-system” which celebrated the presentations of nine companies which graduated from the Velocity Accelerator.

The so called, “Demo Day”, not only proved successful for these startup companies, but spoke volumes of our community support.

The entrepreneurs behind these wonderful 9 startups
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David Knight – CEO of Knight Eady – joining Prestigious Entrepreneurial Program

David Knight, CEO of Birmingham-based Knight Eady – a local sports marketing firm – has been chosen to participate in The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program.

One of the nation’s most prestigious entrepreneurial programs, 10,000 Small Businesses has served over 7,700 small business owners and has reached businesses from all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C.

Since its founding, alumni of the 10,000 Small Business program have achieved immediate and sustained growth.

Photo by BHM Biz

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