The rain last Friday didn’t dampen anyone’s enthusiasm at the fourth annual Sloss Tech. Photo by Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now
Last Friday, as rain fell softly outside, a crowd of people from across Birmingham’s tech, entrepreneurial and startup scene gathered for the fourth annual Sloss Tech.
We heard about some exciting tech ed and women in tech initiatives coming down the pike soon in Bham. We laughed hard at
Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit and husband of Serena Williams. Continue reading “3 things I learned at my 1st-ever Sloss Tech in Birmingham”
Ashlee and Kerry hugging it out (Via Mixtroz)
Birmingham’s startups are doing B I G things and we want you to know it. Check out the highlights here.
Continue reading “These 7 startups are getting attention in Birmingham and beyond”
The fab-u-lous companies in the Velocity Accelerator 2018 cohort
Here’s your recap of Velocity Accelerator’s Demo Day. Check out everything that you missed here.
Continue reading “What you missed at Velocity Acclerator’s Demo Day 2018”
Startup finalists get the chance to win big investments for their companies (Image courtesy of Alabama Launchpad’s Facebook)
You could say we’re a little proud that FOUR out of the six startups in this year’s Alabama Launchpad Startup Competition are from Birmingham. See the finalists for the competition on Nov. 15th here.
Continue reading “Alabama Launchpad Startup Competition is Nov. 15th: FOUR startups are from Birmingham”
Image courtesy of B-metro magazine
Steve DeMedicis, the owner of
Iron City music venue and Iron City grill, has done a lot to make Birmingham into the hip city it is today. Check out our interview with this Birmingham innovator!
Continue reading “Birmingham Innovators: Steve DeMedicis, owner of Iron City”
This year’s Investor Conference was hosted at Iron City in conjunction with the Birmingham Venture Club and the Velocity Accelerator’s Demo Day. The Investor Conference hosted attendees from around the Southeast interested in investment opportunities and networking between fellow investors, entrepreneurs, and service providers in the area. Continue reading “Birmingham Venture Club Investor Conference 2017”
This time last Saturday, I was in Mobile, Alabama participating in my first Startup Weekend . The experience was incredible. The entire weekend was full of energy, engagement, and hospitality within a diverse entrepreneurial ecosystem on the rise.
Continue reading “Startup Weekend Mobile 2017”
Through organizations such as
Startup Grind Birmingham, entrepreneurs are given the chance to network, learn, and see what it takes to be successful.
Bham Now presents
Shegun Otulana, CEO of TheraNest, as last months Startup Grind Bham’s guest.
via Wade Cline
Continue reading “Startup Grind Birmingham features local entrepreneur Shegun Otulana, CEO of TheraNest”
Laura Shaffer, co-director of
Startup Grind Birmingham and local entrepreneur, has teamed up with her husband Bay Shaffer to create a sort of “uber for schooling” and education.
Laura Shaffer presents her take on how children can learn outside of the traditional school system!
Continue reading “1MillionCupsBham Presentation – “Beta School” – expanded Education”
In terms of consumers who buy products to help them with movement, there are three main types, the Athlete, the Elderly, and the Handicap.
Forrest Satterfield’s company, Satterfield Technologies, wants to help those (above) looking for external limb attachments or prosthetic’s and find them cheaper and more efficiently.
Forrest Satterfield, a Senior Biomedical major and Entrepreneurship minor at UAB has been working on his company since freshmen year in college. Photo by Wade Cline
Continue reading “1MillionCupsBham Presentation – “Satterfield Technologies””
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.”
Continue reading “Fleetio CEO talks to Local Entrepreneurs at Startup Grind Birmingham”
This week, inside the
UAB iLab, 1Million Cups Birmingham hosted not only a Birmingham entrepreneur, but also students from Huffman Academy.
I am thankful for the instructors/teachers who understand the importance of exposing young students to innovation, entrepreneurship, and technology.
Now, to the presenter…
Photo by Wade Cline
Continue reading “1Million Cups BHM Presentation – Jan. 25, 2016 – Lift it Works”
The Jemison Award, now in its 31st year, is awarded to entrepreneurs, and the respected companies, who possess high growth and high value in the Bham business ecosystem.
Continue reading “Birmingham’s Finalists for Prestigious Entrepreneurial Award – The Jemison Award”
We can attribute Birmingham’s growth to many different factors in today’s economy, but the two leading forces are the immense amount of startups and revitalization of our communities/districts within city limits.
BhamNow talked with Devon Laney, CEO of the Depot
Continue reading “A Guide to the Magic City’s Startup & Revitalization Organizations – (Part 2 of 5)”
Entrepreneurship, Growth, Revitalization, Technology, Awareness, Love, Charity and many more are general reasons for attendance, but lets be real with each other for a second…
Continue reading “Why Attending the BOLD Speaker Series This Coming Tuesday Benefits Bham and You”