9 highlights from a productive year in tech in Birmingham, including Ed Farm

Tim Cook meeting with Odessa Woolfolk, founding board chair of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. Photo by Pat Byington

Despite ups and downs, 2020 has been a magical year for tech news in The Magic City. We took a look back to see some of the biggest tech events in Birmingham in 2020—including the announcement of Ed Farm.

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Local startup companies compete for $100,000 when the Rise of the Rest tour hits Birmingham May 9

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Steve Case, AOL co-founder is coming to Bham. Via whyy.org.

Birmingham has been labeled an up-and-coming hotspot for startup companies for some time. Now those across the country will see just what the Magic City is made of as local startups anxiously prepare to compete for $100,000 in seed funding when the Rise of the Rest bus tour rolls into Birmingham this week.  Continue reading “Local startup companies compete for $100,000 when the Rise of the Rest tour hits Birmingham May 9”

Birmingham Venture Club Investor Conference 2017

Investor Conference 2017This 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”