Back before anybody had ever heard of the novel coronavirus, we were closely following all the startup activity here in the Birmingham area. Now, 7.5 months later, we’ve been hearing rumblings of an uptick in startups due to COVID. Keep reading to find out what we learned.Continue reading “Did you know startup starts are booming in Alabama right now because of COVID?”
Dormant for three decades, plans to redevelop the historic Ramsay-McCormack Building in downtown Ensley and the surrounding business district and neighborhood are becoming a reality.Continue reading “Innovation Depot and Birmingham Promise to anchor redeveloped Ensley Ramsay-McCormack Building”
You know Birmingham’s food scene, and tech scene, and bar scene. One group you may not know? Game developers. These innovative individuals are pushing our Magic City forward in more ways than one. I caught up with six of them to get a look behind the screen—here’s what I learned, plus how you can get involved.Continue reading “A look into Birmingham’s game developer community: key players, projects + how to get involved”
TriAltus Bioscience, a UAB spinoff company that works out of Innovation Depot, developed a protein purification process that is being used by researchers in Oregon to identify a possible vaccine for the virus that causes COVID-19. Learn more.Continue reading “Tech designed by Birmingham company used in the hunt for Coronavirus vaccine”
On Tuesday, November 12, Innovate Birmingham hosted their Pathways to Careers in Tech panel. The panel featured several successful alums of Innovate Birmingham programs. Thanks to organizations like Innovate Birmingham, The Magic City is rapidly turning into a new tech hot spot. Maybe even the next Silicon Valley? Read on to learn more.Continue reading “Alumni of Innovate Birmingham share how the program completely changed their lives. Learn how you could too.”
Co-working spaces are a great resource for entrepreneurs and small businesses. A co-working space is like a cross between a coffee shop and a library, with a friendly, work-focused atmosphere. Here are 12 locations where you can experience co-working in Birmingham.Continue reading “Co-working concept grows in Birmingham – here are 10 to choose from.”
The tech world can be intimidating, but Innovate Birmingham is changing that. They offer courses for FREE—no tech experience needed. And they are helping make Birmingham’s local tech industry more accessible to everyone. Hear from Loni Vaughn, a Data Analytics candidate at Innovate Birmingham on what the program is really like, plus how to apply for courses and scholarships today.Continue reading “3 things I learned about Innovate Birmingham from candidate, Loni Vaughn. Apply for courses + scholarships by Aug. 9.”
Do you enjoy watching Shark Tank and hearing business owners pitch their ideas to investors? We have our own version right here in Birmingham. Attend Innovation Depot’s Velocity Accelerator 2019 Demo Day presented by Regions, happening Tuesday, April 30 from 5-7:30PM. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is a must. Register now.
Never skip breakfast again. Crestline Bagel Company is open for business at their newest location in downtown Birmingham—Innovation Depot.Continue reading “Crestline Bagel Company opens at Innovation Depot in Birmingham”
Perhaps no one in Birmingham has had a better front row seat to witness the Magic City’s renaissance, both downtown and in the surrounding areas, than Urban Land Institute Alabama member and former longtime director of the Auburn Urban Design Studio, Cheryl Morgan.
Add Birmingham to Tech’s Growing List of Tech Hubs ~ Barron’s
That is the headline and subsequent story that was published this weekend by Barron’s, one of the nation’s most influential financial publications.
The days of driving around in circles in search of a parking spot on game day is soon to be a thing of the past. Get ready to download the app, Clutch!
Are you interested in learning how to code? Then check out this guide to five free coding classes offered this summer in Birmingham. Continue reading “5 free coding classes offered in Birmingham this summer for kids, teens and adults”
Here’s your recap of Velocity Accelerator’s Demo Day. Check out everything that you missed here.