Watch out for these 7 startups honored at EDPA’s imerge event on July 12

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Did you make it to imerge? A signature event of Birmingham’s recent Innovation Week and hosted by the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA), imerge recognized movers and shakers in Alabama’s start-up business scene. See who they are. Continue reading “Watch out for these 7 startups honored at EDPA’s imerge event on July 12”

Rise of the Rest bus tour to offer a chance at $100,000 to Birmingham startups

 

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What do Dallas, Memphis, Chattanooga and Louisville have in common with Birmingham? All are stops on the Rise of the Rest bus tour. This May startup businesses in Birmingham will have a chance to pitch their dreams for (and maybe win) seed funding when Rise of the Rest comes to the Magic City. Continue reading “Rise of the Rest bus tour to offer a chance at $100,000 to Birmingham startups”

Birmingham Venture Club’s annual meeting will feature John S. Jemison Venture Award and the 2017 Spark Match Competition

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The Venture Club’s 32 Annual Meeting will give attendees a huge opportunity to network with high profile entrepreneurs, corporate and community leaders as well as with economic development leaders at the Sheraton Birmingham on Dec. 7 at 10:30 am – 1:00 PM. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased on the Birmingham Venture Club websiteContinue reading “Birmingham Venture Club’s annual meeting will feature John S. Jemison Venture Award and the 2017 Spark Match Competition”

Thomas L. Friedman coming to EDPA Innovation Conference

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Keynote speaker, Thomas L. Friedman via EDPA

For the past six years, the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama has hosted an Innovation Conference to celebrate innovation, entrepreneurs, and startups in our state. However, this year they are taking it up a notch.

In fact, the keynote speaker, Thomas L. Friedman, is a Pulitzer Prize winner, New York Times columnist, and best-selling author.

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, August 23rd. Taking place at the Alabama Theatre, Imerge is an event you do not want to miss.

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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”

Startup Grind Birmingham features local entrepreneur Shegun Otulana, CEO of TheraNest

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.

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1MillionCups Bham Presentation – “FutureProof Bama”

As time progresses, technology becomes an increasingly important aspect of our daily lives and careers.

Through this progression, things will change, but is Alabama ready?

Taylor Phillips has set out to prepare & raise social awareness for the state of Alabama around “technological unemployment”.

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