Photo of imerge 2018 EDPA Innovation Award winners courtesy of EDPA
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”
Photo of Bozoma Saint John by Bham Now
It was the hottest place to be in Birmingham for techies, innovators, entrepreneurs, social media marketers and marketing professionals this week. Continue reading “3 takeaways from Birmingham’s Sloss Tech, including Mayor Randall Woodfin’s poignant message”
Via: True Wealth Ventures.
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”
Photo courtesy of Birmingham Venture Club
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
website. Continue reading “Birmingham Venture Club’s annual meeting will feature John S. Jemison Venture Award and the 2017 Spark Match Competition”
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”
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.
Continue reading “Thomas L. Friedman coming to EDPA Innovation Conference”
Matt Landers, CEO of Platypi and Covalence
I had a blast getting to sit down with Matt Landers, CEO of Platypi and Covalence, earlier this week. If you haven’t heard of him, you need to read this. Listen to what he has to say about stepping out and starting a company!
Continue reading “Bham’s Best with Matt Landers, CEO of Platypi and Covalence”
For the first time, Birmingham, AL was competing on the national tech stage with its Sloss Tech event, but if you didn’t go last year, don’t worry!
The event was such a success that another will be hosted this July 14th, at the Lyric Theatre, and we expect it to be even better.
Continue reading “Sloss Tech is back in Birmingham July 14th”
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”
One of the many staples of Birmingham’s revitalization involves renovations of historic buildings, transforming them into innovative spaces for our aspiring/growing businesses.
Continue reading “Renovations will transform this historic building in the middle of Downtown”
Have you ever been interested in pursuing a career in computer coding/programming.
Well you’re in luck!
According to a recent email,
Continue reading “Covalence to offer “crash course” tomorrow for aspiring programmers!”
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”.
Photo by Wade Cline
Continue reading “1MillionCups Bham Presentation – “FutureProof Bama””