AT&T committed to Alabama with billion dollar investment

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By Wade Cline and JH Daniel

AT&T invested more than $1.1 billion in the company’s Alabama wireless and wired networks during 2014–2016. These investments drive a wide range of upgrades to reliability, coverage, speed and overall performance for residents and businesses. They also improve critical services that support public safety and first responders.

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Local startup, GLOW, has secured funding to expand outside of Birmingham!

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Last Tuesday, 9 startup companies presented their business models to investors, business professionals, media, and those excited about Birmingham’s startup eco-system.

Accordingly, GLOW app, founded by Yazmin and Jim Cavale, has incurred $250,000 of funding to expand into Nashville!

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Birmingham Venture Club Investor Conference 2017

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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”

National Firm eyes Downtown Bham for Fast, Reliable, Wireless Internet Capability

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A major step in Birmingham’s economic development will soon stand tall in the Magic City.

Windstream will be setting up a large antenna on top of the Forum building at the BJCC which will provide wireless internet services to all in its path.

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Daxko Accepts Majority Share Investment – No Plans to Move from Birmingham

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Daxko is a Birmingham based company specializing in software for membership based organizations across the U.S. including YMCAs.  They have recently accepted funding from GI Partners, a private-equity firm in California, for a majority share in Daxko.

Daxko office space in Birmingham
Daxko office space in Birmingham

“We have no desire to move and a big part of our goal from the beginning is to build a company of significance in Birmingham,” CEO David Gray said. “We’re really excited about building the company in Birmingham. Our desire and hope is we’re three or four times this size five years from now.”

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