Back in June, Volusion, an Austin, Texas-based company helping people sell online since 1999, published “Cities with the Most Successful Female Entrepreneurs.” Birmingham-Hoover ranked #2 among large metros with the most successful women entrepreneurs. We talked to Patrick J. Murphy, Director of the Entrepreneurship Program in the Collat School of Business at the University of Alabama at Birmingham to learn more.Continue reading “A national report ranked Birmingham-Hoover women entrepreneurs’ earnings # 2 in the country: challenges + how UAB can help”
For years now, people have been working to make Birmingham a destination for minority and women-owned businesses. Today we’re featuring nine Black-owned startups, including one that’s partnering with the Charles Barkley Foundation on COVID and a partnership between Apple and Lawson State Community College to bring coding and creativity to new communities.Continue reading “9 Birmingham Black-owned startups you need to know about now”
If you want to learn directly from entrepreneurs who’ve succeeded in taking their businesses to the next level, Sloss Tech’s “Next Level” panel is for you.
Know you wanna go? Get your tickets now.Continue reading “5 entrepreneurs you’ll hear on Sloss Tech’s “Next Level” startup panel August 2 at The Lyric in Birmingham. Plus, Secret Stages afterparty.”
Locally founded and minority owned, Mixtroz has sent waves rippling far beyond Birmingham. So naturally I’ve been eager to try the networking app in the wild. On March 21, I got the chance at the 2019 Momentum Leadership Breakfast.Continue reading “Local tech: I tried Mixtroz at a major Birmingham networking event. Here’s what happened.”
There’s been another big win for mother-daughter duo, Kerry Schrader and Ashlee Ammons, co-founders of Birmingham tech startup Mixtroz. The company has officially reached the historic fundraising goal of $1 million! Continue reading “Birmingham tech startup Mixtroz reaches historic fundraising goal of $1 million”
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”
Mixtroz packed Innovation Depot on Wednesday for their debut on Rooster & Butch. Read more about the fun screening party they had here. Continue reading “What you missed at Mixtroz’s Rooster and Butch watch party”