Despite ups and downs, 2020 has been a magical year for tech news in The Magic City. We took a look back to see some of the biggest tech events in Birmingham in 2020—including the announcement of Ed Farm.Continue reading “9 highlights from a productive year in tech in Birmingham, including Ed Farm”
Just in time for the holiday season, Birmingham-based Shipt announced this week that it’s adding another 50,000 shoppers to its national network. This is in addition to the 100,000 shoppers Shipt announced it would be onboarding nationwide in October.Continue reading “Shipt is adding another 50,000 more shoppers to its national network”
Birmingham is no stranger to startups and fresh job opportunities. Not to toot our own horn, but the Magic City is the fastest-growing market in the Venture for America network. That’s why Birmingham attracted twenty-three new Venture for America fellows from around the country to work at local startups. Keep reading to see why we’re kind of a big deal, and meet some of our future leaders.Continue reading “Birmingham’s booming startup scene attracts 23 Venture for America fellows + meet 6 of them”
If you were driving around downtown on Saturday, May 23, you may have seen some activity in the center of town. It’s not every day that you see a helicopter hover over the tallest building in Birmingham!Continue reading “Shipt takes over the tallest building in Birmingham! Photos + more”
Say goodbye to the old UFO. Shipt is leaping into 2020 with their first major brand refresh, including a new logo. Check out all that’s new!Continue reading “Notice anything different? Shipt drops new logo and visuals, and they might look familiar.”
Shipt founder Bill Smith is looking to transform the rental market with his latest startup, Landing. With Landing, Smith wants to make it easier for traveling professionals to find housing–without being locked into a typical lease. Read on to find out how it works.Continue reading “Landing, newest venture by Shipt founder Bill Smith, aims to simplify rental market”
If you were around downtown Birmingham on Saturday morning, you got to see a real treat. It is not everyday you see and hear a helicopter hover over a skyscraper some 500+ feet high removing a sign off the Magic City’s tallest building.
The winners of Comparably’s annual Best Company Culture list for 2018 have been announced. Say congratulations to No. 14 on the list—Birmingham-based company Shipt.
Last month, Mayor Woodfin announced the “100 Homes, 100 Days” project that will repair the homes of citizens across the city.
The City of Birmingham, Jefferson County, the state of Alabama, along with Alabama Power, the Birmingham Business Alliance and Innovate Birmingham contributed to support Shipt’s expansion in Birmingham.
The company also hinted at a another major announcement set for this week.
Birmingham’s startups are doing B I G things and we want you to know it. Check out the highlights here.
There has been a lot of buzz about Shipt since Target bought it for $550 million last December. Now Shipt’s CEO Bill Smith has invested in a startup that just finished the Velocity Accelerator program.
Great news Birmingham Target fans! After recently acquiring Shipt – a membership-based grocery delivery startup located in our very own city of Birmingham – Target will officially launch its same-day delivery service on February 1. That’s less than a week away. Score! Continue reading “Same-day delivery available at select Birmingham Target locations on February 1”