Shipt has done it again. A hallmark of their innovative business model is their creative partnerships, and their newest collaboration is sure to be a hit with pet lovers. They’re partnering with VitusVet to provide same-day delivery of veterinary prescriptions. Keep reading to learn more about their new service, VetShipRx.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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 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.