3 things I learned at my 1st-ever Sloss Tech in Birmingham

The Lyric was the site of the fourth annual Sloss Tech.
The rain last Friday didn’t dampen anyone’s enthusiasm at the fourth annual Sloss Tech. Photo by Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Last Friday, as rain fell softly outside, a crowd of people from across Birmingham’s tech, entrepreneurial and startup scene gathered for the fourth annual Sloss Tech.

We heard about some exciting tech ed and women in tech initiatives coming down the pike soon in Bham. We laughed hard at Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit and husband of Serena Williams.

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5 entrepreneurs you’ll hear on Sloss Tech’s “Next Level” startup panel August 2 at The Lyric in Birmingham. Plus, Secret Stages afterparty.

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2018 Sloss Tech "Level Up Birmingham" panel—view from the back of the stage looking out.
View from the back of the stage at the 2018 Sloss Tech “Level Up Birmingham” panel. Photo by Sloss Tech via Facebook

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.

Between 8AM and 5PM at The Lyric, you’ll get to hear these folks, an awesome women in tech panel and a whole lineup of other speakers . . . then head to the afterparty at Secret Stages.

Know you wanna go? Get your tickets now.

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Sloss Tech’s Women in Tech panel on August 2 at The Lyric in Birmingham is gonna be awesome. Get your tickets now.

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Sloss Tech has a rock-star lineup for its 2019 Women in Tech panel.
A rock-star lineup for the Women in Tech panel at this year’s Sloss Tech. (l-r) Stephanie Cooper, Martha Underwood, April Benetollo, Amanda Raney . . . and, just added (pictured below) Ashley Gann . Photos supplied

Think women don’t play a big role in tech here in Birmingham? Think again.

Sloss Tech 2019 has a rock-star panel of women trailblazers in leadership and tech roles lined up for this year’s event. You can get your ticket here.

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6 things you could have won if you were signed up for Bham Now’s newsletter, including Sloss Tech tickets

Zoo, Brews, and Bar-B-Que at the Birmingham Zoo. Photo courtesy of Birmingham Zoo.

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Here are the 5 speakers for Sloss Tech, including Mayor Randall Woodfin

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Sloss Tech kicks off with Founder and CEO at Influencer Jim Cavale interviewing Mayor Randall Woodfin. Photo submitted

The full lineup for Sloss Tech 2018 includes Silicon Valley celebrities, homegrown startup stars and more. Find out who all is speaking at the Southeast’s biggest tech conference on July 13 at the The Lyric. Get your tickets while they last.

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3 BIG things to look forward to at Sloss Tech 2018 on July 13, including ‘Up And Vanished’ creator Payne Lindsey

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Sloss Tech speaker Payne Lindsey hosts the podcasts “Up and Vanished” and “Atlanta Monster”.  Photo submitted

Here’s me giving an internal round of applause to the 2018 Sloss Tech lineup. (Wowza!) Get your tickets now for the Southeast’s premiere tech festival at the Lyric Theatre on July 13.

Big names are headed our way, people! Trust me—Sloss Tech will sell out, just like it did last year.

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Tonight @ 5:30! Birmingham Innovator: Jennifer Skjellum, President & CEO of TechBirmingham

Jennifer Skjellum, TechBirmingham
Jennifer Skjellum, President & CEO of TechBirmingham

Door prizes including 2 Sidewalk passes and a chance to win a private group Pedal Tour for 14!  Join Bham Now and friends at 5:30 – 7pm at Avondale Brewery, upstairs.  It’s free!

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From the Depot onward – local Tech Startup moving near the Pizitz

The Innovation Depot, the largest startup business incubator in the Southeast, continues to advance the interest of Birmingham by facilitating A+ companies and helping them expand operations.

Now Fleetio, first housed inside the massive facility, is moving out and setting up shop near the Pizitz!

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Tony Summerville, CEO of Fleetio, stands with friends/partners at the SlossTech festival this past summer.

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