An “A” team of individuals and investors have invested in a $25 million to fund that will fund early-stage startups. The Alabama Futures Fund (AFF) launches the largest seed-stage investment fund in Alabama’s history. Continue reading “Alabama Futures Fund gets $25 Million to fund early stage startups from an A team of investors including Charles Barkley”
Are you needing a little help in using Google for work? A free training seminar (Yes, we said free.) will be held on Aug. 6 at the Birmingham Public Library. Register now, because classes are filling up fast! Continue reading “3 things you can learn at the FREE Grow with Google training on August 6 at the Birmingham Public Library”
It was the hottest place to be in Birmingham for techies, innovators, entrepreneurs, social media marketers and marketing professionals this week. Continue reading “3 takeaways from Birmingham’s Sloss Tech, including Mayor Randall Woodfin’s poignant message”
Alabama as an emerging force in innovation
Since 2014, EDPA’s imerge innovation awards ceremony has celebrated Alabama companies who are the most innovative in the state. Continue reading “Alabama Sawyer, Edifyonline and Wyndy talk about their experience in the Alabama Launchpad competition; imerge 2018 is July 12”
There’s something more going on this Saturday other than the big game! It’s Small Business Saturday! With the rallying cry of Shop Small!, the event was first introduced Nov. 27, 2010, by American Express, in partnership, with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, as a counter event to Black Friday and Cyber Monday events. Continue reading “Shop small, shop local this Saturday in downtown Birmingham”
What happens when a person’s love of cycling and desire to help others merge? Marcus Fetch tells us all about Redemptive Cycles, his non-profit business focused on providing transportation for all and a comfortable place to find friends.
Marie King, Birmingham resident of thirty years, has an unconventional but impactful business. Ms. King has developed her business conducting workshops on understanding bias, racial reconciliation, purpose and forgiveness. Continue reading “Small Business Monday – Spotlight on T. Marie King”
If you’ve been in Woodlawn in the past, let’s say fifty years or so, you’ve seen our small business of the week, City Meats and Vegetables. Thousands of people every day pass the store at the corner of 1st AVE N and 55th Place. Current owner, Randy Newell, shared the ins and outs of this small business with Bham Now. Continue reading “Small Business Monday – Spotlight on City Meats”
You’ve heard of farm to table food. How about farm to table flowers? In this week’s small business post, Kelly Wood tells us how she’s making her vision for locally sourced flowers come true with Grace Gardens. Continue reading “Small Business Monday – Spotlight on Grace Gardens”
With the weather being so nice lately, what better way to celebrate than to have some tasty hot dogs, served up in the open?
Ever heard the phrase, “wearing many hats?” Birmingham native, Rachel Williams wears as many as her clients need to get the job done! She tells us all about her professional organization and household management business, cleverly named ToDo4U.
With longer days and temps on the rise, many are wondering where to get vegetable plants and seeds to start their gardens. Mark and Liz Whidden would love to help you with your spring veggie plans at 7752 1st AVE N in East Lake.
As a southerner, giving gifts is an art in itself. It is my humble opinion that the people of the South take great pride in knowing just what to give our loved ones to celebrate special occasions. You know, by doing things like committing their Amazon wish lists to memory. Or, scrolling through their social media photos to understand their fashion preferences and personal style.