Sponsored: Photo of imerge 2018 EDPA Innovation Award winners courtesy of EDPA Did you make it to imerge? A signature event of Birmingham’s recent Innovation Week and hosted by the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama ( EDPA), imerge recognized movers and shakers in Alabama’s start-up business scene. See who they are. Continue reading “Watch out for these 7 startups honored at EDPA’s imerge event on July 12” MoovMo founder Daryl Harris started a company that aims to create a ride-sharing platform for wheelchair-accessible vehicles.
In this week’s roundup of Birmingham tech news, we’re all about a startup focused on ride-sharing opportunities, a company that builds startups and an app for businesses that works like an in-house diversity coach.
Continue reading “Tech watch: 3 startups with ties to Birmingham, including MoovMo, a ride-sharing app for those using wheelchairs” GLOW was recently named one of the top startups in Birmingham (Via GLOW’s Facebook)
We’re excited to see Birmingham’s startup scene exploding lately and lots of events on the horizon. Get all the details here.
Continue reading “Miss Birmingham’s BIG startup news? Here’s a roundup for you.” Sponsored The teams at Mixtroz’ Rooster & Butch watch party-via Velocity Accelerator
On Monday, April 23rd, seven promising startups will take the stage at Iron City to make their pitch to investors and the community. The startups will present their progress from the program and their vision for the future. Velocity Accelerator Demo Day, presented by Regions Bank, is F
REE and open to everyone – although you must register, so act fast because seats are limited!
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Jim and Yazmin Cavale. Founders of GLOW. Via FB.
Some of the most successful startups and those often earning record profits and eventually selling for many millions are based on apps that facilitate. Apps that connect the consumer or user with a service provider, ones that save the consumer time…and simply make life easier.
Continue reading “GLOW: another exciting Birmingham startup that saves consumers precious time”
It seems that every month we read about great opportunities being presented to early-stage companies or startups in Alabama. This week three Birmingham companies are finalist in
Alabama Launchpad’s competition for $150,000 in Prattville, Thursday at 4PM.
Continue reading “3 innovative Birmingham startups compete in Alabama Launchpad $150K contest”
Via: True Wealth Ventures.
What do Dallas, Memphis, Chattanooga and Louisville have in common with
Birmingham? All are stops on the Rise of the Rest bus tour. This May startup businesses in Birmingham will have a chance to pitch their dreams for (and maybe win) seed funding when Rise of the Rest comes to the Magic City. Continue reading “Rise of the Rest bus tour to offer a chance at $100,000 to Birmingham startups” Welcome to the Velocity Accelerator 2018 teams! (Via Innovation Depot)
Innovation Depot had a party to celebrate the beginning of its Velocity Accelerator Program. Get to know the founders and companies here!
Continue reading “Innovation Depot’s Velocity Accelerator Program launches its second year”
Governor Kay Ivey recently awarded a $580,000 grant to support Alabama Launchpad, a program offering entrepreneurs money to develop their businesses via a competition.
Startup finalists get the chance to win big investments for their companies. Via Facebook.
Continue reading “$580K grant aimed at Alabama startups” Will Bryant (left) and Chris Aliotta (right), co-founders of Quantalytix – via James Ozment
I don’t think I have ever heard of someone who thinks that reducing lending risk shouldn’t happen – certainly not since the 2009 subprime lending crisis.
I met with Will Bryant and Chris Aliotta to talk about their Velocity accelerator “graduate,” Quantalytix, and starting a tech company in Birmingham!
Continue reading “In-depth with Quantalytix, the Birmingham startup looking to upstage a giant” Image courtesy of Icebox Coffee
Birmingham cold-brew coffee startup Icebox Coffee recently merged with Royal Cup Coffee, the largest coffee company in Birmingham. Get the details on this delicious merger here!
Continue reading “Royal Cup Coffee buys Birmingham startup Icebox Coffee” Sponsored
For the first time, Birmingham, AL was competing on the national tech stage with its Sloss Tech event, but if you didn’t go last year, don’t worry!
The event was such a success that another will be hosted this July 14th, at the Lyric Theatre, and we expect it to be even better.
Continue reading “Sloss Tech is back in Birmingham July 14th”
The self proclaimed, “uber for babysitting”,
Wyndy, has reached yet another milestone in its quest to innovate a society old industry, of raising $80,550! via Village Living
Continue reading “Birmingham based Wyndy continues to impress parents, sitters, and investors” Last Tuesday, 9 startup companies presented their business models to investors, business professionals, media, and those excited about Birmingham’s startup eco-system.
GLOW app, founded by Yazmin and Jim Cavale, has incurred $250,000 of funding to expand into Nashville! via Wade Cline
Continue reading “Local startup, GLOW, has secured funding to expand outside of Birmingham!”
From restaurants, award winning chefs, and food trucks, the foodie can enjoy a multitude of delights on just about every street corner in the Magic City.
On the Corner in NOLA
For me, one of the toughest things to find though are the food trucks, until the app, “OnTheCorner”, was created to make it a simple process.
Continue reading “Birmingham-Based “OnTheCorner” expands to New Orleans”