Startup roundup: 5 Birmingham companies that could make your life better

Purilan launch at Hardware Park in Birmingham
Movers and makers at Hardware Park for the Purilan launch Nov. 20, 2019. Photo via Facebook

Anyone who’s been paying attention to Birmingham over the past few years knows that the city is fast becoming a hub of startup activity. Even Forbes weighed in, wondering whether Birmingham will be the next Silicon Valley (probably not) or Austin (possibly). To introduce you to some of the local startups worth watching, we’ve decided to start a regular startup roundup.

We hope you’ll join us and let us know about others you’re watching. For this first installment, we decided to focus on local companies that can make your life better. Keep reading for all the details.

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Local startup companies compete for $100,000 when the Rise of the Rest tour hits Birmingham May 9

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Steve Case, AOL co-founder is coming to Bham. Via whyy.org.

Birmingham has been labeled an up-and-coming hotspot for startup companies for some time. Now those across the country will see just what the Magic City is made of as local startups anxiously prepare to compete for $100,000 in seed funding when the Rise of the Rest bus tour rolls into Birmingham this week.  Continue reading “Local startup companies compete for $100,000 when the Rise of the Rest tour hits Birmingham May 9”