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”
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.
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”
Birmingham innovator, Covalence has recognized the need for a fast-track method to train the next generation of software developers, right here in Birmingham.
Matt Landers, Will Johnston and Matt Morgan, founders of Covalence, began the coding boot-camp after realizing how difficult it was to find qualified developers in Birmingham for their software company, Platypi. Continue reading “Birmingham’s Covalence launches new Catalyst program”
Alabama Launchpad announces Finale Startup competition winners and they are Birmingham startups; Pointz and O3 Solution.
Birmingham won a Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Grant!
This is the type of initiative that could really set us apart, Birmingham: growing the Southeastern tech ecosystem by promoting diversity and finding economic opportunities.
Innovation Depot had a party to celebrate the beginning of its Velocity Accelerator Program. Get to know the founders and companies here!
McLeod Software is being given a one million dollar tax break/incentive as they plan to relocate the corporate office to Meadow Brook Corporate Park on Highway 280 in Hoover. McLeod is just one of the area tech firms that will be hiring in 2018. Continue reading “McLeod Software and other Birmingham firms looking for tech employees in 2018”
We knew it in our heart of hearts, Birmingham. Most of you knew it before the big Amazon scramble even started.
As a city we applied our lipstick, puckered our lips and kissed the mirror. We cleaned up real nice. But, the next time we go shaking our thing at big business in an effort to lure them here, let’s remember what this feels like.
Birmingham’s tech scene is booming this month. Here are some of the events you won’t want to miss out on!
Whatever you do, don’t use WiFi for a bit. A new revelation in computer security has shown that WiFi, no matter what device, is insecure and can be hacked: “if your device supports Wi-Fi, it is most likely affected.” Enter key reinstallation attacks, called KRACK. Continue reading “Getting KRACKed: Use WiFi? Drop everything and read this now.”
Iron Tribe is a Birmingham-born, community-focused health club that’s found a way to stand out in the explosive fitness industry. We’ll explore how their new mobile app for members, custom-built by Birmingham development agency Airship, is helping the Tribe Movement go national.
Friday, August 18th-Friday, August 25th
Birmingham Innovation Week 2017 is underway. An annual celebration of innovation in Birmingham, the city will showcase its finest inventors, investors, entrepreneurs, supporters and catalysts that drive it.
There are many fun events going on throughout the week. You won’t want to miss out! Here’s Bham Now’s guide to Innovation Week 2017.
Sidewalk Film Festival will highlight a new way to experience film this year! Virtual and Augmented Reality can bring movies to life in entirely new ways. Sidewalk will offer VR and AR content both days this year. The catch? You have to sign up in advance! Continue reading “Sidewalk Film Fest prepares an exclusive virtual and augmented reality experience”