Innovation Depot just announced the eight startups who made it into their Velocity Accelerator program. With over 50 companies’ applications, let’s meet the final eight that made this year’s cut.Continue reading “Meet the 8 startups who made the cut in Innovation Depot’s 2021 Velocity Accelerator”
Back before anybody had ever heard of the novel coronavirus, we were closely following all the startup activity here in the Birmingham area. Now, 7.5 months later, we’ve been hearing rumblings of an uptick in startups due to COVID. Keep reading to find out what we learned.Continue reading “Did you know startup starts are booming in Alabama right now because of COVID?”
Do you enjoy watching Shark Tank and hearing business owners pitch their ideas to investors? We have our own version right here in Birmingham. Attend Innovation Depot’s Velocity Accelerator 2019 Demo Day presented by Regions, happening Tuesday, April 30 from 5-7:30PM. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is a must. Register now.
Here’s your recap of Velocity Accelerator’s Demo Day. Check out everything that you missed here.
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 FREE and open to everyone – although you must register, so act fast because seats are limited!
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.
Innovation Depot had a party to celebrate the beginning of its Velocity Accelerator Program. Get to know the founders and companies here!
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!
This year’s Investor Conference was hosted at Iron City in conjunction with the Birmingham Venture Club and the Velocity Accelerator’s Demo Day. The Investor Conference hosted attendees from around the Southeast interested in investment opportunities and networking between fellow investors, entrepreneurs, and service providers in the area. Continue reading “Birmingham Venture Club Investor Conference 2017”
Velocity Demo Day is just around the corner, and the nine startups are gearing up to present! In our last article, we introduced five companies. Here, we’re introducing the last four of the 2017 Velocity startups that will present at Iron City on Tuesday.
No longer a social faux pas? – via soyrural.es
Planet Fundraiser, nurtured within the Innovation Depot and further in the Velocity Accelerator, experience a major expansion into Atlanta a couple of months ago.
In the same way, another expansion has been occurred, amounting up to $1 million.
While I was talking to Estes Gould, the program manager for Birmingham’s Velocity startup accelerator, I was introduced to Jack West. Jack is intense, he’s a people person, and he’s got a positively sunny outlook. Maybe it’s the excitement of his company being on the end stretch of a fast-track program, having the potential to make it big in something nobody had thought of before. Maybe it was the impending “graduation,” the big public reveal on the 18th, that he and his team were preparing for.
The Birmingham startup scene is getting a lot more interesting. Innovation Depot, which rents space and offers in-house resources to local startups, is ready to showcase almost a dozen different graduates of its Velocity accelerator program. Continue reading “Elite Birmingham startups prepare to strut their stuff”
In the world of startups, one of the many aspirations these talented entrepreneurs have is expansion into nearby markets. It’s one thing to stay close to home, but expansion into a neighboring market is a whole new ball game.
Birmingham based tech startup, Planet Fundraiser, has conquered the first step of that feat, by expanding into Atlanta!
Over the past year, many great things have been happening within the
entrepreneurial district of Birmingham.
Mainly, the Innovation Depot continues to introduce new programs, companies, initiatives, and bring in major names connected to the tech startup scene.
This past Tuesday, Techstars Atlanta visited the Depot and extended an offer to its accelerator program.