Funded Start-up List

Funded Start-up List

In order to be included on the Funded Birmingham Start-ups List, a startup must*:

  1. Have raised over $100,000 since January 1, 2015 from an outside source or sources
  2. Be part of a growth industry, defined here as:
    1. A business that involves a degree of innovation and/or a novel approach to a market challenge and
    2. demonstrates the potential to grow beyond a real estate based company.

2020 Funded Start-Up List

1. Acclinate Genetics
Principals: Delmonize Smith and Tiffany Jordan

2. Advanced Tear Diagnostics
Principal: Marcus W. Smith

3. Aerbetic
Principal: Arnar Thors

4. AI Metrics
Principal: Andrew Smith

5. APEX Pro, LLC
Principals: Austin Gurley and Ross Wesson

6. Apptoo Inc.
Principal: Matthew York

7. Ashipa Electric
Principal: Olu Ajala

8. Babypalooza
Principal: Cecilia Pearson

9. Baremetrics
Principal: Josh Pigford

10. Blondin Bioscience

11. Blox
Principal: Chris Giattina

12. BuildPlane
Principal: Christopher Winslett

13. Bridge Therapeutics
Principal: Dr. Greg Sullivan

14. Case Status
Principals: Lauren Sturdivant and Andy Seavers

15. CerFlux
Principal: Karim I. Budwani

16.Chonex
Principal: Michael Lynch

17. Circulogene Theranostics
Principal: Mike Mullen

18. Clutch!
A subsidiary of Knight Eady

19. CNine Biosolutions
Principal: Theresa Schein

20. Con.doit
Principal: Ian Hoppe

21. Conserv
Principals: Austin Senseman and Nathan McMinn

22. Diamond Fortress
Principal: Chace Hatcher

23. Discovery BioMed
Principal: Erik Schwiebert

24. Eagle Solar & Light
Principal: Sam Yates

25. Edify Online
Principal: Anil P. Agarwal

26. Endomimetics
Principal: Joseph Garner

27. Field Culture Compost
Principals: Matthew Nesbitt and Alexander Thompson

28. Fledging
Principal: Steven Robbins

29. Fleetio
Principal: Tony Summerville

30. Free Textbooks
Principal: Jonathan Robinson

31. FuelFox
Principal: Ben Morris

32. Glow
Principal: Yazmin Cavale

33. Guideway Care
Principal: Craig Parker

34. HealNow, Inc.
Principal: Halston Prox and Joshua Smith

35. Help Lightning (formerly Vapaar)
Principal: Gary York

36. High Five Dental
Principal: Chad Trull

37. Illumicare
Principal: G.T. LaBorde

38. Immediate Solutions
Principal: Matt Pierce

39. Immersive Experience Laboratories
Principal: Corey Shum

40. Incysus Therapeutics (now In8bio)
Principal: William Ho

41. Joonko
Principal: Ilit Raz

42. Leadhr
Principals: Ross Blankenship and Howard Glenn

43. Linq
Principals: Jared Mattsson and Elliott Poter

44. Magic Medical Solutions
Principal: Paul Cox

45. Mixtroz
Principals: Ashlee Ammons and Kerry Schrader

46. MoovMo
Principal: Daryl Harris

47. Movi Medical
Principal: Gillian Ryan

48. Moxie IoT
Principal: Austin Gurley

49. NRTC Automation
Principal: Greg Owens

50. NXTsoft
Principal: David Brasfield

51. OGRE Logistics
Principal: Wes Queen

52. Pack Health
Principal: Mazi Rasulnia

53. Planet Fundraiser
Principal: Kasey Birdsong

54. PNP Therapeutics
Principal: Eric Sorscher and William Parker

55. The Porch Pod
Principal: Patrick Campbell

56. Prepaid2Cash
Principal: Peter Vogt

57. Preventric AI
Principal: Philip White

58. ProctorU
Principal: Jarrod Morgan

59. Quantalytix
Principal: Will Bryant

60. QuantHUB
Principal: Joshua Jones

61. Rampart IC
Principal: Tom Livingston

62. Resource Fiber
Principals: David Knight, Ann Knight, and Marsha Folsom

63. Saba Labs

64. SimpleShowing
Principal: Fred McGill

65. Simpeo
Principals: Blake Patterson and Patrick Cooney

66. SlateXP
Principals: Lee Ross and Kevin Hendrix

67. Smart Solutions
Principal: Kevin Braswell

68. SmartAlto
Principal: Hassan Riggs

69. StenCo
Principal: Alexander Gerogiannis

70. Streetmetrics
Principal: Drew Jackson

71. Swell Fundraising
Principal: Brooke Battle

72. SynsorMed
Principal: Theodore Harvey and Amin Holmes

73. TabX
Principal: Jay Taylor and Josh Taylor

74. TeamingPro
Principal: Tim Hagerty

75. Terane (formerly Dirtbook)
Principal: Colt Byrom

76. TriAltus Bioscience
Principal: Bob Shufflebarger

77. True Load Time
Principal: Kevin Nadeau

78. TruSpin Nanomaterial Innovation
Principals: Robert Agnew and Anthony Brayer

79. University Fancards
Principal: Lynn Boggs

80. Urgent Care for Children
Principal: Dr. Allury Arora

81. Varsgen, LLC
Principal: Michael Connolly

82. VirtualCare, LLC (Doctor WELLington platform)
Principal: Sam Eskildsen

83. Vituro Health
Principal: Clete Walker

84. Vulcan Analytical
Principal: Michael Heaven

85. Wyndy
Principal: Tommy Mayfield

86. XpertDox
Principal: Sameer Ather

EXITS IN THE PAST THREE YEARS

1. BioDtech
Year of Exit: 2018

2. Fetch Talent
Year of Exit: 2020

3. Gem Pharmaceuticals
Year of Exit: 2017

4. HospiceLink
Year of Exit: 2018

5. Hospice Partners
Year of Exit: 2019

6. Influence Health
Year of Exit: 2019

7. INFLCR
Year of Exit: 2019

8. MainStreet Family Care
Year of Exit: 2020

9. NuTech Medical
Year of Exit: 2017

10. Shipt
Year of Exit: 2017

11. Select Providers Network (SPNet)
Year of Exit: 2020

12. StrategyWise
Year of Exit: 2020

13. Therapy Brands/Theranest
Year of Exit: 2018

14. TicketBiscuit
Year of Exit: 2017

15. Vincari/ComplyMD
Year of Exit: 2019

16. Wound Care Technologies (DermaClose)
Year of Exit: 2017

A Note on the Funded Start-Up List: No representation is made as to the accuracy and completeness of the information provided. We make every effort to be accurate, but this information is notoriously difficult to find and verify. If you find any errors, please let us know.

2019 Funded Start-Up List

    1. Advanced Tear Diagnostics

    Principal: Marcus W. Smith

    1. Aerbetic

    Principal: Arnar Thors         

    1. Apptoo Inc.

    Principal: Matthew York

    1. Atlas RFID

    Principal: Robert Fuqua

    1. Babypalooza

    Principal: Cecilia Pearson

    1. Baremetrics

    Principal: Josh Pigford

    1. Blondin Bioscience

    1. Blox

    Principal: Chris Giattina

    1. Bridge Therapeutics

    Principal: Dr. Greg Sullivan

    1. Case Status

    Principals: Lauren Sturdivant and Andy Seavers

    1. Chonex

    Principal: Michael Lynch

    1. Circulogene Theranostics

    Principal: Mike Mullen

    1. Clutch!

    A subsidiary of Knight Eady

    1. Conserv

    Principals: Austin Senseman and Nathan McMinn

    1. Diamond Fortress

    Principal: Chace Hatcher

    1. Discovery BioMed

    Principal: Erik Schwiebert

    1. Edify Online

    Principal: Anil P. Agarwal

    1. Endomimetics

    Principal: Joseph Garner

    1. Fledging

    Principal: Steven Robbins

    1. Fleetio

    Principal: Tony Summerville

    1. Free Textbooks

    Principal: Jonathan Robinson

    1. FuelFox

    Principal: Ben Morris

    1. Glow

    Principal: Yazmin Cavale

    1. Help Lightning (formerly Vapaar)

    Principal: Gary York

    1. High Five Dental

    Principal: Chad Trull

    1. Illumicare

    Principal: G.T. LaBorde

    1. Immediate Solutions

    Principal: Matt Pierce

    1. Incysus Therapeutics

    Principal: William Ho

    1. INFLCR

    Principal: Jim Cavale

    1. Joonko

    Principal: Ilit Raz

    1. Mixtroz

    Principal: Ashlee Ammons

    1. MoovMo

    Principal: Daryl Harris

    1. Movi Medical

    Principal: Gillian Ryan

    1. NXTsoft

    Principal: David Brasfield

     

    1. OGRE Logistics

     Principal: Wes Queen

     

    1. Planet Fundraiser

    Principal: Kasey Birdsong

    1. Prepaid2Cash

    Principal: Peter Vogt

    1. ProctorU

    Principal: Jarrod Morgan

    1. Quantalytix

    Principal: Will Bryant

    1. QuantHUB

    Principal: Joshua Jones

    1. SimpleShowing

    Principal: Fred McGill

    1. Simpeo

    Principal: Blake Patterson and Patrick Cooney

    1. SlateXP

    Principal: Lee Ross and Kevin Hendrix

    1. SmartAlto

    Principal: Hassan Riggs

    45. Strategywise 

    Principal: Joshua Jones

     

    46. Streetmetrics

    Principal: Drew Jackson

    1. Swell Fundraising

    Principal: Brooke Battle

    1. TeamingPro

    Principal: Tim Hagerty

    1. Terane (formerly Dirtbook)

    Principal: Colt Byrom

     

    1. TriAltus Bioscience

    Principal: Bob Shufflebarger

     

    1. University Fancards

    Principal: Lynn Boggs

     

    1. Urgent Care for Children

    Principal: Dr. Allury Arora

     

    1. VirtualCare, LLC (Doctor WELLington platform)

    Principal: Sam Eskildsen

     

    1. Vulcan Analytical

    Principal: Michael Heaven

     

    1. Wyndy

    Principal: Tommy Mayfield

     

    1. XpertDox

    Principal: Sameer Ather