As part of our mission to provide resources for the Birmingham entrepreneurial ecosystem, we’re pleased to present this round-up of the latest in Birmingham start-up news.

Birmingham Start-Up News

Accelerate Wind names two to C-suite roles (Birmingham Business Journal)

Accelerate Wind, Techstars Alabama EnergyTech Accelerator graduate and Birmingham-based start-up working towards the development of affordable wind turbines for commercial buildings, names a chief operating officer and a fractional chief financial officer.

AI and health care: Birmingham companies developing, implementing tech (Birmingham Business Journal)

The founders of MRI Math and Encompass Health discuss how their companies are developing and implementing AI technology in health care.

THE “AI REVOLUTION”:How Birmingham companies are using — and creating — AI (Birmingham Business Journal)

Birmingham tech start-ups offer their opinions about the dangers and opportunities of Artificial Intelligence in the start-up world.

BBJ presents the 2023 Alabama Inno Fire Awards honorees (Birmingham Business Journal)

Alabama Inno recognizes 21 innovative start-ups, programs, and organizations energizing their local entrepreneurial communities. 

Bham startup selected by Department of Energy for national pilot (Birmingham Business Journal)

The U.S. Department of Energy selected Accelerate Wind to pilot its rooftop wind turbines as part of the DOE’s Building Technologies Office and the U.S. General Services Administration’s Green Proving Ground program.

Birmingham earned wage access startup raises $16M (Birmingham Business Journal)

Immediate, a start-up based in Birmingham focused on delivering responsible on-demand earned pay, recently raised a $16M funding round led by Castle Creek Launchpad.

Birmingham agtech startup taking on fertilizer industry (Birmingham Business Journal)

Cleaned & Green, a Birmingham agricultural technology start-up, discusses their patented technology for converting poultry litter into fertilizer with enhanced efficiency.

Birmingham-based startup chosen for Google founders fund (Birmingham Business Journal)

SmartWiz, a start-up focused on fast tax preparation using its IRS-approved software, was one of 23 companies chosen for the Google for Startups Black Founders Fund.

Closer look: How Birmingham tech companies are using AI (Birmingham Business Journal)

Alabama Inno provides a closer look at how Analytical AI, CAVU, HData, Mark Two, QuantHub, and WorkTalo implement artificial intelligence.

Hardware Park startup inks deal, plans to make more hires (Birmingham Business Journal)

OpenVia announces an integration with Community Boss, a property technology firm based in Washington. 

Here are 3 Birmingham startups to keep on your radar (Bham Now)

Bham Now presents brief profiles of Better Kombucha, PolarisBHM, and Quire Consulting.

Meet the Birmingham pastor bringing fire to health equity for the local community (Bham Now)

Pastor Mike speaks to the importance of vaccination and health equity through Voices to Vaxx, an awareness-raising program sharing stories from community members developed through a partnership between UAB and Acclinate.  

Meet 4 local companies crushing the startup game (Bham Now)

Bham Now profiles Herban Soul Café; Vital Engine; CheckMySpot, Inc.; and RideBHM.