Here’s the latest in Birmingham startup news from the local entrepreneurial community.
3 Birmingham startups you need to know (Bham Now)
A $9M education, a ‘death party’ and where they go next: entrepreneurs of closed startups talk failure (Birmingham Business Journal)
The leaders of three closed Birmingham-area startups discuss what can be learned from failure.
BBJ’s NextGen General 2023: Anna Fikes, Apostle (Birmingham Business Journal)
Anna Fikes, a brand messenger at Apostle, a marketing and branding company, is profiled in this interview with the Birmingham Business Journal.
BBJ’s NextGen General 2023: Ashten Legg, Warren Averett (Birmingham Business Journal)
The Birmingham Business Journal offers a brief interview with NextGen General 2023 honoree Ashten Legg, regional marketing manager of Warren Averett.
BBJ’s NextGen General 2023: Mallory Lane, Birmingham Bound (Birmingham Business Journal)
Mallory Lane, a self-employed artist and a manager of operations and partnerships at Birmingham Bound, discusses what she’s learned in her career and her thoughts about her industry’s future.
BBJ’s NextGen General 2023: Steven Glasgow, Division 12 Consulting (Birmingham Business Journal)
Bham entity wins nearly $750,000 U.S. Department of Commerce innovation grant (Birmingham Business Journal)
Birmingham startup wins support, recognition at national panel (Birmingham Business Journal)
Del Smith and Tiffany Whitlow, who co-founded Acclinate, a Birmingham startup dedicated to helping pharma companies access and engage communities of color so clinical trials are more inclusive, presented to and passed Endeavor’s National Panel, the third step in Endeavor’s funding selection process.
Female founders to watch (Birmingham Business Journal)
Alisha Jiwani, the founder of Birmingham-based Nia Benefit, a virtual platform seeking to increase access to care for burns in Alabama, was selected as one of American Inno’s female founders to watch.
Growing startup using technology to restore trust in tap water (Birmingham Business Journal)
Sipp, a startup based in Hardware Park, developed a smart home device that offers advanced filtration of tap water as well as the ability to monitor water quality in real time.
Immediate names new president (Birmingham Business Journal)
Michael Orme, who previously served as the chief operating officer of Immediate, a wage access company, is now serving as the company’s president.
Landing initiates another round of layoffs (Birmingham Business Journal)
Landing, a Birmingham-based startup offering furnished apartments to rent, initiated another round of layoffs after two rounds last year.
Landing responds to Wednesday layoffs (Birmingham Business Journal)
Landing explains its recent round of layoffs by shifts in the business’ focus and operational requirements.
Local companies receive national recognition in Deloitte Tech Fast 500 list (Birmingham Business Journal)
Birmingham companies Fleetio and Guideway Care both secured a place on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list, which honors the most innovative and fastest-growing companies in the country. They are the only two Alabama companies to do so.
Southern Research gets nearly $3M in tax credits (Birmingham Business Journal)
Startup gains accolades on path to significant growth, fund generation (Birmingham Business Journal)
Croux, a platform connecting talent to opportunities in the restaurant and hospitality industries, discusses their recent successes and hopes for the future of their business.