Small Business and Entrepreneurs

Four finalists named in Auburn University Tiger Cage business pitch competition

Four Auburn University student-led teams have been named finalists in the Tiger Cage business pitch competition. They’ll compete March 25 for $54,000 in startup capital.

Alabama Launchpad announces first round finalists

Nine firms are competing for concept stage and seed stage funding in Alabama Launchpad's first cycle of 2022.

BBA chooses 21 for new Supplier Scale program

The Birmingham Business Alliance has chosen 21 small businesses for its Supplier Scale program, which will prepare those companies to do business with some of the region’s largest employers.

New competition seeks North Alabama entrepreneurs

The Singing River Trail Launch Tank, a business competition for entrepreneurs in the eight North Alabama counties, is seeking participants.

Podcast: Nate Schmidt on TechStars Alabama EnergyTech Accelerator’s second cohort

This week’s episode of the Business Alabama podcast features Nate Schmidt, managing director of TechStars Alabama EnergyTech Accelerator.

Silver Ships named Mobile area Small Business of the Year

Silver Ships Inc. has been named the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year.

$75K awarded to Alabama Launchpad winners

Mealvana won the $25,000 concept stage competition and CAVU the $50,000 seed stage prize in Alabama Launchpad’s Cycle 3 2021 competition.

Podcast: Immediate’s Matt Pierce on earned wage access and his app to help with...

This week’s episode of the Business Alabama podcast features Matt Pierce, founder and CEO of Immediate.

Birmingham Business Alliance launches small-business program

The Birmingham Business Alliance is looking for 20 small local businesses to participate in the first cohort of its new Small Business Advisory Services.

Birmingham startup Linq experiences rapid growth

Birmingham startup Linq is experiencing growth with its "digital business card."

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