Small Business and Entrepreneurs

Guest Column: How businesses can be hurricane ready this Small Business Week

Hurricanes pack a punch, so now is the time to prepare your small business with free tools from the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety.

Croux, House Plant Collective are Launchpad winners

Croux and House Plant Collective, two startup companies, took home top prizes in the Alabama Launchpad Cycle 1 2022 Finale

CARA receives $474,000 grant from Sewell’s office

Rep. Terri Sewell is giving a nearly $500,000 grant to a nonprofit that helps small businesses grow.

Podcast: Abe Harper and Dave King on the Alabama Innovation Corporation

Abe Harper and Dave King talk about their work on the Alabama Innovation Corporation.

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.

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