The state of Alabama, near the bottom of the national rankings in its support of small business and entrepreneurship took a giant step to help solve that problem.
C Spire Fiber on Thursday announced it is now accepting consumer pre-orders and has already begun construction for its ultra-fast, fiber-based Gigabit broadband internet services in unincorporated parts of Mobile County — the latest in a spate of markets the company is expanding into in Alabama.
Several local partners are teaming with Qwinix and Google Cloud on a new training program.
Montgomery TechLab hosted Demo Day for its inaugural cohort of 10 tech startups on Thursday, allowing potential investors, stakeholders, and technology professionals from around the state to see the businesses and solutions that have been developed over the past 12 weeks at the program.
Throughout 2020, the pandemic created waves of uncertainty for many industries and sectors, especially those smaller startups just getting off the ground.
An early-stage, wine-focused tech startup has selected the Magic City for its headquarters.
WineView, which is building an augmented reality app that will give users an easier experience shopping for and selecting wine, decided to make Birmingham its headquarters after working with the Birmingham Bound program.
Innovate Alabama officials believe the same approach that helped make Alabama a leader in the automotive industry can drive the state to similar success in the innovation economy.
C Spire has begun construction on its high-speed internet access in another part of the metro area.
The company is constructing its ultra-fast, fiber-based gigabit internet access and related services in Helena and Pelham with Alabaster expected to start soon. C Spire Fiber also is accepting consumer pre-orders now.
Birmingham technology firm Essnova Solutions has been named one the fastest growing companies in the Americas according to the Financial Times.
The Financial Times ranked Essnova Solutions the 20th fastest growing company in both North and South America, beating out major names such as Uber, Lyft, Tesla and Netflix.