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Birmingham Innovation Week Presenting Sponsor, PNC Bank, shares insight on innovation in the Magic City

Birmingham Innovation Week Presenting Sponsor, PNC Bank, shares insight on innovation in the Magic City

The 2017 Innovation Week Birmingham begins this Friday – August 18 through August 25 – and in anticipation of the week the Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA) is highlighting sponsors and partners that help make Innovation Week Birmingham possible. This is the second consecutive year that PNC Bank has helped cultivate innovation and technology in the Magic City […]

Innovation Week Partner: Birmingham Venture Club

Innovation Week Partner: Birmingham Venture Club

The 2017 Innovation Week Birmingham begins this Friday – August 18 through August 25 – and in anticipation of the week the Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA) is highlighting sponsors and partners that help make Innovation Week Birmingham possible. The Birmingham Venture Club is a proud partner of the 2017 Birmingham Innovation Week. Since its founding in 1985, the […]

How Innovation Week sponsor Protection Life Corp. supports tech innovation

How Innovation Week sponsor Protection Life Corp. supports tech innovation

The 2017 Innovation Week Birmingham begins this Friday – August 18 through August 25 – and in anticipation of the week, the Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA) is highlighting sponsors and partners that help make Innovation Week Birmingham possible. In  addition to sponsoring Innovation Week, Protective Life Corp. has been an active supporter of Birmingham’s tech community. Matthew […]

New Market Tax Credits fuel Birmingham’s CrossPlex Village

New Market Tax Credits fuel Birmingham’s CrossPlex Village

Birmingham’s CrossPlex Village received a boost in the form of a $9 million investment using New Markets Tax Credits. TruFund Financial Services Inc., a national nonprofit with a presence in Birmingham that supports and helps provide financial resources for impoverished communities, announced the investment through its subsidiary Empowerment Reinvestment Fund (ERF). The funds will go toward the […]

Innovation Week Partner Spotlight: TechBirmingham

Innovation Week Partner Spotlight: TechBirmingham

The 2017 Innovation Week Birmingham begins next week – August 18 through August 25 – and leading up to the week the Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA) is highlighting more partners and sponsors that help make Innovation Week Birmingham possible. TechBirmingham is a proud partner of Innovation Week, and has helped make integral advances in the Magic City […]

Innovation Week Partner Spotlight: The Economic Development Partnership of Alabama

Innovation Week Partner Spotlight: The Economic Development Partnership of Alabama

The 2017 Innovation Week Birmingham begins next week! The Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA) is a partner of Innovation Week Birmingham this year and strives to support innovation in the Magic City year-round. Read our Q&A with Greg Sheek, director of Launchpad Programs at EDPA, below. BBA: How does your organization promote innovation in Birmingham? Greg Sheek: […]

Birmingham boasts eight National Academy of Inventors Fellows

Birmingham boasts eight National Academy of Inventors Fellows

Did you know that Birmingham is home to eight Fellows from the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) – more than three times the national average? This is important to economic development growth because these Fellows bring with them an understanding of academic technology and innovation and the role it plays in growing a community. The NAI […]

Innovation Week Partner Spotlight: Innovation Depot

Innovation Week Partner Spotlight: Innovation Depot

The 2017 Innovation Week Birmingham is kicking off in just three weeks – August 18 through August 25 – and leading up to the week the Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA) is highlighting the partners and sponsors that will help make Innovation Week Birmingham a premiere event in our region. Innovation Depot, has been a proud partner […]

Innovation Week partner spotlight on Southern Research

Innovation Week partner spotlight on Southern Research

The Birmingham Business Alliance is partnering with several organizations for Innovation Week Birmingham 2017 that work to highlight and celebrate innovation throughout the year. Each week leading up to Innovation Week, beginning August 18, we will spotlight what each sponsor and partner of 2017 Innovation Week Birmingham is doing to support innovation and technology in […]

How America’s First Federal Credit Union is Promoting Innovation and Technology in the Magic City

How America’s First Federal Credit Union is Promoting Innovation and Technology in the Magic City

The Birmingham Business Alliance is proud to partner with several organizations that work tirelessly to highlight and celebrate innovation throughout the year for 2017 Innovation Week Birmingham. Each week leading up to Innovation Week, beginning August 18, we will shine a light on what the sponsors and partners of 2017 Innovation Week Birmingham are doing to support innovation […]

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