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Zyp BikeShare adds ‘grab and go’ way to travel in Birmingham

Entrepreneurship

Hundreds of bright green bicycles have collectively logged nearly 100,000 miles crisscrossing Birmingham, as the city’s new bike sharing system has become a hit with residents and visitors alike. Zyp BikeShare, an initiative of REV Birmingham that launched in October 2015, gives riders a...

Written by Dawn Azok

Santa Alert: Made In Alabama’s 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

Entrepreneurship

Talent, creativity and innovation run deep in Alabama, and it’s not hard to wrap a bow around them this holiday season. Across the state, entrepreneurs, artists, bakers and other makers are selling their wares. Finding a special Alabama-made gift to fit any budget is...

Written by Dawn Azok

Alabama Innovation Fund provides boost for UNA UX center

Entrepreneurship

FLORENCE, Alabama – The Alabama Innovation Fund is providing more than $80,000 to advance plans by the University of North Alabama (UNA) to set up a center that assists entrepreneurs and gives students valuable hands-on experience. UNA’s College of Business is getting $81,300 from...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama Launchpad entrepreneurship program expands reach

Entrepreneurship

FLORENCE, Alabama – Alabama Launchpad, a business plan competition that has helped turn dreams into reality for entrepreneurs and innovators across Alabama, is expanding. The Shoals area will be the first regional site for Launchpad, which was started by the Economic Development Partnership of...

Written by Dawn Azok

Innovation Week: Birmingham tech sector offers ‘room to run’ for entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – World class research institutions, along with a skilled workforce, strong financial community and engaged business leadership are among the assets that make the Birmingham region fertile ground for innovation and technology. The sector’s rich landscape here is being celebrated this week,

Written by Dawn Azok

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