Where unicorns are born.

Every business needs the right ecosystem to grow. That's especially true for small businesses that are only just starting. That ecosystem is right here, in Alabama. Unprecedented levels of investment in public and private partnerships are helping startups build the businesses of tomorrow. Our regional and local incubators along with experts in every industry are giving savvy startups and SMBs an alternative to Silicon Valley. And we’re just getting started.


$3+ Billion Five-Year Economic Impact from Birmingham’s Innovation Depot

41% Increase in Business Applications (2020)

$550 Million Acquisition of Shipt by Target Corp.

Leading Startups Partners

Innovation Depot Landing EDPA Innovate Alabama Alabama Launchpad

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