Defining Birmingham as a “Technology Town” Your Lifestyle, Your Mind, Your Future
Birmingham’s Past
Birmingham’s Present + Future
Who is TechBirmingham? <ul><li>Not-for-profit </li></ul><ul><li>Started in the fall of 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>Formerly the...
Who is TechBirmingham? <ul><li>Mission Statement: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Formed to lead, support, and coordinate the star...
Benefactors + Bright House Networks
Strategic Partners + HRH Insurance and J.H. Berry
Tech Patrons + Savela Solutions
Community Friends
Your Lifestyle, Your Mind, Your Future Image Campaign
Tanveer Patel, CircleSource <ul><li>President and Founder </li></ul><ul><li>Relocated her company from Chicago </li></ul><...
Milton Silva-Craig, Emageon <ul><li>President and COO since 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Prior to joining the company in 2001, w...
Jesse Hipps, Heritage Center <ul><li>President and CEO </li></ul><ul><li>Retired chemist from Dupont & Monsanto </li></ul>...
Your Lifestyle, Your Mind, Your Future Other Projects
Community Engagement
Southeast Venture Capital Forum
Job Shadowing BirminghamORE.com Educational Institution Company in the Marketplace Students Employees HR Department Guidan...
Job Shadowing BirminghamORE.com Educational Institution Company in the Marketplace Students Employees HR Department Indepe...
TechMixer
Your Lifestyle, Your Mind, Your Future Entrepreneurism
#3 Hot City for Entrepreneurs
Our Startup Ecosystem <ul><li>Business Incubation / Startup Assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Economic Development </li></ul><u...
Entrepreneur Accelerator Program
Computer Learning Centers <ul><li>Center for Urban Missions </li></ul><ul><li>Empowerment, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Partners...
Downtown Incubator <ul><li>Combining the Entrepreneurial Center and UAB’s OADI @ old Sears Building </li></ul><ul><li>$12M...
Your Lifestyle, Your Mind, Your Future The Tech Industry
“ Large” Tech Companies ~  >100 emp. 80 60 40 20 200 400 600 800 Command Alkon not shown
“ Midsize” Tech Companies ~  >20 emp. 80 60 40 20 Command Alkon not shown
Where are the Companies?
Where are the Companies?
Where are the Companies? Number of Companies by Zip Code
A Sampling of Tech Companies
Your Lifestyle, Your Mind, Your Future Stay Informed About Birmingham’s Tech Economy by signing up for our monthly e-newsl...
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  1. 1. Defining Birmingham as a “Technology Town” Your Lifestyle, Your Mind, Your Future
  2. 2. Birmingham’s Past
  3. 3. Birmingham’s Present + Future
  4. 4. Who is TechBirmingham? <ul><li>Not-for-profit </li></ul><ul><li>Started in the fall of 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>Formerly the “BATT Force” </li></ul><ul><li>Who’s Who Board of Directors </li></ul><ul><li>Regional effort </li></ul>
  5. 5. Who is TechBirmingham? <ul><li>Mission Statement: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Formed to lead, support, and coordinate the start-up, attraction, growth, retention, and expansion of technology-based businesses, investments, add jobs for the Birmingham metropolitan region” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Aligned with… </li></ul>… among others
  6. 6. Benefactors + Bright House Networks
  7. 7. Strategic Partners + HRH Insurance and J.H. Berry
  8. 8. Tech Patrons + Savela Solutions
  9. 9. Community Friends
  10. 10. Your Lifestyle, Your Mind, Your Future Image Campaign
  11. 11. Tanveer Patel, CircleSource <ul><li>President and Founder </li></ul><ul><li>Relocated her company from Chicago </li></ul><ul><li>Local PM + Outsourced Software Development </li></ul><ul><li>CircleSource is located at the Entrepreneurial Center </li></ul>
  12. 12. Milton Silva-Craig, Emageon <ul><li>President and COO since 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Prior to joining the company in 2001, was VP/GM of GE’s ASP Services & eCommerce business </li></ul><ul><li>Top 40 Under 40 in 2005 </li></ul>
  13. 13. Jesse Hipps, Heritage Center <ul><li>President and CEO </li></ul><ul><li>Retired chemist from Dupont & Monsanto </li></ul><ul><li>Workforce Development Not-for-profit serving young people in downtown Bessemer </li></ul><ul><li>Job Shadowing guru and curriculum author </li></ul>
  14. 14. Your Lifestyle, Your Mind, Your Future Other Projects
  15. 15. Community Engagement
  16. 16. Southeast Venture Capital Forum
  17. 17. Job Shadowing BirminghamORE.com Educational Institution Company in the Marketplace Students Employees HR Department Guidance Counselors
  18. 18. Job Shadowing BirminghamORE.com Educational Institution Company in the Marketplace Students Employees HR Department Independent Institution Group Leader Family Youth Adults Guidance Counselors
  19. 19. TechMixer
  20. 20. Your Lifestyle, Your Mind, Your Future Entrepreneurism
  21. 21. #3 Hot City for Entrepreneurs
  22. 22. Our Startup Ecosystem <ul><li>Business Incubation / Startup Assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Economic Development </li></ul><ul><li>Technology User Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Centers / Research Institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Venture Capital Funding Sources </li></ul><ul><li>Workforce Development and Tech Education </li></ul>
  23. 23. Entrepreneur Accelerator Program
  24. 24. Computer Learning Centers <ul><li>Center for Urban Missions </li></ul><ul><li>Empowerment, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Partners in Neighborhood Growth </li></ul><ul><li>The Heritage Center </li></ul><ul><li>Jefferson County Library Cooperative </li></ul>
  25. 25. Downtown Incubator <ul><li>Combining the Entrepreneurial Center and UAB’s OADI @ old Sears Building </li></ul><ul><li>$12M+ Project </li></ul><ul><li><12 blocks vs. ~9 miles from UAB </li></ul>
  26. 26. Your Lifestyle, Your Mind, Your Future The Tech Industry
  27. 27. “ Large” Tech Companies ~ >100 emp. 80 60 40 20 200 400 600 800 Command Alkon not shown
  28. 28. “ Midsize” Tech Companies ~ >20 emp. 80 60 40 20 Command Alkon not shown
  29. 29. Where are the Companies?
  30. 30. Where are the Companies?
  31. 31. Where are the Companies? Number of Companies by Zip Code
  32. 32. A Sampling of Tech Companies
  33. 33. Your Lifestyle, Your Mind, Your Future Stay Informed About Birmingham’s Tech Economy by signing up for our monthly e-newsletter at www.TechBirmingham.com Other URLs to know: BirminghamORE.com / EcyclingDay.org BhamWIFI.com / SEVENCAP.org
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