Biz Outlook 2005

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I gave this presentation at the Birmingham Regional Chamber of Commerce's Business Outlook conference in January 2005 - my focus was on Technology growth in Birmingham

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  • DEFINITION: “the practical application of science to commerce or industry”
  • Biz Outlook 2005

    1. 1. Technology Business Outlook         PREV PLAY FF NEXT
    2. 2. How Did We Get Here?      PREV PLAY FF NEXT
    3. 3. How Did We Get Here? Technology & Birmingham Business Outlook 2005 ~ Technology 
    4. 4. How Did We Get Here? TechBirmingham <ul><li>Not-for-profit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Started in the fall of 2001 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Formerly the “BATT Force” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who’s Who Board of Directors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Regional effort </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. How Did We Get Here? TechBirmingham <ul><li>“Formed to lead, support, and coordinate the start-up, attraction, growth, retention, and expansion of technology-based businesses, investments, and jobs for the Birmingham metropolitan region” </li></ul><ul><li>Aligned with… </li></ul>… among others 
    6. 6. Today’s Tech Industries      PREV PLAY FF NEXT
    7. 7. Today’s Tech Industries Who Are The Companies? 
    8. 8. Today’s Tech Industries Where Are The Companies? 
    9. 9. Today’s Tech Industries How Do I Find The Companies?  Business Outlook 2005 ~ Technology
    10. 10. Fast Forward      PREV PLAY FF NEXT
    11. 11. Fast Forward ~ Accelerator Activities Entrepreneur Program  Business Outlook 2005 ~ Technology
    12. 12. Fast Forward ~ Accelerator Activities Entrepreneur Program  Business Outlook 2005 ~ Technology
    13. 13. Fast Forward ~ Accelerator Activities Venture Capital  Business Outlook 2005 ~ Technology
    14. 14. Fast Forward ~ Accelerator Activities Job Shadowing Opportunities  Educational Institution Company in the Marketplace Students Employees HR Department Guidance Counselors
    15. 15. Fast Forward ~ Accelerator Activities Job Shadowing Opportunities  Educational Institution Company in the Marketplace Students Employees HR Department Independent Institution Group Leader Family Youth Adults Guidance Counselors
    16. 16. Fast Forward ~ Accelerator Activities Other Youth Activities <ul><li>“ Job Shadowing” Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>BatterUP! Initiative www.CompuSage.com </li></ul>
    17. 17. What’s Next?      PREV PLAY FF NEXT
    18. 18. What’s Next? New Investments in Tech <ul><li>Angel monies continue </li></ul><ul><li>CAPCO’s are active </li></ul><ul><li>New early-stage funds </li></ul><ul><li>Emageon Public Offering </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Filed with SEC this past November </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not yet “effective” </li></ul></ul>
    19. 19. What’s Next? New Investments in Tech  Business Outlook 2005 ~ Technology
    20. 20. What’s Next? Oracle President Visit 
    21. 21. What’s Next? TechBirmingham Ecycling Day 
    22. 22. The Outlook for Technology
    23. 23. The Outlook for Technology Business Outlook 2005 ~ Technology

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