Ignite Alabama - Sparking Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Alabama
By Sheree Martin - Media Producer & Educator
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A podcast to equip and empower entrepreneurs and solopreneurs to start and grow a 21st-century business.
||CleanBook-it Legal: A Marketplace for Lawyers and Law Students||Velocity Accelerator and Alabama Launchpad Success Story: Book-it Legal is an Innovative Startup in the Legal Space||6/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFutureproof Bama: Preparing Alabama For AI and Automation||Taylor Phillips, Managing Director of Futureproof Bama, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, talks about Alabama's need for awareness and preparation in the face of massive change in employment trends due to AI, robotics, automation and other new technologies||3/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Business of Sustainable Farming with Matthew & Jesie Lawrence of Marble Creek Farmstead||Bringing USDA-Certified Poultry Processing to Alabama and a Business Mindset to Sustainable Farming||6/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBirmingham Venture Club Spark Match Pitch Event||Spark Match Round 1 recorded live featuring pitches by SimplyProse, Fetch, ShadowSafe, Alternavisit, SelectMySpace, 2b Electronic, Slate XP, Nourish||6/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVulcan Security Systems||Jason Maddox, president of Vulcan Security Systems in Birmingham Alabama, talks about the IP video security services his company provides in the greater Birmingham area. Promoted Content||4/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPatent Law Basics with George Kobler||Basics of what can be patented plus issues arising with co-inventors, scope of employment, team-based projects and non-disclosure agreements.||9/29/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean14 Takeaways for Relating to VCs & Angel Investors||From Rocket Hatch's Investor Day 2015 in Huntsville, Alabama||9/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRocketHatch - Huntsville's Creative, Startup Community||Antonio Montoya, one of the co-founders of RocketHatch, describes the unique mission of RocketHatch in Huntsville, Alabama||9/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanREV Birmingham's Big Pitch Competition||The business plan competition for makers, creatives and artisans with a business idea that will generate foot traffic and help to revitalize and expand the cool places in Birmingham's urban core neighborhoods||9/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInnovative Manufacturing - To Your Health Sprouted Flour Co. 2015 Recipient||To Your Health Sprouted Flour Co. is the 2015 recipient of Alabama Launchpad's award for Outstanding Achievement in Innovative Manufacturing. Peggy Sutton, company founder, describes how she grew the company from her kitchen to 33 employees||9/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAlabama 49th in Kauffman Index of Startup Activity||The 2015 Report by the Kauffman Foundation is the focus; Where is Alabama falling short in growing its entrepreneurial base?||8/24/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAlabama Launchpad with Greg Sheek, director of Launchpad Programs||Alabama Launchpad is a program of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama||8/17/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMediaBit by BDI Labs: Tony Megna, Founder||MediaBit is a TV-monitoring device in the Internet of Things Space||8/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFear of Failure in Entrepreneurship||A Survey of the Research on Fear of Failure by Gabriella Cacciotti, Ph.D., Warwick Business School & the Enterprise Research Centre, UK||8/8/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3D Printing with Dr. Kenneth Sloan, professor of computer science at UAB||3D printing has moved beyond rapid prototyping to the one-off printing of custom parts, biotechnology, and may soon be used to make jet engine components||7/27/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSimplyProse - Online Writing Platform||Co-founders Jake Wright & Cole Kinchler Explain SimplyProse and how it helps writers and publishers connect online||7/20/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Ark Labs - Combining Smart Devices and Artificial Intelligence to Improve Water Usage Efficiency and Reduce Damage Claims & Loss||Robbie Hillis, the force behind this Florence, Alabama based tech startup explains The Ark Labs technology and we talk about entrepreneurship in Alabama, the fear of failure, and the innovative ideas that all around us.||7/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMotionMobs - App Development & Consulting Firm with Focus on Mobile||In episode 4 of Ignite Alabama podcast I talk with Taylor Wyatt, co-founder and president of MotionMobis, a mobile-first app development company headquartered in Birmingham||7/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJennifer Skjellum: Entrepreneur, Tech Birmingham & More||Jennifer Skjellum is the executive director of Tech Birmingham and the Central Alabama chapter of Angel Investor Management Group. She's also involved in the new 501c3 Tech Alabama.||7/6/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSoluble Therapeutics, Inc. - BioTech to Speed Pharma R&D||Soluble Therapeutics, Inc. offers technology to more rapidly develop formulations for delivery of protein-based pharmaceuticals||7/6/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy Ignite Alabama?||Explainer episode that gives an overview of the background and mission for Ignite Alabama||7/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Highlights Innovation in the State
This podcast is great for the State of Alabama! Sheree is notably passionate about shifting the focus from the past to the future, by speaking with innovators around the state who think the same way. Tune in for discussions on economic development, new startup companies, and general entrepreneurship tips, you won’t be disappointed.
Informative & Engaging
It's always great to learn about new products and services, and Ignite Alabama is a great medium to get that information. The time and effort put into this podcast really shows through the quality. I'm looking forward to hearing more!
Great for the state
I love hearing about the up and coming innovations in Alabama. Keep up the good work!