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Small Town Fiber Fest: From Zero to Gigabit Hero

Small Town Fiber Fest: From Zero to Gigabit Hero

Adtran, the global provider of networking and communications equipment for voice, data, video and internet, served as host March 21 to the Mid-South Communities Fiber Forum at its Huntsville campus.

May 2018
A Life-Critical Hedge Bet

A Life-Critical Hedge Bet

VAP Diagnostics’ cholesterol test solves the 60 percent inaccuracy of standard tests. New investors bet this critical technology will flourish, after an earlier fumble by private equity.

April 2018
A Look at the Biosciences Industry in Alabama

A Look at the Biosciences Industry in Alabama

The bioscience sector is gaining critical mass and attracting top researchers and new industry to the state.

April 2018
Alabama Biotech Investment 101

Alabama Biotech Investment 101

A strong support network has led Alabama biotechs to land $101 million in venture capital since 2012. Working in one of the toughest investment sectors, research-based startups have well defined paths to commercial success on home turf.

April 2018
Lightning Swift Jackpot Cashout

Lightning Swift Jackpot Cashout

Four years from launch to cashout, Shipt’s $550 million sale to Target is a new high for Alabama startups and a beacon for Birmingham’s emerging community of business innovators.

April 2018
Shoals Shift

Shoals Shift

In contrast to a local history trodden by industry giants, Shoals leaders are focused on cultivating homegrown enterprises built for digital speed.

December 2017
U.S. Jobs Insourced Down Home

U.S. Jobs Insourced Down Home

It seemed too good to be true — 300 high tech jobs looking for a small town. Because the city took good care of itself, Brewton turned out ideal after this Atlanta IT’s search for a rural homeplace.

December 2017
Sought-after Software Enterprises

Sought-after Software Enterprises

Summit Technology typifies the thoughtful cash-out, part of an ongoing M&A surge.

November 2017
Rust Buster with Big Potential

Rust Buster with Big Potential

A patent for an anti-rust coating issued in March to Auburn’s Jon Brasher promises to become a breakthrough technology for many industries, especially big utilities. The biggest risk to success: resistance in direct proportion to client company size.

November 2017
Inventive Startups Already Rolling

Inventive Startups Already Rolling

Check out this portfolio of new Alabama companies off and running with winning innovations and investor funding.

November 2017
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