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Shoals startup, Ark Labs, reaches semifinals at worldwide competition

The Ark Labs recently traveled from Florence, AL to Lisbon, Portugal for Web Summit, “Europe’s Largest Technology Marketplace,” where they met potential investors, other companies, and startup professionals. On top of the amazing experiences they had and the relationships that were formed, … Continue reading

Propel Expo Highlighting Shoals Shift POWER Grant

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Great Opportunities for Shoals Area Entrepreneurs!!!

SHOALS ALABAMA LAUNCHPAD Shoals Alabama Launchpad is for new, independent ventures in the pre-seed, seed, startup or early-growth stages, or for the expansion of an existing business into a new high-growth market. Ventures that have raised equity capital totaling $1 … Continue reading

NextGen Shoals – Speed Networking Event

Have you ever been to a networking event and left without being able to speak to someone you really wanted to make a connection with? Have you ever been to a networking meeting and sat through the agenda without getting … Continue reading

Launchpad offers $100,000 for Shoals startups

SHEFFIELD — The Alabama Launchpad program is stationing a regional pod in the Shoals that will provide $100,000 to local startups. The Shoals is the first regional site for Alabama Launchpad, a decade-old program that supports entrepreneurship in the state. … Continue reading

Alabama Small Business Virtual Forum

You are invited to attend the Alabama Small Business Forum web conference on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CST.  If you are a Small Business, part of a Small Business Organization, State or Local Government … Continue reading

Shoals Entrepreneurial Center Receives $997K POWER Grant for Shoals Shift

For Immediate Release: Contact: Giles McDaniel 256.366.3604 August 24, 2016 Shoals Entrepreneurial Center Receives $997K POWER Grant for Shoals Shift The Shoals Entrepreneurial Center was recently awarded a $997,000 grant through the Obama Administration’s Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and … Continue reading

A Story Worth Sharing

Laura Hester, founder and owner of Red Gingham Gourmet, LLC, is commended for her hard work, dedication, and personal sacrifices in building her company into a successful enterprise. But, there is more to Laura’s story than just her business success. … Continue reading

2016 NW AL Best Robotics Open House

You’re Invited to participate in the 2016  OPEN  HOUSE  for NW Alabama BEST Robotics (Design-Engineering & Business-Marketing)–A partnership between the Shoals Chamber of Commerce and Northwest Shoals Community College. Tuesday, March 22, 5:30 p.m. Northwest-Shoals Community College Hospitality House 800 George Wallace Blvd. Muscle … Continue reading

Shoals Company Unveils New Clothing Line

The Shoals Entrepreneurial Center is pleased to welcome our newest client, Green Bananas Inventions! Good Luck Ashley and best wishes as you grow your new company! Source: WAFF By Marie Waxel: Ashley Morrow Colonna’s new clothing line ‘Allure’ set to … Continue reading