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Do you think your idea is worth $5,000.00? Well it could be! The only way for you to find out is if you enter the Shoals Idea Audition! On November 19th the Shoals Idea Audition will be taking place at … Continue reading
Part Shark Tank, part American Idol, this contest allows you to present your idea in front of a panel of business leaders and experts–and if your presentation is the best, you win! This will be a fun process which could … Continue reading
Join the Shoals Areas’s Entrepreneur Networking Group… A new networking program for budding entrepreneurs began in September. Biz Buzz is a free, weekly program designed to educate, engage and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Shoals Chamber of Commerce, the University of … Continue reading
FROM HEALTH CARE TO WATER TREATMENT TECHNOLOGY: MEET THE 10 STARTUPS TO PITCH ON OCT. 2 INCLUDING TWO FLORENCE BASED COMPANIES WITH DIRECT TIES TO THE SHOALS ENTREPRENEURIAL CENTER! By Val Walton on September 23, 2015 The startups have been … Continue reading
Some of the success stories that come out of the Shoals Entrepreneurial Center involve bright, motivated people with interesting ideas. But many of the ideas are concepts most people can grasp. Then there’s Phil Badger, of Florence, a Tennessee Valley … Continue reading
Steve McKinney and his team have an indoor mapping software, called nSide, that can document detailed, interconnected images and geographic positions of everything from rooms and hallways to HVAC systems of office and school buildings. Ed Balch is a YouTube … Continue reading
SHOALS AREA BUSINESS WOMAN SELECTED TO ATTEND WALMART’S NATIONAL WOMEN’S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT INITIATIVE CONFERENCE.
Laura Hester, owner of Red Gingham Gourmet, LLC, a Florence Woman Owned Business (WOB) was recently invited to participate in Walmart’s Women’s Economic Empowerment Initiative in Bentonville, Arkansas. Laura was among a select group of Women Owned Business executives that … Continue reading
PerformanceScrubs.com, a Performance HealthCare Products company, launched its new high-tech clothing manufacturing facility in Florence, Alabama in late 2014. Now, Performance Scrubs has Gone PRO! Dr. Burton Elrod of Elite Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center, one of the top NFL doctors in the country, … Continue reading
One leaky faucet, dripping five times a minute, loses 173 gallons of water in a year. A continuously running toilet can waste more than 1,000 gallons in a single day. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates an average household leaks … Continue reading
UNA Continuing Studies & Outreach is partnering with the College of Business and the Shoals Entrepreneurial Center/Culinary Complex to offer some amazing tech-oriented youth summer camps. Get the details at UNA Tech Lions Black Rocket Summer Camps for 2015.