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Florence Culinary Incubator Stirs Entrepreneurship Dreams

The Florence-based Shoals Entrepreneurial Center is home to a culinary incubator that offers a fully equipped, FDA-approved commercial kitchen for fledgling startups to rent at reasonable rates. Beyond that, the center’s staff provides coaching for their culinary clients, with advice … Continue reading

SHOALS INNOVATION WEEK BREAKFAST KICKOFF EVENT

SHOALS CHAMBER INNOVATION OVER EASY INNOVATION WEEK BREAKFAST KICKOFF EVENT AT THE SHOALS ENTREPRENEURIAL CENTER Tuesday, February 21, 2017 7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. See what is new at the Shoals Entrepreneurial Center and how you might use our resources to … Continue reading

The Jobs Will Change and So Will We

Published on February 12, 2017 | Featured in Economy, Technology, Your Career Dean Barber: President/CEO at Barber Business Advisors, LLC: The Place ProfilersFeatured in: Economy, Technology, Your Career In this blog and in my talks around the country, I frequently … Continue reading

Shoals Innovation Week Schedule of Events

JOIN US FOR THIS INAUGURAL EVENT SHOALS INNOVATION WEEK FEBRUARY 2017 TUESDAY 21st 7:00—8:30 AM SHOALS CHAMBER INNOVATION OVER EASY SHOALS ENTREPRENEURIAL CENTER See what is new at the Shoals Entrepreneurial Center and how you might use their re- sources … Continue reading

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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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