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$2500 Prize for New SBIR/STTR Logo Design

Dear Technologists, Entrepreneurs, Artists, Designers, Researchers, SBC’s & More…        Javier Saade, Associate Administration of Investment and Innovation for the SBA is leading the SBA’s Office of Investment and Innovation which oversees the SBIR and STTR programs across … Continue reading

B. Electric Joins List of Distinguished Graduates

B Electric, the Shoals Entrepreneurial Center’s (SEC) most recent graduate,  conducted a ribbon cutting and open house to dedicate the opening of their new facility located at 6644 Highway 17 in Florence on Tuesday March 31st. B Electric, Inc. is a … Continue reading

11 ways to stand out in a job application

Great Tips for Those Seeking Employment………………….. 11 ways to stand out in a job application We recently advertised for a content marketing intern. We had over 100 applications in 1 week, some great ones some not so great. The main surprise … Continue reading

How to Eliminate Habits Holding You Back From Success

Humans love routine. When it comes to achieving measurable goals, this means we tend to do what we’ve always done, how we’ve always done it, in the same order as always. This also goes for our habits when working in teams. You’ve probably been … Continue reading

Shoals area incubator program a model in federal study

Chequetta Shaw said she thought she knew about cooking before she trained at the Shoals Culinary Center. “But I didn’t,” Shaw said, while chatting Tuesday with an Appalachian Regional Commission official. “There’s a whole lot of knowledge provided by this … Continue reading

Don’t Forget! Tomorrow at the Shoals Culinary Center

The Appalachian Regional Commission will officially unveil NBIA’s latest book, Best Practices in Rural Business Incubation: Successful Programs in Small Communities, at an event Tomorrow, May 14, at Shoals Entrepreneurial Center/Shoals Culinary Center located at 610 West College Street, Florence, AL. The book … Continue reading

Want to Achieve Collaboration, Innovation Creation? Go Flat!

The Shoals Entrepreneurial Center is the center of entrepreneurship in North Alabama!  This involves a lot of individual companies that are innovative and at the forefront of their market.  This article that we came across recently highlights one way to achieve collaboration … Continue reading

ARC to roll out new NBIA rural incubation book

The Appalachian Regional Commission will officially unveil NBIA’s latest book, Best Practices in Rural Business Incubation: Successful Programs in Small Communities, at an event next Tuesday, May 14, at Shoals Entrepreneurial Center/Shoals Culinary Center located at 610 West College Street, Florence, … Continue reading

Alabama’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Recently the US Chamber of Commerce released a study ranking Alabama 30th in the nation for it’s innovation and entrepreneurship. Small business is a driving force of the economy, accounting historically for about 64% of net new jobs. New and … Continue reading

Entrepreneurs and Young Firms Drive Economic Development

For politicians struggling to create the proper policy environment for economic recovery, job creation is the ultimate goal. To understand best how to create more jobs, policymakers must be aware that young start-up firms are the primary driver of job … Continue reading