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Innovations in ER Physician Staffing

Check out Sycamore Physician Contracting (one of the Shoals Entrepreneurial Center’s newest clients) to learn more about innovations in emergency room physician staffing.      

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

Alabama Launchpad–Meet the 10 Startups to Pitch!

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

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

Alabama rated #2 state for small business friendliness

This article came to our attention recently.  We totally agree with the findings of the survey! (San Francisco, CA) 4/18/2013: Thumbtack.com, in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, has released the second-annual Thumbtack.com Small Business Friendliness Survey showing that … Continue reading