This week the Bold Goals Coalition of Central Alabama’s Workforce Action Network, which includes the Birmingham Business Alliance, released a major report and launched a public engagement campaign focused on aligning education, economic development and workforce development to increase job growth in the Birmingham seven-county region. The Building (it) Together initiative launched at the Alabama Workforce Training Center.
Birmingham-based Diamond Fortress Technologies (DFT) recently secured a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant through DFS Labs, a seed stage accelerator for financial technology startups, for its work in financial inclusion.
Low Latency Communications LLC is known for developing its own Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) platform. But it’s the company’s unique approach to work-life balance that is likely a force behind its recent growth.
This is an important time for Birmingham.
As communities across the country rethink and update their strategies to prepare their citizens for jobs of the future, the Birmingham region has a competitive advantage with Building (it) Together, the newly released comprehensive labor market analysis released this week by the Bold Goals Coalition Workforce Action Network.
Mixtroz, the company that won Birmingham’s Rise of the Rest this year, was founded in Nashville. However, after a sensational 2018, including an appearance on national television and its graduation from Innovation Depot’s Velocity Accelerator, the company’s mother-daughter cofounders are looking to make a move to the Magic City.