Innovation

Depot

 

We are the epicenter for technology, startups and entrepreneurs in the Birmingham region. Through our programs, Innovation Depot gives entrepreneurs a competitive advantage in attracting customers, talent, mentors, press and funding to grow their business.

Birmingham’s Home for Startups

Innovation Depot is 140,000 square feet of amazing office, lab, and coworking space – all designed for your startup.  As the largest tech startup program in the Southeast, we work everyday to provide unmatched amenities like an onsite game room, gym, rooftop patio, restaurant, and the fastest internet in Birmingham.  You’ll work and learn alongside peers building great startups, with access to all the awesome programs, mentors, and resources Innovation Depot offers.  It starts here.

Getting

Involved

Elevate Incubation

Private offices, wet labs, and shared resources.  Our incubation program is built for startups.

Depot/U Education

Inspiring Birmingham’s technology community through immersive educational programs.

Velocity Accelerator

Our cohort-based, seed accelerator program for tech startups runs for
12 weeks each year.

Ignite Coworking

We’re better together.
Cowork with other energetic entrepreneurs in a variety of industries.

Why

Birmingham

Birmingham is experiencing a renaissance. The startup community is playing a huge role in the rebirth of our community. Companies located at Innovation Depot gain access to world-class amenities and connect with mentors, investors, resource providers, and other entrepreneurs.

Come see why Innovation Depot is Birmingham’s epicenter for technology startups.

Current

Happenings

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  • Depot Connect
    4:00 PM-5:00 PM
    08/01/2019

    Depot tenants – Come hang out in the atrium Thursdays at 4pm for free beer and casual networking!

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  • Sloss Tech 2019
    8:00 AM-5:00 PM
    08/02/2019

    1800 Third Avenue North Birmingham, AL 35203

    1800 Third Avenue North Birmingham, AL 35203
    Event Description:

    It’s time for Sloss Tech 2019 and we’re bringing all the [newnew]. We’re rolling out a new brand, new date, and new speakers. And since we mentioned new speakers, we’re proud to announce that our 2019 headliner is Alexis Ohanian, Co-Founder of Reddit and best-selling author.

    As the Southeast’s Premier Tech Conference, this year’s event is bigger and better than ever, bringing together the best and brightest of today’s tech entrepreneurs. Go Time is August 2nd at the Historic Lyric Theatre and we want you to be there. Follow us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter to make sure you never miss a beat!

    Location:

    Lyric Theatre
    1800 Third Avenue North
    Birmingham, AL 35203

    Date/Time Information:
    Friday August 2, 2019
    8:00 am to 5:00 pm
    Contact Information:
    Fees/Admission:
    Early Bird tickets: $175 until June 30
    General Admission: $199
    Group Tickets (10 ticket@$150/each) $1500
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  • Coworking Night
    5:30 PM-8:00 PM
    08/06/2019

    Coworking Night is a free weekly conference where Birmingham’s professionals come to learn, connect, and collaborate. Anyone of any age or background is welcome to attend. No RSVP is required; just show up!

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  • Depot Connect
    4:00 PM-5:00 PM
    08/08/2019

    Depot tenants – Come hang out in the atrium Thursdays at 4pm for free beer and casual networking!

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  • Coworking Night
    5:30 PM-8:00 PM
    08/13/2019

    Coworking Night is a free weekly conference where Birmingham’s professionals come to learn, connect, and collaborate. Anyone of any age or background is welcome to attend. No RSVP is required; just show up!

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  • Depot Connect
    4:00 PM-5:00 PM
    08/15/2019

    Depot tenants – Come hang out in the atrium Thursdays at 4pm for free beer and casual networking!

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  • TechTuesday
    11:30 AM-1:00 PM
    08/20/2019

    1900 5th Avenue North Birmingham, AL 35203

    1900 5th Avenue North Birmingham, AL 35203
    Event Description:

    Britney Summerville, the VP of Community Engagement from Shipt will be joining us to talk about the work that is being done by Birmingham Bound. Birmingham Bound is an initiative aimed at luring companies outside of Birmingham to make the move to the Magic City. She will tell us about their efforts, share some wins and let us know how we all can help woo more tech companies to the region.

    TechTuesday is TechBirmingham’s highly-attended, monthly speaker series.

    This event is designed to offer members, as well as guests, an opportunity to hear from top regional executives, thought-leaders, public officials, and other influential members of the tech and innovation communities.

    Join us for networking and new connections as we learn about various topics from dynamic speakers and presenters. Come with a friend and leave with some new ones.

    Note that the new location for 2019 is the Regions Center Auditorium.

    Date/Time Information:
    August 20, 2019
    Doors open: 11:30am
    Networking: 11:30am-12:00pm
    Presentations: 12:00pm-1:00pm

    Contact Information:
    Fees/Admission:
    TechBirmingham Members: Free
    Guests: $10.00
  • Coworking Night
    5:30 PM-8:00 PM
    08/20/2019

    Coworking Night is a free weekly conference where Birmingham’s professionals come to learn, connect, and collaborate. Anyone of any age or background is welcome to attend. No RSVP is required; just show up!

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  • Depot Connect
    4:00 PM-5:00 PM
    08/22/2019

    Depot tenants – Come hang out in the atrium Thursdays at 4pm for free beer and casual networking!

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  • Innovate Birmingham Demo Day
    3:30 PM-6:30 PM
    08/23/2019

    Join us Friday, August 23, 2019 in celebration of the 8th cohort to complete Innovate Birmingham’s bootcamps! Their software development and data analytics bootcamps will be showcasing the products they have built and the stories they are able to tell through their data analysis. Following the presentations, all candidates from IamBham and ThinkData Analytics will be presented with their certificate of completion.

    This is your opportunity to witness first-hand the skills of new tech talent enriching Birmingham’s ecosystem! Reception to follow. Please RSVP here. Everyone is welcome!

    When: Friday, August 23, 2019 @ 4 pm

    Where: Regions Field Ballroom

    Details:
    3:30 pm: Doors Open
    4:00 pm: Event Begins
    5:30 pm: Reception (Time to celebrate!)

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  • Coworking Night
    5:30 PM-8:00 PM
    08/27/2019

    Coworking Night is a free weekly conference where Birmingham’s professionals come to learn, connect, and collaborate. Anyone of any age or background is welcome to attend. No RSVP is required; just show up!

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  • Depot Connect
    4:00 PM-5:00 PM
    08/29/2019

    Depot tenants – Come hang out in the atrium Thursdays at 4pm for free beer and casual networking!

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