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.

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  • Entrepreneurial Coaching
    1:00 PM-4:00 PM
    06/12/2020

    Entrepreneurial Coaching

    Entrepreneurial Coaching⠀
    Dr. Patrick J. Murphy⠀
    Full Professor and Goodrich Endowed Chair, UAB⠀

    1:00 – 4:00 PM⠀
    Velocity at Innovation Depot⠀
    [Plenty of space to maintain social distance]⠀

    As the Professor in Residence for Innovation Depot, Dr. Murphy is available to members every Friday for Entrepreneurial Coaching.⠀

    This is a casual, fireside chat atmosphere, drop in anytime between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm to discuss actionable best practices and all things entrepreneurship.⠀

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    Dr. Murphy is the Goodrich Endowed Chair of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a full professor, and Director of the Entrepreneurship Program in the Collat School of Business at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.⠀

    A multi-award winning teacher and researcher, he has designed and led many entrepreneurship and technology programs in university and ecosystem settings and has trained and coached hundreds of successful entrepreneurs.

  • Office Hours with Will Wright
    2:00 PM-4:00 PM
    06/12/2020
    Entrepreneurial Coaching

    Startup Office Hours⠀⠀
    Will Wright, Vice President of Innovation⠀⠀
    Protective Life Corporation⠀⠀
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    2 & 3 PM⠀⠀
    Innovation Depot / Conference Room A⠀⠀
    Innovation Depot Members may reserve via the link below
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    In an effort to foster the growth of healthcare, insurance, and financial services innovations in Birmingham, Will is offering weekly office hours to Depot members.⠀⠀
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    During these office hours, Will can answer questions related to getting businesses started, building compelling strategies, and navigating challenges in early stage companies. He can also listen to and comment on pitches and business plans, review product offerings that may be relevant to the insurance and healthcare industries, and help founders navigate the steps required to raise capital.⠀

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  • Entrepreneurial Coaching
    1:00 PM-4:00 PM
    06/19/2020

    Entrepreneurial Coaching

    Entrepreneurial Coaching⠀
    Dr. Patrick J. Murphy⠀
    Full Professor and Goodrich Endowed Chair, UAB⠀

    1:00 – 4:00 PM⠀
    Velocity at Innovation Depot⠀
    [Plenty of space to maintain social distance]⠀

    As the Professor in Residence for Innovation Depot, Dr. Murphy is available to members every Friday for Entrepreneurial Coaching.⠀

    This is a casual, fireside chat atmosphere, drop in anytime between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm to discuss actionable best practices and all things entrepreneurship.⠀

    _______________________⠀

    Dr. Murphy is the Goodrich Endowed Chair of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a full professor, and Director of the Entrepreneurship Program in the Collat School of Business at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.⠀

    A multi-award winning teacher and researcher, he has designed and led many entrepreneurship and technology programs in university and ecosystem settings and has trained and coached hundreds of successful entrepreneurs.

  • Office Hours with Will Wright
    2:00 PM-4:00 PM
    06/19/2020
    Entrepreneurial Coaching

    Startup Office Hours⠀⠀
    Will Wright, Vice President of Innovation⠀⠀
    Protective Life Corporation⠀⠀
    ⠀⠀
    2 & 3 PM⠀⠀
    Innovation Depot / Conference Room A⠀⠀
    Innovation Depot Members may reserve via the link below
    ⠀⠀
    In an effort to foster the growth of healthcare, insurance, and financial services innovations in Birmingham, Will is offering weekly office hours to Depot members.⠀⠀
    ⠀⠀
    During these office hours, Will can answer questions related to getting businesses started, building compelling strategies, and navigating challenges in early stage companies. He can also listen to and comment on pitches and business plans, review product offerings that may be relevant to the insurance and healthcare industries, and help founders navigate the steps required to raise capital.⠀

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  • Entrepreneurial Coaching
    1:00 PM-4:00 PM
    06/26/2020

    Entrepreneurial Coaching

    Entrepreneurial Coaching⠀
    Dr. Patrick J. Murphy⠀
    Full Professor and Goodrich Endowed Chair, UAB⠀

    1:00 – 4:00 PM⠀
    Velocity at Innovation Depot⠀
    [Plenty of space to maintain social distance]⠀

    As the Professor in Residence for Innovation Depot, Dr. Murphy is available to members every Friday for Entrepreneurial Coaching.⠀

    This is a casual, fireside chat atmosphere, drop in anytime between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm to discuss actionable best practices and all things entrepreneurship.⠀

    _______________________⠀

    Dr. Murphy is the Goodrich Endowed Chair of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a full professor, and Director of the Entrepreneurship Program in the Collat School of Business at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.⠀

    A multi-award winning teacher and researcher, he has designed and led many entrepreneurship and technology programs in university and ecosystem settings and has trained and coached hundreds of successful entrepreneurs.

  • Office Hours with Will Wright
    2:00 PM-4:00 PM
    06/26/2020
    Entrepreneurial Coaching

    Startup Office Hours⠀⠀
    Will Wright, Vice President of Innovation⠀⠀
    Protective Life Corporation⠀⠀
    ⠀⠀
    2 & 3 PM⠀⠀
    Innovation Depot / Conference Room A⠀⠀
    Innovation Depot Members may reserve via the link below
    ⠀⠀
    In an effort to foster the growth of healthcare, insurance, and financial services innovations in Birmingham, Will is offering weekly office hours to Depot members.⠀⠀
    ⠀⠀
    During these office hours, Will can answer questions related to getting businesses started, building compelling strategies, and navigating challenges in early stage companies. He can also listen to and comment on pitches and business plans, review product offerings that may be relevant to the insurance and healthcare industries, and help founders navigate the steps required to raise capital.⠀

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  • Innovation Depot Book Club
    8:30 AM-9:30 AM
    06/30/2020

    Innovation Depot Book Club

    Innovation Depot Book Club

    Purchase The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday today and join other founders on Tuesday, June 30 for a Zoom book club discussion.

    Regarded as a cult classic the book shares the timeless art of turning trials into triumph. This should be a great and timely discussion.

    The Little Professor in Homewood is offering Depot members 20% off of this book as well as other founder favorites. You can purchase via the link below and have your book shipped or you may choose the option to pick up at the Depot front desk.

    Share your startup book recommendations below. It may end up as our pick for July!

    https://bit.ly/308nYzG

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