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highlights

  • Koyote Introduces Us to Real-Time Crowd Monitoring

    Koyote is one of ten companies accepted into Birmingham’s Velocity Accelerator at Innovation Depot. The startup, founded by Andrew Petrovics, is developing a sensor that enables real-time crowd monitoring in a profusion of locations.  Petrovics is trained as a software engineer. He worked for Regions for two years before leaving his job to start the venture. “I put a lot of thought into it. ...

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  • Sigma93 Managing $1.25M in Assets

    Daniel Sanabria came to us just over a year ago - he’s a trader by profession, and he’s a non-degree seeking student at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Collat School of Business (UAB CSOB) running his company Sigma93 Capital Management LLC from the UAB iLab at Innovation Depot. He worked at a Birmingham-based Commodities hedge fund before deciding in early 2015 to enter a leveraged ...

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  • A Chat with Connor and Vincari

    Connor is a rising senior studying general management at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Collat School of Business (UAB CSOB). He’s also an intern in the UAB Innovation Lab (UAB iLab).    “Internships are amazing--students learn from industry, and companies identify and retain talent early. One day I’d like to start my own company, so for me, the opportunity to learn from a ...

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  • A Chat with TheraNest

    Shegun strolled into the UAB iLab at Innovation Depot for our meeting wearing a soft blue button up and a smile. He’s humble and kind. Don’t mistake that for a lack of determination: he’s the successful Founder and CEO of TheraNest and he’s got spunk. Impressed by Shegun, I asked him to tell me when his journey as an entrepreneur began -  “Since I can remember, I’ve always been starting ...

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  • Meet UAB iLab Intern: Reagan Cline

    Hi, my name's Reagan. I'm a student at UNC Chapel Hill and spent a portion of this year working at Innovation Depot in the UAB iLab to learn more about startups and career opportunities in the technology space.   Prior to spending time in the UAB iLab, I would have told you it takes a genius with a brilliant ‘ah-ha’ moment for a startup to take off. Now I know that’s not true. ...

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  • Depot/U Graduate: Jackson Carr

    Jackson commands attention in Clark Kent glasses at a lanky 6'4". Spend more than 30 seconds with him and you'll learn that he's got a heart for helping others and a passion for robotics. He's also one of Innovation Depot's Bright. Brave. Brilliant.   Jackson grew up in Bagley, AL. He graduated from UAB in 2015 with a B.S. in Physics. Recently, he was a graduate ...

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  • #GivingTuesday @InnovationDepot

    Make a difference in Birmingham's startup ecosystem on  #GivingTuesday!   What is #GivingTuesday? #GivingTuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back! Today, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world have come together for a shared goal: to celebrate generosity and give.   Why give? Innovation Depot is a 501(c)3 startup ...

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  • Welcome to Innovation Depot

    It starts here, at the epicenter for technology, startups, and entrepreneurs in the Birmingham region: Innovation Depot.  We give entrepreneurs a competitive advantage in attracting customers, talent, mentors, press, and funding to grow their business. It’s not just a place of brick and mortar. It’s an environment where the independent spirit is the spark that makes every entrepreneur tick. ...

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