The tech scene in Birmingham is booming and we are loving it! We had the chance to sit down with Piyanka Ghosal and Tyler Duke, the Co-founders of ListList – an app made to keep track of all your lists. They are currently a part of the Innovation Depot’s 13-week Velocity Accelerator Program, which provides participants with $50,000 seed capital up front, plus the opportunity to receive grant funding at the end of the program. You can learn more about the program by clicking here!
Check out our interview with Piyanka and Tyler to learn more about how the Velocity program helped them take ListList to the next level, plus all the cool ways ListList can help you! And if you want to give the app a try, click here to visit their website, or download the ListList app in the App store or on Google Play. And don’t forget to give them a follow on social media @listlistapp to stay up to date on all their future endeavors!
Your guide to a family-friendly day downtown
Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Family Friendly, Front Page, Get Involved, Small Business, Yaysayers
With summer just around the corner, kids will soon be out of school and insisting on getting out of the house. Luckily, Downtown Birmingham has an abundance of family-friendly activities that will keep your kiddos entertained and create lifelong memories.
We know taking kids out for extended periods can be challenging; that’s why we have curated a list of experiences designed to be enjoyable within a manageable 3 – 4 hour timeframe. This way, both children and parents can make the most of their time without feeling overwhelmed or exhausted. These four experiences include lunch options and are tailored to different ages and personalities.
Get to know your City Center District Manager, Michael Symes.
Filed Under: Downtown Birmingham, Front Page, Get Involved, REV Team, Yaysayers
Meet Michael Symes, the new City Center District Manager for the Business Improvement District (BID). As a long-time resident of Birmingham, Michael brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role, having been an active member of the community since graduating from the University of Alabama. In this article, we will explore Michael’s journey and learn about his “accidental roots” in the city, as well as his passion for working with the Business Improvement District (BID) of the Magic City. Follow along as we get to know the person behind the job title and uncover the unique perspective he brings to the role.
Why your voice on historic preservation is essential
Filed Under: Front Page, Get Involved, Historic Preservation, Residential
President and CEO of REV Birmingham David Fleming writes about the importance of historic preservation and highlights the advocacy efforts that saved the French Quarter in New Orleans and the Forest Park neighborhood in Birmingham. The article concludes with a call to action, urging for new leaders and the implementation of various strategies to protect and celebrate Birmingham’s historic buildings and places.