Local Tech Organizations

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This link list was originally developed by Tech Birmingham. Curation has been taken over by RMM.

Business Incubation / Startup & Growth Assistance

Alabama Launchpad
Alabama Small Business Development Consortium
Bessemer Business Incubation System
Birmingham Business Resource Center
Birmingham Venture Club’s Entrepreneur Accelerator Program
Entrepreneurial Center of Birmingham
Initiative for Life Science Entrepreneurship (ILSE)
Innovation Depot
Start-Up Alabama

Economic Development

Alabama Department of Commerce
Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs
Alabama Power Economic & Community Development
Birmingham – Office of Economic Development
Business Council of Alabama (BCA)
Economic Development Association of Alabama (EDAA)
Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA)
Jefferson County Economic Development Authority
Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham
REV Birmingham
Shelby County Economic & Industrial Development Authority (SCEIDA
TechBirmingham, the Birmingham Area Technology Leadership Alliance

Engineering Associations & User Groups

American Foundry Society (AFS), Birmingham District Chapter
American Society of Civil Engineers, Birmingham Chapter
American Society of Civil Engineers, UAB Student Chapter
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Birmingham Chapter
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), UAB Student Chapter
ECOB (Engineering Council of Birmingham)
IEEE Engineering Management Society, Alabama Chapter
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE), UAB Student Chapter
Institute of Transportation Engineers, Alabama Section (ALSITE)
National Society of Black Engineers - regional chapter for the American Southeast
Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Birmingham

Industry Resource Organizations

American Society of Training and Development (ASTD), Birmingham Chapter
Birmingham Society for Human Resource Management (BSHRM)

International Associations & Programs

Alabama International Trade Center (AITC)]
AlabamaGermany Partnership
Chinese-American Business Association of Birmingham (CABAB)
Japan-America Society of Alabama (JASA)

Technology Associations & User Groups

Agile Birmingham
Alabama DB2 Users Group
Alabama Modeling & Simulation Council
Alabama Wireless Assocation
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Student Chapter UAB
Association of Information Technology Professionals, Birmingham Alabama Chapter
Biotechnology Association of Alabama (BAA)
Birmingham .Net Users Group
Birmingham Area Linux Users Group (BALU)
Birmingham Chapter of InfraGard
Birmingham International Institute of Business Analysts (IIBA)
Birmingham Javascript Meetup
Birmingham Microsoft Management Users Group (BMMUG)
Birmingham Midrange Users Group
Birmingham Sharepoint User Group
Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA), Greater Birmingham Chapter
Code for Birmingham, a local chapter of Code for America
Association for GIS Professionals
Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) Birmingham Chamber
Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), Central Alabama Chapter
OpenHack Birmingham
PMI Birmingham
Rubyham
Society for Information Management (SIM), Alabama Chapter
for Technical Communications (STC), Birmingham Chapter
Steel City SQL
Telecommunications Association of the Southeast
VM Users Group
Women Who Code Birmingham

Technology & Research Centers

Southeast Biosafety Laboratory Alabama Birmingham (SEBLAB)
Alabama Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR)
for Biophysical Sciences and Engineering (CBSE)
Computational Simulation Laboratory (CSLab)
Enabling Technology Laboratory (ETLab)
Southern Research Institute
UAB Institute for Research and Innovation

Venture Capital Funding Sources and Groups

Birmingham Venture Club resources list
Bonaventure Capital
Greer Capital Advisors
Founders Investment Banking
Harbert Management Corporation
New Capital Partners
Porter Capital Corporation
Porter, White & Company
Pretium Partners LLC
REDMONT Venture Partners
Southern Development Council, Inc. (SDC)
Stonehenge Capital Company, LLC
TechDrawl Blog
Tullis-Dickerson & Co., Inc.
Vulcan Medical Ventures

Out-of-state

Angel Network

Workforce Development / Tech Education

Alabama Robotics Park, Huntsville
Alabama Educational Technology Association
Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Initiative (AMSTI)
Alabama Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education Coalition (AMSTEC)
Alabama Supercomputer Authority (ASA)
Alabama Technology Network
Alabama’s Career/Technical Education (CTE)
Blount County Career Technical Center
Destination Imagination Alabama
National Math Bee
Technology Student Association (TSA)

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