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New UA Minor in Entrepreneurship
Culverhouse College of Business has had to make some changes while adding the new entrepreneurship minor option for UA students.
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Seed Creative: the importance of videos in business
George Edmondson, Owner of Seed Creative, joins WVUA to discuss the importance of videos when beginning or maintaining a business.
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Serial Entrepreneur lends insight to the EDGE
During his return to Tuscaloosa as a speaker at the Serial Entrepreneur event hosted by the EDGE, John Cassimus, founder
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The Business Climate in Tuscaloosa
Owner of several businesses and EDGE member, Tim Lewis, explains his part in creating and building the EDGE as well
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John Cassimus at The Edge
Hear from alum John Cassimus, Zoës Kitchen founder, who is taking the Magic City by storm. On May 10th, he
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UA EDGE Labs and ALDAG overview
Dan Blakely joins WVUA to explain how UA President Bell’s strategic plan created his position as Associate Vice President of
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WVUA discusses Crimson Startup Program
WVUA hosted Ying Qin, organizer, and teacher for the Crimson Startup Program for this week’s highlight on the edge. Qin
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Victory Garden Center shows entrepreneurial success
Leah Taylor, Founder of Victory Garden Center, tells WVUA about her business’ recent success inspiring Tuscaloosa residents to plant their
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Stillman College promoting entrepreneurship to their students
The Dean of the Business School at Stillman College discusses the college’s efforts to promote entrepreneurship for its students. Find
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Shelton State and The EDGE partner to help computer science tech students
President of Shelton State Community College, Bill Ashley, discusses Shelton State’s programs and its goals to aid in entrepreneurship. With
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Trips4Trade update with Slade Johnston
Slade Johnston returned to the WVUA studio to give an update of his company Trips4Trade. He explained how to use
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WVUA covers Tuscaloosa’s current economic status
Barkley Garrett, the VP of Economic Development for the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama, explains the current economic state
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Culverhouse Dean discusses purpose of The EDGE and other programs
Dean Kay Palan from UA’s Culverhouse College of Business joins WVUA to discuss the various programs for economic and business
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Shippi, new app reduces hassle of U-Haul
In part of the weekly series focusing on local entrepreneurs, Reggie Murray, Founder of Shippi, explains how the app makes
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The EDGE prepares for the River Pitch Competition
Joshua Sahib sits down with WVUA to detail the events and happenings that will occur for the annual River Pitch
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Tyler McGovern discusses cybersecurity in the business world
In part of the weekly series focusing on local entrepreneurs, Tyler Mcgovern, CEO and Founder of Blackbriar explains how he
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Two UA graduates build successful espresso bar
Audrey Vermilyea, one of two UA students that founded Monarch Espresso Bar, tells WVUA of how she turned her dream
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Culverhouse Cultivates Entrepreneurship
An annual celebration of job creators and innovators, Global Entrepreneurship Week features 35,000 separate events all over the world. For
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Spark Tuscaloosa: All you need to know
Co-organizer of Spark Tuscaloosa, Ryan Marks, joins WVUA to explain what the program is and how it helps creators. Check
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Tech Tuscaloosa Movement with Jeff Gray
UA computer science professor, Jeff Gray, discusses his Tech Tuscaloosa Movement and why tech is so important in today’s society.
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Heather Watson explains CBD oil popularity
The popularity of CBD oil continues to grow. Heather Watson, with Southern Apothecary, explains why. Check out more details on
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The relationship between advertising and business
Jay Waters, a member of the UA College of Communication and Information Sciences staff, joins WVUA to discuss how advertising
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The history of SkyPop Gourmet Popcorn
In part of the weekly series focusing on local entrepreneurs, Valencia Winston discusses the origin of her company, SkyPop, a
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UA law students provide legal aid to entrepreneurs
The EDGE aids entrepreneurs with their business plans, and now the UA Law School will offer pro-bono legal services for
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All of the success of the EDGE
WVUA welcomed the Chair of the Edge Advisory Board, Bobby Bragg, to overview all of the EDGE’s success with businesses
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Empower Brand CEO, Charli Matthews discusses brand building
In part of the weekly series focusing on local entrepreneurs, Charli Matthews, CEO of both Empower Brand and Empower Pumps
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UA professor, Rob Morgan, helps students succeed in accelerated programs
UA business professor, Rob Morgan, discusses his two successful accelerated programs, STEM to MBA and I-Corps. Both programs have proven
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L.I.F.T. program turning students into community mentors
Lisa McKinney, director of the UA Culverhouse College of Business’s L.I.F.T. program, joins WVUA to describe how the L.I.F.T. (Learning
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Rusty Sutterlin explains his entrepreneurship success
In part of the weekly series focusing on local entrepreneurs, Rusty Sutterlin, CSO of Inventure Renewables, explains his insight on
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First EDGE Resident, Gary Butler, discusses company Camgian
In part of the weekly series focusing on local entrepreneurs, WVUA spoke with Gary Butler, the CEO of Camgian and
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Miller Girvin tells WVUA how she helps young entrepreneurs
As an advisor at the EDGE, Miller Girvin works with a lot of beginner entrepreneurs. She joined WVUA to explain
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WVUA connects with Bryant Mathis, founder of new app, Locality.
In part of the weekly series focusing on local entrepreneurs, WVUA speaks with UA senior, Bryant Mathis, about Locality, the
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Gas Delivery App, Tankr, covered on WVUA
In part of the weekly series focusing on local entrepreneurs, Jackson Carpenter, creator of Tankr, discusses how the new gas
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EDGE Graduate, Kinematic Sports’ Morgan Dewitt speaks with WVUA
In part of the weekly series focusing on local entrepreneurs, Morgan Dewitt, marketing coordinator for Kinematic Sports was welcomed to
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Alex Haisting discusses 2018 Aldag win
In part of the weekly series focusing on local entrepreneurs, WVUA invited Alex Haisting, CEO of High Five Studios and
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The EDGE Partners with Regions Bank
Elizabeth Winter, a representative from Regions Bank, discusses the partnership with EDGE and how it plans to aid entrepreneurs through
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UA administrator discusses innovation
In part of a weekly series of highlighting local entrepreneurs, Dr. Russ Mumper, The University of Alabama’s VP of Research
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Alabama Professor Helps Local Entrepreneurs Find Success
Culverhouse College of Business Professor of Management and James D. Nabors Instructional Excellence Faculty Fellow, Lou Marino visited the set
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Blenz Bowls Highlighted on WVUA
In part of a weekly series focusing on local entrepreneurs, Riley Voce co-founder of Blenz Bowls was featured on WVUA
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EDGE graduate discusses business progress
In part of a weekly series of highlighting local entrepreneurs, Jay Newman, Co-Founder and CEO of Ugo Delivery, was featured
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Business advisor talks about entrepreneurship
In part of a weekly series of highlighting local entrepreneurs, Katherine Zobre, a business advisor with the Alabama Small Business
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EDGE Executive-in-Residence Shares Tips
In part of a weekly series of highlighting local entrepreneurs, Tracy Comas, executive-in-residence at the EDGE, was featured on WVUA
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Business Competition Winner Taylor Shares Dream of Greener Tuscaloosa on WVUA
In part of a weekly series of highlighting local entrepreneurs, Leah Taylor, creator of the upcoming Taylor’s Victory Garden Center,
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EDGE Member Johnston talks Trips4Trade, Incubator on WVUA
In part of a weekly series of highlighting local entrepreneurs, Slade Johnston, founder and CEO of Trips4Trade was featured on
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