All News and Updates Below
New UA Minor in Entrepreneurship
March 4, 2020
Culverhouse College of Business has had to make some changes while adding the new entrepreneurship minor option for UA students.Read more.
Seed Creative: the importance of videos in business
February 19, 2020
George Edmondson, Owner of Seed Creative, joins WVUA to discuss the importance of videos when beginning or maintaining a business.Read more.
Serial Entrepreneur lends insight to the EDGE
February 12, 2020
During his return to Tuscaloosa as a speaker at the Serial Entrepreneur event hosted by the EDGE, John Cassimus, founderRead more.
The Business Climate in Tuscaloosa
February 5, 2020
Owner of several businesses and EDGE member, Tim Lewis, explains his part in creating and building the EDGE as wellRead more.
John Cassimus at The Edge
February 3, 2020
Hear from alum John Cassimus, Zoës Kitchen founder, who is taking the Magic City by storm. On May 10th, heRead more.
UA EDGE Labs and ALDAG overview
January 29, 2020
Dan Blakely joins WVUA to explain how UA President Bell’s strategic plan created his position as Associate Vice President ofRead more.
WVUA discusses Crimson Startup Program
January 22, 2020
WVUA hosted Ying Qin, organizer, and teacher for the Crimson Startup Program for this week’s highlight on the edge. QinRead more.
Victory Garden Center shows entrepreneurial success
January 15, 2020
Leah Taylor, Founder of Victory Garden Center, tells WVUA about her business’ recent success inspiring Tuscaloosa residents to plant theirRead more.
Stillman College promoting entrepreneurship to their students
January 8, 2020
The Dean of the Business School at Stillman College discusses the college’s efforts to promote entrepreneurship for its students. FindRead more.
Shelton State and The EDGE partner to help computer science tech students
December 18, 2019
President of Shelton State Community College, Bill Ashley, discusses Shelton State’s programs and its goals to aid in entrepreneurship. WithRead more.
Trips4Trade update with Slade Johnston
December 11, 2019
Slade Johnston returned to the WVUA studio to give an update of his company Trips4Trade. He explained how to useRead more.
WVUA covers Tuscaloosa’s current economic status
December 4, 2019
Barkley Garrett, the VP of Economic Development for the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama, explains the current economic stateRead more.
Culverhouse Dean discusses purpose of The EDGE and other programs
November 27, 2019
Dean Kay Palan from UA’s Culverhouse College of Business joins WVUA to discuss the various programs for economic and businessRead more.
Shippi, new app reduces hassle of U-Haul
November 20, 2019
In part of the weekly series focusing on local entrepreneurs, Reggie Murray, Founder of Shippi, explains how the app makesRead more.
The EDGE prepares for the River Pitch Competition
November 13, 2019
Joshua Sahib sits down with WVUA to detail the events and happenings that will occur for the annual River PitchRead more.
Tyler McGovern discusses cybersecurity in the business world
November 6, 2019
In part of the weekly series focusing on local entrepreneurs, Tyler Mcgovern, CEO and Founder of Blackbriar explains how heRead more.
Two UA graduates build successful espresso bar
October 30, 2019
Audrey Vermilyea, one of two UA students that founded Monarch Espresso Bar, tells WVUA of how she turned her dreamRead more.
Culverhouse Cultivates Entrepreneurship
October 30, 2019
An annual celebration of job creators and innovators, Global Entrepreneurship Week features 35,000 separate events all over the world. ForRead more.
Spark Tuscaloosa: All you need to know
October 23, 2019
Co-organizer of Spark Tuscaloosa, Ryan Marks, joins WVUA to explain what the program is and how it helps creators. CheckRead more.
Tech Tuscaloosa Movement with Jeff Gray
October 16, 2019
UA computer science professor, Jeff Gray, discusses his Tech Tuscaloosa Movement and why tech is so important in today’s society.Read more.
Heather Watson explains CBD oil popularity
October 9, 2019
The popularity of CBD oil continues to grow. Heather Watson, with Southern Apothecary, explains why. Check out more details onRead more.
The relationship between advertising and business
October 2, 2019
Jay Waters, a member of the UA College of Communication and Information Sciences staff, joins WVUA to discuss how advertisingRead more.
The history of SkyPop Gourmet Popcorn
September 25, 2019
In part of the weekly series focusing on local entrepreneurs, Valencia Winston discusses the origin of her company, SkyPop, aRead more.
UA law students provide legal aid to entrepreneurs
September 18, 2019
The EDGE aids entrepreneurs with their business plans, and now the UA Law School will offer pro-bono legal services forRead more.
All of the success of the EDGE
September 11, 2019
WVUA welcomed the Chair of the Edge Advisory Board, Bobby Bragg, to overview all of the EDGE’s success with businessesRead more.
Empower Brand CEO, Charli Matthews discusses brand building
September 4, 2019
In part of the weekly series focusing on local entrepreneurs, Charli Matthews, CEO of both Empower Brand and Empower PumpsRead more.
UA professor, Rob Morgan, helps students succeed in accelerated programs
August 28, 2019
UA business professor, Rob Morgan, discusses his two successful accelerated programs, STEM to MBA and I-Corps. Both programs have provenRead more.
L.I.F.T. program turning students into community mentors
August 21, 2019
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. (LearningRead more.
Rusty Sutterlin explains his entrepreneurship success
August 14, 2019
In part of the weekly series focusing on local entrepreneurs, Rusty Sutterlin, CSO of Inventure Renewables, explains his insight onRead more.
First EDGE Resident, Gary Butler, discusses company Camgian
August 7, 2019
In part of the weekly series focusing on local entrepreneurs, WVUA spoke with Gary Butler, the CEO of Camgian andRead more.
Miller Girvin tells WVUA how she helps young entrepreneurs
July 31, 2019
As an advisor at the EDGE, Miller Girvin works with a lot of beginner entrepreneurs. She joined WVUA to explainRead more.
WVUA connects with Bryant Mathis, founder of new app, Locality.
July 24, 2019
In part of the weekly series focusing on local entrepreneurs, WVUA speaks with UA senior, Bryant Mathis, about Locality, theRead more.
Gas Delivery App, Tankr, covered on WVUA
July 17, 2019
In part of the weekly series focusing on local entrepreneurs, Jackson Carpenter, creator of Tankr, discusses how the new gasRead more.
EDGE Graduate, Kinematic Sports’ Morgan Dewitt speaks with WVUA
July 10, 2019
In part of the weekly series focusing on local entrepreneurs, Morgan Dewitt, marketing coordinator for Kinematic Sports was welcomed toRead more.
Alex Haisting discusses 2018 Aldag win
July 3, 2019
In part of the weekly series focusing on local entrepreneurs, WVUA invited Alex Haisting, CEO of High Five Studios andRead more.
The EDGE Partners with Regions Bank
June 26, 2019
Elizabeth Winter, a representative from Regions Bank, discusses the partnership with EDGE and how it plans to aid entrepreneurs throughRead more.
UA administrator discusses innovation
June 19, 2019
In part of a weekly series of highlighting local entrepreneurs, Dr. Russ Mumper, The University of Alabama’s VP of ResearchRead more.
Alabama Professor Helps Local Entrepreneurs Find Success
June 12, 2019
Culverhouse College of Business Professor of Management and James D. Nabors Instructional Excellence Faculty Fellow, Lou Marino visited the setRead more.
Blenz Bowls Highlighted on WVUA
June 5, 2019
In part of a weekly series focusing on local entrepreneurs, Riley Voce co-founder of Blenz Bowls was featured on WVUARead more.
EDGE graduate discusses business progress
May 29, 2019
In part of a weekly series of highlighting local entrepreneurs, Jay Newman, Co-Founder and CEO of Ugo Delivery, was featuredRead more.
Business advisor talks about entrepreneurship
May 22, 2019
In part of a weekly series of highlighting local entrepreneurs, Katherine Zobre, a business advisor with the Alabama Small BusinessRead more.
EDGE Executive-in-Residence Shares Tips
May 15, 2019
In part of a weekly series of highlighting local entrepreneurs, Tracy Comas, executive-in-residence at the EDGE, was featured on WVUARead more.
Business Competition Winner Taylor Shares Dream of Greener Tuscaloosa on WVUA
May 8, 2019
In part of a weekly series of highlighting local entrepreneurs, Leah Taylor, creator of the upcoming Taylor’s Victory Garden Center,Read more.
EDGE Member Johnston talks Trips4Trade, Incubator on WVUA
May 1, 2019
In part of a weekly series of highlighting local entrepreneurs, Slade Johnston, founder and CEO of Trips4Trade was featured onRead more.