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THTW- Ep. 5: Britney Summerville and Birmingham Bound

THTW- Ep. 5: Britney Summerville and Birmingham Bound

October 14, 2019

In just over a year, Birmingham Bound has played a direct role in recruiting more than a dozen tech operations to Birmingham. Hear about their unprecedented success and how Britney and the Bham Bound team is leveraging the energetic startup community and corporate partners to attract high growth startups.

Plus, learn about Britney's favorite character from "The Wire."

This Has to Work AFF Ep. 4: Are you Ready to Raise Capital?

This Has to Work AFF Ep. 4: Are you Ready to Raise Capital?

October 8, 2019

In this episode, Mickey and Matt review some basics around fundraising prep for startups. When are you ready? What different kinds of investors look for. How to start getting ready for those conversations? Plus a reference to 80's network television...

This Has to Work- AFF Ep. 3: Ecosystems

This Has to Work- AFF Ep. 3: Ecosystems

October 1, 2019

Ecosystems play a huge role in the success or failure of a startup. Listen to what Mickey and Matt found during the last year through their travels and interactions with different startup communities throughout the country. What was impressive? What was less than encouraging? Hear all about it on this episode.

This Has to Work- AFF Episode 2

This Has to Work- AFF Episode 2

September 23, 2019

Continuing our series on the Alabama Futures Fund after its one-year anniversary, this episode covers what startups they discovered inside and outside the state of Alabama. From space tourism to chicken restaurants, the Redhawk team talked to a wide variety of founders. Hear directly from them about what's at stake when assessing startups and how staying true to the investment thesis is crucial to driving the fund's approach.

This Has to Work- Alabama Futures Fund Short Series Ep: 1

This Has to Work- Alabama Futures Fund Short Series Ep: 1

September 16, 2019

IT'S BAAAACK... After a 14 month hiatus, This Has to Work is back and all 6 subscribers are ecstatic!

We're kicking off the relaunch with a short series about the $25m Alabama Futures Fund. The series will cover the first year of the fund from the perspective of the investment managers at Redhawk VC- Mickey Millsap and Matt Hottle. 

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