Stone Offers Thoughts on Startups Raising Capital

Businesses that want to grow and expand must raise capital to fund their goals. For startups, the fundraising process can be extremely challenging. Recently, the Birmingham Business Journal examined fundraising trends for startups in Birmingham and invited several...

Bibb Discusses Banks IPOs with BBJ

Earlier this year, Cadence Bancshares announced its initial public offering (IPO). Soon after, analysts started exploring whether or not additional banks might pursue a similar strategy. Following the announcement, the Birmingham Business Journal’s Michael Seale...

Birmingham Business Journal Explores PWCo Econ Report

On February 2, 2017, Porter White & Company (PWCo) released its Q3 2016 Birmingham Area Economic Report. The report reveals that the Birmingham-Hoover MSA has experienced significant losses in manufacturing over the past decade and has experienced gains in the...

Rediker Reflects on Community Banks

According to recent data included in the Q4 2016 Banking Almanac, Birmingham community banks are experiencing growth. Analysts believe more growth should be expected in 2017. The Birmingham Business Journal’s Michael Seale examined the perceived impact of the new...