Startup news in Alabama, including a new tenant at Hardware Park

Hardware Park
Hardware Park. Photo via Nathan Watson for The Bama Buzz

A new leadership coach has joined the team at Hardware Park, and female-led startup LunarLab just launched operations in Birmingham. Want to learn more about this and more tech news in the state? Every two weeks, we’ll report on some of the biggest tech news throughout Alabama‚ÄĒlet’s get started.

1. Frameworq accepted to Lighthouse Labs Accelerator

Lighthouse Labs
The ten participating startups in the tenth cohort of Lighthouse Labs Accelerator. Photo via Lighthouse Labs RVA

Birmingham-based Frameworq was recently invited to participate in the tenth cohort of the Lighthouse Labs Accelerator. Based in Virginia, Lighthouse Labs is a three-month accelerator that focuses on startups owned by women and minorities. Over its 9-year history, Lighthouse Labs has invested over $1M in hundreds of promising startups.

Frameworq, powered by Kemp Management Solutions, is an easy-to-use software program that helps to simplify internal project management. Project Managers can use Frameworq to easily manage full-scale projects by tracking action items, high level schedule milestones and more.

“We are looking forward to growth outside our local sector, especially in terms of networking and building positive relationships. We also want to nail down our target market, and begin to raise capital within the next year so that we can scale and take the software nationwide.”

Jay Kemp, Co-Founder/CMO, Frameworq

2. Female-led LunarLab launches in Birmingham

The logo for LunarLab. Photo via LunarLab on Facebook

LunarLab, LLC is the latest startup to kick off in the Birmingham area. Led by Kelli Lucas and Elizabeth Anderson, LunarLab is a UX and product strategy consulting firm that aims to empower businesses to create meaningful products. Lucas and Anderson are experts at design and product strategy, including mobile apps, web pages, enterprise software and more.

Currently, Lucas and Anderson are operating LunarLab remotely, with plans to grow their business and move into an office in Birmingham.

3. Rich Potential LLC moves to Hardware Park

Rich Potential Llc
Martha Anne Rich, Ph.D of Rich Potential, LLC. Photo via Rich Potential, LLC on Facebook

Led by Martha Anne Rich, Rich Potential, LLC is the newest tenant at Hardware Park, a thriving hub for innovation and engineering in Birmingham. For over 20 years as a leadership coach, Martha Anne Rich has helped support groups and organizations strategize and develop plans to grow their businesses.

Now, Rich Potential, LLC will be offering their services from their new office at Hardware Park. In addition, Martha Anne Rich plans to coach several of the companies working out of Hardware Park.

Want to stay up-to-date on the latest startup news? Tag us @thebamabuzz to let us know, and be sure to follow The Bama Buzz on Facebook, LinkedIn & Instagram for the latest!

Nathan Watson
Nathan Watson

Tennessee native who fell in love with Birmingham during college. Graduated from Birmingham-Southern College in 2019. Passionate about Birmingham and its continued growth.

Articles: 207