Our Principles

  1. We are open, inclusive, and informal. All are welcome.
  2. We focus on high-growth startups throughout north Alabama, while also welcoming entrepreneurs from nonprofits, cooperatives, and any organization contributing to our quality of life.
  3. We entrepreneurs must lead development of the ecosystem, so step up and start up new initiatives.
  4. We engage for the long term. Tourists are welcome, but we must build a sustainable home.
  5. We give before we get. Professional service providers take note.
  6. We are committed to both business development and a high quality of life for all.
  7. We are active connectors and introduce people who can help each other.