Introducing Innovation to Investment

ACN Mission

ACN is a community economic development organization facilitating growth in Alabama’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.


ACN supports Alabama’s most promising innovators through our member network of entrepreneurs, investors, advisors, service providers, and corporations. In addition to growth capital, ACN members offer support through mentorship and valuable connections. We are bridging the funding gap faced by Alabama companies in the early growth phase of business. As these companies grow, we will facilitate relationships with additional capital sources to further expand their success.


By supporting successful entrepreneurs, ACN hopes to keep and grow innovative business in Alabama an augment the state’s trajectory of economic growth.