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ACN seeks to collaborate with all innovation ecosystem participants to create a more vibrant Alabama.
ACN is proud to partner with many of Alabama’s leading public and private entities to build a stronger, and intentionally diverse, entrepreneurial ecosystem. This includes collaboration with universities, incubators, accelerators, and chambers of commerce across the state’s urban and rural communities.
Our work not only provides economic benefit through making investor/founder connections, but also supports job creation, community engagement, talent migration, and a more robust ecosystem for all involved. Investment in the entrepreneurial ecosystem is vital for the growth of our state as we seek to grow our innovation economy.
What People Are Saying
We encourage the state to support the effort of Alabama Capital Network
More startups successfully raising capital equals more high paying jobs and opportunities for us to retain top talent from our pool of out-of-state students.
I’m energized by the opportunity to interact with some of the most innovative entrepreneurial talent in Alabama
as they cultivate their businesses alongside an active investor & corporate community. ACN’s potential to help diversify Alabama’s start-up ecosystem through intentional, purpose-led investments gives me tremendous hope for the future of our state’s economy.
ACN and the team behind it have been an integral part of Vulcan Line Tools journey.
Their guidance and mentorship have not only played a large part in growing my company but in my own skills as an entrepreneur. From helping me polish my presentation, to connecting me with the perfect people to present to, they have allowed me to propel the growth of my company. My experience with ACN has been invaluable and I look forward to seeing what they do for others just like me.
ACN has provided me invaluable insight, connections, and opportunities.
As a startup founder, I can honestly say that the resources available to me through ACN have made a significant impact on my ability to build, scale, and fund my growing business.
ACN plays an important role in this ecosystem by connecting capital providers with entrepreneurs.
As a member, I have greatly enjoyed experiencing the cross-section of these two worlds within ACN and am excited to see its future growth.
I’m proud to be involved, and excited to see how their work evolves in the years to come.
ACN is focused on growing Alabama’s innovation ecosystem, and they do this by bringing together entrepreneurs who want to make an impact with the people can help them do that.
ACN was instrumental in facilitating our first raise at QuantHub.
The opportunity to tell our story in front of a captive group of investors was invaluable and helped us forge relationships that have been a big part of our success.”
ACN is such an incredibly deep well of resources for startups in the state of Alabama.
Con.doit pitched at the first post-COVID pitch day and had a tremendous response from the ACN community. Our pitch led to several connections that I now count among my most valuable. The ACN network stretches in many directions and is flexible enough to accommodate established companies and early startup ideas alike.