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"How Startups Helped Birmingham Bounce Back" - Hint: Fledging's involved!

Posted by Ethan Summers on Jan 17th 2020

"How Startups Helped Birmingham Bounce Back" - Hint: Fledging's involved!

Check out Entrepeneur.com's latest guest post from Jeff Barrett of Status Creative on Birmingham's startup renaissance!Link to the articleOn Birmingham:"The most interesting place I visited in 2019 was Birmingham, Alabama. It wasn’t my first time. I spoke at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) in 2015 and had a great experience, but what changed over the ensuing four years was an absolute shift in energy, an upward trajectory."On Innova…

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Hardware Minute: What the Fledge is a GaN Charger?

Posted by Ethan Summers on Jan 9th 2020

Hardware Minute: What the Fledge is a GaN Charger?

A little backgroundTiny. Cool to the touch. Fast charging. These are just a few of the terms that no one on the planet would use to describe current chargers for MacBooks and the Apple large device family.But each is perfect for describing GaN technology, one of the most exciting power management innovations in years. We’re here today to share what GaN is, why it matters, what it will (probably) mean in the future, and to throw in a little…

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Magazines are just broken iPads: Luke Williams speaks about Innovation with the Birmingham Venture Club

Posted by Ethan Summers on Dec 13th 2019

Magazines are just broken iPads: Luke Williams speaks about Innovation with the Birmingham Venture Club

What an incredible lunch with the Birmingham Venture Club!Mayor Randall Woodfin spoke briefly, thanking the Club, the startups, and the investors for the progressive work we’re all doing here in Birmingham. “There’s a sense of a sense of energy and a sense of urgency in this room,” he said during the lunch’s opening remarks. If you’re not keeping an eye on Mayor Woodfin, you’re missing out. Initiatives like the Birmingham Promise are uplifti…

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Fledging wins $50,000 for new product launches, new team hires from Velocity Accelerator Fund

Posted by Ethan Summers on Nov 25th 2019

Fledging wins $50,000 for new product launches, new team hires from Velocity Accelerator Fund

Fledging is honored to announce that we’ve been awarded $50,000 in follow-on funding by Innovation Depot’s Velocity Accelerator Fund!Fledging’s co-founder and CSO, Steven Robbins, delivered our pitch to a panel of expert judges on Wednesday, November 13th.The Velocity Fund awards up to $250,000 each fall to the participants of the spring’s Velocity Accelerator program. In 2019, six other amazing startups participated in Fledging’s cohort: Fa…

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Fledging Shell Thunder featured on 9to5Mac

Posted by Max Polec on Nov 4th 2019

Fledging Shell Thunder featured on 9to5Mac

9to5Mac recently shared a video called A great Mac Mini video editing setup under $2K! and featured Fledging's Shell Thunder as a part of their Mac Mini build. You can find the full video linked here. You can purchase Shell Thunder here. …

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