The question behind
our impact stories
What brought you here?
The Urban Engine team loves this question.
We rarely hear the same answer twice.
After asking hundreds of people how they ended up at Urban Engine we began to realize the dynamic impact our work has on the communities we serve. So, we started to capture the stories of people in our networks and the unique ways our programs and resources have made a difference in their entrepreneurial journey. Thus, The Collective Ambition was born.
The Collective Ambition™ is Urban Engine’s central hub of impact stories. It is our collection of the notable people and ideas that inspire us to spark, fuel and ignite the next generation of visionaries through our community programming. You will find features of founders and their startup stories with a focus on how their professional developments make an impact in their local cities. Experience the waves of transformation these motivational influencers have stormed through their hard work.
This weekend, Huntsville is ‘Mainstage’ for the 2018 NASA Space Apps Challenge. Called Huntsville’s biggest hackathon of the year, the Rocket City is the epicenter of an international effort…Read More
Facilitated by Urban Engine of Huntsville and other local sponsors, the event will be held at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center’s Education Training Facility and will also be featured as the Mainstage for the challenge weekend…Read More
An Intuitive Research and Technology team is gearing up for the NASA Space Apps Challenge, the biggest hackathon event in Huntsville this year.
Huntsville was named the main stage city to host this year's challenge for the first time ever. The city will be joined by the Silicon Valley and New York City as the only cities to ever host the event.Read More
We’re bringing together Huntsville’s legendary aerospace + creative + software + engineering communities to collaborate on innovative solutions to NASA’S challenges on Earth and in Space during in a 32-hour competition. The entire weekend of events is FREE and open to the public!Read More
The 2017 challenge reached more than 25,000 participants and viewers, and the Mainstage sites were New York City and Palo Alto, California. This year, Huntsville is the only Mainstage and our Data Boot Camp programming on October 19 will feature local space and science professionals…Read More
The NASA SpaceApps Challenge is a 48-hour hackathon brought to Huntsville by the non-profit Urban Engine. To prepare teams for the challenge, Urban Engine is hosting CoWorking night educational workshops leading up to the event. Participants are encouraged to just show up to the workshops, no registration is required, and the workshop is free. CoWorking Night™.Read More