The EDGE 2018 Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. Innovation Challenge [GAN]

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. (MBUSI). Innovation Challenge is an opportunity to engage Alabama’s thriving college and professional startup community to take on critical challenges faced in production flow management, big data efficiencies, and digital communications using creative business strategy, software development and technology solutions.

Our goal is to inspire creativity with vehicle manufacturing and all of its glory through collaboration, and energetic current- and next-generation startups with aspiring and professional problem-solvers to build innovative solutions with Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc.

Urban Engine has partnered with Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. to develop technical challenges for students and professionals as competition participants. There will be prizes, online workshops, on-site facility field trip visit, and an opportunity to engage with Daimler leadership.

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Urban Engine 32/10 Speaker Series with Glenn Clayton, Founder and CEO of Spur and Appleton

Hear Glenn's founding story of how he started Appleton from his dorm room as a broke college student at The University of Alabama in Huntsville. Glenn will share the evolution of Appleton including his successes and failures and the major pivot from tutoring to staffing. You'll also hear the founding story of his most recent venture, Spur and how they hope to change the staffing industry.