Urban Engine Turns 4 as A Driving Force for Local Entrepreneurs

Urban Engine Turns 4 as A Driving Force for Local Entrepreneurs

Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle delivered the keynote address to a packed audience.

“We have seen the vision, the driving force, making it a reality,” said Battle. “We need to make sure our city thinks outside the box. We are a city on the move, with 25,000 jobs added over the last year. 15,000 of those have been in high tech.

“The end result is that you’ve made this count. We’re more competitive, there’s more jobs, thank you for the job you are doing. Huntsville is a place that’s made for the future. The job we do today sets us up for the next 10 years. What you’re doing today will be the technology of tomorrow.”

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Homegrown Huntsville [Startup of the Month]

Homegrown Huntsville [Startup of the Month]

Founded in 2012, the company came about while Ashley Ryals was planning a downtown pub tour as a member of the Huntsville Young Professionals board. Expecting 30 to 40 people to attend, Ashley was surprised when…

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Urban Engine Presents: 32/10 Speaker Series with Amanda Kruse, Founder/CEO Discount Divas

Urban Engine is honored to be able to host a fireside chat with Amanda Halpin-Kruse, founder/CEO of Discount Divas. Amanda will share how she got the idea to start her Discount Divas when she was a nurse at Huntsville Hospital and within 3 years she has reached $1M/month in revenue. Key takeaways from Amanda's story will include: How she transitioned from RN to Business Owner and has consistently grown her business. How she was able to use Facebook to increase sales and build her customer base. Milestones that she considered to be indicators that her business was heading in the right direction and how she's using those to set future goals.

Urban Engine Podcast #12: How to Deal with Customers in 2018

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Toni and Matt are joined in this special episode by Brandon Kruse, founder/CEO of CommentSold to discuss all aspects of serving customers in the modern market. Topics discussed range from handling customer problems, how to measure customer satisfaction through surveys, properly qualifying customers to avoid problems in the first place, and more.

Urban Engine Podcast #7: Brandon Kruse on Competition & More

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Brandon Kruse of CommentSold joins our podcast moderators Matt & Toni to talk about managing relationships in entrepreneurship, thinking about competitors, the power of an abundance mindset, and his favorite downtime hobby at Huntsville West.