Kick-starting entrepreneurs on the Gulf Coast.

Innovation Portal

Innovation Portal is a nonprofit incubator and innovation hub accelerating startup growth in the Gulf Coast region.

Innovation Portal provides a growth-focused space and community for entrepreneurs, innovators, and creatives to work and connect. In addition to the amazing workspace, it provides targeted programming to encourage the successful launch, development, and scaling of local ventures.

Innovation Portal is building a diverse, inclusive, and dynamic startup ecosystem and values its strategic partnerships with community organizations and leaders. Their resources include IT design services, programs, and activities to build community and support founders and their successful advancement through the startup lifecycle.

Startup Weekend Mobile

Startup Weekend Mobile is a 54-hour competition to launch coastal Alabama’s best ideas into viable businesses with a first-place prize package on the line lifecycle. Startup Weekend is a global Techstars initiative powered by Google for Entrepreneurs.

Startup Weekend dispatches expert facilitators to lead hands-on, weekend-long experiences that allow both entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs to test out startup ideas and see whether they’re viable.

Coworking Spaces

Remote workspaces and entrepreneurial office options are abundant in Mobile. Designed to spark creativity and collaboration with affordable rent, coworking spaces are part of the new normal.