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 [...]
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OXFORD, Miss. – Besides having a killer idea, perhaps the most critical factor in launching a new business is making sure you’re in the right location for your venture [...]
Raising capital and growing a business is a daunting task. Throw in being first-time, non-technical entrepreneurs, women, minorities and a mother-daughter team, and that may seem even more difficult.
Kerry Schrader is woman, Black, and a Baby Boomer. She overcame the odds to make her tech company, Mixtroz, big news. Kerry Schrader was the 37th Black woman to [...]
Ashlee Ammons just wanted to connect. In November 2014, she was awkwardly roaming an industry networking event, looking for someone to chat with. Later that weekend, her mother, Kerri [...]
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L-R: Karim Budhwani; April Benetollo; Kerry Schrader; Brooke Battle; Kenneth DeWitt It’s hard not to notice Birmingham’s growing culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. Long known for steel production, [...]
Mixtroz is making waves. Last year, the Birmingham-based start-up’s founders—mother-daughter team Kerry Schrader and Ashlee Ammons—won the $100,000 Rise of the Rest pitch competition organized by investor and AOL cofounder [...]
With their tech startup Mixtroz, Kerry Schrader and Ashlee Ammons are changing the way people network for business — and breaking barriers along the way.