Toni Eberhart serves as Executive Director for Alabama’s leading non-profit ideation accelerator, Urban Engine. Toni's past achievements focus on economic impact primarily within the Southeast Region of the United States spanning across diverse industries such as medicine, energy infrastructure, higher education, and federal program & policy operations. Toni is known as a distinguished leader in the evolution of robust and dynamic innovation ecosystems, often advocating for burgeoning business & technology communities in the State of Alabama.
On this episode you'll learn:
-What are the advantages and disadvantages of structuring your local innovation hub as a 501c3
-What are Urban Engine's successes for other small town ecosystems to replicate?
-What are the strengths and weaknesses of the Huntsville startup ecosystem