EDUCATE. INNOVATE. COLLABORATE. ACCELERATE. INCUBATE.
Who We Are
The Lab on Dexter is a public-private partnership to grow the tech and innovation ecosystem in the Montgomery community. This collaborative learning environment is for entrepreneurs, tech and innovation professionals and those looking to network within the River Region. Our programs include tech and entrepreneurial education, business acceleration and incubation, small and minority business development and collaborative innovation activities to diversify the local economy.
The Montgomery community continues to grow its entrepreneurial ecosystem through strategic partnerships across the country, leveraging talented market leaders in technology and other valuable assets within the city.
The Lab on Dexter is positioned on one of the most historically significant streets in America – Dexter Avenue.A stone’s throw from the Alabama Capitol, The Lab is located at the crossroads of our nation’s civil and human rights journey. Through our initiatives, Montgomery and Alabama will become recognized as a leader in addressing economic inequality through entrepreneurial learning and support, access to resources, and collaboration.
The world’s conversation around diversity, equity, and inclusion in corporate and business culture, and the inequity of economic opportunity is happening in Montgomery Alabama. As a result, The Lab on Dexter marks the intersection of tech, entrepreneurial and social innovation in a deeply meaningful way while fueling lasting economic prosperity among underrepresented companies and entrepreneurs.
Dr. Nichole Thompson