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11 Southern tech companies brewing up beer innovations | DIG SOUTH

11 Southern tech companies brewing up beer innovations | DIG SOUTH

Oktoberfest may be officially coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean your celebrations have to. Brewers, developers, and entrepreneurs are using technology to disrupt the massive and traditional $300 billion beer industry…and it’s working. According to Brewers Association, craft breweries have doubled their market share since 2010, and in 2014, startups in the alcohol industry raised $100 million in venture capital. Even the big guys are taking note; AB InBev (the world’s largest brewer and maker of such artisanal suds as Budweiser), partnered with Techstars Connection earlier this year to launch a food and beverage accelerator with a technology bent.

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