Startup Competition

Why Alabama Launchpad?

What can Alabama Launchpad do to help your startup?

Watch the video to find out!

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Additional Perks for Launchpad Winners

Amazon Web Services Program
The program, AWS Activate, provides you with the following:

  •  $5,000 in AWS credits valid for 2 years
  • Free access to web-based and instructor-led training (normally ~$600/course), plus tokens for multiple hands-on labs (normally ~$30/lab)
  • One year of premium AWS Business Support
  • A new Startup Forum for knowledge sharing among startups
  • Special offers from other companies that help startups – initial partners include Opscode, AlertLogic and SOASTA with more coming soon

Access link to application provided to all finalists at the conclusion of each round.
Amazon Fine print: Generally available to companies that have raised less than $1.5M in capital. Some rational judgment will be made in cases where multiple redemption have been requested.

Incubator Office Space Program
Innovation Depot (Birmingham, Alabama)

  • 3 months free rent

Fine Print: Offered to one winner per round; Smallest office space or an equivalent discount off a larger space

Product Development Services
Whiteboard IT

  • An initial Technology Consultation for any company in the competition
  • One week of development (40 hours) for companies who commit to projects of 25k or more after the initial consultation