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Welcome to Alabama's most active early-stage seed fund.

With more than $5 million invested.

Good news for those who can cut it.

Leigh & Cliff Spencer

Alabama Sawyer

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Welcome to Alabama's most active early-stage seed fund.

With more than $5 million invested.

That's truly a thing of beauty.

Yazmin Cavale

Founder & CEO

GLOW

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Welcome to Alabama's most active early-stage seed fund.*

With more than $5 million invested.

Embrace the pixel possibilities.

Josh Adams

Co-Founder Smooth Terminal (& Pixel Josh)

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Welcome to Alabama's most active early-stage seed fund.

With more than $5 million invested.

Big help for superheroes.

Karim I. Budhwani

Co-Founder & CEO

CerFlux

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With more than $5 million invested.

Watch what that can do.

Eric Housh, Arnar Thors

and Matt Fitzgerald

Founders AerBetic

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With more than $5 million invested.

Preserving worthy dreams.

Austin Senseman, Co-Founder & CEO

Nathan McMinn, Co-Founder & CTO

Conserv

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With more than $5 million invested.

We detect an advantage.

Peggy Sammon

CEO, Co-Founder

GeneCapture

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With more than $5 million invested.

Immediate support for doers.

Matt Pierce

Founder & CEO

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Startups

EDPA Investment

$+ Million

Estimated Valuation

$ Million
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Alabama Launchpad: Social Impact Competition

Alabama Launchpad, a program of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA), is proud to announce its partnership with the Alabama Power Foundation, launching the first statewide Alabama Launchpad: Social Impact Competition. This inaugural Social Impact Competition is fit for entrepreneurs who are intent on making a positive impact on society through their startup.

Applications are open Monday, Aug. 15 – Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022. Applicants must be committed to fostering both economic growth and social impact in the state of Alabama. To apply today, please click here.

Events

Cycle 3 (Social Impact Competition) Applications Open:
August 15, at 9 a.m.
Cycle 2 Finale (Click Here for Tickets):
August 30, at 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Cycle 3 (Social Impact Competition) Applications Close:
September 15, at 5 p.m.
Cycle 3 Finale:
December 8, at TBD

About Launchpad

Started in 2006, Alabama Launchpad is the state’s most active early-stage seed fund investor, driving innovation and job growth through startup competitions and ongoing mentoring for Alabama entrepreneurs.

Bang! Zoom! To the moon!

Meet some of our winners.

Entrepreneur tested. Wunderkind approved.

Henrique Dubugras

Founder of Brex
Billion-dollar startup

You supply the vision. We supply the ignition.

Economists have calculated that 50% of U.S. annual GDP growth is attributed to increases in innovation.(No wonder we’re investing in it.)

Cycle 3 – Applications Open

Cycle 3 - Applications Close