Archive for May 2013

Birmingham Business Alliance Announces Launchpad Workshop

Where: UAB Edge of Chaos (4th Floor of Lister Hill Library, 1700 University Blvd) More Information 8:15AM                Welcome and intro to Launchpad ReviewRoom (Greg Sheek, Director of Launchpad Programs) 8:45AM                Essentials of a 10 min PowerPoint pitch (Steve Ceulemans, VP Innovation & Technology at BBA) 9:30AM                Essentials of a 3 minute video pitch (Tony…

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Alabama Launchpad’s Latest Finale Advances State Start-ups to Success

Say “startup” and most think Silicon Valley, Boston or Boulder, not anywhere in Alabama. But the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama Foundation is working to create a start-up-friendly environment to provide resources to help startups stay in the state and become companies that ultimately will help create high-wage, high-growth jobs for Alabama.  On May 3,…

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Local companies bow out of competition

Two Tuscaloosa companies that were among the five finalists in the latest Alabama Launchpad competition were eliminated in the final round. The competition is sponsored by the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama Foundation and provides seed-money to enterprising entrepreneurial companies. The latest competition started with 22 companies, most affiliated with researchers at state universities. The…

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