Archive for October 2014

Alabama Launchpad now accepting applications for next Start-Up competition

Alabama Launchpad now accepting applications for next Start-Up competition Birmingham, Ala., Oct. 13 – Alabama Launchpad, a program of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama, opened the application process today for the next cycle of its popular statewide Start-Up Competition. Interested startup teams must submit an application and a $150 non-refundable application fee before midnight…

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2,000 Participate in inaugural Innovation Week Birmingham

2,000 Participate in inaugural Innovation Week Birmingham IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Dave Rickey: 205-241-8102 (office); 205-482-8811(cell) Lauren Cooper: 205-241-8127 (office); 205-910-3215 (cell) BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – October 2, 2014 – More than 2,000 participants in 14 events, 77 speakers and $250,000 in startup capital awarded – those are the results of the first annual Innovation Week Birmingham,…

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X Prize CEO Peter Diamandis' advice to Bham entrepreneurs

X Prize CEO Peter Diamandis’ advice to Bham entrepreneurs   Birmingham Business Journal Dr. Peter Diamandis, CEO of the X PRIZE Foundation, gives advice to Birmingham’s entrepreneurs on how to establish the city’s identity as an innovative hub.

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