Archive for September 2015

What Alabama Launchpad, a program of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama, is doing to help Alabama startups gain critical early stage federal funding

Just A Chat with Tracy Nevitt, president and founder of MetaboloStasis Therapeutics, on applying for Phase 0 assistance.     The federal government has $2.5 billion dollars in seed capital up for grabs to help early stage small businesses engage in research and development, create life-saving technologies and stimulate economic growth. The Small Business Innovation…

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From health care to water treatment technology: Meet the 10 startups to pitch on Oct. 2

The startups have been chosen, and the venue is set. The countdown begins for the Alabama Launchpad Startup Pitch event on Oct. 2 at Evonik Industries, 750 Lakeshore Parkway in Birmingham. Ten companies will pitch their products and services to a judging panel that includes Mickey Millsap, Executive Director, Youth Entrepreneur Labs; David Kassouf, Director, Kassouf…

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