A yearly competition is held to provide funding for startups who are truly making an impact in their cities. This year, two Bham companies are in the running; Book-it-Legal and Alasaw.
- By understanding the importance of fallen trees, Alasaw mills urban lumber transforms the giants into beautiful pieces of art.
Photo By: Alasaw Photo By: Alasaw
“We recognize the value in these majestic trees, that have fallen from storms, been displaced by development, or are otherwise headed for the landfill.”
- This tech company connects law students, who are in need of practical work experience, to the vast market place of law practice.
“Research, memos, brief editing, cite-checking, deposition summaries, document review, articles, client updates — let’s get to work.”
— Wade Cline (@wade_cline) October 24, 2016
Last year, $645,300 was awarded by the Launchpad program to 3 companies who then when onto gather millions of dollars in extra funding (collectively) and then created a multitude of jobs. The persistence of this program to not only recognize, but gather support for these companies, is unmatched.