Birmingham-based Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA) has been busy. During 2019, the EDPA invested $600k in eight Alabama startups through Alabama Launchpad. Read on to learn about the winners and how you can apply to be a part of Alabama Launchpad 2020.
Two Birmingham-based startup businesses won a combined $150,000 in seed funding in front of a large audience at the Alabama Launchpad pitch finale held as part of imerge2019 in Birmingham on August 28. Check out what $100,000-winner Immediate and $50,000-winner Conserv have in store for us. Find out what happened at imerge2019.
The next generation of Alabama’s innovators will pitch to win part of $150,000 funding on offer from the EDPA at Cycle 3 of the Alabama Launchpad competition in Birmingham on Thursday, August 28. The finale forms part of imerge2019, a special event to celebrate Alabama’s past, present and future role in the space race.
For the past six years, the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama has hosted an Innovation Conference to celebrate innovation, entrepreneurs, and startups in our state. However, this year they are taking it up a notch.
In fact, the keynote speaker, Thomas L. Friedman, is a Pulitzer Prize winner, New York Times columnist, and best-selling author.
Mark your calendars for Wednesday, August 23rd. Taking place at the Alabama Theatre, Imerge is an event you do not want to miss.