Meet 7 entrepreneurs mentoring promising startups at Alabama Launchpad

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Matt Fitzgerald (right) alongside business partners Arnar Thors and Eric Housh. Matt Fitzgerald will be serving as a Launch Advisor for the upcoming Alabama Launchpad Startup Competition. Photo via EDPA

For the past 15 years, the Alabama Launchpad Startup Competition has guided some of the best and brightest entrepreneurs in Alabama by investing $5.6 million in 100 Alabama startups. Now, Alabama Launchpad is introducing a few changes to the program to provide even greater support for participating startups. We spoke with 7 Alabama entrepreneurs serving as Launch Advisors for the program to learn more.

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4 must-attend events at Birmingham Innovation Week July 9 to 13, including Sloss Sport

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Fledging, a student-led startup by Weida Tan (above) and Steven Robbins, is the second business to progress from the UAB Commercialization Accelerator to Innovation Depot. Photo submitted

Bham Now continues its coverage of Birmingham Innovation Week, beginning with a kickoff party on July 9 presented by Red Diamond Coffee & Tea. Next up to the plate: UAB wants to hear your business pitch, Southern Research supports STEM education in local schools, and Knight Eady talks technology and opportunity in the sports industry.

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