7 winners & judges weigh in on updates to the Alabama Launchpad program

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We spoke with Will Bryant (right) and six other former winners & judges of the Alabama Launchpad Startup Competition. Photo via Alabama Launchpad

Over its 15-year history, the Alabama Launchpad Startup Competition has helped promising Alabama startups launch their vision with their best foot forward. In fact, Alabama Launchpad is the most active early-stage seed fund investor in the entire state—awarding $5.6 million to 100 Alabama startups throughout the years.

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Local startup companies compete for $100,000 when the Rise of the Rest tour hits Birmingham May 9

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Steve Case, AOL co-founder is coming to Bham. Via whyy.org.

Birmingham has been labeled an up-and-coming hotspot for startup companies for some time. Now those across the country will see just what the Magic City is made of as local startups anxiously prepare to compete for $100,000 in seed funding when the Rise of the Rest bus tour rolls into Birmingham this week.  Continue reading “Local startup companies compete for $100,000 when the Rise of the Rest tour hits Birmingham May 9”