Driving Innovation at Tuskegee

The YARD heads to Tuskegee for an Alabama Launchpad Competition.

With up to $150,000 on the line and expert judges deciding the winners, this competition is high stakes for the 6 startups chosen from across Alabama. Be sure to join us for Alabama Launchpad’s 2nd Pitch Competition Event of 2019! You’ll watch as 6 competing startups pitch our expert panel of judges on the what, where, and how of their businesses and why they should be awarded early-seed funding.

Alabama Launchpad is the most active early stage fund in the state, investing $600,000 a year in companies that have the potential to move Alabama’s economy forward.

This event will begin with a networking opportunity for you to connect and meet a wide variety of Alabama’s movers and shakerscorporate – from c-level executives to small business owners to early tech startups and college students. After the networking hour concludes, the event will move into the main event: pitches from up-and-coming startups!

Included with your ticket will be food, beverages and and live entertainment that will conclude the evening’s events as we celebrate our winners and finalists.

Whether you’re new to Alabama’s entrepreneurial ecosystem or a long time veteran, you’ll find a vibrant welcoming community and useful information waiting to greet you (and your ideas) with open arms.

Some of the event highlights include:

  • Invaluable networking opportunity with local entrepreneurs and startups
  • Learn from our featured entrepreneurs who share the story of their journey to success
  • Amazing local fare, beverages and spirits included with your ticket

Alabama Launchpad helps high growth companies start, stay, and grow in Alabama while supporting, advocating, and recognizing entrepreneurship statewide. Alabama Launchpad is a program of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama.

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