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Birmingham to host qualifying round of startup event

Another source of potential funding for local startup companies and entrepreneurs will be coming to Birmingham in April.

36/86 Southern Series is a pitch competition in Nashville created by Launch Tennessee, and in partnership with Innovation Depot and Harbert Venture Partners, will be looking for companies in Birmingham to compete in a qualifying round for the finals this summer.

On April 6 at Iron City, up to four Birmingham companies will receive a $1,000 travel stipend to compete in the finals for $50,000 in funding and additional investor opportunities.

Startup applicants must be located in the South, have raised less than $5 million in equity, have one pilot customer or user, and be a tech-focused business within areas like big data, consumer products, digital media, E-Commerce, among others.

For more information or to register for the event, click here. To apply, click here.


Alan Alexander covers health care, technology and education for the Birmingham Business Journal. Click here to follow him on Twitter.

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