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Four Birmingham Startups Win Funding in Alabama Launchpad Finale

All five of the startups competing in the Alabama Launchpad Startups Competition, including four from Birmingham, won a share of the $214,300 in funding.

This is the first time in the competition’s history that all finalists received funding.

“It’s merit-based,” said Greg Sheek, programs director of the Alabama Launchpad. “They all made really great strides. There were strong teams in place.”

Sheek said the amounts each company won is reflective of their submitted budgets and do not reflect any type of ranking.

Below is the amount each company won. You can click here to read more about each Birmingham startup.

Abel Healthcare Enterprises (Birmingham): $66,800

Brewery Buddy (Tuscaloosa): $24,600

In the Sports Zone (Birmingham): $43,500

Skills For Success (Birmingham): $59,4000

Wires (Birmingham): $20,000

March 23, 2015

| Reporter- Birmingham Business Journal
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