Small Business and Entrepreneurs

Alabama Launchpad names 2 more winners

Two Birmingham-area companies took home top prizes in Alabama Launchpad’s Cycle 1 2023 finale

Birmingham startup Wyndy expands to Tennessee

Wyndy, the Birmingham-based app that connects families with babysitters, has expanded its reach to Knoxville and Chattanooga in Tennessee.

Dropllel wins top prize in Auburn Tiger Cage competition

Dropllel, a diagnostic tool to detect viruses, won Auburn University’s 2023 Tiger Cage Business Pitch Competition, beating 15 other student-led business startups.

Launch Tank names business competition finalists

Eight finalists will compete March 20 for more than $20,000 as part of the Singing River Trail Launch Tank, a North Alabama business competition presented by Launch 2035.

Alabama Launchpad chooses finalists for Cycle 1 2023

Ten finalists will compete for a combined $75,000 in two categories.

Alabama movers acquired

Waypoint Investments, the acquisition arm and management entity for Birmingham-based New Latitude Movers and Montgomery-based Admiral Movers, has now acquired Motivated Movers.

Shipt launches new accelerator program

LadderUp , a new accelerator from Shipt, aims to help small businesses, including LGBTQ+ and BIPOC-owned.

Applications open for Singing River Trail business competition

Applications are now being accepted for the second Singing River Trail Launch Tank business competition.

Alabama sends business trade delegation overseas

For the first time in three years, five Alabama-based companies went to Germany to talk trade.

Innovate Alabama has founding CEO

Innovate Alabama, the state’s first statewide public-private partnership focused on entrepreneurship, technology and innovation, has named Cynthia Crutchfield as it founding CEO

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