Bham Now: 5 startups, $50K in funding. Catch the action at Alabama Launchpad’s Virtual Finale, November 17

On Wednesday, November 17th, eleven startups from across the state will compete for a share of $75K in seed funding at the Alabama Launchpad Cycle 3 2021 finale event. We decided to kick things off by learning more about the five seed-stage finalists going for the $50k prize.

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Alabama Inno: Bronze Valley Accelerator names fall program participants

The newest cohort has been selected for this fall’s Bronze Valley Accelerator Program.

The accelerator has selected five companies from across the country representing a wide range of industries. This is the fourth class of the seven-week Bronze Valley Accelerator, and the program will focus on supporting female entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs of color using the gBETA model from accelerator organizer gener8tor.

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Alabama News Network: What the Tech? Are You Eligible to Get Help Paying Your Internet Bills?

80% of families who qualify for help paying for internet bills have not applied, according to the FCC. The “Emergency Broadband Benefits” launched this past spring, offering families and individuals affected by COVID-19, help accessing the internet. According to MediaJustice, more than 19 million families that qualify are still not enrolled.

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