Community Partnership Chat: ¡HICA!

In the next episode of our Community Partnership Chat, Verizon Policy’s Justin Tanner sits down with Verizon’s Justin Tanner sits down with Carlos Alemán, CEO of ¡HICA!–the Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama. The two discussed how ¡HICA! is leveraging technology to advance their goal of empowering Latinos to successfully adapt and integrate—all so they have the opportunity to achieve their dreams and aspirations. Watch the video to learn more!

Bham Now: 2 startups win $75K at Alabama Launchpad’s Cycle 1 Finale in Mobile

On Thursday, April 28th, nine Alabama startups made their way to Innovation Portal in Mobile for the Alabama Launchpad Cycle 1 2022 Finale. Their goal? To pitch their businesses to a panel of experienced entrepreneurs for a chance to win a total of $75K in funding ($50K for seed stage and $25K for concept stage).

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Alabama Inno: Alabama-based company joins Johnson & Johnson Innovation’s JLabs accelerator in D.C.

Editor’s note: This story was originally published in The Pitch, a DC Inno special feature spotlighting young local startups led by underrepresented founders. The companies included may not have much (or any) funding or revenue, but they do have plans — and they’re taking the initial steps to make things happen.

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