Event: Alabama Launchpad’s first LIVE pitch competition of 2021

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With up to $75,000 on the line and expert judges deciding the winners, this competition is high stakes for the 6 concept stage and 5 seed stage finalists chosen from startups across Alabama. Auburn’s own, Nanoxort, is among the concept stage competitors. Tickets are available online.

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$120 million AUBix data center in Auburn to become economic catalyst

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Governor Kay Ivey announced today that AUBix LLC plans to open a $120 million data center in Auburn that will benefit communities across Alabama by providing a technological edge to businesses and individuals plus enhanced access to high-speed internet. Construction has begun on the firm’s new 40,000-square-foot facility on Samford Avenue, just outside the Auburn University campus.

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“Take 5” with Nanoxort

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Alabama Launchpad is a statewide startup pitch competition in which winners receive $25,000 and $50,000. Auburn University spinout biotech company, Nanoxort, has applied for the competition. We asked them five questions about the business. Here are their responses.

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May 25: Free Webinar – How Lending Decisions are Made

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Join us for our next Start in Auburn event: How Lending Decisions are Made. Whether for equipment, inventory or other working capital, at some point your business may need a loan. Learn how lenders make evaluations so that when you apply, your business will have the best opportunity to be approved. RSVP required by May 21 - see how here.

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“Take 5” with Stelona Shoes

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Alabama Launchpad is a statewide startup pitch competition in which winners receive $25,000 and $50,000. Auburn has two companies applying for the competition—one of which is Stelona Shoes. We asked founder Lydia Pass five questions about his business. Here are her responses.

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GEDI leverages EDA grant to assist entrepreneurs and give students real-world experience

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Auburn University Outreach’s Government and Economic Development Institute, or GEDI, through an Economic Development Agency University Center grant, is offering creative support services such as branding, product packaging and prototype development to student and community startups.

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Five Auburn University faculty teams competing for $100,000 in Launch funding

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In research and development, there is a place known as the Valley of Death – it’s the gap between applied research and viable products. To help bridge this gap so that powerful, useful research can make an impact on the market and improve quality of life, Auburn University’s Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development hosts an annual Launch competition.

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