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Bronze Valley Accelerator announces Spring 2022 cohort

Bronze Valley Accelerator announces Spring 2022 cohort

The fifth class of the Bronze Valley Accelerator is underway with the recent announcement of the five startups selected to participate in the Spring 2022 program. The companies were recruited from across the United States and represent a wide variety of industries and...

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Bronze Valley announces investment in Brevity Pitch

Bronze Valley announces investment in Brevity Pitch

The Bronze Valley portfolio continues to grow with a recent investment in Brevity Pitch. The Minneapolis-based startup provides AI solutions for entrepreneurs seeking funding, offering instant feedback in perfecting pitch narratives. "We're excited about this...

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Bronze Valley provides grants to five Black founders

Bronze Valley provides grants to five Black founders

Bronze Valley announced on February 1 that it will provide non-dilutive grant capital of $10,000 each to five Alabama-based startups led by Black founders. The grants are made possible through funding provided by Appalachian Community Capital, in partnership with...

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Bronze Valley wins second CDFI grant of 2021

Bronze Valley wins second CDFI grant of 2021

Bronze Valley was awarded $300,000 in the latest round of Financial Assistance (FA) grants awarded by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) program. The grant is the second Bronze Valley has received from the program...

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Wildwonder added to Bronze Valley portfolio

Wildwonder added to Bronze Valley portfolio

Wildwonder, a brand of sparkling health beverages that combines probiotics, prebiotics, and functional herbs with all-natural fruit, recently closed a seed funding round of $2.1 million. Based in the San Francisco area, wildwonder describes itself as offering...

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Robert Harris joins Bronze Valley board

Robert Harris joins Bronze Valley board

Bronze Valley recently added Robert Harris to its Board of Directors. Harris is Senior Vice President, Director of Diversity & Inclusion, and Director of Community Lending for BancorpSouth Bank, which is based in Tupelo, Mississippi, and operates approximately 325...

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Bronze Valley board adds Coleman, Peoples

Bronze Valley board adds Coleman, Peoples

Bronze Valley has added two members to its Board of Directors. They are Kenneth E. (Kenny) Coleman, president and CEO of the Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA), and Jeff Peoples, executive vice president of Customer and Employee Services for Alabama Power. “Kenny and...

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