REU Larry Lawal entered the Alabama Launchpad Competition

Larry Lawal entered the Alabama Launchpad  Competition

Lawal Updated 2013 photoLarry Lawal entered the Alabama Launchpad startup business competition and out of 27 contestants, he made the cut to the Top 10.  The Top 10 will be considered for prizes totaling $100,000.  Per, “Healthfundit: is the only peer-reviewed, subscription-based crowd funding portal for health research and biotechnology at academic institutions.   Team leader is Larry Lawal. Based in Birmingham.”

Each contestant will present their plans to a panel of judges on July 12, 2013.  We wish Larry good luck and we’re certainly proud of this accomplishment.

Crowdfunding Panel Discussion

On June 13, 2013, Larry served on a panel to discuss “Crowd-funding” which is essentially a network of people that pool their money together to support the ventures of members of the network.  Larry was idea for this panel given his recent startup:  Healthfundit.  We wish Larry continued success in his efforts to develop and grow his business.

2012:  Congratulations to Taoreed “Larry” Lawal for being the recipient of the 2012 Minority Scholar in Cancer Research Award.  Larry continues to impress with his diligence in seeking opportunities that will serve the research community well.

HealthFundit website will not launch until November 2013, but you can “like” it Facebook and follow on Twitter.