Weekend Documentary Airs This Friday

14 January 2008

Post Pitch Interview with APTVIt’s time to set your Tivo/Moxi/DVR to record “Alabama Stories” On Alabama Public Television Broadcast Channel in High Definition – Friday, January 18th @ 7pm CST…

Start-Up Weekend with Tim Lennox
In early November, eight teams of entrepreneurs meet to pitch their technology business proposals to a Birmingham business incubator, vying to be chosen as the group to land the funding and then launch its company the next weekend. All of the proposals are Internet-based, and all want to be the next big thing. Reporter Tim Lennox follows the winning start-up from proposal to launch.

http://www.aptv.org/Schedule/showinfo.asp?ID=164646

FindASpeaker - Certificate of CompletionNot quite the way we’d have described it.  The weekends were hosted AT the business incubator, but their staff wasn’t around to vett any of the concepts.  We also did not provide funding, unless you consider pro bono work a form of funding.  If we could rewrite the program description, here’s the way it would read:

Start-Up Weekend with Tim Lennox
In early November (2007), eight teams of entrepreneurs met to pitch their business proposals to a team of technology business professionals, vying to be chosen as the group to have their business built for free and launch a company the next weekend.  All of the proposals were web-based, and all wanted to be the next next thing.  Reporter Tim Lennox follows the winning start-up from proposal to launch.

We’ll have to wait until Friday 7-8pm CST to see the broadcast ourselves and see how it all plays back in High Definition.
APT interview of CrossConneXion

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2 Responses to “Weekend Documentary Airs This Friday”

  1. […] Since you’re going to be settled in early tomorrow evening, you may want to check out the special on APTV tomorrow evening focusing on the Birmingham StartUp weekend that happened in September. The show starts at 7 p.m. and if you’ve got one of those HDTVs, you’ll even be able to watch the highlights in high definition, as reported on the project’s blog. […]

  2. […] as  we planned our own event for November.  Alabama Public Television even agreed to shoot a documentary about it (just broadcast this past Friday <hurrah, it was awesome!>).  We got several key sponsors […]

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