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Did you know startup starts are booming in Alabama right now because of COVID?

Oct 30, 2020

Back before anybody had ever heard of the novel coronavirus, we were closely following all the startup activity here in the Birmingham area. Now, 7.5 months later, we’ve been hearing rumblings of an uptick in startups due to COVID. Keep reading to find out what we learned.

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Three business leaders in Birmingham
Greg Barker, EDPA, Will Wright, Wright Strategies, and Patrick J. Murphy, Ph.D, UAB

We reached out to three people who’ve got their finger on the pulse of Alabama’s startup scene:

  • Greg Barker, President of EDPA (Economic Development Partnership of Alabama)
  • Will Wright, Vice President of Innovation at Protective Life + Founder, Wright Strategies
  • Patrick J. Murphy, Ph.D., Director of the Entrepreneurship Program in the Collat School of Business at UAB

For more on the story go to: bhamnow/startupsboomingalabama


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