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How COVID-19 is affecting local tech

Professionals from the tech and innovation industries are stepping up and supporting those in need while navigating the devastating blows to their own normal throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

Below, find's articles reporting on COVID-19 — including how it's affecting startups, hiring, economic development, workplace culture and more — from each of our four markets.

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COVID Alert PA app launches to help track the pandemic’s spread in Pennsylvania

By Michael Butler

Ireland-based software development firm NearForm also developed the COVID Alert DE app, released in Delaware last week.


The long-awaited cure

"I believe the pandemic and the George Floyd movement are so intertwined," writes Alignstaffing CEO Aaron Copeland.


How 5 Baltimore startup pitch nights pivoted to virtual

COVID-19 paused live pitches, but accelerator cohorts are still looking to close out strong. We checked in with entrepreneurship leaders at Johns Hopkins, MICA, Loyola UMB and University of Baltimore for lessons on the switch to virtual demo days.


We should all be social enterprises now

The coronavirus crisis "has fully exposed the certainty that investing in the welfare and talents of workers is inextricably linked to the success of our economy," writes University City District's Matt Bergheiser.

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