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Alabama Launchpad competition opening applications Tuesday

The Economic Development Partnership of Alabama opens applications for its Cycle 4 Alabama Launchpad competition on Aug. 6. (graphic/EDPA)

The Economic Development Partnership of Alabama opens applications for its Cycle 4 Alabama Launchpad competition on Aug. 6. (graphic/EDPA)

Area entrepreneurs will soon have a chance to compete for cash investments through Alabama Launchpad.

A program of the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA), and hosted by Troy University for the coming cycle, Alabama Launchpad applications open on Aug. 6 for “Cycle 4” at Troy. The deadline for applications is Sept. 4.

“We’re committed…

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TROY partners with EDAA to present Essentials of Economic Development course

EDAA is partnering with Troy University to present its Essentials of Economic Development course on the Troy Campus on Feb. 22.

EDAA is partnering with Troy University to present its Essentials of Economic Development course on the Troy Campus on Feb. 22.

Troy University is partnering with the Economic Development Association of Alabama to conduct the one-day Essentials of Economic Development course, part of the training offered by the EDAA Leadership Institute.

The course is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22 in the Hawkins-Adams-Long Hall of Honor on the Troy Campus. The fee…

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Troy among the fastest growing cities in Alabama

Troy University cheerleaders perform on the square in downtown Troy. Troy was recently named one of the fastest growing cities in the state.

Troy University cheerleaders perform on the square in downtown Troy. Troy was recently named one of the fastest growing cities in the state.

The City of Troy was recently ranked among the top 25 fastest growing cities in Alabama and, according to Mayor Jason Reeves, Troy University has had a great impact on that growth.

Reeves said the university helps the economy and the population of the city expand, which is a draw for people across a wide…

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Speed dating for businesses

Representatives from Fort Rucker visit with small business representatives during the business matchmaker event.

Representatives from Fort Rucker visit with small business representatives during the business matchmaker event.

More than 150 people participated in a “speed dating” event at Troy University on Wednesday, May 17.

Rather than looking to build personal relations, the crowd was looking to build business relationships at the Small Business Development Center’s 2017 Small Business Opportunities Conference and Matchmaker.

“These events sponsored by the SBDC are a fabulous opportunity…

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