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Matt Pierce is the founder and CEO of Immediate, a Birmingham-based startup headquartered in Innovation Depot, which offers early access to pay for hourly wage workers, breaking the bi-monthly pay cycle that leaves employees tight for cash and easy prey for high-interest loans.

February was Immediate’s best month in terms of sales, Pierce said, and the company looked to be picking up speed. Then came the pandemic. A lot of Immediate’s customers were in senior living and home health, two area impacted by the crisis, with workers pulling longer hours with more stress.

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