Alex Taub

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I grew up in NYC on the Upper West Side; my parents still live there. Other than nine months spent overseas between high school and college, I’ve lived my entire life in Manhattan — most recently with my wife, two daughters, and our dog in the 60s on West End Avenue.

I run a startup called Upstream — we’re building the best way to grow your professional network. Users can join communities, give and get career help, attend events to meet other professionals, and spend meaningful time together; it’s what LinkedIn Groups would look like if it started today on your phone.

We’re a small team of four and had been in the initial stages of building the product, working out of an office in the West Village, when COVID-19 hit.

We stayed in New York until July. 

Our apartment was right near Mount Sinai West and our building was home to a lot of the doctors, so unfortunately we got COVID-19 pretty early on (at the end of March). Once we tested positive for antibodies in April, we began to think about what the next few months or years might look like in the US. 

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