COVID-19 is touching all aspects of our personal and work lives in profound ways. Below you'll find a roundup of our best coverage on how this is impacting venture-backed startups, what we might learn coming out of this crisis, some tips on how to navigate the Paycheck Protection Program, and a guide to effectively working from home.
Impact on venture-backed startups
From travel to healthcare to supply chains and everything in between, the virus has been upending the economy as we knew it. We'll take a closer look at how this might impact the startup economy, what the future could hold, and what you should be doing proactively.
A crisis is a mirror that comes equipped with a very bright light capable of revealing some of our less flattering features. They were always there. We just couldn’t see them … or perhaps chose to ignore them. We find ourselves living through a once-in-a-multi-generation event – a health and financial crisis, the likes of which most of us have never seen. If viewed through a calm lens of objectivity, this also presents a once-in-a-generation learning opportunity.
A key provision of the CARES act is the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which will provide $349 billion worth of debt forgivable loans to small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. We take a deep dive on the particulars and share some insights from our own experience navigating the process.