These are crazy unprecedented times. Whether you are just getting started on your entrepreneurial journey, or have been at it a while, we are here for you – virtually.

Below is a list of resources available to you during these trying times, whether you just want to vent or want to brainstorm new strategies for these trying times!

Community

We are using our slack channel (http://creativecoast.slack.com) as a virtual water cooler. Email jen (at) thecreativecoast.org for an invite to the party!

We will also be offering weekly “coffee chats” and “happy hours” via Zoom. Check our calendar for details!

Office Hours

Office Hours are typically one-on-one meetings with mentors/advisors. The following people / organizations are offering office hours:

Classes

We are working hard to schedule timely and informative classes. All classes are being taught via Zoom and recorded.

3/19 – Working & Managing Remote with Kevin Lawver (video available)

3/24 – Staying Visible in Times of Uncertainty with Lisa Kanda (video available)

3/25 – Creative Coast Chat with Tony O’Reilly of SBAC about SBA Disaster funding sources (video available)

3/31 – Launch Your Shopify Store with Darby Cox (video available)

4/2 – Build Out Your App Idea with No Code with Jen Bonnett

4/7 – Self-Publish Your Book with Chris Groote of MiSyte

4/9 – Launch & Manage Your Etsy Store with Mark Sutton

For a full list of upcoming events, go to our Calendar.

Funding/Taxes

Our Friends at SBAC did a great summary of the 3 Disaster Loan options

Our Friends at Cordasco & Co, have done a great write-up on the CARES ACT – view it here and the Paycheck Protection Program here

Startups & SBA Loans by Fred Wilson (avc.com)

CARE TAX FAQ – Brad Feld of Foundry Group

US Chamber Guide to Corona Virus Emergency Loans

Kauffman Foundation Guide to Corona Virus