Startup Resources during COVID-19 Pandemic
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!
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 are typically one-on-one meetings with mentors/advisors. The following people / organizations are offering office hours:
- The Creative Coast – Jen Bonnett
- ATDC – Rad Harrell
- TechSAV – Kevin Lawver
- SCORE (over 40 mentors in Savannah area)
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.
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
Our Friend’s at OneDigital’s have put together an amazing COVID Resource Hub. Beyond just the SBA Loan info, this resource includes many resources related to the HR issues related to the crisis, including this like info on FMLA, sample furlough and salary reduction letters.
Board Member, Rob Cordasco of Cordasco & Company shared his advice for all small businesses to take full advantage of the CARE Act on our site.
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