As part of our efforts to provide you with knowledge related to the impact of COVID-19, here is a list of important resources. The list is actively updated as new knowledge becomes available:
Resources and Guidelines:
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers
- US Chamber of Commerce: Resources & Guidelines for Business
- World Health Organization
- American Institute of CPAs: Coronavirus Resource Center
- Journal of Accountancy: Keeping you informed and prepared amid the coronavirus outbreak
- Small Business Administration: Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources
- CISA: Defending Against COVID-19 Cyber Scams
- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission: SEC Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response
- AVC: Learn about the CARES Act
- Nav: Compare financing options
- SCORE: Get support from expert mentors for funding.
- Small Business Administration: How to apply for government loans backed by the SBA
- Stimulus2020: Sign up for a no-fee, no-interest $1,000 stimulus
How organizations can respond to the Coronavirus crisis, and what happens next.
- McKinsey & Company: From surviving to thriving: Reimagining the post-COVID-19 return
- Harvard Business Review: Lead Your Business Through the Coronavirus Crisis
- Financial Management Magazine: 35 Questions for Coronavirus Planning
- Medium: Emerging manager Q&A mailbag
- Upfront Ventures: Funding in the time of coronavirus
- Haystack: Investment decisions in a pandemic world
- GitHub: emote work emergency plan: What to do (and where to start)
- Redpoint: Six startup disciplines for challenging times
- Tribe Capital: Some perspectives on startup financing in a downturn
- Harward Business Review: he coronavirus crisis doesn’t have to lead to layoffs
- First Round: The founder’s field guide for navigating this crisis
- Kauffman Fellows: The hard questions venture capital GPs need to be prepared for
- Sequoia: The matrix for COVID-19
- The Helm: Our complete guide to emergency funding: Everything female founders need to know
Temporary free SaaS products
A number of SaaS companies have made some of their products free for the next three to six months in light of COVID-19:
- Atlassian – Jira, Confluence, Service Desk free for teams of up to 10; not time bound
- Box – Business free trial extended from 14 days to 90 days
- Cisco – Security products free for existing and new customers until July 1
- Cloudflare – Teams product available to small businesses for free through Sept 1
- Dialpad – Pro and Business licenses free for 2 months
- GSuite – Hangouts Enterprise features available to all customers free until July 1
- Microsoft Office 365 – E1 license including MS Teams free for 6 months
- Okta – SSO and MFA available to all new customers for free for up to 5 apps; not time bound)
- Salesforce Quip – Free Starter license for new customers until Sept 30
- SAP Qualtrics – Remote Work Pulse free for all organizations; not time bound
- Zoho – Free for 3 months for small business customers)
Here are some tools and apps to take care of your wellbeing.
- Audible is offering a variety of free audiobooks for kids at home, covering a variety of ages.
- Calm, Headspace, and Modern Health have all offered free resources to support mindfulness.
- Better Help provides online counseling services.
- Coa, a startup focused on mental health, is offering free, therapist-led online discussion groups for parents working from home.
- PBS covers how to help others in the COVID-19 crisis.
- Ro offers a free Coronavirus telehealth assessment.