In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of March 15, 2020

  • 3.20.2020

Some interesting links we found across the web this week:

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act: What Employers Need to Know
As part of a massive relief package, President Trump just signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. This client alert from WilmerHale provides insight to employers on which employees will be impacted by that Act, what benefits are included, and how they can fund those benefits.

3 Questions for Startups to Consider Before Accepting VC Money 
Choosing when to seek out additional capital can be difficult decision for a company in the stage. Check out this Forbes article, which breaks that decision into three fundamental questions you can yourself before seeking investment.

Now? Launch a Startup Now? History Points to Opportunity
Launching a in the shadow of a pandemic can be an intimidating prospect. In this article by Marketplace, learn from Michael Seibel of Y Combinator how this might actually be an ideal time to start your company.

8 Fundraising Red Flags That Every Startup Can Avoid 
Getting investors to trust you with their money is always a challenge. This article by AlleyWatch provides advice on how a can tackle that challenge, highlighting 8 red flags to be aware of when seeking investments.

Coronavirus Changes Everything: Five Strategies to Help Your Startup Find its 'New Normal'
While the next few months will certainly be difficult, they can also be a catalyst for amazing innovation and creativity. This is just some of the advice given in this Forbes article which provides strategies and guidance to on how they can not just navigate the coming months, but thrive within them.

Links compiled by John Koerper.