In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of April 12, 2020

  • 4.17.2020

Some interesting links we found across the web this week:

COVID-19: Main Street New and Expanded Loan Facilities
On April 9, 2020 the Federal Reserve announced actions to implement the Main Street Lending Program. This WilmerHale alert discusses the Main Street Loan Facilities available under the program, and outlines information about eligible borrowers, available loans, loan and payment priority and more.

How Investment Will Change in a Post-Pandemic World
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic promise to reverberate through society and affect businesses for years to come. This article by VentureBeat examines the effect that the pandemic will likely have on the VC investment landscape and explores such topics as company valuation, streams, and business models.

What Does Coronavirus Mean for Your Startup?
face unique challenges in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. This Medium article addresses important topics such as whether it is a good time to be a , what sectors promise opportunity in the future, the effects the outbreak will likely have on global trade and more. 

How to Tell if Your Startup Idea is Recession-Proof
A sudden reordering of the economy can both negatively impact and expose weaknesses in existing supply chains and models that can use to their advantage. This article from Medium examines previous economic crises and the that thrived after them.

5 Must-Do Actions to Keep Your Startup Going
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic require that take difficult actions to increase the chances of business survival. This article, based off of an interview with Michael Greeley, the of Flare Capital Partners, provides 5 ideas for to take now to improve their company’s prospects.  

Links compiled by Natalie Abshez.