COVID-19 Resources

While this is not an exhaustive list, here are some resources and tools to help your venture get through these challenging times. Keep checking back. We’ll be updating as more become available. E-mail us for mentoring and advice. Together we innovate.


Phil McKnight, left, and Josh Jackson, right, posing in Bird Library

Raising capital in challenging times: Regional and local programs and resources

Haystack on tips to raise funds in crisis, and how to play ahead: A Quick Guide to Startup Fundraising in a Pandemic World (Semil Shah, Haystack)

Sequoia on how to revise assumptions and reframe your P&L: Coronavirus: The Black Swan Of 2020 (Sequoia Capital)

Jenny Fielding (Techstars) on how to run and manage a startup in challenging economic times: Running Your Business and Raising in Tough Circumstances (Jenny Fielding and Eamonn Carey)

Tech leaders and investors offer solid advice to startups

Advice to funded ventures on startups on raising capital in these times

Saying fit by focusing on mental health and wellness

Great advice from Techstars founder Brad Feld (who has been there and is focused on founder mental health): If I’m a CEO and Have An Anxiety Attack, What Should I Do? (Brad Feld, Foundry Group)

Techstars actionable advice on surviving a downturn from founders who have been there: Techstars/Foundry AMA: Covid-1 (Techstars)