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Dreamit Startups on the Front Lines of COVID-19

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More than 15 Dreamit Healthtech portfolio companies have products that are helping to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

[CEO Jon Medved on CNBC] Utilizing Tech to Combat COVID-19


Jonathan Medved of crowdfunding platform OurCrowd says the overall investment community is only catching up with the urgency of earmarking funds for health care technologies that are critical in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Watch here.

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Startups and SBA Loans

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Last week Congress passed the CARES Act which provides a vast array of financial relief provisions to people and businesses in the US. Congress is providing relief to small businesses via a forgivable loan program administered by the Small Business Administration (SBA). The SBA has long been in the business of making small business loans, but the loans under the CARE Act are very different.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

3 Things Leaders Shouldn’t Do During the COVID-19 Crisis

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Contributed by Amy Power , founder of the PR and social media firm The Power Group. . Reputations are won and lost during times of crisis.

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At i2E, thinking about addressing the impact of the pandemic

Innovation 2 Enterprise

By Scott Meacham. We are in unprecedented times. Seemingly overnight, the world has changed, possibly forever. We are dealing with a pandemic disease that has no vaccine or cure. The stock market has lost a third of its value. People are being furloughed and laid off. Many hourly workers can’t pay for their groceries, rent or other necessities. There are shortages of medical supplies, cleaning supplies, random food items, and even toilet paper.

Video Of The Week: The Bill Gates TED Interview

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Earlier this week Chris Anderson, who runs TED, hosted a 45min conversation with Bill Gates. I heard a lot about it in the last few days (it has already had 1.2mm views) and this morning the Gotham Gal and I watched it over our morning coffee. What I like about this conversation is that Bill provides a lot of information and helpful context in a very calm, serious, and helpful way. It made me more comfortable just watching it. And we can all use some comfort right now.

It Wasn't My Idea. Mark Cuban In 4 Powerful Words.

Smart Hustle Magazine

There's many kinds of leaders. Leaders who believe they have to be the smartest person in the room, leaders who are mean, leaders who are nice, and etc. I've learned quite a bit about leadership from Entre Leadership and Mark Cuban shows another lesson in it, in a recent Tweet.

Four Best Practices for Companies During a Crisis


The COVID-19 pandemic arrived unannounced in late 2019, disrupting lives and businesses in ways that were previously unimaginable. It could get a lot worse before it gets better, but the world has not ended.

State of MENA Startups 2019, Report

MAGNiTT and 500 Startups jointly launch first 'State of MENA Startups 2019" report. Survey findings reveal insights on trends in fundraising exercise, exit opportunities, hiring, and growth optimization.

What do Google Search Query Trends Reveal about the Changes in How We Work?

Tomasz Tunguz

I was reading an article in the NY Times about how we’re all using much more internet than we have been. Consequently, YouTube is throttling video quality, and some of our services are slower than before.

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Privacy, Power and the Commons


Private property has become so prevalent in the world that we rarely think about the commons. Most people consider the subway as a public good, it is part of “public transport” after all. But they are unlikely to recognize the space on the subway as a common, the way a community would previously have thought about a shared pasture. The COVID19 crisis is a stark reminder that commons are all around us: A single infected subway rider not wearing a mask could infect dozens of people.

Customer Experience Marketing. It's Even More Important Today.

Smart Hustle Magazine

Many of us business owners are quite familiar with with sending emails to our customers, email marketing. We're also very familiar with the need to post to social media. However, what about the customer experience. It's time to go beyond marketing as usual, even in these challenging times.