People consume information differently, so you need to develop a strategy that reaches your entire audience. A marketing mix of outbound and inbound communications should cover your basis. The messaging should not create fear but rather support and care for their well being. Keep it positive and informative. Outbound messages should include frequent email, social,...Read More
Dave Chitester and Irv Cohen today announced the launch of Seedfunders Miami, joining the previous Seedfunders locations they founded in St. Petersburg and Orlando. The pair also built the successful investment firm Florida Funders before turning their attention to earlier stage companies with Seedfunders. Dave Chitester said “We had been planning to launch Seedfunders Miami...Read More
Seedfunders, a St. Petersburg-based early stage investment firm, had its best week ever last week in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. Seedfunders closed three funding deals totaling nearly $500,000. Two of those deals were follow-ons to earlier investments and one was a new investment. Seedfunders also signed a term sheet for a future funding...Read More
The Paycheck Protection Program is a forgivable loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their employees on the payroll. The first round of funding was quickly exhausted in less than two weeks as the SBA approved 1.6 million loans. To address the short coming, an additional $310 billion in funding...Read More
The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan Advance program provides small businesses experiencing temporary difficulties or loss of revenue with economic relief up to $10,000. Key Features: Available to any small business with less than 500 employees or businesses in certain industries with more than 500 employees if they meet the SBA’s size standards. Includes sole...Read More
Ensure you are supporting your employees, following the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and getting government credits. If you are a company with 500 or fewer employees you are responsible for providing employee benefits and following updated regulations. It is important to note that the 50-employee minimum does not apply like the traditional Family Medical...Read More
As people and businesses drastically change their way of living and operating almost immediately, many startups find themselves unprepared to withstand the financial burdens ahead. Financial planning and timely action are necessary to survive in times of crisis. It is important to understand the strategic arrangements and resources available. Economic Relief Loans The U.S. Small...Read More
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