Webinar #3: Entrepreneurs Navigating Constant Change

Hosted by Brenda Darden Wilkerson, this new series addresses what companies can do to address the impact of COVID-19.

In our third installment for this webinar series, Brenda Darden Wilkerson spoke with three amazing entrepreneurs: Irma Olguin, Michelle Millben, and Christopher Upperman. Together, they held an engaging conversation about how to support entrepreneurship during these challenging times.

Watch the full recording below. Learn more about our past and upcoming webinars for this series, and scroll down to see our list of resources to help you connect, learn, and find support during these difficult times.

ResourceLinkParticipant
Evolve Entrepreneurship is collecting small business owners’ experiences with COVID and sharing them with the Hill in order to better inform COVID relief policy, so if you would like your voice heard, please fill out our survey.http://bit.ly/SBSurveycovidChristopher Upperman
Age appropriate and nonpartisan content to give adults the answers to kids’ important questions about issues in our country.https://www.explanationkids.com/Michelle Millben
Resources from UC Riversidehttps://techpartnerships.ucr.edu/covid19Jill Finlayson
UC Riverside: Resources for Sacramento entrepreneurs amid COVID-19 impactshttps://startupsac.com/resources-for-sacramento-entrepreneurs-amid-covid-19-impacts/Jill Finlayson
UC Riverside: A group-curated list of resourceshttps://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/11l8DpwHNA_grteExYyTfwBzvjyPDKyE-C2Gj7K8o7FQ/edit?usp=sharingJill Finlayson
UC Riverside: Small Business Relief Fund is part of the Small Business Relief Initiative, a program supported by GoFundMe, Yelp, and Intuit QuickBooks.https://www.gofundme.com/f/smallbusinessrelieffundJill Finlayson
UC Riverside: Facebook resources and loanshttps://www.facebook.com/business/boost/resource?ref=alias

https://www.facebook.com/business/boost/grants

Jill Finlayson
UC Riverside: COVIDbaseCOVIDbase websiteJill Finlayson
UC Riverside: @CASEatDuke launched #COVID19CapitalRelief, a searchable database for global, national, and regional capital sources for for-profit and nonprofit entrepreneurs at risk due to #COVID19.#COVID19CapitalReliefJill Finlayson
UC Riverside: Find capital reliefhttps://bit.ly/COVID19CapitalReliefJill Finlayson
UC Riverside: Other resourceshttps://bit.ly/SuggestCOVID19ReliefJill Finlayson
UC Riverside: Learn moreLinkedIn blogJill Finlayson
Evolve Entrepreneurship list of resources for small businesses that includes federal, state, and local resources as well as sources of funding that will consistently be updating.https://bit.ly/Envolve_C19ResourcesAngeline Apostolou
Vijay Computer Academy offers basic to advance IT certifications and boot camps with many free tech workshops for students, educators, businesses, moms, professionals, and leaders.https://www.linkedin.com/in/vijaycomputer/Shefali Kapoor Patel
Etsy Resourceshttps://www.etsy.com/seller-handbook/article/supporting-the-etsy-community-during/800014072179

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/02/27/etsy-stock-pops-14percent-ceo-says-it-feels-very-resilient-to-coronavirus.html

Jill Finlayson
eBay Resourceshttps://www.ebay.com/help/account/additional-support-covid19-buyers-sellers

https://www.ebay.com/help/account/additional-support-covid19-buyers-sellers-ebay/additional-support-covid19-buyers-sellers-ebay?id=5108

Jill Finlayson
Tip baiting with Instacarthttps://www.cnn.com/2020/04/09/tech/instacart-shoppers-tip-baiting/index.htmlJill Finlayson
Free Code in Place course from StanfordCode in Place

Stanford Daily news article

Jill Finlayson
COVID-19 Resource Centerhttps://comptroller.nyc.gov/services/for-the-public/covid-resources/overview/ Natasha Green (@NatashaGreen25)
Black American Startup Resource Listhttps://fi.co/insight/black-american-startup-resource-list-200-accelerators-incubators-investors-and-moreNatasha Green (@NatashaGreen25)
Typeformhttps://try.typeform.com/covid-19/Natasha Green (@NatashaGreen25)
Grants for Black Women Entrepreneurshttps://afrotech.com/grants-black-women-entrepreneursNatasha Green (@NatashaGreen25)
Open Road Alliancehttps://openroadalliance.org/covid-19/ Natasha Green (@NatashaGreen25)
New York Fed Coronavirus Resource Centerhttps://www.newyorkfed.org/outreach-and-education/coronavirus-resource-centerNatasha Green (@NatashaGreen25)
List of Arts Resources During the COVID-19 Outbreakhttps://creative-capital.org/2020/03/13/list-of-arts-resources-during-the-covid-19-outbreak/Natasha Green (@NatashaGreen25)
Your Friends in New York™ Business Relief Fundhttp://yourfriendsin.nyc/survey.htmlNatasha Green (@NatashaGreen25)
Resources for Small Businesses & Vendors in New York Cityhttps://docs.google.com/document/d/1eU2ei51gHxa-AtxGrTCV9HrFMmujR1HHq8T-2MIFOrk/editNatasha Green (@NatashaGreen25)
Thryv Small Business Foundation Grant Program for SMBs Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemichttps://au.news.yahoo.com/thryv-small-business-foundation-announces-215500373.htmlNatasha Green (@NatashaGreen25)
Emergency financial resourceshttps://grantspace.org/resources/knowledge-base/covid-19-emergency-financial-resources/Natasha Green (@NatashaGreen25)
U.S. Small Business Administrationwww.sba.govSusan Paul (@spconsultsinc)
Salesforce Care Small Business Grantshttps://sforce.co/34kTt9XSusan Paul (@spconsultsinc)
COVID-19 Business Center – Business for All National Resources + $10,000 Grantswww.covid19businesscenter.comSusan Paul (@spconsultsinc)
Business Resource Centerhttps://helloalice.com/Susan Paul (@spconsultsinc)

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