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.

Resource Link Participant
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/SBSurveycovid Christopher 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 Riverside https://techpartnerships.ucr.edu/covid19 Jill Finlayson
UC Riverside: Resources for Sacramento entrepreneurs amid COVID-19 impacts https://startupsac.com/resources-for-sacramento-entrepreneurs-amid-covid-19-impacts/ Jill Finlayson
UC Riverside: A group-curated list of resources https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/11l8DpwHNA_grteExYyTfwBzvjyPDKyE-C2Gj7K8o7FQ/edit?usp=sharing Jill 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/smallbusinessrelieffund Jill Finlayson
UC Riverside: Facebook resources and loans https://www.facebook.com/business/boost/resource?ref=alias

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

Jill Finlayson
UC Riverside: COVIDbase COVIDbase website Jill 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. #COVID19CapitalRelief Jill Finlayson
UC Riverside: Find capital relief https://bit.ly/COVID19CapitalRelief Jill Finlayson
UC Riverside: Other resources https://bit.ly/SuggestCOVID19Relief Jill Finlayson
UC Riverside: Learn more LinkedIn blog Jill 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_C19Resources Angeline 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 Resources https://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 Resources https://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 Instacart https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/09/tech/instacart-shoppers-tip-baiting/index.html Jill Finlayson
Free Code in Place course from Stanford Code in Place

Stanford Daily news article

Jill Finlayson
COVID-19 Resource Center https://comptroller.nyc.gov/services/for-the-public/covid-resources/overview/  Natasha Green (@NatashaGreen25)
Black American Startup Resource List https://fi.co/insight/black-american-startup-resource-list-200-accelerators-incubators-investors-and-more Natasha Green (@NatashaGreen25)
Typeform https://try.typeform.com/covid-19/ Natasha Green (@NatashaGreen25)
Grants for Black Women Entrepreneurs https://afrotech.com/grants-black-women-entrepreneurs Natasha Green (@NatashaGreen25)
Open Road Alliance https://openroadalliance.org/covid-19/  Natasha Green (@NatashaGreen25)
New York Fed Coronavirus Resource Center https://www.newyorkfed.org/outreach-and-education/coronavirus-resource-center Natasha Green (@NatashaGreen25)
List of Arts Resources During the COVID-19 Outbreak https://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 Fund http://yourfriendsin.nyc/survey.html Natasha Green (@NatashaGreen25)
Resources for Small Businesses & Vendors in New York City https://docs.google.com/document/d/1eU2ei51gHxa-AtxGrTCV9HrFMmujR1HHq8T-2MIFOrk/edit Natasha Green (@NatashaGreen25)
Thryv Small Business Foundation Grant Program for SMBs Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic https://au.news.yahoo.com/thryv-small-business-foundation-announces-215500373.html Natasha Green (@NatashaGreen25)
Emergency financial resources https://grantspace.org/resources/knowledge-base/covid-19-emergency-financial-resources/ Natasha Green (@NatashaGreen25)
U.S. Small Business Administration www.sba.gov Susan Paul (@spconsultsinc)
Salesforce Care Small Business Grants https://sforce.co/34kTt9X Susan Paul (@spconsultsinc)
COVID-19 Business Center – Business for All National Resources + $10,000 Grants www.covid19businesscenter.com Susan Paul (@spconsultsinc)
Business Resource Center https://helloalice.com/ Susan Paul (@spconsultsinc)

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