January 23, 2021

Category: Covid-19

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Black-Owned Businesses Are Still Struggling To Find Investors

The pandemic has forced many small businesses to shut down for good, and unfortunately, the African-American business community has been the hardest hit. In 2020 alone, 41 percent of Black-owned businesses have been forced to permanently close their doors, compared to less than 20 percent of white-owned businesses. Statistics show that Black-owned businesses are more […]

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5 Investment Opportunities Accelerated By The COVID-19 Pandemic

Human history is one of continuous innovation and increasing productivity. Sometimes there are bumps and sluggish periods of growth along the way, but our unique ability to make and improve our own tools generally keeps progress marching forward.  And whenever there is a crisis—be it war, pandemic, or financial free-fall—the demand for innovation and increased […]

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10 Social Selling Best Practices for the New Normal
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10 Social Selling Best Practices for the New Normal

COVID-19 drastically changed how non-essential businesses promote their products and services to their customers. Marketing strategies that may have been effective pre-COVID may no longer deliver the desired results now, especially as people’s habits for shopping and buying seemingly changed overnight.  Because of the changes in the lifestyles and behaviors of customers, social selling has […]

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Work in the Time of Coronavirus

How authenticity at work affects business The Crunchbase “Female Founder Series,” is a series of stories, Q&As, and thought-leadership pieces from glass-ceiling-smashers who overcame the odds, raised funding, and are now leading successful companies. The Coronavirus crisis in the U.S. has been wildly destabilizing, affecting our daily routines and planned adventures, even those we consider […]

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How the Future of Personal Finance is Self-Driving Money

In the era of COVID-19 and global lockdowns, most of us have been forced to adapt to living our lives remotely. All the essentials in our day-to-day lives such as school, work and doctors appointments have entered the digital sphere. Financial services are also experiencing this trend, as noted by a spike in fintech use. […]

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Stars in a Stormy Sky: Startups Thriving During COVID-19
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Stars in a Stormy Sky: Startups Thriving During COVID-19

When the coronavirus emerged as a global crisis, nobody could have predicted the scale of economic devastation. Restaurants, entertainment, sports and brick-and-mortar retail have been hit especially hard, and many businesses have gone under with public life remaining limited. And in all but a few industries, startups are especially vulnerable.  But, some startups are thriving. […]

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