Tips to founders navigating the current crisis

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We are going through very turbulent times! MAGNiTT CEO, Philip Bahoshy discussed with 500 Startups’ Sharif El-Badawi his insights on how startups can get through the current crisis. Watch the full webinar below:

Here are some insights from the polls we launched during the webinar:


With Sequoia Capital having dubbed this year a “black swan” event in their note to portfolio companies, Philip and Sharif reflected upon comparable crises’ in the past, in addition to sharing tips for founders on how best to manage their companies, teams, and fundraising aspirations.

During the webinar Sharif mentioned some of the resources he thought might be useful to founders. Below you can find links to all of them: 


GGV Capital: COVID-19 | Operational Tactics for Startups
Elad Gil: COVID-19 Update for Startups
Forbes: How to Lead Your Startup Through The Coronavirus Pandemic
Jason Lemkin: During Last Downturn Leads Still Came
Forbes: Early Stage Technology Funding in the Time of Coronavirus
Redpoint Ventures: Estimating the Impact of Coronavirus on Growth
Chris Schroeder: “Earth is One Small Village Now” – Innovation in the time of Corona
Ali Hamed: What Markets Mean for the VC Industry
Lo Toney: The Economic Impact of Coronavirus: What GPs Need to Know
Sequoia Capital: RIP Good Times

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