Webinars You Must Attend to Help Your Startup Survive During Shelter-in-Place

Author: Veronica Wagenet
Date: April 9, 2020

Now more than ever startup executives are having to face an uncertain time with limited resources. Employees now have to work remotely, which is a challenge in itself for teams to navigate. All business events in physical form have been banned and moved to online formats, such as webinars and online courses, etc. This is the perfect time to start learning as much as you can, so you can keep your business afloat and survive this turbulent time. Thus, I have searched the web to find helpful webinars for you to help you keep your business going and flourishing during this economic downturn.

Webinars – April 2020


Fundraising in Uncertain Times Webinar

Learn how to get the RIGHT story needed to close your funding round online or offline!

Fee: US$15.00

Startup Basecamp Innovation Lab is teaming up with a World Renowned Corporate Storyteller and Pitch Alchemist Donna Griffit for a Special Webinar to make sure you have the RIGHT story needed to close your funding round and can deliver it anywhere. Time permitting – Donna will work her magic with a few participants to tweak their story on the spot!


Tue, April 21, 2020

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PDT

Valuation during and after the Pandemic for your startup in the USA

Fee: US$29 – $99

The second event in the four-part series “U.S. and European Startup Fundraising Strategies During and Post the Pandemic.”

Astra Global, a global business development company specializing in startup funding, and The Startup Station, a U.S. education and consulting company specializing in startup strategy, financial modeling and valuation, in association with Swiss Fintech Ladies, are presenting this event.

Accounting for Startups

Fee: US$25

Accounting for Startups Master Class is for non-financial small business and startup owners who want to develop their accounting knowledge. This course is for owners who want to understand how money flows into their business and how to interpret their business financial health.

This course covers:

• Basic accounting language and financial terms

• Common types of startup expenses and how to record them

• Key accounting financial statements you should get to know

• Essential business accounting components (assets, liabilities and capital)

• Record keeping best practices and tax planning strategies


National resources and policy updates for small businesses impacted by COVID-19

Attend this timely webinar, presented by Brian Pifer with the Small Business Majority, to learn about the new loan programs made available by the CARES Act, resources related to COVID-19 and policy recommendations to bolster small business owners right now.

It will cover the following:

The Payroll Protection Program(PPP)

Economic Injury Disaster Loans(EIDL)

State and local emergency relief funds

Nonprofit, mission-driven lending


The coronavirus and your small business live mentorship 

Small businesses have been hurt deeply by the coronavirus, and the impact will be felt for months. We know you have questions and need help now. SCORE is here for you with our trusted business mentors and resources.

Join SCORE’s expert, business mentors for this LIVE Q&A webinar where they’ll address your questions and concerns regarding the current crisis to help you adapt your business and weather the storm.


Taking your business virtual

Our partners will be joining us in this hour to discuss how COVID-19 is affecting startups and what they can do to navigate their way through the changes and problems now facing them including remote working, branding and marketing & management amongst tech startups.

What to expect: 

Looking at how to manage your mental health in times of isolation and how to focus when working remotely.

How marketing and business growth has been affected by COVID-19 and how to navigate the changes appropriately.

Getting real stories from our featured tech startups about how they are coping with the changes and what they anticipate going forward.

Networking online 

Do you want to grow? Grow your business, network & yourself! We will take you to the world’s biggest business community – WeWork! Limited Seats.

About this Event:

Grow your business, network & yourself! They will take you to the world’s biggest business community – WeWork!


Viewer – Your introduction with everyone & your story (If you want to share)

Presenter – You will present your startup on a bigger screen to 50 more attendees.

NOTE: Anyone can join. You don’t need to be a STARTUP to attend.

Pitch Competition

About this Event:

Save your spot for the Spring 2020 Pitch Competition where startups will compete for cash prizes and fight to be named “Startup Exchange Champion” on Friday, April 17. The entire competition will be held online and will be packed with teams that have been working to create companies to tackle some of the country’s biggest challenges to date. It will have a panel of judges with decades of experience in Entrepreneurship and Tech that include Rahul Saxena and Recha Reid.

Rahul Saxena is a Tech Entrepreneur and Investor, he was the previous CEO of Digital Health Department, former Principal Investor of Seraph VC Firm and current Associate Director of Georgia Tech Create-X. Recha Reid is the Program Manager for Student Innovation and is an Innovation Educator at Georgia Tech.

All entrepreneurs, investors and startup enthusiasts are invited to sign up and attend the Spring 2020 Pitch Competition that will be online on Friday, April 17 from 4-6PM EST.

VC Talk with Launch Hub Ventures 

Meet VC investors from the region and see how they reacted to the crisis.

About this Event

Find out if they are still investing and what is the new criteria to get funded. They will share hands-on advice to growth-stage startups on how to raise new funds and survive. In the end, we will have AMA (ask me anything) session.

This webinar will be held in English. You will receive a link to access the webinar two days and two hours before the event starts.

Hubspot founders talk on to build successful startups

Join HubSpot’s Brian Halligan & Dharmesh Shah for a look inside how HubSpot scaled from a startup, and the lessons learned along the way.

HubSpot is committed to helping early-stage companies grow better through a range of programs dedicated to startups. Watch their livestream of Brian Halligan and Dharmesh Shah’s discussion at the AWS Loft space on to hear how HubSpot has found success and is helping startups grow better. This conversation will give startups and scale-ups alike an exclusive look into how HubSpot’s co-founders think, act, and ultimately built a large public company. 



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