RENEW Strategies

April 2020 Resource Blog

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Prasoon Raghuwanshi
| April 7, 2020

For this month’s resource blog, we collected articles focusing on the global response to COVID-19. These articles include: best practices for businesses, information on government bailouts, design specifications for ventilators to encourage rapid manufacturing and an article on grief from the Harvard Business Review.

  • Best Practices for Founders in the Wake of COVID-19: A resource guide put together by major investors in India for founders to help them with difficult decisions in these uncertain times. The document contains knowledge and best practices from across the startup ecosystem on how to deal with the crisis at hand both tactically and strategically. (Notion)
  • Government Bailouts are Beginning: We’re Keeping Track: The article covers information on various government bailouts for corporations, households and small and medium businesses to extend help during these uncertain times. (Quartz)
  • Open Source Design of Medtronic Ventilator: Medtronic, the global leader in medical technology, announced it is publicly sharing the design specifications for the Puritan Bennett™ 560 (PB 560) to enable participants across industries to evaluate options for rapid ventilator manufacturing to help doctors and patients dealing with COVID-19. (Medtronic)
  • That Discomfort You’re Feeling Is Grief: David Kessler, an expert on grief, shared his thoughts with HBR on why it’s important to acknowledge the grief you may be feeling, how to manage it, and how he believes we will find meaning in it. (Harvard Business Review)

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Image Source: Harvard Business Review: That Discomfort You’re Feeling Is Grief