You may be asking yourself right now what the future of your business looks like — We are experiencing uncharted territory and although the unknown can cause worry we are grateful for a supportive community and resources to tap into.

We want to offer the following resources during this time as added support to help guide you and your business through the coming months. We will continue to add to this page as new resources become available.  Feel free to contact us to add your resource that supports entrepreneurs to this list.

leading a business through crisis

Regardless of your partnership status with CED, set up a time to speak with Jay Bigelow. Bounce your ideas off of him. See if he can offer some words of wisdom, a parallel to look at or put CED’s powerful network in place to help.

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BIO launches coronavirus hub to facilitate exchange of supplies & services

BIO has created the Coronavirus Hub to enable users to post requests and announce availability of essential supplies for medical research centers, biopharmaceutical companies, testing developers and testing sites. Visit page now >>>

cost-effective legal support for startups weathering the pandemic

Fox Rothschild’s Emerging Companies & Venture Capital Practice Group has created a COVID-19 Relief Program to assist startups coping with unexpected costs and upended business plans caused by this unprecedented crisis. Visit page now >>>

entrepreneurial advice for rent delay and/or rent abatement

Our partners at Cushman & Wakefield have offered to have conversations to entrepreneurial companies needing support when it comes to landlord communications regarding rent delay and/or rent abatement.   Visit page now >>>

Coronavirus (COVID-19) & infectious disease lawyers

Bradley’s multidisciplinary team of lawyers can help you navigate the business impacts across any industry or business type resulting from the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  Visit page now >>>

SAS COVID-19 report

This SAS® Viya® report provides daily updates and statistics about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.  Visit page now >>>

  • jpmorgan

coronavirus research

This compilation includes all of J.P. Morgan’s research to-date on the coronavirus, and will be updated continually as the pandemic continues. The high frequency charts on infection, mortality, and economic and market data will be updated as data becomes available. Visit page now >>>

emergency funding for small businesses

Raise funding from your fans on very generous terms. Payments based on revenue and deferred until 2021. Reward investors with perks when business is back. Raise $20K -$1M. Visit page now >>>

  • blue recruit

finding community

Blue Recruit has teamed up with Spiffy CEO Scot Wingo to build a site where the elderly and people who are immunocompromised can register their needs and on the flipside volunteers can signup to deliver them groceries, meals, and walk pets. Visit page now >>>


SBA disaster assistance loans available to NC small businesses

The U.S. Small Business Administration is now offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to North Carolina small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit page now >>>


coronavirus business resource center

Recently compiled by our partners at Smith Anderson, this page has multiple resources that will help you navigate the times you may be facing right now. Visit page now >>>

navigating your business through COVID-19

The Small Business & Technology Development Center (SBTDC) has been supporting small businesses in North Carolina for over 35 years through one-on-one counseling and professional programming. Visit the link to discover the ways that SBTDC is working diligently to develop tools and resources to most effectively and safely meet the needs of NC’s small businesses during this unprecedented event. Visit page now >>>

facebook small business grants program

Facebook is offering grants to small businesses during this difficult time. Check out the details of the $100M in grants and ad credits during the the global outbreak of COVID-19 and who is eligible. Visit page now >>>

COVID-19 navigator

PwC’s COVID-19 Navigator lets you assess the potential impact to your business and gauge your readiness to respond. Visit page now >>>

North Carolina Biotechnology Center resources

A helpful list of resource for life science companies and researches during this time. Visit page now >>>

resources for founders and investors

A resource Guide for Founder and Investors During this Uncertain Time from Grasshopper Bank. Visit page now >>>

now processing PPP Applications for companies that have not applied

Sitting at the intersection of the innovation economy and seeing so many businesses still in need of financial support, Grasshopper Bank has decided to process PPP applications as an approved SBA lender under the CARES Act. Review the SBA Guidance and if you meet requirements you can fill out out the form by visiting the page now >>>

responding to COVID-19

To help you navigate through the COVID-19 crisis, here you’ll find the most relevant EY insights on structured crisis management, enterprise resilience and planning for recovery. Visit page now >>>

Discover calendar events aimed at supporting your business during this critical time.