Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources
Summaries of FITCI's Daily Updates
PPP Loan: Application and How To Use It
From March 3rd – June 30, 2020, the SBA will accept applications through approved lenders. The purpose of the loan is to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll and loan amounts are based on a company’s payroll history. Even if you’ve already applied for a loan, this webinar will help you understand appropriate uses for the loan proceeds and create a spending plan to ensure 100% of the loan proceeds qualify for forgiveness.Recorded Webinar Available Here
Business Innovation in the Age of Coronavirus
Have you wondered if and how you should change your business model amidst all the chaos of the coronavirus? Get an overview of the Business Model Canvas, and learn possible ways to help your business weather the economic downturn, and perhaps come out the other side stronger. Webinar taught by FITCI's SGAB Advisor - Jonathan Boehman.
Recorded Webinar Available Here
Financial Tips for Businesses during Coronavirus
The webinar covers:
- Brief overview of some of the best things for businesses from the CARES act
- Tips on budgeting and the importance of organizing it during these times
- Some general tips on working with cash flow
- Discussion on loans and various lines of credit
- Analyzing expenses to find additional savings
Recorded Webinar Available Here
Advice from local CEOs on what to do during this pandemic and how to pivot a business.
*Frederick County's Office of Economic Development is asking all businesses and non-profits to complete this survey so they can better understand your needs and act accordingly.*
Several of our Advisors, Mentors & Resource Partners have reached out wanting to help. Thank you all for your support! We have put together the following list of local companies and partners that might be useful for your business.
Bass Patent Law
Patent Law Firm
Bass Patent Law is a Frederick-based law firm, that aims to provide polished, detailed yet broadly claimed, and intelligent patent applications to advance clients’ intellectual property needs and to enhance this critical facet of their business.Read More
ClientMind Recruiting, Inc. created Hire Me Frederick, a free recruiting website service, to help those who have lost their jobs due to the #Coronavirus crisis by working with employers to identify job opportunities in the county and share.Read More
Door No.3 Design
Graphic and Web Design
Door No.3 Design can help with content development, flow, messaging, web and graphic design. Call them for a free consultation. Offer: 10% off graphic design and web design services for all new projects signed on in April- May.Read More
HighGear is the leading, visual no-code platform for business analysts to rapidly build enterprise-grade workflow applications. Businesses in regulated industries rely on our custom workflow apps that drive adoption in their business.Read More
HR Consulting & Training
HR AnswerBox launched a New Manager Bootcamp, on April 6th. A self-directed accelerated version is also available. Take $200 off with coupon code 'byecorona' the April class. For any other HR related questions, please contact HR AnswerBox.Read More
Keller Stonebraker Insurance
Brian Mahon is a property, casualty, life, & health insurance broker with KSI, specializing in companies in life science and tech industries. He is a risk exec working mainly with companies performing clinical trials or offering tech services.Brian's Latest Video - "Top 5 Risks"
Graphic Design and Marketing
Free Hour-Long Virtual Marketing Consultation. 20% OFF marketing services such as, strategic planning, messaging, content development, digital marketing, websites, social media, and reigniting your marketing following a crisis.Read More
The Law Offices of Kevin McDermott
Focus on securing patent and/or trademark protection that enhances value and advances the goals of the client. Available to discuss patent ideas in inventors calls, prepare patent applications, and file at the US Patent Office electronically.Read More
A strategic communication consultant focused in the life sciences and medical tech. Our team will understand your science, work alongside your team to elevate your pipeline and products and build/strengthen the right relationships.Read More
Wellspring Digital is providing a 50% discount on all web support work. For all projects >$5,000, they will provide 24 months interest free financing. Offers will run until July 31st. Non-profits may receive additional discounts for the same period.