It’s impossible to gauge the full impact of COVID-19 on the world and our economy. But there are steps that startup founders can take to adapt to the current environment, build resilience into their organization and even find opportunities for growth during the weeks and months ahead. We’ve pulled together insights and advice for startup founders that are relevant now -- and for any economic downturn that may unfold during the course of a startup’s journey.

  • By Sequoia

    Coronavirus: The Black Swan of 2020

    Coronavirus is the black swan of 2020. Some of you (and some of us) have already been personally impacted by the virus. We know the stress you are under and are here to help. With lives at risk, we hope that conditions improve as quickly as possible. In the interim, we should brace ourselves for turbulence and have a prepared mindset for the scenarios that may play out.

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  • By Ravishankar G V

    Finding pockets of upside in the COVID-19 crisis

    India is facing a slowdown that’s of a scope and scale that none of us have seen, let alone know how to prepare for, in our working lives. To look for the positives from this crisis, it is important to reframe our current situation and get into the right mental zone to find those pockets of upsides.

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  • By Sequoia and partner VC firms

    Best Practices for Founders in the wake of COVID-19

    We are in the midst of an unprecedented global health crisis that will have a deep impact on every facet of India’s society and economy. As we weather through this incredibly tough time, we as investors are trying to do what we can in our capacity to help steer our founders through these uncharted waters.

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  • By Rajan Anandan

    Opinion | Navigating your startup in these uncertain times

    Startups, particularly those in an early stage, operate with a high level of uncertainty during the normal course of business. COVID-19 is redefining what uncertainty means. Here are some practical tips that may help startup founders navigate the storm.

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  • By Rajan Anandan

    This too shall pass but startups need a strategy to emerge stronger: Rajan Anandan, Sequoia India

    The global pandemic has literally turned the world upside down, something that the world has not witnessed in the past 100 years. Bewildering as it is, there is also hope that people may get past this if we take decisive and rapid action.

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