The week in entrepreneurship

Your weekly summary of entrepreneurship news, comment, and features. Sent by the Centre for Entrepreneurs (part of the New Entrepreneurs Foundation). Sign up hereRead the original newsletter here.


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  • How entrepreneurs, startups and businesses are responding:
    • The UK tech industry has launched to fight the Coronavirus crisis.
    • PUBLIC and NHSX have launched Techforce19 – a new challenge to combat the effects of social isolation. Companies can apply for up to £25k.
    • An opensource spreadsheet is tracking the status of over 240 European investors and whether they are continuing to invest during the crisis
    • Sifted is tracking a growing list of startups that are rallying to help those in need during the crisis. Brent Hoberman has also written on LinkedIn tracking some of the positive examples from startups.
    • Google has announced an $800m commitment to help small businesses through grants, investment, Google Ads and Google Cloud credits,PPE production and increased employee gift match.