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Research shows entrepreneurs pondering how to exit their companies most often turn to close friends and family for guidance. (Razvan Chisu/Unsplash)

Social networks play a key role when entrepreneurs cut ties to their companies

Social ties can help entrepreneurs acquire necessary information and insights about their plans to exit a company, as well as provide them with emotional support.
With millions newly unemployed, it’s unclear what the prospects of former startup employees will be. (James Yarema/Unsplash)

Coronavirus bailouts won’t save startup workers from layoffs

Employees working in startups may disproportionately suffer in the wake of the pandemic as their employers cut back to skeletal staffs or shutter their companies altogether.
A woman buys hand sanitizer made by Spirit of York Distillery in Toronto on March 19, 2020. The distillery switched their production over to hand sanitizer following the coronavirus shutdown, with all proceeds going to charity. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

The coronavirus crisis: A catalyst for entrepreneurship

It's clear that our post-pandemic future will be different. Current signs of good will amid entrepreneurial initiatives give us some cause for optimism.
Lagos Computer village, Nigeria’s version of Silicon Valley, shut following COVID-19 lock down. Photo by Adekunle Ajayi/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Lockdown will hit Nigeria’s smallscale entrepreneurs hard. What can be done

As part of response to COVID-19 pandemic, Nigeria has announced a lock down in three strategic states but this is going to be tough on the self employed and small scale entrepreneurs.

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