WI-FI RESOURCES:

• Comcast is opening X-finity WiFi network nationally for free, they are offering unlimited data for free and confirming their commitment to connecting low-income families. Click here to learn more.

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SOCIAL MEDIA RESOURCES:

• Facebook is announcing a $100 million grant program for small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The majority of the grants will be distributed in cash, with some ad credits for business services. Businesses do not need to be on Facebook, Instagram or WhatsApp to apply. They will soon begin taking applications in the coming weeks. In the meantime, you can sign up to receive more information when it becomes available. Click here to learn more.

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REMOTE WORK TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES:

• 1Password is removing the 30-day trial limit on new 1Password Business accounts so companies can start working safely from home, with their first 6 months free. With 1Password, teams can manage their workforce from anywhere, and safely share logins and other important resources with remote workers. Click here to learn more.


8x8 Video Meetings is free to all users, and offers 80+ local dial-in numbers (11 toll-free) from 55+ countries and does not require any installation. Users can create a custom URL to host meetings of up to 50 participants without any time restrictions. Click here to learn more.


Atlassian is offering its software development tools free for small teams up to 10 users. The free products include Jira Software, Jira Service Desk, Confluence, and Jira Core. Click here to learn more.


Box is offering 3 months free of its secure file sharing and collaboration platform. The offer is for the company's Business plan and includes unlimited storage, mobile access, and advanced user and security reporting. Click here to learn more.


Cloudflare for Teams is offering unlimited seats of Cloudflare for Teams for organizations of all sizes through September 1, as well as a free 30-minute onboarding session. Click here to learn more.


Google is expanding features of Hangouts Meet, its video conferencing platform, for current customers through July 1st, 2020. Customers can now host larger meetings with up to 250 participants, live stream to 100,000 viewers, and save recordings to Google Drive. Click here to learn more.


GoToMeeting is offering 3 months of free site-wide licensing of its video conferencing solution, GoToMeeting, for eligible organizations (health care providers, educational institutions, municipalities and non-profits). Click here to learn more.


Microsoft is offering 6-months free of Microsoft Teams, a unified communication and collaboration platform. Starting on March 10th, restrictions will be lifted on how many users can join a team or schedule video calls. Click here to learn more.


UrbanSitter is offering a 2-months free parent subscription during the COVID-19 outbreak. Parents can find trusted childcare help to support them as they work from home during this period. Every sitter is background checked and UrbanSitter provides parents with as much information as possible to make informed decisions. Click here to learn more.


Cisco is extending services for existing customers of Webex, its video conference platform. The offer includes unlimited usage without time restriction, support for fewer than 100 participants, and toll free dial-in. Click here to learn more.


Zoho is offering its Remotely product line for free to all new customers until July, 1st 2020. Zoho Remotely is a suite of cloud applications that helps teams collaborate and communicate. Click here to learn more.

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SOFTWARE RESOURCES:

•Adobe is offering free 2 months of Creative Cloud.

Here is how to get it: https://petapixel.com/2020/03/18/adobe-is-giving-everyone-2-months-of-free-creative-cloud-heres-how-to-get-it/

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FINANCE RESOURCES:

• HSBC, Downtown San Jose – Prime +2.00% Business Line of Credit for new business accounts. Click here to learn more.

• Wells Fargo - Wells Fargo customers experiencing hardship from the coronavirus disease can call 1-800-219-9739 to speak with a trained specialist about their options. This includes customers of consumer lending, small business and deposit products. Details on what type of assistance might be available have not been released but are likely determined on a case-by-case basis. Click here to learn more.

• CitiBank - Citibank customers can contact the bank for assistance with:

  • Waivers on monthly service fees, for both regular and small business customers
  • Waived penalties for early CD withdrawal, for both regular and small business customers
  • Fee waivers on remote deposit capture for small business customers
  • Bankers available after hours and on weekends to support small business customers
  • Some credit card customers may be eligible for credit line increases and collection forbearance programs.
  • Some mortgage customers may be eligible for a hardship program through Cenlar FSB, the bank’s service provider. For assistance, call Cenlar FSB at 855-839-6253 (Mon–Fri, 8:30 a.m.–8 p.m. ET or Sat, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. ET).

Click here to learn more.

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SMALL BUSINESS LOANS RESOURCES:

• Spectrum Business Financing (alternative lending & SBA loan assistance) - is offering free services to help answer questions about the SBA loan relief fund. Click here to learn more.

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LEGAL RESOURCES:

Stay Up to Date With The New COVID-19 Laws - Hoge Fenton has a COVID-19 Resource Page featuring COVID-19 legal information and resources to help, particularly Employment Law, Corporate Law, and Real Estate. Click here to visit their page. In addition they are also hosting webinars regularly for Employment Law, Commercial Real Estate, and Estate Planning for Executives.

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