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94% of startups are going to survive Covid

On Jun 5, 2020
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RT @aonetti: Government support did help #startups during #covid. 50%+ of the startups got some money from government through grants or loans - 23% tapped furlough support @siftedeu @MindTheBridge @isidrolaso @SEP_EU https://t.co/i4a5W5fu7L
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Station F’s ecosystem survey looks at how startups are coping with fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The answer is: mostly well.

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On Jun 5, 2020
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RT @aonetti: Government support did help #startups during #covid. 50%+ of the startups got some money from government through grants or loans - 23% tapped furlough support @siftedeu @MindTheBridge @isidrolaso @SEP_EU https://t.co/i4a5W5fu7L
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94% of startups are going to survive Covid

94% of startups are going to survive Covid

Station F’s ecosystem survey looks at how startups are coping with fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The answer is: mostly well.

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