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Thursday, June 25, 2020

As regions across the country move forward into new stages of reopening, we will continue to support you and your business decisions outside of dedicated COVID-19 Response Resource emails.

For all useful reports, tools and articles that have been curated for our CFC Media Lab community as a part of this initiative, please visit CFC Media Lab’s COVID-19 Response Resources wiki.

Wishing you the very best,

The CFC Media Lab Team


This selection of insights and perspectives has been compiled to offer you thinking tools as you make decisions to support the development of your business. 

Capture new opportunities created by the pandemic by applying the fundamental innovation drivers of organic growth leaders (Wharton, University of Pennsylvania)

10 tactics for “growth tech” to survive, thrive and inspire (Boston Consulting Group)

Gender diverse companies are likely to outperform their counterparts now more than ever (shethepeople)

Three ways to advance gender equity as we return to the office (Harvard Business Review)

Why building your people skills virtually matters (McKinsey & Company)

Three effective ways to pitch journalists and bloggers during COVID-19 (Entrepreneur)

Three tips to bring investors on board with your brand’s big mission, to make an impact during COVID-19 (crunchbase)


IDEABOOST Cohort 7 company Flipside is making virtual meetings a lot more entertaining. They recently added a plugin that creates a “Flipside Studio” virtual camera device in Windows, so users can select Flipside in their camera list in any video chat software, including Zoom, Skype, Slack, Whereby, and more. 

Fifth Wave Connect company FitIn has enhanced their new FitIn.Live offering with a Feel Good Do Good Campaign where up to 10 passes will be donated for every "Pay-it-Forward" pass purchased. Their first two partners are Building Roots and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada. 

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