Independent Contractors and PPP

I’ve been getting lots of emails from you guys with good news of  Payroll Protection Program approvals! If that’s you, congrats! You are in the 47%. If it’s not you, you’re in the majority, and there is still hope. Keeping my fingers crossed for all of you. Did your savvy friend forward this to you? […]

47% of PPP Applications Approved

Friday morning April 3, 2020 was the moment that small business in America stood still. Business ceased because business owners and entrepreneurs were frantically hitting refresh on their bank’s website hoping to get their Payroll Protection Program (PPP) submitted before the Small Business Administration program ran out of funds. The first round of $360 billion […]

Economic Injury Disaster Loan Update

According to a report by the SBA, during the first tranche of CARES Act, up to April 24, 2020, the SBA has approved 38,984 loans for a total of Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) $7,967,174,888. California received the most funding, with over $1.8 billion going to support small businesses. Under the second tranche of stimulus […]

Second Stimulus

On Friday another tranche of stimulus funding was signed. This will get more capital into existing programs. The question is will it be enough to meet current demand under the PPP and EIDL programs? I’m betting it won’t. We’ll see this week. Did your savvy friend forward this to you? Subscribe here. Stimulus Stats 484,000,000,000 […]

127 First-hand Accounts of the PPP Process

Thanks so much to everybody that heeded the call from my last email to share their experience going through the PPP process. 132 entrepreneurs filled out the survey. Below are some numbers to help you understand the companies that filled out the survey (respondents) and what their experience has been. Did your savvy friend forward […]

Payroll Protection Stats

First of all, you guys are great! I’ve heard from many of you. There have been some success, but most are experiencing challenges with the process. Thanks for sharing your stories. I’m trying to do something rather ambitious, and I need your help to pull it off. I’m building a database documenting entrepreneur’s experience applying […]


Hi! I’m Kyle. The guy behind the Entrepreneur’s COVID-19 Playbook. Thanks for downloading, I hope you found it useful. The playbook has already been read by thousands of entrepreneurs, solopreneurs, small business owners and freelancers, just like you, who are trying to understand how to survive this pandemic. The details of the federal stimulus funding […]


WHAT IS GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an updated privacy law for the digital age. At its core, GDPR is a new set of rules designed to give EU citizens more transparency on what data they are sharing, how it’s being used and granting more control over their personal data. The rules […]

The Perils of Tech Partnerships

Nearly every early tech startup at some point gets enamored with the idea of partnering with another tech company. This is usually driven by the heady, very seductive idea that a partnership will accelerate credibility, sales, and minimum viable product (MVP) quickly and more easily than doing it yourself — by using another company’s resources […]