COVID-19 Resources From the High Alpha Portfolio

by Emily Brungard - Marketing Analyst

It’s an understatement to say that COVID-19 has disrupted the way we operate businesses, function as a society, and generally live our lives. Companies have made quick transitions to remote work, businesses are reevaluating their models, and people are dealing with and reacting to ever-evolving healthcare recommendations. 

We’ve hosted weekly calls with the CEOs of our portfolio companies for the last several weeks, and we’re inspired by the ways these leaders are supporting their internal teams — as well as their customers. Their teams have been hard at work assembling new product offers to help their customers, building resources for newly remote teams, and offering extended free trials. 

We’ve tried to compile all of these resources across our venture studio portfolio in the list below. These resources touch a range of industries, from manufacturing and mobile messaging to sleep and sales. 

Anvl: Free Trial and COVID-19 Safety Templates

Anvl’s mobile workforce safety application and communication platform allows companies to engage frontline workers and organically drive culture changes. They’ve created free templates in response to the current environment and safety regulations. In addition, they’re offering a free trial for companies who want to implement new safety measures. 

Attentive: COVID-19 E-Commerce Trends & Tactics

Attentive, a personalized mobile messaging platform, has built an in-depth content hub for e-commerce marketers. Attentive’s data focuses on sales and revenue trends across a variety of retail verticals. In addition to revenue, Attentive is sharing messaging examples and an analysis of the types of words that are being used in those messages.

If you sign up to be notified when Attentive updates their data, they will donate $10 to Feeding America — it’s a win-win.

Base: Resource Hub and Extended Free Trial

For many Executive Assistants, work has become a lot more complicated over the last several weeks. Base, the first software solution for EAs, has built a resource hub for EAs on a variety of topics, including “wow-ing” their executives, transitioning to a remote work environment, operations and workflows, and self-care.

Base has also extended their free trial. Their platform helps assistants focus on what matters most, and is currently enhanced by comprehensive resources curated especially for EAs in this moment.

Boardable: 90 Days Free

New users are eligible for 90 free days of Boardable through the end of April. Boardable’s board management software helps nonprofits and their boards continue business during this disruptive time. The offer includes unlimited users, meetings, committees, and documents.

If you need help organizing your board meetings, check out their ungated e-book, “What You Need to Know About Hosting Effective Virtual Meetings.”

Docket: Integrate Zoom and Docket Meetings For Free

Docket makes meetings easier and more effective, and they’re giving a premium offering away for free. Their advanced Zoom integration is available free of charge for 90 days. To take advantage of their advanced Zoom integration, as well as other meeting tools, sign up for a 90 day free trial of Docket Pro using the promo code REMOTE2020 at checkout. 

Lessonly: Remote Work Hub 

Lessonly’s Remote Work hub is helping teams do better work remotely. Their video series features 1:1 interviews on remote work, and they’ve shared a collection of blogs with tips and tricks on working remotely. 

If you’re working remotely alongside your kids, Lessonly has another solution: check out their word searches and coloring book here.

Loupe: Pandemic Pipeline Impact Report

Loupe’s Augmented Revenue Analysis platform for sales and sales operations teams is helping companies understand the impact this pandemic will have on their pipeline. Loupe is offering a free Pandemic Impact Report. They will analyze your sales pipeline data to help you understand funnel impact, top-down forecasting, sales cycle impact, and more. Due to bandwidth, Loupe requests a Senior Operations or Sales Leader reach out. Companies must have Salesforce or HubSpot in place for an evaluation. Loupe will fill as many requests as they can and will process on a first come, first served basis. 

Malomo: 60 Days Free

The Malomo team is helping E-commerce brands put their customers’ minds at ease during the crisis. To do that, they’re offering a 60-day free trial of their shipping and tracking platform. As part of the free trial, the Malomo team is also providing free creative services to get brands up and running quickly.

Pattern89: Free AI-Backed Ad Audit

Maybe you’ve seen Pattern89’s ad research in the New York Times or Adweek over the last several weeks. They’ve used machine learning to track a 30 percent drop in social media ads featuring images or video of human contact. How have you changed your ad creative in response to COVID-19?

Pattern89 is also offering free audits of advertising creative. Connect your Facebook ad account and get a 10-page summary of insights and changes you can make today. 

Rise Science: Free Download

Rise Science works with teams to unlock improved performance, employee wellness, and employee satisfaction through better sleep. Rise is offering their services to all companies and individuals free of charge to improve their sleep habits, strengthen their immune systems, and help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. 

Superside: Free Design Services

If you or your business is contributing to COVID-19 relief, you’ll want to check out Superside’s special offering. They’re offering design services at no cost, up to $1,000, with a discounted rate after that. Superside’s service packages include a dedicated team made up of top designers and a project manager, as well as access to their platform that facilitates remote design intake and collaboration.

TINYpulse: WFH Essentials

Our portfolio company TINYpulse is offering a three-month free trial to teams transitioning to a remote work setup. They’ve also published tips and tricks for companies who want to retain a great culture during remote times.

For any organization that chooses to continue their subscription beyond three months, TINYpulse will donate 10% of the annual subscription to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO on their behalf.

Visible: Investor Database and Remote Work Resources

The Visible team has fast-tracked their open source investor database, which includes information on more than 6,500 investors around the world and the types of investments they make. 

They’ve also been publishing regular updates on investor communication trends in the time of COVID-19, stress management for founders, and coronavirus predictions from other VCs. 

Zylo: Free SaaS Audits

SaaS is making remote work easier than ever, but it’s also a cause for concern for many companies. Zylo’s SaaS audit can help you gain visibility into your team’s toolbox. Since you can’t secure what you can’t see, this visibility is key. You can schedule a SaaS audit for free with the Zylo team to uncover business-wide tech and spending. 

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