Few startups survive the grueling journey that is entrepreneurship. With record number of people filing for unemployment benefits, a difficult journey has become harder for many startups. TechCrunch published an article showing which job functions within startups have seen the most layoffs. This is an incomplete picture. Different cities and regions have been impacted differently by the coronavirus pandemic. This article explores the impact on different regions and industries as the pandemic and lockdown orders evolved.

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Industry and region

While California has had significantly fewer COVID-19 cases than New York, more people have been laid off in California. The majority of layoffs have been in travel, transportation, and consumer. For New York, the industries impacted the most appear to be real estate and fitness. …


Brian Lee Yung Rowe

Founder & CEO of Pez.AI // Making human interaction more meaningful with chatbots and data science

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