In the previous episode of The Wire’s Business Report, we had seen what mental health challenges for entrepreneurs look like and what the unique pressure points are for those who run businesses of their own.
While the post lockdown period has seen economic activity resume and unemployment figures improve, the situation remains extremely grim for the economy and for jobs.
Smaller businesses have been forced overnight to completely rest their operations, change direction and often let go of ideas that they were deeply invested in.
It isn’t a one-size-fits-all situation though. For industries like travel, tourism and hospitality, the past few months have been hell and at this point there is no clarity on how long things will remain this way.
The Wire’s Mitali Mukherjee speaks with young Indian entrepreneurs to understand how COVID-19 is impacting their young and unique businesses, how it is impacting their mental health and how investor can help in such a scenario.