These startups applied for PPP loans. Here’s their advice to others.

Internal financial processes and bank relationships are among the things local startups should take into consideration when applying for federal Paycheck Protection Program loans.  

That’s important because the federal PPP, which provides much-needed forgivable Small Business Administration Loans to companies affected by the pandemic, restarted on April 27 with $320 billion in available funding. The program was so popular that it exhausted its original $349 billion in funding in two weeks. Read more here.