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In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of October 21, 2018

  • 10.26.2018

Some interesting links we found across the web this week:

ICOs vs. STOs: How to Know Which One Is Right for Your Business
Thinking of an ICO? Unless it’s a pure consumer token, one way to remove regulatory ambiguity is admit up front your token is a security. There are still a lot of advantages offering tokens on the blockchain over mailing out paper certificates that will never again see the light of day. Read more in this article by Entrepreneur.

Even the World’s Largest Crypto Exchange Needs Help From Traditional VCs 
As mentioned by TechCrunch, VC’s still play a role in the crypto-economy. Their presence in a company can add an air of legitimacy (along with some cash).

7 Startup Scenarios That Rarely Attract Investors
Investors swing big with startup financings, but they aren’t usually dumb money. AlleyWatch looks at a few factors that might make VCs hit pause when looking at a startup.

What Happens to Startups in the Next Recession
With the stock market sliding downhill, might be time to think about what happens to startups if (or when) the next recession hits. After 8 years of a , this party is starting to look like 2008 (or even 1999). Crunchbase has more details.

The 10 Hottest Industries for Startups in 2018
If you’re thinking about making the jump to entrepreneurship, start with the industries outlined in this article by Inc. Who doesn’t love logistics and government services? 

Links compiled by Bill Warren.