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In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of April 21, 2019

  • 4.26.2019

Some interesting links we found across the web this week:

5 Lessons to Learn From Successful Unicorn Startups
Are unicorns as magical as we make them seem? Studying factors prevalent among unicorns can show what makes them successful. From innovation to brand trust to technology, check out these five lessons shared by Entrepreneur.

The IPO Market is Heating Up Again, But it Won’t Change How Fast Companies Go Public
With more companies at larger than life valuations, the market is excited about investing in companies they have watched grow. However, the numbers raised during private investment versus initial public offerings show that investors will still be waiting for IPOs. Get the download on the opportunities and drawbacks recent IPO companies are facing in this article from TechCrunch.

How Roles Change When a Business Matures From Startup to Grown-Up
Growing pains and awkward phases also apply to startups. Transitioning from a startup to a full blown organization with business flows, clearly defined roles, and internal support structures can be daunting. Learn how to lessen the blow of “business puberty” in this Globe and Mail article.

The Role of Due Diligence
Do your homework. Pulling back the curtain on your potential investments, investors, or acquisition can be daunting. is a time (and money) intensive exercise, but it can be managed to ensure a relatively smooth process. Check out this Medium article for more tips on how to prepare for .

Startups Have to Care About Violating US Sanctions Laws, Too
Startup companies often fly in the face of existing regulations, whether knowingly or unknowingly. Unsurprisingly, lawmakers care little about what stage your company is in when complying with sanctions. Check out this article by Crunchbase to see if how your company may be exposed to sanctions.

Links compiled by Morgan Monroe.