In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of September 1, 2019

  • 9.6.2019

Some interesting links we found across the web this week:

Back Channels in the Boardroom
After a board meeting, it is common for board to begin side conversations with each other. While these side conversations are generally harmless and can be enormously valuable, when improperly conducted, they can foster inappropriate alliances that result in poor decisions. If you have noticed these trends, here is a great article from HBR on the how to properly manage side conversations among the board .

The Inherent Failures of Long-Term Contracts — and How to Fix Them
Oliver Hart, Nobel-winning Harvard economist and Kate Vitasek, faculty at the University of Tennessee, discuss a new approach to forming a contract by adopting what they call “relational contracts.” Learn about this approach in this informative HBR interview with Mr. Hart and Ms. Vitasek.

5 Tips to Successfully Sell Your Company
Are you looking to sell your beloved company? In this article by Entrepreneur, an experience founder shares helpful tips that you should consider before you walk down the path of mergers and acquisitions.

Amid Uncertainty, Beware Indecision and Over Caution
Margie Warrell, an author of Stop Playing Safe, shares her story with Forbes to highlight the importance of avoiding over-reacting when faced with uncertainty with over-caution. No one can predict the future, but one thing is certain, says Warrell: "those who are willing to embrace the wild unknown will be best positioned to seize its opportunities."

Investors Research: Basic Understanding Before Fundraising—Angel Investors
While investors wildly differ from , the methodology and principles of the fundraising are the same. This article by Medium lays out the differences and the similarities between and as well as how and when to approach them. 

Links compiled by Lugar Choi.