In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of October 13, 2019

  • 10.18.2019

Some interesting links we found across the web this week:

The Few Startups with Female Founders Raise More Venture Cash
After investments and seed round funding, studies from the Kauffman Fellows Research Center show that the inclusion of at least one female founder on a team can translate to more funding. While women-only led still face stiff challenges to gain funding, the statistics further support that diversity in companies leads to better financial results. Click through to the article for more details on the data surveyed. (May require registration)

5 Rules For Coping With Failure From A Founder Leading The Conversation On Effing Up
Let’s face it, the VC world can be full of founders putting on a front. Learning from other founder’s missteps is crucial to avoiding the same pitfalls, but fostering a space where founders feel comfortable sharing can be difficult. Check out this article on where how you can find other founders cultivating a no-judgment zone to speak about their failures.

How Today’s Geopolitics Are Creating an Uncertain Future for Global Tech
In today’s global economy, companies need to remain innovative to keep up with the evolving regulations. From Brexit to potential trade wars, shifting regulations on how companies interact with consumers across borders is an everchanging landscape. More considerations that may impact your business in this article from Entrepreneur.

Series-A Still Trumps ICOs
The only thing certain about initial coin offerings is regulatory uncertainty. Navigating the muddy waters of the SEC enforcement action is becoming more treacherous with recent temporary restraining orders. The idea that ICOs would create a meaningful impact on early stage funding across companies is now less prevalent. The article offers key considerations on various methods of early-stage funding. 

Links compiled by Morgan Monroe.