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In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of December 15, 2019

  • 12.20.2019

Some interesting links we found across the web this week:

More Female-Founded Unicorns Were Born in 2019 Than Before, Data Shows
It’s no secret that female founders are underfunded, garnering just $3 for every $100 venture dollar spent. The message for equality is loud and clear, but the valuations garnered by startup companies with at least one female founder speaks volumes. Read more about the historic unicorn numbers in 2019 in this article.

The Difference Between Debt and Equity Financing
There are so many different ways to finance your business, it is difficult to ascertain which method fits your business best. This article takes us back to Startup 101 and discusses the basic principles of debt vs. equity financings. Take a look for a closer look at the pros and cons of each option, as well as the true cost to your business.

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: How It’s Affecting Tax Season for SMBs
With tax season fast approaching, it makes sense to do your homework. The Tax Cuts and had tangible effects on Small Businesses and their returns last year, and 2019 is shaping up to be similar. Check out this article for trends that emerged for small businesses after the TCJA took effect.

How Does California’s Consumer Privacy Law Affect US Businesses?
Is your business fully compliant with GDPR? Good. How about the California Consumer Privacy Act? California is giving power to the people to protect their privacy, and it could impact your business sooner than you think. Check out this article on enforcement dates and general background. 

Links compiled by Morgan Monroe.