In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of January 5, 2020

  • 1.10.2020

Some interesting links we found across the web this week:

How Some Founders are Raising Capital Outside of the VC World
-based financing is offering a creative solution to bridge the gap between venture capital financing and traditional bank loans. Various entities are now offering financing for a flat fee, repaid out of future . Keeping your equity without pledging all of your may be the business solution your company needs. Check out this article by TechCrunch on alternate financing.

Deciding How Much Equity to Give Your Key Employees
Managing the amount of equity to give employees can be a challenging at various stages in your business. How much equity should each founder be entitled to initially? The first key hires set the tone for following equity , but seniority and experience level should also be considered. This TechCrunch article discusses key factors such as timing, negotiations, and establishing an employee pool. 

5 Benefits All Startups Should Offer in 2020
Attracting key talent is crucial to growing and sustaining your . with limited money must get creative with their compensation packages to compete for the best talent. This article in San Antonio Express-News highlights five perks all should to lock down the best employees. 

4 Things Every Business Must Do to Prepare For Cyber Attacks
Cybersecurity should be top of mind for modern companies, no matter the size. Sixty percent of small businesses that suffer a significant breach are out of business in six months. simply cannot afford not to be prepared for imminent cyber-attacks. This article by can help re-tool how you think about cybersecurity, and tips on how to manage the risk.  

Links compiled by Morgan Monroe.