In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of June 28, 2020

  • 7.2.2020

Some interesting links we found across the web this week:

2020 IPO, Venture Capital and M&A Reports
Wondering how recently public companies navigated ? What tax issues you should consider in secondary sales of private ? How public and private company acquisitions compare with respect to deal terms? This article presents our internal studies in trends and offers key insights for IPOs, venture capital transactions and M&A from 2020.

How COVID-19 Will Likely Affect Startups in the Future
Now that many of us have been working from home for a number of months, you may be starting to wonder if your experience is typical, and what the future might look like as states start to reopen. Some are starting to think that working from home might be here to stay, at least in some capacity. This article discusses trends that have developed since the beginning of the pandemic, and makes predictions about which ones might stick around.

Looking Back and Looking Forward: The Navigation of a Crisis for a Small Business
How you handle your workforce is only one aspect of responding to COVID-19. You may also be thinking about how to handle your brand, your messaging and your customers. If so, take a look at this Entrepreneur article. It provides tips for what to reflect upon, how to improve communication and marketing, and how to generate–and retain–business.

How to beat the hidden exhaustion of founding a startup
Running a business is exhausting. You may feel like you need to do everything yourself, or fix every problem, or personally attend every event to get your name out there. But this takes a toll on both your physical and mental well-being—and that’s normal. Fast Company discusses some resources available when you feel like you’ve got too much on your plate. First and foremost, find your support network—you’re not alone.

Volcker Rule change inspires tepid optimism
The Volcker Rule, part of the Dodd Frank Act, was first introduced in 2008 to stop banks from engaging in proprietary trading and relationships with funds and . Recently, the FDIC has announced a new rollback, allowing banks to invest in VC funds, funds and other forms of private equity. This article discusses industry reaction, and gives some color on what it could mean for going forward.

Links compiled by Meghan Muncey.