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In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of August 9, 2020

  • 8.13.2020

Some interesting links we found across the web this week:

Leverage Market Downturns as Investment Opportunities
Rather than retreating now, you may be best served long term by using your extra capital to increase your investments. This article highlights vendors offering more flexibility, an over-supply of good talent and less competition as a few reasons why the recent market downturn may lead to current investments becoming the ones with the highest returns.

Should Your Startup Develop Leaders or Hire Them?
One of the most dangerous things about starting a business is that it’s easy to make colossal mistakes if you don’t have the guidance of experienced leadership. This article explains a few different ways in which one may think of slowly expanding their startup leadership team. 

How Women Invest will target female founders with $10 million fund
How Women Invest is a fund that has raised $10 million to invest in startups with female founders. The fund is seeking to provide capital, mentoring and a network of influential female leaders to support female startup founders, especially women of color. This article elaborates the fund’s decision to focus on providing resources for female founders, which included consideration for research that shows that female-led startups have better returns.  

How to Onboard Clients During a Crisis
The Cybersecurity Practices That Protect Your Small Business
Being a victim of cybercrime can lead to large losses for a company. This article showcases a few practices that can help protect a business against cybercrime, including training staff on security protocols and making devices and platforms hacker-proof. 

Links compiled by Shafi Armatis.