In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of June 19, 2022

  • 6.24.2022

Some interesting links we found across the web this week:

Here’s One Un-Bearish Indicator: Series B Is Holding Up
With an estimated $24 billion in Series B deals so far in 2022, this Crunchbase article provides details as to why venture investors might feel more comfortable with big price tags in the pre-exit space despite the turn in the market.

New Google Study of 900 Founders: All Effective Leaders Do These 7 Things
Compiling data from more than 900 leaders in more than 40 countries, Google for ’ has released an in-depth document that all leaders should read: the “Effective Founders Project” report. If you’re short on time, this article from highlights the seven essential traits that reaffirm just how important leadership ‘soft skills’ are to success.

‘Do these investors share my values?’ This is your founder diligence checklist
Accepting capital from an investor means entering into a commitment that will most likely last for years.  As the year-to-year record-breaking number of investments is expected to continue into 2022, this article has developed a checklist for founders to consider whether a potential investor is a good fit for the company.

Why There’s Never Been a Better Time to Become a Female Founder 
Though the pandemic has hindered many industries, women founders in the landscape refuse to be slowed. Author Doone Roisin—a founder herself—discusses in this Entrepreneur article how female entrepreneurs have navigated the challenges of the pandemic to break funding records and establish a network of peers with more tools than ever to support their peers.

Startup Success Hinges on Knowing When to Sell 
This Investors article experienced insight into exit strategy planning and how this plays an integral part in success. Among other factors, knowing when and how to sell a company should be identified as it’s still being built. The venture capital perspective in this article emphasizes early development of end goals to empower the founders to “take charge of their ’s ultimate fate.”

Links compiled by Ashton Kennedy.