In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of May 17, 2015

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Some interesting links we found this week across the web:

The Rise of the Intrapreneur 
Fast Company examines the increasingly hot topic of “intrapreneurs,” this time leading with the example of eBay’s Healey Cypher and interactive storefronts for brick-and-mortar retailers. Maybe you can have your cake and eat it too after all.

NDAs, Confidentiality Provisions and How to Make Sure Your IP Stays Yours
WilmerHale attorney Ariel Soiffer helps TechCrunch readers navigate the murky waters of non-disclosure agreements. Turns out they’re not all boilerplate after all.

Innovation Nation 
Re/code takes a look at the rising scene in Washington DC. Prospects for tech company success appear better than for bipartisan cooperation.

Is Social+Capital's Chamath Palihapitiya the future of venture capital? 
Fortune magazine profiles rising venture capitalist and ex-Facebook exec Chamath Palihapitiya and his recent flirtations with Kleiner Perkins.

Organizational debt is like technical debt—but worse
Serial entrepreneur turned serial writer about entrepreneurship Steve Blank comments on the rarely discussed phenomenon of transitioning from a taped-together to a professional organization that can retain talent with more than “that hopey changey stuff.”

BONUS: In case you missed it two weeks ago…

What Killed the Infographic?
Fast Company explains what happened to all of those infographics that used to zip around the web on a daily . Article features good insight and some of the best infographics of the past several years.

Links compiled by former Associate Daniel Doktori.