In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of May 24, 2015

  • 5.29.2015

Some interesting links we found this week across the web:

Female Founders on an Upward Trend, According to CrunchBase
CrunchBase staffers put numbers to prevalence of women founders. #ChangeTheRatio trending positive in general and in New York in particular.

Value-add VCs are not bullsh*t—here’s why
Kyle Lacy defends the trend of venture capital “portfolio support platforms” where VCs supplement their cash and advice with actual operational support services for portfolio companies. Lacy responds point-by-point to Christian Claussen’s May 17th article calling BS in the first place.

Jawbone Accuses FitBit of Stealing Information by Hiring Workers Away 
Just when you thought legal didn’t matter…FitBit IPO imperiled by Jawbone lawsuit alleging intellectual property theft by way of executive poaching. Rivalry moves from marketplace to courtroom (how many steps is that?).

Links compiled by former Associate Daniel Doktori.