In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of June 28, 2015

  • 7.3.2015

Some interesting links we found across the web for this week:

Our Founding Fathers: The Original Entrepreneurs 
Was George Washington the original Steve Jobs? Matthew Dowd argues that the Founding Fathers weren't all that different from today’s entrepreneurs.

Startups Serving The 99 Percent Will Be the Next Billion-Dollar Companies 
Targeting the mass market first might seem counter-intuitive, but it could be the way to build a billion dollar .

SEC Allows Tweets for Startups Raising Money 
The SEC issued new guidance about gauging investor interest via Twitter and Facebook—they used far more than 140 characters.

Five Obstacles That Impede Startup Innovation 
Shellye Archambeau, CEO of MetricStream, examines some of the pitfalls that can slow down otherwise great .

As More Tech Startups Stay Private, So Does the Money
It might seem like IPOs are going out of fashion with more companies staying private for longer. The New York Times follows the money to see what factors might be driving this trend.

Links compiled by William Warren.