In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of September 6, 2015

  • 9.11.2015

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

Lessons From the Early Pitch Decks of Airbnb, Buzzfeed, and Youtube
A fun look back to the days when flagships were, you know, .

Visa, Nasdaq, Others Invest $30 Million in Bitcoin-Related Startup
From the annals of "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em," comes this tale of strategic powerhouses investing in Bitcoin-related (Chain in particular). The attraction isn't based on the bitcoin themselves, but on the underlying "blockchain" technology.

Can You Predict a Startup's Success Based on the Concept Alone?
New research from Harvard, MIT and National University of Singapore puts some science behind what you've been hearing all along: "ideas are cheap and execution is dear."

The Next Wave of Diversity Disclosures in Silicon Valley
The Atlantic profiles Slack's efforts at combating tech's white-males-everywhere problem, and how others may soon follow in their footsteps.

Links compiled by former Associate Daniel Doktori.