In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of January 3, 2016

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Some interesting links we found across the web this week:

The 30 Best Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs in 2015
Happy New Year! We’re kicking off 2016 with a list within a list—dig into First Round Review’s best advice for founders from the last year. Personal favorites: 4, 7, 11, 15, 25.

Lawmakers Notch Win in Fight for Global Cyber Laws
Just before the holidays, Congress passed the Cybersecurity Act of 2015 to increase data sharing between the tech sector and the federal government. The crucial next step for Washington, outlined here, is an international framework to combat data breaches. Stay tuned, stay safe…

If You’re Launching a Tech in 2016, Focus on Privacy and Fast Data
…and stay profitable!  tackling data security concerns have a leg up in 2016, as long as they can keep up with changes in the law.

SEC Approves Plan to Issue Via Bitcoin’s Blockchain
The SEC’s recent rules approving equity may make for more prominent headlines, but a recent decision to allow online issuances through the blockchain technology behind bitcoin could be just as groundbreaking. For the uninitiated, be sure to click through to the “Bitcoin Survival Guide” for a primer.

Scaling Bitcoin: The Great Block Size Debate
And for those who’ve been following bitcoin for years, some great thoughts from the CEO of Coinbase on how the digital currency is about to grow and change. 

In Silicon Valley Now, It’s Almost Always Winner Takes All
Will tech and its network effects be the end of fair competition? Probably not, but it’s a question that extends far beyond just Silicon Valley. 

Links compiled by Jared Brenner.