In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of February 7, 2016

  • 2.12.2016

Some interesting links we found across the web this week:

Common Ground - Negotiating Reasonable Deal Terms  (may require free registration)
Any number of terms can be critical to a good deal. Christoper Mirabile, chair of the Capital Association, takes a look on what might constitute a reasonable compromise on deal terms across several categories, including deal economics; investor rights/protection provisions; governance, management and control provisions; and exits and

How to find the right tech co-founder
Dos and don’ts for finding a co-founder to build out a tech idea, with an emphasis on the don’ts. 

The Business Implications of the EU-US “Privacy Shield”
The Harvard Business Review a view on the business implications of last week’s US-EU tentative agreement to allow US companies to continue to send and receive personal information about EU residents across borders. Read to the end for generally applicable best practices on transparency and self-enforcement of basic privacy principles with respect to customers. 

How Tech Startup Founders Are Hacking Immigration   
There is no easy or quick solution for foreign founders applying for status to work in the United States, but Bloomberg Business looks at a few , including partnering with university sponsors or with VCs that help to secure visas in for equity.

New Bill Aims to Stop State-Level Decryption Before it Starts
Wired reports on proposed legislation in Congress to preempt states from implementing anti-encryption policies at the state level, as well as the confusion that could spring from a state-by-state approach.

Links compiled by John Wagner.