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In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of January 22, 2017

Some interesting links we found across the web this week:

President Trump’s Anti-Regulation Policies Might Actually be Good for Tech Startups
Could the new administration’s policies actually benefit ? We’ll see if Peter Thiel’s most contrarian bet to date produces positive returns for the ecosystem.

The Epic Plan to Transform Government Into a Startup
America was once a , circa 1776, but could it regain some of that early magic (without the early missteps)? TechCrunch examines the ways the federal government could regain an entrepreneurial spirit.

Reflecting on 2016: Five Takeaways From the Q4 2016 PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor
The National Venture Capital Association reflects on the venture world’s 2016. The colorful graphs and data show that 2016 was a banner year for VC funds. 

Why 2017 Will be a Big Year for Tech Exits
Snap’s much anticipated IPO could be just the tip of the unicorn horn. VentureBeat explains why 2017 will be the year of big tech exits.

Scaling Your Startup Without Sacrificing Your Culture of Innovation
Keeping that small feel while executing on big dreams is tough. Entrepreneur shares some advice for maintaining a culture of innovation while scaling up.

Synthetic DNA Could be the Next Tech Breakthrough
Synthetic DNA may be the building block materials science going forward, but commercialization still poses major challenges for in this space.

Links compiled by Bill Warren.