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In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of March 19, 2017

  • 3.24.2017

Some interesting links we found across the web this week:

QuickLaunch University Webinar: Determining the Right Type of Entity
Substance and form both matter when choosing the right entity for your startup. Join WilmerHale Partners Mick Bain and Gary Schall for this April 12 webinar.

Hey, Entrepreneurs, It's OK to Walk Away From an Investor
When "just say no" applies to funding. Not all investors are going to be right for your startup or vision for growth.

SXSW 2017: Sure, You've Got a Brand Strategy, but What's Your Chat Strategy?
After SXSW, this is the new strategy everyone is talking about. May we be entering an age where customer service centers are staffed exclusively by the likes of Siri, Alexa or Cortana?

Using Debt Like Growth Equity
A cautionary tale on the risks of taking on debt to grow a venture-backed startup. Veteran VC Fred Wilson talks equity, debt, and the story of one ecommerce startup that found itself forced into an exit.

The Emerging Business Strategies for Monetizing Virtual Reality
Making real money in virtual reality. VentureBeat discusses the various business models being explored by VR startups.

Links compiled by Bill Warren