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In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of July 16, 2017

  • 7.21.2017

Some interesting links we found across the web this week:

4 Lessons US Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Latin American Startup Culture
Entrepreneur imports some startup wisdom from south of the border. US startups, especially those outside the Valley, could learn valuable lessons from their Latin American cousins.

How to Make the Best Hires to Complement Your Founding Team
When adding the fifth Beatle, fit may matter more important than pure technical chops. AlleyWatch discusses how to hire superstars into an already all-star founding team.

Taking VC Money Depends on the Goals of the Company
VC money can put your startup on the path to rapid growth, but for some companies and industries the long, bootstrapped road to success is a better alternative.

The IAB Finalizes its New Ad Standards
Fighting back against ad blockers with less annoying ads, the IAB issues new standards for online publishers and advertisers.

VCs Double Down on Mega Financings, Adapt to Delayed Exits
With first round financings down and many unicorns still sitting on the IPO sidelines VC’s are left with few options. Some VC’s are responding to the new normal by doubling-down on late-stage mega .

Links compiled by Bill Warren.