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In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of August 13, 2017

Some interesting links we found across the web this week:

Why Startups Should Look for Opportunity Between the Coasts
Startups might consider an extended pit stop in the “flyover” states, where smaller cities are welcoming entrepreneurs with open arms and the cost of living is low. 

Startup Foundations, Step 1: Start at the Forest and the Trees Will Follow
Teamwork makes the dream work, so having the right combination of skills, personality, and drive is essential for any startup. AlleyWatch discusses how to think of early-stage team building and not getting lost in the dense forest of recruiting. 

The Real Reason ISPs Hate Net Neutrality Regulation
Fast Company explores a different perspective on why ISPs resist net neutrality. It’s not so much about opposing an open internet, and more about not being the Ma Bells of the 21st century.  

What 11 CEOs Have Learned About Championing Diversity
The Harvard Business Review turns it up to 11 with these accomplished CEOs who talk about championing diversity within an organization. The benefits of diversity in a startup or large company are clear, but implementing effective diversity programs can be challenging.  

Can Boston Catch Up With Silicon Valley?
Back in the 70s and 80s, Boston was close to the center of the software world. After a rough slump in the 90s, can Boston again surpass NYC and even catch up to Silicon Valley as a hub for startups and VC investment? 

Links compiled by Bill Warren