In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of September 17, 2017

  • 9.22.2017

Some interesting links we found across the web this week:

When to Let Your Competitors Be Your Investors
In this VentureBeat article, WilmerHale Partner Josh Fox discusses the risks and rewards of accepting funds from industry competitors who also operate as “strategic investors.” Understand the potential benefits and the appropriate precautions to take before venturing down this path.

10 Steps to Scaling Your Startup Toward a Fortune 500
Once you’ve achieved success with your initial product or service, what are the next steps to truly grow your business into a high-performing company? Even at an early stage, these tips may shape your strategic outlook.

Team Building: Minders, Finders, Grinders
Hiring employees can be one of the most difficult jobs as a business owner. In this Forbes article, one founder shares his view on the types of individuals and their relevant skills that can help to refine your team-building approach. 

Four Fundraising Lessons From a Startup Founder VCs Kept Turning Away
Striking out on your first few attempts to attract outside funding can be disheartening, but this article shares some advice from a successful founder who ignored dismissals and discovered perseverance and preparation lead to profit.

Links compiled by Cara Fonseca