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

  • 10.27.2017

Some interesting links we found across the web this week:

Developing Your Investor Network
Sometimes it really is who you know. Partners Jeff Stein and Jason Kropp discuss how to develop an investor network so you’re ready to call on your new friends and adopted family when raising that first round.

How to Use a Checklist to Build an Innovative Startup
Checklists are favorites of lawyers and other type-As, but they can also come in handy in the fly-by-night world of startups. AlleyWatch talks checklists and keeping up with innovation. 

The Entrepreneurial Case for Tech Investing in Emerging Markets
Plenty of people living in emerging markets have the right stuff and are seeking opportunities to show off their tech savvy. Entrepreneur looks at the startups who are capitalizing on finding talent in faraway places.

On Building a Strong Founding Team
Teamwork makes the dream work only if you’re recruiting the right people. Hacker Noon looks at how to find the fit for your team.

Startups are Turning Customers Into Lobbyists
Main Street looks a lot like K Street as startups mobilize their most committed customers and brand evangelists to lobby against regulations of their behalf. The Harvard Business Review looks at this new trend in government relations. 

Links compiled by Bill Warren.