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In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of July 8, 2018

  • 7.13.2018

Some interesting links we found across the web this week:

Considerations for Founders When Negotiating a Term Sheet
Although not technically a legally binding contract, understanding how the term sheet will shape the negotiations of a startup’s venture capital financing is of critical importance. Brush up on some important concepts and best practices for ensuring the economics and operational control stay balanced in favor of the company’s long-term success.

What You Need to Know About California’s New Data Privacy Law
In June, California passed a sweeping consumer privacy law that could force companies that handle personal data to make significant changes—especially those operating in the digital space. Perhaps the days of targeted advertising are numbered for those residing in the Golden State, which will likely soon have broader implications on data collection and use across the nation.

AI Is Transforming Healthcare as We Know It. Here's a Look at the Future -- and the Opportunities for Entrepreneurs.
The proliferation of Artificial Intelligence is a hot topic across investment and social circuits given its impact on the healthcare industry and potential to exponentially improve our existing systems to better diagnose and treat disease. This article explains the recent growth of this field of technology and the many ways young, innovative businesses are embracing and developing around the use of AI.

Wharton Study: How Social Media Can Impact Your Chances To Raise Venture Capital
For startups, social media can be a powerful and low-cost tool to disseminate information about your ideas, products and vision. Plus, a recent UPenn study reveals that an active social media presence is positively correlated to increased success in obtaining outside funding. Today’s investors understand and use social media platforms to gain insight into their target industries and investment opportunities, so start tweeting ASAP.

Links compiled by Cara Fonseca.