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In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of June 10, 2018

  • 6.15.2018

Some interesting links we found across the web this week:

The 6 Ways to Grow a Company
Understanding your company’s most fruitful opportunities for growth can allow you to maximize the return on an investment of an organization’s finite resources.  This article from the Harvard Business Review identifies six categories of innovation and development and provides illustrative examples of how to strategically (and successfully!) grow your business.

Why the VC Community Should Be Skeptical of Cryptocurrency
Although there is a lot of noise related to cryptocurrency these days, one topic that doesn’t seem to cross the cryptocurrency headlines is endorsement by venture capital firms; this VentureBeat article sheds light on why most VCs, who we often consider to be willing to take risks on new technologies, are steering clear from coins and tokens of all sorts.

The Valuation Obsession 
Startups are increasingly focused on valuations as the metric by which they measure their overall success; but this piece by VC Fred Wilson on Inc.com explains a single number often cannot accurately represent the true potential of a young company.

The Investment Landscape of the Future: Toward Many Silicon Valleys 
This interesting read from a Canadian venture capital guru discusses the blossoming of technology and innovation beyond the concentrated epicenter that is Silicon Valley in California. With new tech hubs on the rise and the overall diversification and dissemination of venture capital markets, the changing landscape will likely provide more opportunities to those outside of the Golden State.

Links compiled by Cara Fonseca.