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In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of May 27, 2018

  • 6.1.2018

Some interesting links we found across the web this week:

How to Talk About Valuation When a VC Asks
VC’s have polished their questions for startups through hundreds of meetings with various companies. Walking into these meetings can make it feel like the deck is stacked against you. Check out this Both Sides of the Table article to gain some insight behind what is fueling these tough questions.

To VC or Not to VC? How an Often-Overlooked Third Option Made Us a Stronger Company
The statistics for companies that receive VC investment are daunting at estimates less than 1%. Before heading down this narrow path, consider key points such as business longevity, outside control issues, and the importance of funding for the company. This article by Forbes adds some perspective to the process.

What to Watch After GDPR’s Rollout
If you’ve used literally any site on the internet in the past few weeks, you have seen “We have updated our privacy policy.” As a result of the European Union’s GDPR rollout, many companies have been updating how they use and collect personal data from site visitors. The fear of the unknown is one of many driving forces. Read more in this MIT article to stay in the loop.

Crypto Expert Says We Won’t See Regulation for Years
Trading in cryptocurrency seems like the Wild West, but speculators say this new investment will come to a halt once regulators constrict trading fluidity. One expert believes this regulation is years beyond the horizon. Learn more from TechCrunch.

Links compiled by Morgan Monroe.