Some interesting links we found across the web this week:
What's a Cap Table and Why Do I
A cap table may be an unfamiliar concept for a new founder, but it is one that a founder will quickly realize is vital to future financings. Read this article from AlleyWatch to understand the basics of a cap table and the importance of familiarizing yourself with one before it gets too complicated.
Companies With a Female Founder Are Exiting
More Quickly Than Male-Founded Startups
A recent report shows that companies led by female founders are more likely to exit and in a quicker time frame. This Fortune article highlights that women-founded companies are exiting a whole year sooner than a typical startup founded by men.
Data Shows Boston's Historical Progress in
Reports say that women-backed companies are showing strengths in certain areas of venture capital, but it remains the stark truth that companies founded by men are bringing in more money. This article by Crunchbase shows that times are changing, specifically in Boston, where the numbers are showing increasing success for female-founded companies.
22 Founders Share the One Thing They Wished
They'd Known Before Starting a Business
Starting a business is very difficult and each day brings a new challenge. Read this article from Insider to find advice from 22 female founders who have been through the ups and downs of running a startup.
5 Things Every Entrepreneur Must Do to Be
Successful, According to Richard Branson
There's no denying that Richard Branson knows how to build a successful business. Read this Inc.com article to discover his five-part formula to achieving success in your business. He mentions focusing on impact rather than success and learning to market yourself, rather than just your business. His key points will help you think outside of the box when building your business.
Links compiled by Jenny Moore.
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