Some interesting links we found on the web this week:
No, NFTs are not copyright
Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) appear to be a viable way for artists to sell art online. But how well does this new crypto asset class fit into the current regulatory system? This TechCrunch The article not only explains the differences between NFT and copyright law, but also examines what NFT platforms would need to become more viable.
Start-up education: here’s how to get the attention of a venture capitalist
Many entrepreneurs are wondering how to get financing for their business. This article from WRAL TechWire provides advice to new venture capitalists, angel investors and a seasoned entrepreneur. Key things to consider include when to fundraise, who to fundraise from, have a spending plan, and nurture relationships.
For startups, the benefits of non-dilutive funding extend well beyond cash
Non-dilutive sources of funding such as federal grants or industry partnerships do not receive as much attention as fundraising funded by venture capital. This article from MedCityNews examines the often overlooked benefits of these funding sources.
Do you want to diversify your board of directors? This CEO says it’s not that hard to do
California’s new law requiring public companies headquartered in the state to appoint two or three women (depending on the size of the board of directors) had a San Francisco-based company seeking women with the expertise that they needed on their board of directors. In this Fortune article, the CEO of the real estate tech company debunks the narrative that diversifying your board is difficult.