Founders Flash

This week’s articles identify six things to consider before expanding your business, profile Google’s stealthy anti-aging start-up, explain why one start-up said no to a big VC for its series B financing, and explore the value of forming a connection with your local university when starting up. 6 Things to Consider Before Expanding Your Business – Mashable Here are six tips on opening a second location when your business is thriving. Google's Stealthy Anti-Aging Start-up – Dan Primack, CNN Money Google has launched a new biotech start-up, Calico, which will focus on health, well-being, and the challenges of aging. Why One Start-up Said No to Big VC Guns for Its Series B – Carmel Deamicis, PandoDaily Bright chose a no-name firm and less money for its series B financing because it preferred more control over the outcome of its product to cash. Start-ups Need to Leverage Their Local Universities – Martin Zwilling, Startup Professionals Musings Your alma mater or local university can be an invaluable resource when you’re starting up.

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