Privacy by Design: Key Concern for VCs and Start-Ups

When I was at AOL, I was a big proponent of “privacy by design.” When we detected a problem with an “existing” product, fixing it was often very expensive. Build in privacy from day 1. But not only does it apply to big established companies by start-up’s need to incorporate “privacy by design” principles into their business plans. I know that many VC’s are expecting to see cyberscurity & privacy included in the start-up’s business plans.

The URL below links to an article from the Information Law Group written for startups. It addresses:

  • Your business model
  • Your market
  • The legal risk environment
  • Integrating privacy by design

http://www.infolawgroup.com/2011/05/articles/privacy-law/privacy-by-design-a-key-concern-for-vcs-and-startups/

 

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About infoguardianangel
The consumer and corporate information guardian angel. Cybersecurity and privacy advice for my clients (and anyone else who cares about protecting their data or their companies).

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