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Basic IP Tips Every Entrepreneur Should Know

YoungUpstarts

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The Importance of Partnership Agreements, NDAs, and Security: Lessons from HBO’s “Silicon Valley”

Up and Running

What we at Traklight often take note of is the many different intellectual property issues that the show touches on. Image via HBO.

Startup Blog: Intellectual Property (IP) and Know-how: Defined

Taffy Williams

As such I want to discuss Intellectual Property (IP), Copyrights, Trademarks, and Know-how by first defining what it means to NewCo.

The investment that didn’t happen

K9 Ventures

In August/September 2009, the founders and I agreed to work together to raise a round of financing for the company. And crank it out they did.

Considering A Merger Or Acquisition? Vet Potential Investors In 3 Easy Steps

YFS Magazine

There are many horror stories in the startup space associated with failed mergers and the theft of intellectual property.

The Art of Keeping Things Simple

How to Change the World

Intellectual property. startup should unequivocally own or unequivocally have licensed its intellectual property. This means that there are no lawsuits, or any risk of lawsuits, by former employers and no charges that the intellectual property infringes on someone’s patents. Capital structure.

These 8 Disciplines Define A Fundable Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

If your strength is technology, find a co-founder who has a comparable strength in business, finance or marketing.

Financing and Tax Implications of Selling Your Business

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Taking the time to research the financing and tax implications of a sale can provide you with a strong advantage come negotiation time. Step 1.

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7 Rookie Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make (And How to Avoid Them)

Escape From Cubicle Nation

Mistake #2: Not separating your business and personal finances. No accounts should be shared between your business and personal finances.

A Joint Venture Just Might Be Your Ticket to Rapid Growth

Up and Running

The intellectual property ownership. What is a joint venture? See Also: Partnership Basics. What is the purpose of a joint venture?

20 Business Laws Every Entrepreneur Should Know in 2015

Up and Running

Intellectual property. Protect your intellectual property. See Also Intellectual Property 101. Finance law.

The 3 Most Common Challenges Faced By New Entrepreneurs

YoungUpstarts

Finding Financing. Protecting Your Intellectual Property. In addition, the U.K. The Risk of Legal Liability.

Venture Deals: Chapter 13: Legal Things Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Ask The VC

While in some cases they will simply be a hassle to clean up in a financing or an exit, they often have meaningful financial implications for the company and, in the worst case, can seriously damage the value of your business. There are a few legal issues that we’ve seen consistently become hurdles for entrepreneurs and their lawyers.

8 Myths Technologists Believe That Sink Businesses

Startup Professionals Musings

That’s why I recommend that they find a co-founder who loves business challenges, including marketing and finance.

10 Ways For Entrepreneurs To Meet Cash Flow Peaks

Startup Professionals Musings

An example would be getting free office space by agreeing to be the property manager for the owner. Set expectations accordingly.

How to value your company for sale (Part 1)

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

Even if you've managed to scrape together ten million dollars of revenue over the pa How-To exit-strategy financeActually, no. To invest.

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Is This Startup Ready For Investment?

Steve Blank

language corporate innovation groups can use to communicate to business units and finance. —-. Or watch the video here.). Medical Devices.

10 Entrepreneur Alternatives To Investor Funding

Startup Professionals Musings

An example would be getting free office space by agreeing to be the property manager for the owner. Set expectations accordingly.

Royalty Based Financing As A New Tool for Start-Up Financing?

Recent Buzzes - VC Experts, Inc.

One innovative vehicle for raising capital that is generating attention in the market lately is royalty-based financing. At its simplest, royalty-based financing is lending against the company's future revenue stream but, in the venture context, it can have a few wrinkles. Royalty-based financing is still, at its core, a loan.

I’m Trying To Be Respectful, But This Makes Me Crazy

Feld Thoughts

We’ve never met, but he started the email thread by asking if I’d be interested in getting together about his company because he’s looking for financing and he’s sure I’ll be interested. First – the normal part. I’ve had an email exchange with an entrepreneur over the past week.

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Crowd-Funding Success Usually Brings New Challenges

Gust

In my opinion, that’s why micro-finance has rarely worked, even for loans. Intellectual property is jeopardized.

Tough Competitors Are Your Best Strategic Partners

Startup Professionals Musings

They may have the finances you need to invest in a business area they know, where you have the core competency. Expand the market for both.

Components of International Business

YoungUpstarts

International business law focuses on the law as it relates to finance and international transactions. Property Rights. Finances.

3 Ways Structure Can Take Your Tech Startup To New Heights

YoungUpstarts

Speaking intelligently about your company’s current (and future) performance means regular check-ins with your finances. Build It Right.

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Sharp as a Lawyer: 10 Legal Myths

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

I've never met a successful businessperson who couldn't negotiate a solid agreement and didn't know how to protect his company's intellectual property.

10 Rules of Thumb for Startup Investment Valuation

Gust

Assign real value to intellectual property. Find “comparables” who have received financing (market approach). Image via eHow.com.

Begin with the End in Mind: Include Your Business Exit in Your Business Plan

Up and Running

While some entrepreneurs think it’s unnecessary to write a business plan—especially if outside financing is not needed—I highly disagree.

Pasadena Angels Portfolio Company Wasatch Microfluidics Completes Capital Raise

Ask the Angels

Biotechnology Blog Company Creation/Operation Finance & Accounting General Healthcare Services Intellectual Property Product/Technology $2 Million Round Will Power Continued Growth. The funding will be used to expand sales and marketing activity. link]. link]. million in early-stage and seed funding. Tweet Tweet.

Why Lean May Save Your Life – The I-Corps @ NIH

Steve Blank

assess intellectual property and regulatory risk before they design and build. identify financing vehicles before you need them.

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China Startups – The Gold Rush and Fire Extinguishers (Part 5 of 5)

Steve Blank

Intellectual property protection is great on paper and “limited” in practice. Land Rush. business models. New Rules for China. Talent.

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Crowd-Funding Success Usually Brings New Challenges

Startup Professionals Musings

In my opinion, that’s why micro-finance has rarely worked, even for loans. Intellectual property is jeopardized. Marty Zwilling.

7 Facts of Business Life For Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

Jumping into a business area you don’t know, because you see a chance for big money, is a surefire path to disaster. That’s where you start.

Did You Forget Something?

Taffy Williams

He could notanswer any questions about the technology, Intellectual Property, and he seemedto be unable to answer key questions about the technology. pitch entrepreneur partnering Startup financing networkingNegotiations, networking, searching for jobs,seeking funding, and many other activities are common events.

How I Got the Monkey Off My Back – Today Was a Good Day

Both Sides of the Table

Helping companies get to next financing round successfully: I was just beginning this phase in Sept 2010 and said so. years ago. years ago.

Michael Dell on Why Data Security Is the Most Important Issue You Face

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

There are pharmaceutical companies and aerospace companies with tons of important intellectual property. That''s not a typo: 1.06

Startups Need the ‘Why’ Before the ‘What’ to Build

Startup Professionals Musings

Attract investors and financing. Intellectual property (IP). They emphasize that before the “What” should come the “Why?”

10 Rules of Thumb for Startup Investment Valuation

Startup Professionals Musings

Assign real value to intellectual property. Find “comparables” who have received financing (market approach). Marty Zwilling.

Starting a Company? 8 Free Online Classes You Can't Miss

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

This is followed by discussions of risk, uncertainty, financing, and the weighted average cost of capital.

Getting out of the building…by staying in the building!

Steve Blank

assess intellectual property and regulatory risk before they design and build. identify financing vehicles before you need them.

7 Ways That Startup Competitors Can Win By Partnering

Startup Professionals Musings

They may have the finances you need to invest in a business area they know, where you have the core competency. Expand the market for both.