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  • WWW.HUMBLEDMBA.COM  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2011
    [IP] Startups in stealth mode need one piece of advice.
    remember calling up my best friend to tell her I was starting a company but refused to tell her how the product would work. I had taken classes on IP, first-mover advantage, etc. If we werent careful about this, our IP claims would be worthless. Check out my newest company. Click here to get priority access. Posterous. humbledMBA.
  • CONVERSIONXL  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2015
    [IP] How to Master Lead Gen Form Optimization
    Can you guess based on their IP? At the heart of every landing page is the lead gen form. When your visitors land on your page, you want to ensure they can find and complete the form as quickly and painlessly as possible, right? After all, it’s the gate to your conversion funnel, your first interaction with leads. Reduced friction. Noise).
  • DIEGO BASCH  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 2012
    [IP] Privacy Is a Continuum
    Of course, the site knows our IP address. This blog post is as public as it gets. I’m promoting it through social networks, and my name is prominently associated with it. On the other end of the spectrum, if I dive into the depths of the ocean by myself and give the finger to an octopus then I expect this to be a private act. Game over.
  • ONLYONCE  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2010
    [IP] Selling a Line of Business
    The first is to clarify for yourself up front:  are you selling a true line of business, or are you selling assets?  If you are selling assets, you need to clearly define what they are, and what they aren’t, and you need to make sure all legal details (contracts, IP, etc.) Selling a Line of Business. one is B2B, the other is B2C).
  • BUSINESS PLAN BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2013
    [IP] Sustainable Competitive Advantages
    While all I.P. Competitive Advantages vs Sustainable Competitive Advantages. Many entrepreneurs begin their pitch discussing their product/service advantages and/or their competitive advantages. However, what many entrepreneurs fail to realize is that investors are not all too impressed by competitive advantages. Competitive Advantages.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2014
    [IP] Boomlagoon's second title Monsu hits familiar gameplay mechanics
    Boomlagoon has said they’ve opened a second game track and will continue experimenting with future iOS related IPs. In the beginning of May, the relatively new mobile game company Boomlagoon secured a cool $3.6 million (€2.59 million) in funding in a round from Northzone, Finland''s Inventure, and 360 Capital Partners.
  • ENTREPRENEURS-JOURNEY.COM BY YARO STARAK  |  THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2011
    [IP] Revealed: The Secret Source For Winning Google’s Love
    Diversity of links outweighs pure quantity : diversity of IP addresses, root domains, subdomains, linking pages where your links are coming from play a huge role – the more diverse, the better. Some time ago, I ran a series on my blog on how to build an email list. And that’s what stopped me dead in my tracks. Relevance of links.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2011
    [IP] How to Win a Trademark Battle Against a Goliath
    based “IP Application Development” for about $55,000. As someone at Forbes noted, the initials of IP Application Development spell out IPAD. By knowing their rights, two small companies made Apple and RIM back down over trademark conflicts. You could do the same. But they share something other than smartphones and tablets.
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2011
    [IP] Startup Blog: A great ?leave piece? for partnering your technology.
    Think Ahead When You are Negotiating IP Rights A Few Great Links to Startup Articles ► April (11) Beyond Rumsfeld by (Stephen A. Virtual Work Force: by Don Alexander Intellectual Property (IP) and Know-how: Defined “Show Me the Money&# : Is This the Right Business Op. Basics are provided to help entrepreneurs. Make it easy.
  • BUSINESS PLAN BLOG  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2013
    [IP] How To Allocate Friends & Family Startup Capital
    Common types of IP rights include copyright, trademarks, patents, design rights, and trade secrets. How To Allocate Friends & Family Startup Capital. Below are the milestones that you will need to achieve in order to attract seed investors and therefore the milestones that you should invest your FFF capital. Business Plan. Product. Legal.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2015
    [IP] Webinar Recap: 14 Tips on How to Pitch and Get Funded
    Last week, Bplans members had the opportunity to attend our free webinar, “14 Tips on How to Pitch and Get Funded.” ” Our featured speaker was Caroline Cummings, the VP of Business Development at Palo Alto Software. As we jump in here I want to first talk about the purpose of the pitch. That’s really the purpose of the pitch.
  • READWRITESTART  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2010
    [IP] Legal Documents for Your Startup with Founder's Workbench
    The Founder's Workbench also contains a number of guides on various legal topics, including hiring, equity compensation, investment issues, and IP law. The law firm Goodwin Procter has launched a new resource for entrepreneurs that will help them navigate some of the legal and organizational challenges that startups face. Sponsor. Discuss.
  • CODE AS CRAFT  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012
    [IP] Kernel Debugging 101
    The code at the end of the previous section tells us a null pointer dereference was the cause of the crash, and it gives us some clues as to what happened: IP: [<ffffffff8142bb40>] __netif_receive_skb+0x60/0x6e0. A dark fog had been rolling in that night, and we had been setting up a new cluster of servers. Basics and theory.
  • TYLERCRUZ.COM: AN INTERNET ENTREPRENEUR'S JOURNEY  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2014
    [IP] The Easiest Way to Watch Netflix Outside of The United States!
    Netflix, as with all websites, can detect where you are in the world by your IP address. This is the reason you cannot access Netflix when you’re outside of America – Netflix’s system knows you’re abroad, it sees your non-US IP address, and blocks your access. How to Change Your IP Address. The Secret to Unblock Netflix.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2015
    [IP] 2015 Q2 DDoS Threat Landscape Report: The Downside Of The Decline Of Search Engine Impersonator Bots, And What It Means For DDoS Attacks
    Then a great thing happened: people caught on, internet security caught up, and IP-based mitigation techniques that can identify and bounce these bots was widely adopted. On the surface, the news that the use of search engine impersonator bots is down from 57% of all DDoS bot traffic in 2014 to a miniscule 0.9% in 2015 seems like good news.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2014
    [IP] Writing An Executive Summary
    It may be some unique IP, a change in the applicable laws, the prowess of your founding team, or recent changes in the market. by Ralph (Buddy) Arnheim , partner at  Perkins Coie. Key to any early stage fundraising effort is a well-crafted Executive Summary, or Exec Summary. have read hundreds of executive summaries over the years. million.”
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014
    [IP] Smarter Ways To Backup Your Data
    If you’ve got a couple of IP cameras connected to your office NAS box as surveillance, you could consider the WD Purple hard drives, designed for small business surveillance systems with up to 32 cameras.  by Simon Whitford, Senior Regional Marketing Manager, Content Solutions Business, APAC, WD. Park your data in your home network.
  • ANDREW PAYNE  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2008
    [IP] Different “flavors” of startup pitches
    For example, a company that’s “printing money” needs to show the growth will continue, the market is big enough, and the numbers are real.  A breakthrough technology project needs to show clear IP ownership, and ideas for making products out of the technology. Good reading if you are pitching a project. Entrepreneurship
  • WILL PRICE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2006
    [IP] Building an Open Source Business
    Dave Rosenberg , CEO of Mulesource , recently published an informative article on Sandhill.com regarding his experiences in starting an open source company - from looking for funding, to legal and IP issues, to community development, and pricing, Dave's article is good food for thought.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016
    [IP] Tops Tips On Taking Your Local Business Online
    It does this through using the location of a browser’s IP address. Online, for a while, seemed like it was entirely the playground of the big businesses. There are millions of potential consumers out there to reach, but that’s the point if you’re locally based? The internet can help you do just that. Partner up. Email. Your website.
  • ITHACAVC  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2014
    [IP] Cornell Tech Company: Agronomic Technology Corp (Part 1), Guest Post by Deb Eichten
    There are actually four people named on the IP and it was a multi-disciplinary project…This was the first product to come out of our department.”. Cayuga Venture Fund recently closed an investment in a company called Agronomic Technology Corp (ATC). So, the following fits into both of my professional worlds (Cornell and CVF). Adapt-n.com.
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2011
    [IP] Startup Blog: Why Startups Should Focus on Marketing Strategy (by.
    Think Ahead When You are Negotiating IP Rights A Few Great Links to Startup Articles ► April (11) Beyond Rumsfeld by (Stephen A. Virtual Work Force: by Don Alexander Intellectual Property (IP) and Know-how: Defined “Show Me the Money&# : Is This the Right Business Op. Basics are provided to help entrepreneurs. Now what?
  • STARTUP NOODLE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2016
    [IP] Tech Events in China you Shouldn’t Miss This Year
    only available to studios developing licensed or original mobile games IP. This year will be the first year I’d need to miss GMIC (global mobile internet conference) in Beijing. Which made me think I should go and expose myself to other conferences. Related reading: Conferences Comparison; This is Where the Mobile Industry is Heading. Venue.
  • WATCHING WEBSITES  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2009
    [IP] Proof that speeding up websites improves online business.
    Google Analytics’ IP filtering was used to block out internal users, which might distort numbers too. Definitely. We’ve seen hard evidence from major web operators like Shopzilla, Google, and Microsoft. But what about other websites? If you want to read this more easily, here’s a PDF. There’s no longer any debate.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012
    [IP] Productivity@Work Resource: Keep Your Communications Safe and Secure
    With Norton Business Suite and Advanced IP Gateway—both free with your Comcast Business Class Service—we protect your network against unwanted intruders and give you the peace of mind that comes with knowing your most sensitive business information is protected with additional layers of security.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2016
    [IP] Everything You Need to Know About Podcasting
    The first 100 listeners will receive a FREE IP phone for every line (each an $85 value)! The first 100 listeners will receive a FREE IP phone for every line (each an $85 value)! Everything You Need to Know About Podcasting written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with John Lee Dumas.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016
    [IP] Small Businesses Must Make Data Privacy a Priority
    Cloud-based Tripwire SecureScan provides free vulnerability scanning for up to 100 Internet protocol (IP) addresses on an internal network. Small Businesses Must Make Data Privacy a Priority written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Apple is refusing to comply, since it would essentially be hacking its own products.
  • BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2010
    [IP] Time is the Enemy of All Deals
    Try your best to stand your ground on as many points as you care about.  If it’s a biz deal you might care about IP protection, revenue share, investment commitments to joint marketing – whatever. So, where does this all come from and how can you apply it in practice? Let me start with a story. We ended up agreeing a term sheet for $16.5
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2016
    [IP] Mindset Versus Strategy
    Michael Melfi is an IP attorney, entrepreneur coach, investor, media personality and four-time author. By Michael S. Melfi, author of  “ The Simple Secrets of Being an Entrepreneur “. Which came first, the mindset or the strategy? Along this journey there are many obstacles and challenges that arise. If so, what can you do to change them?
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2012
    [IP] Bad Technology That Won't Die
    You typically have to type in an IP address like 192.168.0.1 Usually hardware and software improve with time. But not always. Here are 5 things that aren't getting any better--and won't go away either. The speed at which technology evolves has never been faster. And what's worse, the thing never seems to go away either. The problem?
  • VENTURE CYCLIST  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011
    [IP] Venture Cyclist: Why Google should buy RIM
    purchase of Nortel's IP. Venture Cyclist. Venture Capitalist and Cyclist, hence Venture Cyclist. Pages. Advice for Entrepreneurs. VC:VC. Why Google should buy RIM. Google should buy RIM, makers of Blackberry smart phones, and this is why. People also love BBM (Blackberry Messaging service). However, thats it. Thats it. Any comments?
  • AGILE VC  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012
    [IP] Yahoo! vs Facebook: Lame Lawsuit, Good Timing ? AGILEVC
    CEO Scott Thompson alluded to their plan a couple weeks ago but the IP lawsuit itself was only official late afternoon yesterday (and now public). ’s claims of IP infringement or offer a litigator’s perspective of Yahoo!’s Thompson reportedly dealt with this IP lawsuit personally along with Yahoo!’s
  • SOCAL CTO  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2007
    [IP] Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    However, there are some interesting differences in terms of not being able to control proximity of multiple boxes, having a fixed IP address and probably most interesting is the ephemeral nature of the persistent storage on the boxes. I went to an event by Amazon on their Amazon Web Services in Santa Monica today.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2012
    [IP] Imagine a World Without Your iPhone
    Everyone with a computer and an IP address has a blog and a brand. No, really. Try to. Or better yet, why not actually put down your phone and live in the real world? Years ago, I was running late to a meeting, as usual, and realized I’d left the house without my cell phone. If I turned back, I’d be really late. Try that now.
  • PLATFORMS AND NETWORKS   |  FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2011
    [IP] Business Model Analysis, Part 1: Key Questions
    If so, how will this IP be kept proprietary? Business model analysis is central to the lean startup approach developed by Eric Ries , Steve Blank , and others. But what exactly is a business model? We use the term constantly, with mutual understanding taken for granted. The choices are listed below. What margin will channel partners require?
  • CODE AS CRAFT  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2016
    [IP] Putting the Dev in Devops: Bringing Software Engineering to Operations Infrastructure Tooling
    The API provides various functionality including an endpoint with a mutex lock to prevent multiple simultaneous builds getting the same IP address assigned to them – this allows multiple boxes to be powered on and provisioned at once without worrying about race conditions. The Indigo Tool Suite. indigo-web : a web frontend and API.
  • ANDREW PAYNE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2014
    [IP] Boy, Was I Wrong About Dropbox
    On Quora, I wrote : I think “slow fade” is another probable outcome. I’m reminded of FTP Software, which went like gang-busters selling a TCP/IP stack for Windows. Their revenues fell very quickly after Microsoft started shipping TCP/IP as part of the OS.  (The same thing happened with all of the disk-compression companies).
  • ANDREW PAYNE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2014
    [IP] Boy, Was I Wrong About Dropbox
    On Quora, I wrote : I think “slow fade” is another probable outcome. I’m reminded of FTP Software, which went like gang-busters selling a TCP/IP stack for Windows. Their revenues fell very quickly after Microsoft started shipping TCP/IP as part of the OS.  (The same thing happened with all of the disk-compression companies).
  • BUSINESS OF SOFTWARE BLOG  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2011
    [IP] Eric Sink. Things I learned in selling Teamprise to Microsoft. Video & transcript.
    mean, I feel like, for not being a lawyer in IP, I know an awful lot about IP and I'm very careful about it. I was not ever anywhere near careful enough for this deal. Eric Sink is the author of Eric Sink on the Business of Software  and Version Control by example. He’s the first to have coined the term “Micro-ISV”. chart.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2016
    [IP] Users Pick High-End Features For First Crowdsourced Tablet
    The device will come with: Display: 12-12.5" LCD IPS 2160x1440p or better Processor: Intel© 6th generation Core m 6YXX “Skylake” RAM: LPDDR3, 8GB or more Digital Pen: Digitizer enabled Pen, 256 pressure levels or more Storage: Solid State Drive (SSD), options: 128GB, 256GB or better Battery: 10 hours or better For full specs click HERE.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2016
    [IP] Building a Good Life
    The first 100 listeners will receive a FREE IP phone for every line (each an $85 value)! The first 100 listeners will receive a FREE IP phone for every line (each an $85 value)! Building a Good Life written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Jonathan Fields. Life is very, very good.
  • NATHAN HURST  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2010
    [IP] Time to reset some passwords
    On my second login attempt, the log contains my real user name, my filtered (correct) password, my IP address, a time stamp, and a note that the login succeeded. Nathan Hursts Blog Thoughts on Software, Technology, and Startups « Back to blog Im on the technical side of entrepreneurship in NYC. are really, really infinitesimally small.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 2012
    [IP] Update On the AppCampus Initiative With Will Cardwell
    Most importantly young entrepreneurs don’t have to give away any equity in their company, IP rights, or take on debt. Cardwell has ben understandably busy, but was kind enough to give us more details on how the program will operate, and what the program means means for the local community. There is no direct academic credit.
  • NEXTWALA  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 25, 2010
    [IP] 10 Characteristics of Successful Distribution Networks - NextWala
    machine-learning algorithms or other blocking IP to convince yourself. NextWala. VC perspective and analysis from a former entrepreneur. About Me. Dev Khare. New Delhi, India. dkhare at lightspeedvp dot com. www.about.me/dkhare. dkhare. Follow @dkhare. Follow Dev on Quora. Twitter Updates. follow me on Twitter. Recent Comments. Recent Posts.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2015
    [IP] VoIP – Why Is It So Lucrative For Small And Medium Businesses?
    Most of the small businesses preferred web-based or hosted solutions, denying IP-PBX. There seems to be a lot of hype surrounding VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) and unified communications. More than 50 percent of the buyers were new to VoIP. Times are Changing, So are the Traditions. Businesses are now looking to shift to VoIP. Summary.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2013
    [IP] [Malaysia] National Instruments Opens NI-AIN Lab In Technology Park
    “In the long-term, our vision is to raise SMEs overall productivity and global competitiveness, by helping them create IP and scale up their business venture. Hopefully, this would also lead to greater economic and technological development in Malaysia as a whole.”
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2013
    [IP] 41% Of Attack Traffic Originates From China – Akamai
    It is important to note, however, that the originating country as identified by the source IP address may not represent the nation in which an attacker resides. In 2012 Akamai tracked a total of 768 DDoS attacks, up more than 200 percent from 2011. Mbps, it tracked an overall decrease of 6.5% For more information, check out the report.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013
    [IP] Singapore’s ClearBridge BioMedics Raises $9 Million Series B
    Cancer research and treatment may just have gotten a shot up the arm – Singapore-based Clearbridge BioMedics has just announced that it successfully closed a S$9 million Series B financing round led by Vertex Venture Holdings Ltd, the wholly-owned VC arm of Singapore’s Temasek Holdings.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  TUESDAY, MAY 20, 2014
    [IP] Conor gets an exit as Linköping's AnaCatum is acquired by Gothenburg's Fingerprint Cards
    FPC also gains access to leading analog IP and ASIC development competencies and, by integrating Anacatum’s development team into FPC, we will further accelerate our development of the industry’s most ambitious portfolio of touch and swipe fingerprint sensors for the mobile devices industry. Fingerprint Cards is located in Gothenburg.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 2014
    [IP] Why do 48h hackathons work?
    The IP belongs to the team. The whole intellectual property (IP) produced during the event by a team belongs to its members, equally. We have seen team-mates leaving teams because of not being able to commit and thus giving up the IP for free. This is somewhat a response to this guest post, My Problem with 48h Startups.
  • FELD THOUGHTS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 2010
    [IP] Sawyer on Why Bilski Really Means That Software Companies Should Leave the US
    And the PTO, headed now by the pro-patent former head of IP at IBM, David Kappos, will continue to treat patentees like “customers” and pump economy-destroying patents out as it if were the Fed printing money. And we’ve been discussing setting up a very large data center on an island somewhere in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
  • OCCAM'S RAZOR  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 2013
    [IP] 7 Incredible Web Design, Branding, Digital Marketing Experiences
    They use geo/ip to work out where I am. We are surrounded by incredible digital experiences. Masterful design, branding and marketing. Yet, it would be fair to say we are also drowning in awful digital experiences – or, at the very minimum, experiences that seem to be stuck in 1991. There are 7 in total. What can you expect? Songza. ").
  • AGILE VC  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2014
    [IP] Punch & Pie: How Should Co-Founders Divide Equity?
    For most software and internet startups, the hard IP coming in is usually isn’t an issued patent, which is obviously different for biotech or other kinds of startups. I like to say that “there are only co-founders” — it’s extraordinarily rare for a successful business to have just a sole founder. appeared first on AGILEVC.
  • OCCAM'S RAZOR  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2015
    [IP] Crushing It With Competitive Intelligence Analysis: Best Metrics, Reports
    Switch your IP to the first opportunity from #1. Half-way through this post, you'll seriously wonder why you've spent so much time obsessing with Adobe/Google Analytics/Chartbeat or other web analytics tool. Regular readers of the blog know of my deep love for competitive intelligence analysis. Small sites are out-of-luck. Others.
  • STARTUPCFO  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2011
    [IP] The DLD Report
    Need to ensure submissions you receive and want to move forward on are not violating IP of others. I was in Germany this week to attend the annual DLD Conference , an annual event attracting a great mix of entrepreneurs, investors, media, marketers, pundits and celebrities. It was a great time. TECHNOLOGY, MEDIA, LIFE ARE CONVERGING. CHINA.
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2011
    [IP] Startup Blog: Why Do I Keep Doing This to Myself!
    Think Ahead When You are Negotiating IP Rights A Few Great Links to Startup Articles ► April (11) Beyond Rumsfeld by (Stephen A. Virtual Work Force: by Don Alexander Intellectual Property (IP) and Know-how: Defined “Show Me the Money&# : Is This the Right Business Op. Basics are provided to help entrepreneurs. Now what?
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  MONDAY, JULY 11, 2011
    [IP] Startup Blog: Project Planning Is a Must
    Think Ahead When You are Negotiating IP Rights A Few Great Links to Startup Articles ► April (11) Beyond Rumsfeld by (Stephen A. Virtual Work Force: by Don Alexander Intellectual Property (IP) and Know-how: Defined “Show Me the Money&# : Is This the Right Business Op. Basics are provided to help entrepreneurs. Now what?
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2015
    [IP] 5 startup investments in 5 industries: How can Practica Capital handle this?
    We also helped with setting up their legal entity, IP issues, other legal agreements, KPI's, budget, product lineup. Comment by Donatas Keras (partner): At first, we helped with very practical things: setting up accountancy and reporting, cleaning up HR and IP staff, setting up ESOP scheme, main KPI's and projections. But why them?
  • KEVIN DEWALT  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 10, 2013
    [IP] How to Win Grant Money to Fund Your Startup
    These usually contain personal information and sometimes IP. Summary : Grants are not new or sexy but startups get billions of dollars every year from them. But before you blindly fill out an application take the time to build the relationships that will give you the best chance to get funded. Winning grants serves as a stamp of credibility.
  • PASSIONATE INTENSITY  |  THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2011
    [IP] Getting Funded: Step 4, Due Diligence
    Did the VC try to pull any clever financing tricks when the company was up against the wall?  (“I will give you more money at 5x preference” — actually happened,  ”I will give you a loan that you can not repay secured by your IP that I will move over to another company if you don’t” — actually happened).
  • THE CORNICE  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2011
    [IP] A Short Big Data Story
    To, From, Subject, Time, IP address, DKIM, SPF, server data, the message itself. A quick story to share. Some time back, the First Round team was having some difficulty getting our email delivered. Our messages weren’t winding up in Junk folders, they weren’t showing up at all. On all fronts, things seemed to check out. Nothing.
  • CONSTANTLY LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2013
    [IP] The PCI ASV Process Sucks
    The test involves scanning a Class-C range of IP addresses and present a detailed report of all the findings. "Security and PCI-DSS aren't exact sciences." - Approved Scanning Vendor Grader. At McAfee, I worked on a product that helped companies comply with PCI-DSS requirements. You are given three tries to pass the test.
  • BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 27, 2010
    [IP] The Long-Term Value of Loyalty
    They seed funded my second company and even let me buy some IP in exchange for debt to get started. Oh, boy. Here we go again. Another post on job hopping. This will be my final word on the topic.  I promise.  My goal here is to move the debate forward, add my POV but not inflame things any further. Inflaming was never my goal.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2016
    [IP] Ville Heijari Returns To Rovio
    In short, we're perfectly aligned to continue building the Angry Birds franchise, and launch more games based on hot new IP!" Rovio has struggled as the popularity of Angry Birds, the top paid mobile app of all time, has waned.The firm has cut jobs since popularity of the franchise peaked around 2012, making Heijari's return stand out.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2016
    [IP] Latvian NanoOptoMetrics Is Taking On Hard Disk Drive Industry
    The company is developed at Commercialization Reactor , region’s biggest accelerator for science-based startups that has reviewed over 600 international IPs to date and helped over 30 promising scientists find entrepreneurial co-founders. Any technology product or equipment is required to undergo testing and quality assurance before shipping.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2012
    [IP] Have Brand, Will License
    As a brand owner, if somebody's simply taking your IP and making products out of it without signing a license with you, it's theft, plain and simple. Think you've got a brand with a life of its own? Make these smart moves now. You know the cautionary tales. The Beatles sold off 90% ownership of the rights to their likenesses. It's a failure.
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2011
    [IP] Startup Blog: Stuck? Mix it up a bit!
    Think Ahead When You are Negotiating IP Rights A Few Great Links to Startup Articles ► April (11) Beyond Rumsfeld by (Stephen A. Virtual Work Force: by Don Alexander Intellectual Property (IP) and Know-how: Defined “Show Me the Money&# : Is This the Right Business Op. Basics are provided to help entrepreneurs. Now what?
  • CROWDSPRING BLOG  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2012
    [IP] Announcing a Stricter Policy on Overused, Overdone Logo Concepts
    FIRST VIOLATION : The first time our IP panel determines that you have violated our overused, overdone logo policy, you will be suspended for two weeks,  ALL of your entries from that project’s gallery will be removed, and you will be disqualified from that project. New Violation Policy. You will lose your right to work on crowdSPRING.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012
    [IP] Productivity@Work Resource: Keep Your Communications Safe and Secure
    With Norton Business Suite and Advanced IP Gateway—both free with your Comcast Business Class Service—we protect your network against unwanted intruders and give you the peace of mind that comes with knowing your most sensitive business information is protected with additional layers of security.
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2011
    [IP] Startup Blog: YOU, Learning, Networking, and Valued Mentors in.
    Think Ahead When You are Negotiating IP Rights A Few Great Links to Startup Articles ► April (11) Beyond Rumsfeld by (Stephen A. Virtual Work Force: by Don Alexander Intellectual Property (IP) and Know-how: Defined “Show Me the Money&# : Is This the Right Business Op. Basics are provided to help entrepreneurs. Now what?
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 2015
    [IP] Hands on with Finland's EVE T1 Tablet
    THE SPECS: 8-inch IPS HD 1280x800 display. Finland has been known for its mobile hardware, but Nokia and Jolla aren’t the only tablet makers in town. Already on the market is the Eve T1 which an 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet at an affordable €159 price point. Inside, you will find the essential with a charger and a user manual. megapixels camera.
  • SCOTT EDWARD WALKER  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2015
    [IP] Walker Twitter Highlights: October 19th – November 8th
    Dear Founders: be careful with IP ownership issues. I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting articles, blog posts and video clips relating to startups, entrepreneurship and legal issues. Below are my five most popular tweets (via bitly ) for the past three weeks. Cheers, Scott. Top 5 Tweets. link].
  • LAUNCH ANY  |  THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014
    [IP] #GlueCon 2014 Notes: VPC Migration: Flying Blind on a Rocket Cycle – Matthew Boeckman, Craftsy
    per-IP maintenance of SG’s across regions. So, let your ACLs be permissive and ALLOW ALL and then DENY a specific IP address/range instead. Route53 has no support for “views” in VPC – a public DNS name that is seen via dig publicly with the public IP and private IP on the private network.
  • LAUNCH ANY  |  THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014
    [IP] #GlueCon 2014 Notes: Salter: Using Go to provision Saltstack clusters on AWS – Dave Smith, Orchestrate
    ssh – never lookup an IP again. info – see internal/external IPs. (Notes by  @tomkane ). Salter: Using Go to provision Saltstack clusters on AWS – Dave Smith, Orchestrate. Using fanout.io for PubSub. Love Salt. SaltCloud didn’t exist yet, so…. History. Gen0: Ruby (agh!). Gen1: Python (better…). Benefit: Single binary.
  • BLOGTREPRENEUR | ENTREPRENEUR BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2016
    [IP] What Are The Best Laptops Under $500 in 2016?
    Processing speed is good thanks to the Intel Pentium N3530 processor, and the IPS (In-Plane Switching) screen is crisp and clean, and able to properly display 720p HD videos. Its IPS screen is noted for its high quality, but battery life is below average. We could all use some tips for saving money. The name Yoga says it all.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  MONDAY, JULY 2, 2012
    [IP] This Man Fought an Online Stalker Off His Company
    Troutwine did some investigating and found that many of the reviews originated from the same IP address, which he traced to MLIC. When a competitor posted shocking and personal accusations against Veritas Prep, Chad Troutwine's company, he wasn't about to back down. Here's what happened next. It did not train its instructors.
  • THIS IS GOING TO BE BIG.  |  MONDAY, JULY 7, 2014
    [IP] Reservationhate
    IP masking FTW! It is not, however, any more morally bankrupt than what a lot of other startup people fawn over. I''m finding all the ethical hemming and hawing over this to be rather inconsistant. Let''s recap. Totally illegal, but I don''t remember too many internet people questioning its ethics. And no plugin!" Yeah, all here. Go Tor!
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2016
    [IP] Vortex Rolling Out Technology Boosting Oil Field Usage
    The company is developed at region’s biggest science accelerator Commercialization Reactor , working with IP-protected startups from advanced industry software to health tech and nanotechnology. Will this Latvian startup change the oil industry? What is the problem? How does it work? Where is the money? What's next? Join the event here
  • MARK BIRCH  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
    [IP] When Startups Partner With Big Companies
    Push back on exclusivity arrangements or terms that have any impact to your business that fall outside of the parameters of the specific deal such as your right to sell your startup or ownership of IP. Last week, I discussed my thoughts on partnerships between startups and big corporations. startups partnerships partnering strategy sales
  • ALIEN ENTREPRENEUR  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 2012
    [IP] The Alien Entrepreneur: My Takeaways from MobileX Cincy
    What I found interesting was that his work outside of Ascendum is presumably not covered by his employment agreement with Ascendum, in terms of IP ownership. The Alien Entrepreneur. Im addicted to entrepreneurship, currently participating in multiple startups. CTO at ProspectStream , ScopiaRx , and SaaS Capital. Wednesday, March 7, 2012.
  • WWW.FROZENNORTH.ORG  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2011
    [IP] Stealth Mode Startup
    They were at a tradeshow for speech recognition technology and IP-based call centers. * The same team started another company which successfully sold services to the Fortune-1000. If not the call center business, then something like an IP Centrex (though even a casual Google search reveals dozens of companies already offering IP Centrex).
  • LIGHTSPEED VENTURE PARTNERS  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2015
    [IP] NUTANIX POWERING THE FUTURE OF COMPUTING, STORAGE & DATACENTERS
    Ethernet was too slow and too lossy to carry the SCSI (block-based) storage protocol over the wire; SCSI could never afford the latencies and the retries inherent in the TCP/IP/Ethernet stack. Prescient words from the CEO/Founder of Nutanix, Dheeraj Pandey. Why Nutanix, and Why Now. Author: Dheeraj Pandey July 26, 2011. The Internet Era.
  • ULTRALIGHTSTARTUPS.COM  |  MONDAY, MAY 20, 2013
    [IP] Name A Startup
    Engage an IP lawyer for more thorough analysis). Ultra Light Startups®. About. What is an Ultra Light Startup? Who We Are. Our Technology Platform. How To Get In For Free. Media Partners. Community Partners. Sponsorship. Press. Office Hours. Pitching. Apply to Pitch (New York). Pitch Application Example. How to Get Selected to Pitch. The “.com”
  • MARK BIRCH  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2011
    [IP] American Censorship Day
    If you don’t know what these bills are about, the following video provides the perfect summary: PROTECT IP Act Breaks The Internet from Fight for the Future on Vimeo. That has been key to the amazing innovations we have seen come from the Internet, including its amazing power for social and political change.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2011
    [IP] How Do You Set Up Operations In The US And Why? Interview With Microtask CEO
    The actual incorporation process is fairly straightforward and lightweight - the complexities lie in the relationship between (the potentially remaining) EU corporation, and related IP/taxation/etc. Microtask has been putting in a lot of effort in the recent year or so to expand their operations beyond the Finnish borders. VM: So far so good.
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2011
    [IP] Startup Blog: Who's the Boss?
    Think Ahead When You are Negotiating IP Rights A Few Great Links to Startup Articles ► April (11) Beyond Rumsfeld by (Stephen A. Virtual Work Force: by Don Alexander Intellectual Property (IP) and Know-how: Defined “Show Me the Money&# : Is This the Right Business Op. Basics are provided to help entrepreneurs. Now what?
  • SOCAL CTO  |  FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2009
    [IP] Social Networking and Business Value
    Richard Neff, Head IP & Tech Group of Greenberg Glusker Richard Neff is a partner at the law firm of Greenberg Glusker in Los Angeles and Chair of the Firm's Intellectual Property and Technology Practice Group. Individuals use social networking sites such as LinkedIn and Plaxo as career-advancing tools, even more useful in a down economy.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 2012
    [IP] Reddit Founder Hits the Campaign Trail
    Since then, he has gained a following of people who support his mission against the Stop Online Piracy Act, the Protect IP Act, and the Cyber Intellgence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA). Entrepreneur and investor Alexis Ohanian has his own platform to push before the election. And it involves a crowdfunded bus. ”
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2013
    [IP] Microsoft Owes Denmark $1 Billion While Google, Facebook And Others Do Everything They Can To Avoid Taxes
    In addition many assets of tech companies such as IP are intangible, so they can shift that around in clever licensing and royalty schemes. ?. In the recent news it was uncovered that Microsoft owes Denmark 5.8 billion Danish Crowns (Around $1.015 Billion) in back taxes as a result of Microsoft’s acquisition of Navision in 2002. Million.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2011
    [IP] Brain Alliance And Sanoma Launch Aggregated Sales Service Brain.fi
    Interesting aspect of the store is also that the service has been protected by European level IP regulation and mechanisms, which only tells that Brain.fi Writing this as the presentation is still on going at stage here in the launch event. The service is open from today. Brain.fi makes its revenue from commission. Currently, Brain.fi Brain.fi
  • WAYTOOEARLY  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2006
    [IP] WayTooEarly: Business Plan Hyperbole
    What's the consensus on how to disclose IP when one is nearing retirement? The IP is unrelated to my job/work. Options: 1) Disclose at company before retirement. 2) Retire and seek private IP protection and marketing afterwards? Publication also neutralizes IP protection. Will require funding to process IP protection.
  • SECRET FORMULA  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
    [IP] What It Takes to Build a Cleantech Winner
    At the timing of early-stage financing, only about a third of these companies were real technology leaders with strong, differentiated IP (think Evergreen Solar in 1994). (A version of this post also appeared at Fortune.com. Thanks Dan!). tl;dr: It’s the team. The question I found myself asking was “what if everyone’s biases are wrong?”
  • STEVE BLANK  |  TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2011
    [IP] The LeanLaunch Pad at Stanford – Class 8: Key Resources, Activities and Expense Model
    Any IP you need to license?  The Stanford Lean LaunchPad class was an experiment in a new model of teaching startup entrepreneurship. This post – part eight – was the last formal lecture. Parts one through seven of the lectures are here , Syllabus is  here. All the teams have crossed the Rubicon.  . Week 8 of the class. link].
  • DAVID TETEN  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2012
    [IP] Join us at Maker Faire September 29-30
    There are a range of reasons for this, including increasing transport costs, IP leakage, and loss of core competencies.  I’m very glad to see a rebirth of interest in the maker mindset at both the individual and corporate level. My family and I are very excited to attend the upcoming New York Maker Faire , Sep. Events New York NextNY
  • FLORIDA VENTURE BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2008
    [IP] Google's PageRank Patent in Jeopardy?
    There's been a running debate in IP circles whether software patents would hold long-term, and as more online innovation focuses on just collecting and combining data in new ways, the attacks on software patents are getting more precise. Let's get to know each other, Join FVB , my venture capital blog community!
  • CONVERSIONXL  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2016
    [IP] A Quick Primer on B2B Conversion Optimization
    But in an account-based marketing thing, you might even want to throw up some things like Demandbase on the high end to LeadLander on the low end that do help you resolve IP addresses into companies, so you know which companies hit your website. Conversion optimization is a little different if you’re in B2B. It’s called Optimizing for B2B.
  • CROWDSPRING BLOG  |  MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2010
    [IP] 5 thoughts for startups and small business: numbers count
    Photo: tifotter. Einstein famously said, “ Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted &# while Count Von Count (pictured above) said “ That’s TWO! Two worried frogs! The trick is in how you leverage that information, and how you design access to it. Debate and strategize. More traffic?
  • TIM KEANE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2007
    [IP] "God is in the details." Mies van der Rohe - Startups and angels.
    think we thought that the good product guys could get away with it because the detail of good customer service was unimportant with strong IP. think we thought that the good product guys could get away with it because the detail of good customer service was unimportant with strong IP. Startups and angels: Along the way to success.
  • KEVIN DEWALT  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2013
    [IP] Don’t have a Founder’s Agreement? How to Break-up without Hating Each Other
    IP – Check out a Standard Employee Agreement. Summary :  It happens, we all make mistakes. Despite what is “common knowledge”, you started a company with a friend without a Founder’s agreement.  It happens all of the time. Remember that your relationships and reputation are most important. Here me discuss this on SoundCloud.
  • ITHACAVC  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2012
    [IP] When to Bring Up Valuation
    Seriously, pre-money valuation is a function of many things (team strength, size of market, IP, hotness of sector, etc.) However, stating a desired pre-money valuation early in the process is not a good idea. Here is why. The good discussion will happen, but give the relationship a while to mature first.
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