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  • 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?
  • 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.
  • THIS IS GOING TO BE BIG.  |  THURSDAY, MAY 13, 2010
    [IP] What Diaspora Should Do with their Newfound Fuckyoufacebook Money
    Get a lawyer, too… especially given that you’ll have real IP and that you’ll have to deal with being at a University. By the time of this post is done, Diaspora, the web decentralization play from four NYU/Courant students in New York , will undoubtedly have $100,000 raised on Kickstarter. Think I’m poking the bear? I’m dead serious. is real.
  • 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).
  • STEVE BLANK  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2009
    [IP] Someone Stole My Startup Idea – Part 2: They Raised Money With My.
    Someone Stole My Startup Idea – Part 3: The Best Defense is a Good IP Strategy » 24 Responses Tweets that mention Someone Stole My Startup Idea – Part 2: They Raised Money With My Slides?! Posted on December 7, 2009 by steveblank In my 21 years of startups, I had my ideas “stolen” twice. See part one for the first time it happened.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • ITHACAVC  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2013
    [IP] Signed Term Sheet
    Once the $600K is lined up or mostly lined up then I will ask our fund’s lawyers to draft the deal docs and we will engage IP counsel to do an IP review (high level).   It is important to “turn $$on$$” counsel only after we feel good about the deal closing. 3. That is normal for us. 2. Perfect. Fair all around.
  • 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.
  • SEED STAGE CAPITAL  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2009
    [IP] Setting And Shaping A Strong Startup Culture
    While you should never give away true IP or trade secrets, a primary job duty of the CEO is to pitch and sell the vision of the company-all day, all the time, to (almost) anyone who will listen. Over the past several years, Ive had meaningful interactions-- meetings, calls, etc.-- with perhaps 700-800 early stage startups. Opportunity lost.
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2011
    [IP] Startup Blog: Prepare the NewCo Slide Show
    Slide showing summary of IP. 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. Now what? Stuck?
  • CODE AS CRAFT  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011
    [IP] Localizing Logically for a Global Marketplace
    You might detect that a visitor is “German” because their Geo IP locates them as connecting from Germany, or because their browser accept language is German. But what if your detection is faulty… they’re using a shared computer, or on vacation, or the Geo IP is just plain wrong? Websites often use too much magic (e.g. DE or US).
  • CONSTANTLY LEARNING  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2012
    [IP] The Facebook Like Button is a Web Bug
    Even then, Facebook still knows the IP you are coming from so logging out may not be enough. The Facebook like button is the most interesting product Facebook publishes. Most people think the like button is a way for advertisers to have a continual channel for pushing content to their users. Web Bugs. This is called a referrer header.
  • OCCAM'S RAZOR  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2010
    [IP] Excellent Analytics Tip #18: Make Love To Your Direct Traffic
    You can easily use your tools admin settings to filter out all your internal IP's which would solve this issue. ~ [ Update, via Deric Loh : ] #1. Make love? Direct Traffic? Really? I am not kidding. Direct traffic contains visitors that proactively seek you out, everyone else you have to "beg" to show up on your site! Definition.
  • IMMERSIVE WEB  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2012
    [IP] Internet User Defined: A User by Any Other Name…
    Value – The only info you can know about a visitor is related to their IP address or cookies on their computer. Immersive Web. Internet User Defined. In their press call last week, Google obfuscated the various definitions of a user in online terms. The WSJ takes a small swing at the debate. Visitor. Registered User. Active User.
  • 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  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2013
    [IP] So that was Slush
    Gigglebug and Outo both caught my eye; two companies developing children''s TV shows and mobile apps based on their own IP with plans to leverage that and sell all sorts of merchandising off the back of it (think Angry Birds.). Slush is over for another year and in its wake lies a wreckage of food, drinks, business cards and worn out souls.
  • 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?
  • STEVE BLANK  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2010
    [IP] Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost
    The Best Defense is a Good IP Strategy………… 65. It’s been a year since I’ve been blogging.   The 100 or so posts add up to about 300 pages of text. One of the downsides to a large number of blog posts is that older stories tend to get buried and hidden. Now available on Amazon. Recursive History. Confused? Read on.).
  • VENTUREWOODS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2011
    [IP] Ideas, New Possibilities to “EMERGEOUT” on August 12th in Gurgaon
    It is that time of the year again when you should block your calendars for the annual EMERGEOUT Conclave in Gurgaon. Given the number of ideas that you’d walk away with, the industry leaders you’ll get to listen to as well as the networking opportunities, the EMERGEOUT Conclave offers the very best ‘bang for the buck.’. Register before its too late.
  • 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.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2015
    [IP] Q2 2015 DDoS Trends – The Fall Of Search Engine Impersonators
    Search engine impersonators are bots that pretend to be crawling a website in an attempt to index it and find useful links. Most Most website owners are more than happy to have the search engine bots (googlebot and bingbot, to name a couple) browsing their website all day long. More indexing = better chance to be at the top of the search results.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2012
    [IP] Both Of Supercell's Latest Releases Rank Top Grossing iPad Games
    Can you share with us anything about what new IP you're coming out with next? With two of Helsinki-based Supercell's titles in the top 25 grossing iPad Games in the US, we decided to get in touch with Ilkka Paananen, the CEO of the company, to see if they could share anything about their success. Read Antti's review here. Sorry but no. :).
  • 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!
  • CROWDSPRING BLOG  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 2010
    [IP] Help Guy Kawasaki Pick The Cover For His Next Book
    You can only vote for one design and there is one vote per IP address (you do not need to register to vote). 246 designers from around the world submitted a total of 760 designs. Guy has narrowed the choices down to his top 5 favorite designs and is now asking you to help him decide which design to put on the cover of his book. Entry 34.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2011
    [IP] What's Hot In Denmark? Startup Weekend Copenhagen!
    The service promises to bring personalized, vocalized online news content distributed through IP digital radio, accessible as a HTML5 browser-based app for your smartphone. This year the start-up community in Denmark for the second time held Startup Weekend Copenhagen. Some of the teams were as big as 19 people.
  • 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.
  • RECENT BUZZES - VC EXPERTS, INC.  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2011
    [IP] Royalty Based Financing As A New Tool for Start-Up Financing?
    IP litigation , and?tax. By Beth J. Felder of Foley & Lardner LLP With the market still in flux, raising capital for companies -- whether equity or debt -- remains a challenge. One innovative vehicle for raising capital that is generating attention in the market lately is royalty-based financing. three times the original loan amount). Beth J.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 5, 2015
    [IP] Guest Post: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
    We have a scalable business plan, one that focuses on creating value through our own IPs as well as well-known international franchises being development into interactive dramas. Editor''s note: This is a guest post by Jukka Laakso , CEO of Rival Games posted originally to the Rival Games blog. Year 2014 just came to an end. We have a market.
  • BUSINESS OF SOFTWARE BLOG  |  MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2016
    [IP] Four Laws Of Software Economics (Part 2) | Rich Mironov Guest Post
    Client owns IP: we hope they pay and send more projects our way. We own IP: we hope target segment pays handsomely for perceived value. At BoS USA 2015 Rich Mironov delivered a classic talk on Software Economics that are so common that they are not just theory, they are the law. See the talk here. Here in the US, a team of six (e.g.
  • 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.
  • 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?
  • MARK BIRCH  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2012
    [IP] Letter to the Internet
    Protect IP (PIPA) and the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) are a step towards a different kind of Internet. This is why I put a hold on the Protect IP Act and its predecessor over a year ago and introduced a bipartisan alternative last month.  These are bills that should give us pause. These are bills that should be studied and debated.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2013
    [IP] Don’t Let an Unsecured Credit Card System Bankrupt Your Business
    Scanning only applies to merchants with externally-facing IP addresses. If If your business accepts credit and debit cards, do you know about the security risks? Are you properly protecting your business from the potential of tens of thousands of dollars in fines? And are you protecting your customers from fraud? What is PCI Compliance? .
  • CHRISTINE.NET  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2006
    [IP] Christine: Deployment Challenges for WiFi Operators
    Consumers see and adoptwireless IP connections as just another point where they can connect,and dont want the complexity of a separate service that they must subscribe to. Fjogstad stressed that the business implications of IP going wireless should bedramatic. And from the vendors side, the current wireless IP market is messy.
  • PLATFORMS AND NETWORKS   |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2009
    [IP] A Compilation of the Web's Best Advice for Entrepreneurs
    skip to main | skip to sidebar Platforms and Networks Thoughts about platforms, network effects and entrepreneurship Wednesday, November 25, 2009 A Compilation of the Webs Best Advice for Entrepreneurs Below, I link to blog posts and other online resources that offer advice for entrepreneurs. Great list. Tom, well done - solid list. Nice list.
  • NON-LINEAR GROWTH  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2009
    [IP] Payments: A day on the inside
    just happen to be an investor in IP Commerce which is executing this exact opportunity. I was excited to hear the industry is aligned on the need. Earlier this week, I participated in a truly special event, the Lydian Roundtable. Every year, they bring together 50 to 100 key executives in the industry to discuss what is next in payments.
  • TYLERCRUZ.COM: AN INTERNET ENTREPRENEUR'S JOURNEY  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2010
    [IP] Blog Updates: February 2010
    However, he reminded me that I could use.htaccess to simply deny its IP from visiting my blog. Instead of simply denying the IP, I came up with a slight variation. So now when ‘mary’ (or any user with a blacklisted IP) tries to visit my blog, they are redirected to [link]. WinningTheWeb.com: 5,502. JonathanVolk.com: 3,766.
  • STARTUP MUSINGS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2014
    [IP] Startup Administrivia: Part 1 – getting started
    corporate attorney, a contract accountant, a creative web / graphics service provider, an IP attorney. Note: This multi-part post is for first time founders. Anyone who has done it before will already know all this. If you are a first time founder, what should you obsess about? Hopefully, you are all over the market opportunity. Web site.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2010
    [IP] Investors As The Cause Of A Patent Frenzy Among Tech Startups?
    His experience in IP matters includes identifying and handling employer's inventions, and drafting and prosecuting patent applications. Editorial note: This is a guest post by Teemu Lang from Papula Nevinpat, a company focusing on industrial property rights - patents, trademarks and designs. Image by aaron_andered
  • BLOGTREPRENEUR | ENTREPRENEUR BLOG  |  MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2016
    [IP] Keep an Eye Out With the Best Surveillance Camera
    Amcrest HD 720P WiFi Camera With a quick WiFi Setup via iPhone or Android Smartphone using the Amcrest View App, seamless video streaming and a two-way audio direct to your smart device, the Amcrest HD Series 720P WiFI Wireless IP Security Surveillance Camera system is one of the best home surveillance systems on the market.
  • 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.
  • ANDREW PAYNE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 2010
    [IP] More on the “Seed Fund Crash”
    Note:  these comments apply to the most crowded, most capital-efficient technology projects:  such as software pure-plays, consumer Internet, “new” mobile, etc.   For ideas that have real technology, real IP, or some other non-replicable component, things get a lot more interesting, for both entrepreneurs and investors).
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2015
    [IP] Dealflow from Latvia: Q3, 2015
    Snowision technology has very strong scientific background, sufficient for complete IP portfolio. MaxTraffic. About: MaxTraffic is a platform for e-commerce sites to help them turn abandoning visitors into customers. During last year, MaxTraffic has attracted 50+ clients. Conelum. Slides: here. InSelly. Mahydy. Spatial Initiatives. Cheeks Up.
  • SCOTT EDWARD WALKER  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2015
    [IP] What Is the “Walker Startup Package”?
    Button-down IP ownership and assignment issues (see post here ). 5.  I get calls and questions all the time about our Startup Package and, accordingly, I put together a brief clip from the podcast “ This Week in Startups ” which should be helpful. www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1A44ShZfWo. N1A44ShZfWo. Cheers, Scott. Startup Issues
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2011
    [IP] Startup Blog: Did You Examine the Competitive Landscape for Your.
    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. Not bad.
  • THE NEXT WEB  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2013
    [IP] IC tomorrow gave nearly $1.5m to UK startups last year, but you’ve probably never heard of it
    One of the other differences between IC tomorrow-secured funding and other sources is that qualification for the cash depends on the company receiving it owning all of its intellectual property (IP). One thing we do is protect the IP within the company. For 2013, the group’s plans are all about expansion and growing its network.
  • UC BERKELEY  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 2015
    [IP] You May Not Own That Logo…5 Reasons Why Startups Need Attorneys
    Early stage startups tend to seek legal advice only when IP is involved. That mindset can come back to bite entrepreneurs…hard. Here are some top picks: 1. You may not own that logo your friend designed for you…unless you’ve secured the rights. 2. Advisors typically get.25% to 1% vesting monthly over 24 months. 3. UC Berkeley
  • FORCE OF GOOD: A BLOG BY LANCE WEATHERBY  |  MONDAY, MARCH 31, 2014
    [IP] TechSquare Labs
    It''s for deep IP. So the big news last week in Atlanta was the launch of TechSquare Labs. Artfully announced in the Atlanta Business Chronicle TechFlash the day before one of it''s founders (Paul Judge) gave the keynote during the VIP lunch at the ATDC Startup Showcase, the new effort became quite the buzz. The TechSquare Labs.
  • SCOTT EDWARD WALKER  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 6, 2012
    [IP] Walker Twitter Highlights: July 23rd – August 5th
    Cheers, Scott   Top 5 Tweets Quora: Fellow seed investors, do you ask for founder reps on IP and cap table on your deals? I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting blog posts, articles and podcasts relating to entrepreneurship and startups, M&A and legal issues.
  • ANDREW PAYNE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2009
    [IP] “Home Theater PC” — getting close!
    Hulu, TV networks, Comedy Central, etc.). really want a UI optimized for “living room apps” instead of “desktop apps”   I want to use a single Wiimote-like pointing device to navigate, with optional use of a keyboard and mouse. It’s all coming together! Ramblings
  • ASK THE ANGELS  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2011
    [IP] Business Basics-Investor Presentation Checklist
    —  IP, business process, 1st to market, etc. ? by Robert Aholt. When you are presenting to potential investors it is imperative that your presentation answers all the questions listed below: ? What product will you be selling? — explain your concept and the sales/manufacturing/distribution processes. ? Who are the competitors?
  • VC CAFE  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2010
    [IP] Oracle Buys Pitango-Backed Convergin
    According to Oracle’s  official announcement : Adding Convergin products to Oracle Communications portfolio is expected to enable customers with next-generation solutions to address network migration to an all IP core, significantly reducing integration and hardware costs. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 2014
    [IP] Mojang growing strong: posts €234 million revenue
    Making up the rest of the profits, roughly a quarter came from their mobile game, which sells for €5.49, while the rest is said to come from Scrolls - Mojang''s dive into other IP, as well as merchandise sales. Mojang, the creators of Minecraft, tell the Wall Street Journal that their revenue has increased 38% over last year to SEK 2.07
  • THE STARTUP LAWYER  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 31, 2010
    [IP] Up Up Down Down Left Right Left Right B A Start
    What if your startup’s rockstar developer claims ownership of the startup’s IP? If you recognize this post’s title, then you are always welcome at my table. For those of you in the dark, the title of this post is the secret code from the video game Contra. 30 lives on Contra was virtual invincibility.
  • LAUNCHING TECH VENTURES  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 29, 2014
    [IP] Conducting a First-Pass Patent Search
    Bryce Pilz’s IP videos. By: June Odongo I conducted a first-pass patent search for a venture concept in the biometrics space. Confidentiality concerns prevent me from describing the idea, but below, I outline the process I used to run the patent search and share some lessons learned. Bryce Pilz of the University of Michigan. LTV2014
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2011
    [IP] Witsbits Announces Improvements, Opens Office In San Francisco
    ML: Our concept of delivering a cloud infrastructure via a remote management platform is so different and new, that we are registering and protecting our IP/invention in the USA. Sweden based Witsbits , a cloud computing company in the Nordic and the Scandinavian region recently announced an update to their Go Cloud product. hybrid clouds).
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011
    [IP] What's Going on With SOPA?
    The other is the Protect-IP Act. The Stop Online Piracy Act could allow the government and corporations to create website blacklists. That's enraging tech's best and brightest. Every other tweet today has been about SOPA and American Censorship Day. Here's a breakdown of what's going on and why everyone is so concerned. What is SOPA?
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2011
    [IP] Startup Blog: Licensing Technologies from Universities ? Tips for.
    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. Carl P.B.
  • PLATFORMS AND NETWORKS   |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2012
    [IP] Product Management 101
    Software launched as a result of PM 101 will be owned by HBS, but the school may transfer the IP to our Student Association and/or release it as open source software. describe our course design below with the hope that colleagues at other universities will adapt and improve it. Motivation. Every year, dozens of HBS graduates seek PM jobs.
  • READWRITESTART  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2010
    [IP] 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable: Bootstrapping Comes in Many Flavors
    Vinod wants to raise a significant amount of money to buy out an IP vendor that sells semiconductor interconnect IP, and offer value added services around them. The IP vendor does about $2 million to $3 million a quarter, but the market leader is EDA giant Synopsys. Sponsor. Well, yes, and no. Is the movie business too crowded?
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 2015
    [IP] Two Best Windows Smartphones Under US$400
    with Lumia Denim operating system; 5-inch IPS LCD capacitive Touchscreen; 16GB internal memory, which is expandable up to 128GB; 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 quad core processor; 1GB RAM; 2200mAH battery, which provides a long talk time of 12hours and 54 minutes on a 2G network – 14 hours and 48 minutes on a 3G network. NOKIA LUMIA 830.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 2015
    [IP] [Review] Sony Xperia X4
    The E4 sports a 5” IPS LCD screen with a quarter HD resolution of 540x960p with a pixel density of 220ppi. With smartphones becoming an essential piece of gadget to have in your hand, popular brands like Samsung, Apple, Motorola, HTC, Sony etc. Aesthetics. The phone does not adopt the same design as the one adopted by its predecessors.
  • TYLERCRUZ.COM: AN INTERNET ENTREPRENEUR'S JOURNEY  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2013
    [IP] This Offer Is Not Available In Your Country
    Another thing I didn’t mention in the video is how using a proxy service like GeoEdge is beneficial for things such as when you need a new IP. This offer is not available in your country." Either that, or you are shown an offer that is completely unrelated to the one you’re actually trying to look at. Affiliate Marketing
  • BLOG.EXPENSIFY.COM  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2012
    [IP] CEO Friday: Why we don’t hire.NET programmers
    Expensify Blog. Expense Reports That Don't Suck. CEO Friday: Why we don’t hire.NET programmers. Update: The end is near, Expensify is hiring a.NET programmer! Learn more… Saturday edit: Wow, quite a response to this. Some additional comments at the end. Sunday edit : Still going! More comments at the end. Thanks ez, whoever you are!
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2011
    [IP] Startup Blog: The Business Plan
    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. Background.
  • LIGHTSPEED  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2010
    [IP] If Google can't get local merchants to self serve, you probably.
    This was the insight we had at ZiXXo and we built IP around this. Home About Lightspeed Team jump to navigation If Google can’t get local merchants to self serve, you probably can’t either December 24, 2010 Posted by jeremyliew in advertising , local. Not surprising given that it is a  $130Bn market. Now Comments » 1.
  • BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2010
    [IP] Revisiting Paul Graham’s “High Resolution” Financing
    When I first read Paul Graham’s blog post on “High Resolution&# Financing I read it as a treatise arguing that convertible notes are better than equity.  As I’m generally a believer in ‘pricing rounds’ I initially didn’t agree with the premise of the post. Photo credit: D. Story/J. Blanchard/O’Reilly Media.
  • PETER LEVINE  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2012
    [IP] What Now: Deal or No Deal?
    Why would another company pay full value for the smaller company if their key competitor gets the IP for free? In addition to the Freemium + upsell model that SpiderNet has implemented, you have also decided to pursue a strategic partnering/OEM model. deal with any one of the “elephants” would be a game changer for SpiderNet. What Now?
  • THE NEXT WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2013
    [IP] East meets West: Why Chinese app developers are targeting US smartphone owners
    They don’t have a good IP (intellectual property) to defend their technology. China is the world’s largest country with more than 1.3 billion people. It is also the world’s largest smartphone market. For mobile app developers, the impressive figures are enticing. After all, it’s all about reach for mobile apps. Time for them is more precious.
  • LIGHTSPEED  |  MONDAY, MAY 4, 2009
    [IP] Social Gaming Summit coming up in June « Lightspeed Venture.
    Home About Lightspeed Team jump to navigation Social Gaming Summit coming up in June May 4, 2009 Posted by jeremyliew in conferences , games , games 2.0 , gaming , social games , social gaming. trackback Last years Social Gaming Summit was well received so Charles Hudson, David Sachs and I are doing it again this year. How about a cookie or a snack?
  • LAUNCHING TECH VENTURES  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2012
    [IP] Launching Tech Ventures - Untitled Article
    Idea theft, reputational risks: During the collaboration period, dominant partners can learn about proprietary IP, eventually negotiating to bury Dropbox in white label deals, which will destroy its nascent brand and commoditize future services. The challenge of doing business development Two case protagonists (e.g.,
  • CHRISTINE.NET  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2006
    [IP] Christine: Nonprofits Using VoIP for Advocacy, Outreach, and Service Delivery
    CVM is now in the process of moving to Ciscos Unity platform (whichis SIP-compatible), and setting up a centralized, private IP network.They didnt want to use a public IP network, so they are using anational VoIP vendor that charges them a flat rate per number, ratherthan per-minute toll charges. Christine (.net) United States License.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 2010
    [IP] 7 Ways Nokia Can Win Again
    The iPhone mostly has small casual games, with few big IP games being developed. In the eyes of the developers and the startup community, Nokia went from hero to zero in less than 3 years. The company is about to introduce the N8 to a mostly indifferent community. No fragmentation. There was also the widget platform, Widsets. Games.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2014
    [IP] King Files with the SEC, prepares to IPO
    King has gotten a bad rep in the gaming community due to the fact that King has been protecting its IP by going after other gaming developers with the name "Candy" in the title. Big IPO news for the region. They plan to raise up to $500 million through the IPO. JP Morgan, Credit Suisse and BofA Merrill Lynch are the lead underwriters.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2013
    [IP] Social Networks and Lording over Flies
    responding with the fact that 98% of the bullying messages came from Smith''s own IP address, suggesting some cry for attention (a trend he also mentioned in our May interview ). I turned 26 this summer, and have slowly but clearly realized I''ve drifted away from youth internet culture. Do you really want to be the lord of the flies?
  • LIGHTSPEED  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2011
    [IP] The Lightspeed Summer Fellowship Program Explained « Lightspeed.
    We have IP now (working through OTL at Stanford) and have selected a manufacturer for our product. Home About Lightspeed Team jump to navigation The Lightspeed Summer Fellowship Program Explained April 12, 2011 Posted by John Vrionis in 2011 , blogging , start-up , startup , startups , Summer Program , Venture Capital. Background. Purpose.
  • GRASSHOPPERHERDER.COM  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2011
    [IP] Piercing the Corporate Veil of Sweat Equity
    This would of course be in regards toa single corporation which holds all the IP and revenue.). GrasshopperHerder.com. • ABOUT. • CONTACT. BLOG About Contact Subscribe to Feed end #menug -->. Jan 20 -->. Piercing the Corporate Veil – Sweat Equity Consulting. by Tristan on January 20, 2011. • 9 comments. Go for it.
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2011
    [IP] DISPUTES ? THE GOOD, BAD AND UGLY (by Matthew Hafter)
    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. By Matthew I.
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2011
    [IP] Startup Blog: Take a Stand!
    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?
  • STEVE BLANK  |  MONDAY, MAY 4, 2009
    [IP] The Sharp End of the Stick « Steve Blank
    Later on in this same company’s life, sales will become the pointy end and product development moves to a supporting role.  In other companies it may be that manufacturing or finance is the sharp end of the stick.  In an IP licensing business, legal and finance are the sharp end of the stick. Who’s on the Sharp End? military.  Educate them.
  • FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2012
    [IP] 5 Lessons From the Apple vs. Google Battle
    When it comes to protecting your IP, there’s a very good reason why litigation is and should be your last resort. Take a look at what happened between Apple and Google recently. There are lessons you can learn about dealing with rivals in your industry. It’s known as coopetition, meaning cooperate competition.
  • TYLERCRUZ.COM: AN INTERNET ENTREPRENEUR'S JOURNEY  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2014
    [IP] 9 Things I’ve Learned About Mobile So Far
    There are Large Country/IP Discrepancies. I use CPVLab as my tracking platform of choice. didn’t get a car until I was around 19 or 20. didn’t get a cell phone until I was around 21, and as recent as 2 years ago I was still using a Blackberry. preferred instead to simply stick with web and grind away. This is what I do with web.
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2011
    [IP] The Engine of Economic Growth
    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  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2011
    [IP] Startup Blog: Beyond Rumsfeld by (Stephen A. Boyko and Willard C.
    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. Rappleye Jr.)
  • VENTUREBEAT.COM  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2011
    [IP] 6 critical tips for launching a startup while holding a day job | VentureBeat
    As for the employer, I would say don't compete with your employer and don't come close to using any IP of theirs. You could make a whole site dedicated to people holding down a day job but also seeking to make their own IP or buisness come into profit. This story originally appeared on his blog.) You don’t need funding.
  • ANDREW PAYNE  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2014
    [IP] There’s an Internet Showdown Brewing
    Your next TV will likely be 4K with IP-delivered video. Even worse, most ISPs are fundamentally conflicted: IP-streaming video competes with their own proprietary video offerings. Back home in West Virginia, our Verizon phones have no 3G service. Recently, streaming video demand has been forcing this issue. Policy Ramblings
  • ASK THE ANGELS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2011
    [IP] Intellectual Property Tips for Start Ups
    As an Angel investor and retired intellectual property lawyer I am struck by the amount of money spent by startups for IP.  There are so many cash demands made on a new venture that I think management should consider engaging in more self-help to meet their IP needs.  By Lee Rahn. 10) Good luck.
  • FORCE OF GOOD: A BLOG BY LANCE WEATHERBY  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2010
    [IP] Application Neutrality
    What DARPA created was a framework of computer network protocols called the TCP/IP model. The TCP/IP model is also known as the Internet Protocol Suite. Today is a pretty important day for the Internet. FCC Chairman Julius Geneachoski has asked for his organization to adopt rules to protect the open Internet. Net neutrality rules.
  • STARTUPCFO  |  THURSDAY, MAY 13, 2010
    [IP] Earn-Outs (almost) never work
    We got around it by carving out some IP that was not part of our core product line. They ended up buying that extra stuff 6 months later (this was the time window when they were allowed to do that). I don’t think they bought the extra IP because they had a business plan for it. Why are earn-outs bad? Don’t expect the money.
  • WILL PRICE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2007
    [IP] The Three Most Important Letters in Open Source: CYA
    IP rights retained by C-corp established to commercialize project. Also, potential buyers will discount a company’s value if IP remains unclear. Anyone who follows politics knows that one man’s given is another man’s question. However, outside of the software VC market, open source remains an enigma wrapped in a mystery.
  • WILL PRICE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2007
    [IP] How do you plan for M&A?
    How do you plan the selling of your IP to a large company? Happy St. Patrick's Day. Please find below my guest post on start-up company M&A from Ask the VC. Question: How do you plan for M&A? Should there be a special business plan?How How does a P&L look in that case? Selling after you have a finished product? Plan for Independence.
  • BUSINESS OF SOFTWARE BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 2012
    [IP] SaaS & the Art of Software Pricing. A decade of AWS & Twilio experience in one hilarious hour.
    NP Dedicated IP, that’s good for deliverability, white labeling is good for agencies, uh, sub user panel again that’s good for agencies, they figured out their audience, agencies are big users. Beware! Jeff knows a lot of words that could offend. We hope you will be able to join us. My name’s Jeff, I founded a company called Twilio. Sorry.
  • WWW.GREENHORNCONNECT.COM  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2011
    [IP] Five signs it’s time to get your business organized
    So the short answer is: the sooner the better; but here are five telltale signs it’s definitely time to form a company. 1) You and your partners have developed IP critical to your business. Skip to Navigation. >. User login. Sign in here or Create your free account! Username: Password: Forgot your password ? The Feed Blog. Learning.
  • ANDREW PAYNE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2011
    [IP] Lottery Avoidance: Have a Real Asset
    Sometimes, IP can be the core asset, when there’s real technology with high-quality, issued, in-force patents, and relevant expertise in the team. If you’re one of the five people that read this blog, you know I’ve become negative on many pure-software/Internet/mobile entrepreneurial projects. Entrepreneurship Software
  • ASK THE ANGELS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2009
    [IP] Friday Random Ramblings…and Some Good Weekend Reading
    Lastly, Jeff Sheldon, a longtime member of the Pasadena Angels and well respected IP attorney and litigator put together a good reference on Patenting Inventions. Interesting post on Jason Calcanis’ blog this week (also picked up by Ben Kuo and SocalTECH ) with further thoughts on Angel groups charging startup companies to pitch.
  • VENTUREWOODS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2010
    [IP] 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable: Bootstrapping Comes In Many Flavors
    Vinod wants to raise a significant amount of money to buy out an IP vendor that sells semiconductor interconnect IP, and offer value added services around them. The IP vendor does about $2-3M/quarter, but the market leader is EDA giant Synopsys.   . Well, yes, and no. Is the movie business too crowded?
  • VC CAFE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2010
    [IP] Invest in Israel Newsletter February 2010 Edition
    Adding Convergin products to Oracle Communications portfolio is expected to enable customers with next-generation solutions to address network migration to an all IP core at significantly lower integration and hardware costs. For previous editions,  click here. ORACLE IS BUYING ISRAELI SOFTWARE MAKER CONVERGIN FOR $85 MLN. Oracle Corp.,
  • ASK THE ANGELS  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2009
    [IP] Entrepreneurs Beware of Overlawyers
    They have a promising startup with a couple hundred thousand in seed capital, seeking to raise maybe a half million more to fund their initial operations.  I worked with them to prepare a detailed operating agreement, standard founder intellectual property (IP) assignments, and consulting agreements to govern their go forward work for the company. 
  • ASK THE ANGELS  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2009
    [IP] When is a Trade Sale a Strategic Exit?
    On the other hand, a business which is bought solely for its IP by a corporation and which has no revenue history or sales capability and will never be managed as a stand alone entity is a strategic acquisition. There are no benefits which accrue to the buyer beyond the boundary of the firm. Therefore, the sale is a financial exit.
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