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- [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.
- [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.
ARCTICSTARTUP [IP] Both Of Supercell's Latest Releases Rank Top Grossing iPad Games
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2012
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. :).
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [IP] At CES, Internet Lobby Gets Ready for Fights in Washington
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2013
Both policy sessions focused on the idea that the next threats to Internet businesses will arrive in more subtle legislative packages than SOPA or the Protect IP Act. SOPA may be dead, but there are more legislative threats where it came from. Internet advocates like Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian talked about them yesterday. As was a hashtag.
TAFFY WILLIAMS [IP] DISPUTES ? THE GOOD, BAD AND UGLY (by Matthew Hafter)
| MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2011
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 [IP] Startup Blog: Take a Stand!
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2011
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?
- [IP] The Best Tablets for Digital Artists
inch IPS interactive tablet connects to your monitor via a UBS plug. It comes with a 1280×800 IPS 16:10 Display with 170° visual angle that delivers even more lifelike colors also giving you more vivid images. inch IPS Screen For a very reasonable price, you get so many awesome features with this Ugee device. With a massive 21.5
- [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.
MASHABLE.COM [IP] Pick the Perfect Name for Your Startup
| FRIDAY, MAY 28, 2010
SCVNGR Makes Major Enhancements to iP. Contact Us Submit News Contact Us Write for Us Spark of Genius Series Mashable | The Social Media Guide Business Mashable on Facebook Join Us! Frances McInnis is a journalist and crossword enthusiast based in New York City. How Do I Start? Once you’ve got a healthy list, start culling. Ask The downside?
STEVE BLANK [IP] Vertical Markets 1: Bad Advice – All Startups are the Same « Steve.
| TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2009
You don’t need to worry about any Intellectual Property (IP) issues. The next week another team, working on a new type of solid oxide fuel cell, remarked, “Professor Blank, in our industry there’s a ton of patents and stuff and people tell us we shouldn’t be out there unless we start patent protecting all our IP.” link] ; [.]
LIGHTSPEED [IP] The Lightspeed Summer Fellowship Program Explained « Lightspeed.
| TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2011
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.
BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE [IP] The Best Entrepreneurs Are Hyper Competitive & Hate Losing
| FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2010
Company A never raised their round. 6 months afterwards they laid off 75% of their staff and are existing on fumes to protect their IP to this day. This is part of my series on what makes an entrepreneur successful. I originally posted it on VentureHacks , one of my favorite websites for entrepreneurs. The list is getting quite long.
- [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 [IP] Walker Twitter Highlights: July 23rd – August 5th
| MONDAY, AUGUST 6, 2012
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 [IP] “Home Theater PC” — getting close!
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2009
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 [IP] Business Basics-Investor Presentation Checklist
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2011
— 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?
THE STARTUP LAWYER [IP] Filing a Charter Is Not a Startup Incorporation
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2010
And you can definitely forget about a technology transfer agreement or anything else IP-related. I’ve noticed a lot of recent articles promoting that a startup can “ skip the lawyer and incorporate via an online service. The 19 other “tasks they list? Little or no value. Want to vest your founders’ shares ?
VC CAFE [IP] Oracle Buys Pitango-Backed Convergin
| SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2010
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.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [IP] Lessons Learned in Diagnostics
| FRIDAY, JANUARY 3, 2014
It includes reimbursement, regulation, IP, validation, channel access, etc What one team of medical professionals learned in the fight against multiple sclerosis. This post is part of our series on the National Science Foundation I-Corps Lean LaunchPad class in Life Science and Health Care at the University of California San Francisco. M.P.H.,
THE STARTUP LAWYER [IP] Up Up Down Down Left Right Left Right B A Start
| SUNDAY, JANUARY 31, 2010
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.
ARCTICSTARTUP [IP] New Vigo VC focuses on bringing Russian and CIS startups to Helsinki
| FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2014
If it appears there''s a product market fit then Helsinki Ventures helps incorporate the company in Finland - or helps flip the IP to a Finnish legal entity. We can talk about our closeness to St. Helsinki Ventures is focused on the early-stage startups and is really pushing the Lean methodology.
ARCTICSTARTUP [IP] Skolkovo Gets The First Startup Funded
| MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2011
If the content lacks a copyright, the user simply does not get a response from the tracker peerlist (IP-addresses of other users, distributing content). The Skolkovo Foundation , established last year in Russia, is the country's biggest project to enhance tech and business development. As a result, the user cannot download that content.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [IP] The Cat-Herding-est Job on the Planet
| THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2013
Because the page links to Jobvite, which is our backend applicant-tracking software, and Jobvite pulls the IP addresses of people who visit their site. Imagine every decision you make is up for discussion--among thousands of people. That''s the normal state of things for Gayle Karen Young of the Wikimedia Foundation.
GRASSHOPPERHERDER.COM [IP] Piercing the Corporate Veil of Sweat Equity
| SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2011
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.
SEED STAGE CAPITAL [IP] When Is A Startup "Venture Fundable?"
| MONDAY, JULY 12, 2010
You’ll probably have VCs (or at least their associates) calling you. (**Just to be clear, there are many, many other things that are important, and that can make or break a deal—things like the team, defensibility, IP, advisors, partnerships, market size, relative degree of customer need, and so on. Story, Well Told. chords.
BLOG.EXPENSIFY.COM [IP] CEO Friday: Why we don’t hire.NET programmers
| TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2012
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!
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [IP] What's Going on With SOPA?
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011
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?
CHRISTINE.NET [IP] Christine: Nonprofits Using VoIP for Advocacy, Outreach, and Service Delivery
| FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2006
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.
THE NEXT WEB [IP] East meets West: Why Chinese app developers are targeting US smartphone owners
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2013
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.
- [IP] Five Reasons for Setting Startup Strategy Early
Intellectual property (IP). All too many startups are founded simply on the basis of a new and exciting technology invented by an industrious technologist. The right approach is to start by solving a problem causing real pain to a large number of customers willing to pay real money for a solution. To capitalize on strengths and opportunities.
- [IP] Startups Must Grow or Die, Despite the Chaos
Don’t count on your IP to save you. Every startup founder I know talks about the chaos of his business, which he usually attributes to that burst of growth that is required to get to positive cashflow. Sadly, this false perception often leads to the death of his business, or at least the end of his tenure as CEO. Employees stop innovating.
- [IP] Startup Public Relations – Do it Yourself
hear lots of excuses from startup founders, like “I’m too busy,” concern over IP security, can’t afford an agency, and it’s too early. As an entrepreneur, it’s never too early to start selling yourself and your idea. How about talking to some real customers to see if they are as excited about your idea as you are? You need to do it yourself.
- [IP] Ten Steps to Survival by Innovation
Longer-term, enhanced product value begets superior company valuation through your organization’s intellectual property (IP) portfolio. Continuous innovation is required to survive in business, beginning with your startup, and increasing in importance as your business matures. This is an imperative. No risk, no innovation. Ownership.
TAFFY WILLIAMS [IP] Startup Blog: Forming the Company & Structure - part of starting a.
| THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2011
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 MUSINGS [IP] Startup Administrivia: Part 1 – getting started
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2014
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.
UP AND RUNNING [IP] Don’t Let an Unsecured Credit Card System Bankrupt Your Business
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2013
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? .
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [IP] SOPA Would Hurt Start-ups, Not Pirates
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011
McSherry: Sometimes people who don’t have the IP rights in question tell a website to take something down because they don’t like content. It's not at all clear that the bill would even succeed in catching online piracy. But it could significantly harm innovation on the Web. Inc: Why do you see this bill as dangerous?
MASHABLE.COM [IP] 6 Ways to Recruit Talent for Startups
| TUESDAY, JUNE 8, 2010
SCVNGR Makes Major Enhancements to iP. Contact Us Submit News Contact Us Write for Us Spark of Genius Series Mashable | The Social Media Guide Business Mashable on Facebook Join Us! Small startups rarely have a recruiting professional on their team — or even someone who has enough spare time to imitate a recruiting professional.
FRESH INC.: THE STAFF BLOG [IP] 5 Lessons From the Apple vs. Google Battle
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2012
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.
- [IP] The Best Tablets for Artists
inch IPS interactive tablet connects to your monitor via a UBS plug. It comes with a 1280×800 IPS 16:10 Display with 170° visual angle that delivers even more lifelike colors also giving you more vivid images. inch IPS Screen ([link] For a very reasonable price, you get so many awesome features with this Ugee device.
BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE [IP] What Makes an Entrepreneur? Cojones (7/11)
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2010
finally called bullshit. If this idea was so big then why would they risk not being first to market, not building defensible IP for the sake of a few hundred thousand dollars extra in lock-up money at a big company? You need the whole package. Being tenacious without the mental flexibility to pivot based on market feedback is a disaster.
ARCTICSTARTUP [IP] Tero Ojanperä Leaves Nokia To Work With Vision+
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2011
The new fund will work in a similar fashion as the Mediatonic fund , we've covered earlier, that it will let the entrepreneurs keep the IP, but will take a cut of future revenues in return for the investment. Tero Ojanperä (pictured left), a member of the Nokia Leadership Team, will be leaving the company. Image by NandorFejer
LAUNCHING TECH VENTURES [IP] Conducting a First-Pass Patent Search
| SATURDAY, MARCH 29, 2014
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
HIPPOLAND [IP] How do seed VCs pick their investments?
| SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2016
What makes your solution unique / differentiated? Is there any special tech or IP here? [in many cases, probably not worth asking] What is your unfair advantage? On Friday, I spent a couple of hours at my alma mater talking with student entrepreneurs about their companies. And there’s an entrepreneur coming into the room in 10 minutes.
ARCTICSTARTUP [IP] Investors As The Cause Of A Patent Frenzy Among Tech Startups?
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2010
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
TAFFY WILLIAMS [IP] Startup Blog: Getting Rights to the Technology
| THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2011
In selecting the technology, you may already have IP or inventors identified but not have the rights yet. Make sure you conduct your own diligence review before entering into a negotiation for the rights; business criteria and IP criteria need to be a fit. Startup Blog Steps to consider to start and grow a company. Now what? Stuck?
ANDREW PAYNE [IP] There’s an Internet Showdown Brewing
| SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2014
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 [IP] Intellectual Property Tips for Start Ups
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2011
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.
- [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 [IP] Earn-Outs (almost) never work
| THURSDAY, MAY 13, 2010
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 [IP] The Three Most Important Letters in Open Source: CYA
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2007
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 [IP] How do you plan for M&A?
| FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2007
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.
WWW.GREENHORNCONNECT.COM [IP] Five signs it’s time to get your business organized
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2011
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 [IP] Lottery Avoidance: Have a Real Asset
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2011
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
VENTURE HACKS [IP] If you’ve run out of ideas, buy gold
| THURSDAY, JULY 8, 2010
IP traffic is growing so fast that it has stunned the pioneering people who helped create it. Angel investor Thomas McInerney : “Take a look at all the innovation happening today — Tesla has produced a beautiful 100% electric car. The cost of mapping the human genome has gone from $3 billion ten years ago to thousands today.
ASK THE ANGELS [IP] Friday Random Ramblings…and Some Good Weekend Reading
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2009
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.
ARCTICSTARTUP [IP] Witsbits Announces Improvements, Opens Office In San Francisco
| THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2011
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).
VENTUREWOODS [IP] 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable: Bootstrapping Comes In Many Flavors
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2010
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 [IP] Invest in Israel Newsletter February 2010 Edition
| MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2010
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 [IP] Entrepreneurs Beware of Overlawyers
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2009
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 [IP] When is a Trade Sale a Strategic Exit?
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2009
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.
BUSINESS OF SOFTWARE BLOG [IP] SaaS & the Art of Software Pricing. A decade of AWS & Twilio experience in one hilarious hour.
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 2012
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.
SCOTT EDWARD WALKER [IP] More Words of Wisdom from Marc Andreessen
| THURSDAY, JULY 25, 2013
Basic contract law is still a challenge in China. IP integrity is still a challenge.” (at 21:18). “We have a long-term viewpoint because we have no choice. We have to have a long-term viewpoint [because] it takes time to build these companies.” (at 27:28). To Our Clients & Friends: Welcome to our series “ Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed.”
THE EQUITY KICKER [IP] Parallels between Bitcoin and the internet
| MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2013
think we can infer a few things from these parallels: Bitcoin’s current state of development is probably akin to where the internet was in the late 1980s when Vint Cerf and Bob Kahn were developing the TCP/IP protocols which made the internet a viable commercial platform. As you may have noticed, the hype around Bitcoin continues to grow.
MARK BIRCH [IP] Announcing NYC BigApps 2013
| TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2013
NYC BigApps 2013 is just one more example of the City’s ongoing efforts to empower NYC’s amazing developers and entrepreneurs by awarding generous cash prizes; offering invaluable startup support, such as the BigApps Founders Network; and granting participants complete IP ownership of their apps. This year’s cash awards total $150,000.
VENTURE CYCLIST [IP] Cognitive dissonance
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2006
For the techies among us we know that an IP address reads like a phone number (most specific on the right): 126.96.36.199 Cognitive dissonance is well described on Wikipedia as the uncomfortable tension that comes from holding two conflicting thoughts at the same time. Usually we are aware of the phenomenon through experiencing it. Whimsy
VENTUREWOODS [IP] Ideas, New Possibilities to “EMERGEOUT” on August 12th in Gurgaon
| THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2011
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.
FLORIDA VENTURE BLOG [IP] Supreme Diagnosis
| MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2006
will, however, guess there are a lot of venture dollars riding on the outcome -- particularly where diagnostic correlations and business methods drive value. A key hope, by both sides is that whatever result will be narrowly tailored to avoid whacking IP value across the spectrum of startup and conglomerate patent portfolios. Patent No.
VC CAFE [IP] Wibiya Toolbars Can Now Make Money Through Express Ads in Partnership with Kehalim
| MONDAY, JUNE 7, 2010
I nteresting addition from the Wibiya team came through my inbox today. Wibiya , the customizable web toolbar for publishers added a monetization widget through affiliate links provided by Kehalim , a contextual affiliate platform based in Israel. As a result, the widget offers decent coverage with more than 25, 000 merchants.
WILL PRICE [IP] Scalent
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2006
Operating systems and applications are hard to change independent of powering down the server, servers are bound by their LAN IP addresses and require reconfiguring and often recabling to be available to other network resources, and servers, via HBAs, are hard-bound to certain LUN segments on the storage network. Well said
PLATFORMS AND NETWORKS [IP] Product Management 101
| SATURDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2012
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.
GRADE A ENTREPRENEURS [IP] Simone Murray from DirectEmployers: Employers in residence help to address education inequality
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2015
Two of these schools have hosted the Employer Simulated Workplace labs, IPS Career Technology Center and Bloomfield Jr./Sr. Simone Murray with Bill Warren at the DirectEmployers Association 2015 Annual Meeting & Conference (#DEAM15). Education inequality is a chronic problem in this country, and it is getting worse. High School.
FRED DESTIN [IP] Communist China, the misbehaving superpower
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2010
Use Slave Labor Rates to Become the Low-Cost Producer of All Goods and Services Sell Stolen IP Back As Global Exports Industrial Policy: Subsidize Key Industries Prevent (or Restrict) Unwanted Imports Use Currency Manipulation Price for Export, Suppress Domestic Consumption Create the Appearance of Free and Fair Trade, Without the Fact.
ARCTICSTARTUP [IP] IndoorAtlas Raises €0.5 Million For Indoor Navigation Based On Magnetic Fields
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2013
Of course, given that this technology is unique, they also need to spend quite a lot of capital on protection of their IP rights. You wouldn't be surprised if the military was using local geomagnetic field characteristics in order to search for underwater submarines. Some vertical integrations are also on the map. How does it work exactly
UC BERKELEY [IP] You May Not Own That Logo…5 Reasons Why Startups Need Attorneys
| FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 2015
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
OCCAM'S RAZOR [IP] The Definitive Guide To (8) Competitive Intelligence Data Sources!
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2010
and Baidu, are logged by those search engines, along with basic connectivity information such as IP address and browser version. Competitive intelligence, the "what else", is one of the core tenets of Web Analytics 2.0. Your traffic grew by 6% last year, what was your competitor's growth rate? In May 2010 (!). 39%, good god!
YOUNGUPSTARTS [IP] Cybersecurity: What Every Small Business Owner Needs To Know
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2015
Additionally, an IT professional is your best resource for downloading patches, updates and other security enhancements as they become available, as well as providing support for email, voice over IP (VoIP) and virtual private networks (VPNs). by Matthew Edenhofer, Director of Information Technology, Balboa Capital. Steps to Take.
STEVE BLANK [IP] The Sharp End of the Stick « Steve Blank
| MONDAY, MAY 4, 2009
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.
TAFFY WILLIAMS [IP] Startup Blog: 7 Questions You May Get from Potential Investors
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2011
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?
LAUNCHING TECH VENTURES [IP] How Will Changes to US Patent Law Affect Entrepreneurs?
| SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 2013
It's better for entrepreneurs to simply conduct the proper diligence upfront to protect their IP, instead of being vulnerable to continuous arbitration proceedings in the future. By Jane Yu U.S. The main change to patent law: “ First-to-file ” The main change to U.S. Why this matters: The PTO has a backlog of 1.2
ARCTICSTARTUP [IP] What's Hot In Denmark? Startup Weekend Copenhagen!
| THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2011
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.
TAFFY WILLIAMS [IP] Startup Blog: Where is Your Market? Adjust Your Pitch to Fit.
| MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2011
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 really!
YOUNGUPSTARTS [IP] Q2 2015 DDoS Trends – The Fall Of Search Engine Impersonators
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2015
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.
- [IP] A New Gateway Editor for BLAM! Ads
There’s also the ability to enter a global IP bypass, allowing visitors from select IPs to bypass the content locking gateway altogether. The following is a paid review for TylerCruz.com written and reviewed by Michael Kwan. It is completely of Michael Kwan’s opinion and is not influenced by being paid. Let’s take a look.
STEVE POLAND [IP] Lijit Getting Spammed
| TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2008
This example did get me thinking of a couple of solutions (such as discounting multiple searches from the same IP) to this specific issue that I will pass onto our development team. What’s needed initially til launch? After launch, at what # of installs do you. And I can’t stand it. think I might have. Got something to say?
ARCTICSTARTUP [IP] Guest Post: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
| MONDAY, JANUARY 5, 2015
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.
SOFTWARE BY ROB [IP] Expenses You Don't Think of When Starting a Business
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2009
Its hard to gauge their value over time but they can accumulate and can be rather insidious especially if they are automatically charged against your account. #24 Greg on 01.08.09 at 3:35 pm @Seb G You point reminds me of something a friend had said when he was talking about his brother who is an attorney that specializes in tech ip. L.L.C.s
ARCTICSTARTUP [IP] Have you caught the Gigglebug? Children's Cartoon Makes Waves on iOS
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2013
Their hope is that as the success of Angry Birds has shown, you no longer need to spend years building up a successful IP on television before it finds cross-market appeal. One of the most charming companies we came across at Slush this year was Gigglebug. How do they plan to get there? Seriously check out this super cute video.
STEVE BLANK [IP] Someone Stole My Startup Idea – Part 2: They Raised Money With My.
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2009
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.
STEVE BLANK [IP] The Lean LaunchPad – Teaching Entrepreneurship as a Management Science
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2010
Any IP you need to license? I’ve introduced a new class at Stanford to teach engineers, scientists and other professionals how startups really get built. They are going to get out of the building, build a company and get orders in ten weeks. Why Teach This Class? Others emphasize how to build a product. In a startup none of these are known.
ARCTICSTARTUP [IP] Dealflow from Latvia: Q3, 2015
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 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.
- [IP] ‘Dear Abby’ Style Advice to Real Entrepreneurs
would like my sweat equity and existing IP to be the risk that I incur without also risking an asset that could easily represent the majority of my total assets. I always love to get questions from my readers, and I answer them all, but sometimes I feel like the “Dear Abby’ for entrepreneurs. He has a Masters in his education field.
LAUNCH ANY [IP] #GlueCon 2013 Notes: Start Small & Go Big: Getting the Most From Google Compute Engine – Joe Beda, Google
| THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2013
Can promote ephemeral IPs to static. Start Small & Go Big: Getting the Most From Google Compute Engine – Joe Beda, Google (@jbeda). Google Compute Engine is VMs, storage, and network. It exposes Google’s DNA: scale, speed, secure, global expertise & experience. All block devices are encrypted by default. Built in Go.
AWEISSMAN.COM [IP] betaworks, vc
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2008
skip to main | skip to sidebar. aweissman.com. Maximizing the serendipity around you. Apr 16, 2008. betaworks, vc. Paul Graham : The exciting thing about market economies is that stupidity equals opportunity. And so it is in this case. There is a huge, unexploited opportunity in startup investing. Combinator funds startups at the very beginning.
ANDREW PAYNE [IP] More on the “Seed Fund Crash”
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 2010
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).
- [IP] Moving and Staying
You have to have strong enough leadership to manage people you don't see every day (or you do with a cheap camera and IP phone). So over my time in tech I have helped many a CEO in one way or another. Below is the full text of an email that I received from one of them. found it to be thoughtful and balanced. Managing is the key word.
SOPHIA PERL OF WISDOM [IP] Why go stealth?
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2010
How can someone give feedback if they know nothing about the idea? I am not asking these folks to disclose everything, such as implementation and IP, just enough information so that people know what the idea is about. When someone has a business idea, she may choose not to disclose what the idea is about aka stealth mode. Enough ranting.
THE STARTUP LAWYER [IP] The When to Incorporate Decision-Matrix
| MONDAY, APRIL 12, 2010
Maybe –> 3 points. (8) Is your startup signing contracts with third-party companies for business services (not for IP creation or development)? In a recent post, I detailed some incorporation-related points of interest if I launched my own startup. But how do you know when the time is right to incorporate your startup? Advice Varies.
ENTREPRENEURSHIP BLOG [IP] Investor Pitch: Flaws with Top Down Market Sizing
| THURSDAY, MAY 4, 2006
Yet, at Cryptine we are not creating VPN, encryption, firewall, IPS or many other sub-categories included in Gartner's $5.3 Top down is the most common and least convincing way to size a market. The top down approach relies on analysts market research from firms like Gartner, Forrester, Frost & Sullivan, Yankee Group, Jupiter and others.
- [IP] Don't Pay Tax Twice on Each Dollar of Earnings - Part 3 of 4
Intellectual Property Of particular note to global start-ups is the treatment of outbound transfers of intangible assets such as intellectual property (IP). By Jeanne P. Goulet, CPA, Senior Consultant at Marks Paneth & Shron LLP. How to Avoid Double Taxation and Membership in the "100 % Club". Can this be accomplished and is it legal? Total.