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PR for a Startup Should Not Start With an Agency

Startup Professionals Musings

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.

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Startup Blog: Think Ahead When You are Negotiating IP Rights

Taffy Williams

That is what I advised the NewCo to do, try to get all the IP under one company. Startup Blog Steps to consider to start and grow a company.

Intellectual Property for Startups in the Real World

Gust

The questions that arise most with respect to any category of IP at the earliest stages include: How will this affect our chances of getting funded on favorable terms ? How much is it worth investing in cultivating and enforcing an IP portfolio ? What kind of risk do we run of being put out of business by others’ IP rights ?

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

Taffy Williams

The discussion of IP is sufficiently important to the NewCo that it will take more than one article to get the basics down. What is a patent?

Startup Blog: Don't Skimp on PR (by Liz Roop)

Taffy Williams

Friday, May 13, 2011 Don’t Skimp on PR (by Liz Roop) No start-up has an unlimited budget. Successful PR requires persistence.

StartupRoar - Great Content for Startups

SoCal CTO

Today I join Ben Yoskovitz , Vinicius Vacanti , Jill Hubbard Bowman and Steve Blank and others in announcing the launch of StartupRoar.

You are the Best One to Build Your Startup Brand

Gust

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.

How to get a job in Venture Capital

Jason Ball's TechBytes

Bonus points if you’re a ninja in your field of expertise. 3) Work in the industry - Accelerators, PR, HR, Design, IP – whatever. Get I get asked this question a *lot*. wrote a post about it back in 2006 on the topic that I could point people to, but it looks a little light, so I thought I’d post an update. Good luck!

Creating a Tech or Biotech: The Entrepreneur

Taffy Williams

Don’t Skimp on PR (by Liz Roop) Decisions, Decisions, Decisions – Second Guessing Patents and Investors - Mistakes to Avoid to Attra.

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

Up and Running

The plan works, the story is killed off, and series’ nominal villain is left with a PR disaster. Image via HBO. Bad business partnerships.

Startup Blog: Intellectual Property: How Do I Get Rights to Patents?

Taffy Williams

There are a few ways to obtain the rights to IP for your NewCo. Great article and information on IP and patents, truly valuable info.

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If you don’t think you need it, you haven’t seen greatness

Joe Kraus

hear it for PR, marketing, HR and sometimes BD. He thought well ahead of us in critical areas of IP, sales and BD. When I was co-founding Excite (how could that have been 19 years ago?), I knew we needed a lawyer. Being 21, I had my own visions of what a lawyer was and what they did. Not helpful. He was a business partner first.

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How to Work with Lawyers at a Startup

Both Sides of the Table

Shame about not getting it in legal writing that you owned the original IP.  the link is here. Many people start companies arse backwards. 

You are the Best One to Build Your Startup Brand

Startup Professionals Musings

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.

Why You Should Embrace Opposing Views at Your Startup

Both Sides of the Table

talked to one company who had build really differentiated IP and had great customer traction. Do we have the wrong PR firm? The LEGEND!

Making the Mobile Shopping Experience Smarter

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Consumers want to shop from their smartphones and yet, few companies have nailed the mobile shopping experience. This start-up wants to help.

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Plans are nothing, but planning is indispensable

Chris Dixon

IP intelligence services, phishing blacklist feeds, website and program popularity data). This is all mostly true. ” InfiniTrust. Problem.

Startup Blog: Advisors and Luck Improve Business - Photo Example

Taffy Williams

Don’t Skimp on PR (by Liz Roop) Decisions, Decisions, Decisions – Second Guessing Patents and Investors - Mistakes to Avoid to Attra.

The Backuisition and 9 Other Types of Acquisitions [humor]

OnStartups

Sackuisition : This is a deal that's all about the customers or the IP or anything other than the people. It's time for some Friday fun.

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Success and Failure — San Diego Startup Community

Market by Numbers

With Brad Feld coming to town this week, I think it’s a good time to evaluate the state of San Diego’s Startup Community. Patriarchy.

Startup Blog: Scientist & Technical People Can Be Entrepreneurs TOO

Taffy Williams

Don’t Skimp on PR (by Liz Roop) Decisions, Decisions, Decisions – Second Guessing Patents and Investors - Mistakes to Avoid to Attra.

Small Businesses Must Make Data Privacy a Priority

Duct Tape Marketing

In addition to exposing individuals to possible identity theft, security breaches also expose companies to negative PR. The letter of the law.

Eight Silly Data Things Marketing People Believe That Get Them Fired.

Occam's Razor

It turns out that Marketers, especially Digital Marketers, make really silly mistakes when it comes to data. Big data. Small data. Any data. Always.

Startup Blog: Decisions, Decisions, Decisions ? Second Guessing

Taffy Williams

Don’t Skimp on PR (by Liz Roop) Decisions, Decisions, Decisions – Second Guessing Patents and Investors - Mistakes to Avoid to Attra.

Startup Blog: SME's: Get More of What you Want ? 8 Tips to Help.

Taffy Williams

Don’t Skimp on PR (by Liz Roop) Decisions, Decisions, Decisions – Second Guessing Patents and Investors - Mistakes to Avoid to Attra.

Playground Publishing Gets a Foothold in Finland

ArcticStartup

Today it''s easy to self publish games, you can just throw it up in the app store. Every game matters. The deadline is the 1st of September

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Startup Blog: I Did What?

Taffy Williams

Don’t Skimp on PR (by Liz Roop) Decisions, Decisions, Decisions – Second Guessing Patents and Investors - Mistakes to Avoid to Attra.

Scaling lessons learned at Dropbox, part 1

eranki.tumblr.com

GeoIP for mapping IPs to locations. have serious security problems and seem to be able to weather a small PR storm. Rajivs blog. MySQL.

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Startup Blog: Got Money or Need Money? Doesn't Matter. Focus.

Taffy Williams

Don’t Skimp on PR (by Liz Roop) Decisions, Decisions, Decisions – Second Guessing Patents and Investors - Mistakes to Avoid to Attra.

Startup Blog: Patents and Investors - Mistakes to Avoid to Attract.

Taffy Williams

bvandegarde@hammerpatent.com 704-927-0400 [link] A note from Taffy Williams: Blake Vande Garde is an excellent IP attorney in the Charlotte, NC area.

Startup Blog: Tips on getting a partnership for your early drug.

Taffy Williams

Don’t Skimp on PR (by Liz Roop) Decisions, Decisions, Decisions – Second Guessing Patents and Investors - Mistakes to Avoid to Attra.

Startup Blog: Need Investment? Increase the Chances by Beefing Up.

Taffy Williams

Also, do the best you can on your limited budget to shore up the IP situation. Startup Blog Steps to consider to start and grow a company.

100 plus articles published in the Examiner

Taffy Williams

The following articles are published in the Examiner.com and cover issues of startups and entrepreneurship. The list covers all articles published as of April 10, 2013. link] Are You an Entrepreneur? entrepreneur Startup management review leadership team negotiating

In a Strong Wind Even Turkeys Can Fly

Both Sides of the Table

Double-down on great people, process & IP. One of the wisest people I worked with in my career was  Ameet Shah. love that.

Startup Blog: Prioritize!

Taffy Williams

Don’t Skimp on PR (by Liz Roop) Decisions, Decisions, Decisions – Second Guessing Patents and Investors - Mistakes to Avoid to Attra.

Labor Day! Let’s Celebrate the Workers

crowdSPRING Blog

Amanda Werner   is a freaking Valedictorian of her college class and helps out around here with marketing and PR. ” ~ Samuel Gompers  .

A Few Key People Really Can Make a Huge Difference

Both Sides of the Table

Not to mention every major agency, many PR firms, etc. This article originally ran on TechCrunch.  I’m in Seattle this week. billion.

Startup Blog: You Have Just Been Told ?The Baby I UGLY?

Taffy Williams

Don’t Skimp on PR (by Liz Roop) Decisions, Decisions, Decisions – Second Guessing Patents and Investors - Mistakes to Avoid to Attra.

Startup Blog: It's a Meltdown! Now what?

Taffy Williams

Don’t Skimp on PR (by Liz Roop) Decisions, Decisions, Decisions – Second Guessing Patents and Investors - Mistakes to Avoid to Attra.

Startup Blog: Startup Basics Recap from Interview

Taffy Williams

Don’t Skimp on PR (by Liz Roop) Decisions, Decisions, Decisions – Second Guessing Patents and Investors - Mistakes to Avoid to Attra.