Nuts & Bolts of Intellectual Property for New Startups

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Having covered all the bases to ensure that your corporate name is available, the domain name can be acquired, and the name doesn’t infringe any existing trademarks (as we discussed last week ), now is a good time to look at the categories of intellectual property (IP) that are relevant to most startups. Second in importance only to talented people, IP in all its forms is the key asset comprising most of the value of any tech startup.

Special: The 56 Israeli Companies Exhibiting in Mobile World Congress 2011

VC Cafe

Allot is a leading provider of intelligent IP service optimization and revenuegeneration solutions based on Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) technology, Allot Service Gateway solutions for mobile broadband are compliant with 3G.4G/LTE and WiMax networks and provide full cell awareness.

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A Look At The Benefits Of Using A VPN

The Startup Magazine

The moment you connect online from your mobile or PC you are leaving footprints of your internet service provider as well as your IP address. In other words, your own IP address and personal details are not disclosed. What is VPN?

8 Applications You Should Hunt Down On Your Network

YoungUpstarts

More than any other category of application, media streaming services can consume a significant amount of bandwidth, and therefore run the risk of impacting legitimate business activities. By Leon Adato, Head Geek, SolarWinds.

There’s an Internet Showdown Brewing

Andrew Payne

The problem is ISPs sell “unlimited data” (effectively), but their networks are nowhere near the capacity needed for all subscribers using full bandwidth. The ISPs bet subscribers use only a small average bandwidth fraction. Advances in computation and network performance (not to mention billions of people on-line) are driving exponential demand for bandwidth, as well as an expectation that services will be better, faster, and cheaper over time.

Christine: Whats Really Happening Around IPTV

Christine.net

The idea was to discuss whats real about video over IP, and what well continue to wait for. IPTV is about bandwidth, bandwidth, bandwidth. Akimbo delivers video content over IP to the living room, and isprimarily focused on niche programming. Christine (.net)

Retooling Marketing in a B2B Company

Venture Chronicles

I won’t share the specifics here because they represent hard won intelligence that is a form of IP for us, but I also believe that much of this is actually not easily transferred to another company like us.

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The Unbiased And Updated Guide To Selecting The Right Hosting Company

YoungUpstarts

Your site speed will depend upon, among other factors, the bandwidth or resources that your provider assigns to your website. Ecommerce features—Online store and selling tools, SSL certification, dedicated IP, and one-click shopping cart software installation (for ecommerce websites).

Why Freelancers And SMEs Should Consider A VPN

YoungUpstarts

It’s easy for a third party to determine your internet service provider and your IP address. Essentially all of your personal details and your own IP address will remain hidden. This means, if you have a resource like an IP camera, web server, etc.,

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What Is Shared Hosting and Is it Reliable for a Business Website?

Duct Tape Marketing

For example, another company could be engaging in spamming practices and could get your IP blacklisted from search engines. Bandwidth. With shared hosting, you are also going to share the bandwidth. What Is Shared Hosting and Is it Reliable for a Business Website?

“Fantastic” beats “efficient”

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

The IP attorneys would say that we’re bleeding assets, but what we’re actually doing is earning the respect, attention, and sometimes even love from the entire WordPress community.

Optimize Your Toolset To Tackle Today’s Network Issues

YoungUpstarts

The third key network challenge brought on by the cloud relates to bandwidth. Planning for the bandwidth needs of known cloud services is difficult enough. To overcome these challenges, network engineers need packet inspection tools as well as bandwidth or SNMP monitoring solutions.

The Most Interesting Online Video Trend

Both Sides of the Table

available bandwidth for uploading (which is assumed away as easy but only in recent years has been solved. Most won’t be of the quality that you want but you now have tons of material and inspiration for your show and you own all of the submitted IP.

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Ubiquitous Computing and the Misguided Frenzy About “Mobile”

Agile VC

Most commonly cited are the limitations particularly screen size though also bandwidth, mixed support for Flash, etc which limit the nature of advertising that can be conducted on these devices. i*Pad [eye- pad ] noun – a $700 version of Words With Friends.

Invest in Israel Newsletter October 2010 Edition

VC Cafe

“Carriers are moving rapidly to IP-based mobile backhaul, and Wintegra’s product offering is uniquely positioned to enable this packet transition and breakthrough the bandwidth bottlenecks faced in mobile networks,&# said Greg Lang, president and chief executive officer of PMC-Sierra.

VoIP – Why Is It So Lucrative For Small And Medium Businesses?

YoungUpstarts

Most of the small businesses preferred web-based or hosted solutions, denying IP-PBX. There seems to be a lot of hype surrounding VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) and unified communications.

The GeoEdge Worldwide Internet Proxy Network

TylerCruz.com: An Internet Entrepreneur's Journey

To make sure that you are getting the proxy that is indicated in the VPN or toolbar, GeoEdge has set up a proxy test connection page that displays the IP address, IP location, user agent, and browser language of your current connection.

How to Flip Your Startup in 5 Steps

ReadWriteStart

However, this will impact the value of your IP. You have a limited fund, bandwidth for deals you can work on, and a portfolio of existing code and skills.

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Using GoToMeeting with a MicroConsulting client

47 Hats

While you can do voice over IP or a conference call within GoToMeeting.com , the former will eat bandwidth and the latter introduces its own set of complexities. One nice way of helping your startup customers is to use GoToMeeting.com.

There’s an Internet Showdown Brewing

Andrew Payne

The problem is ISPs sell “unlimited data” (effectively), but their networks are nowhere near the capacity needed for all subscribers using full bandwidth. The ISPs bet subscribers use only a small average bandwidth fraction. Advances in computation and network performance (not to mention billions of people on-line) are driving exponential demand for bandwidth, as well as an expectation that services will be better, faster, and cheaper over time.

What Makes an Entrepreneur? Cojones (7/11)

Both Sides of the Table

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? Servers, databases, bandwidth – they’re all virtual now.

There is always new technology. When should we care? How do we take advantage of it? Dan Bricklin video & transcript at Business of Software 2010.

Business of Software Blog

The connection here is relatively high bandwidth. And the connection here is relatively low bandwidth. So really what you had was high bandwidth here. So we also added high bandwidth to the page with the printer. With the mouse, we add high bandwidth to the hand okay? Dan Bricklin invented the spreadsheet amongst other things. In this talk he shares the knowledge he has gained from producing software that people buy for over 40 years.

New Life for the US Postal Service

Mark Birch

Additionally, with the need for larger bandwidth as usage rates and media grows, the current infrastructure is going to max out faster than we expect.

Beware The Consultant

infochachkie.com

IP) is an ugly thing at a startup. a deal in which you gain valuable, incremental bandwidth while mitigating your cash outflows. About Who the Heck is Uncle Saul? Be The Beatles Not The Flock Of Seagulls John Greathouse’s Bio ConTraps Part 2 ConTrap Part 3 ConTrap part 4 Startup Children Pt 2 Startup Children Pt 5 Startup Children Pt 3 Startup Children Pt 4 Decision Making 101 Talks: Jason Nazar on how to Persuade. infoChachkie.

Glory Days for US Technology

Seeing Both Sides

Think of the bandwidth IP video is going to require over the next 5 years. Forgot the news about the increase in retail earnings that suggest the American consumer is back. Forget the fact that the Dow Jones closed on Friday right at 11,000 - the highest it has been in 18 months. Want to know the really good news? The US technology industry has never been in better shape, and has arguably entered what may become one of the greatest sector growth eras in business history.

Browser-Powered Television

Andrew Payne

I tried (unsuccessfully) to convince him that TCP/IP would be the winning network infrastructure for the fancy interactive TV services everyone was talking about. As household bandwidths have increased, we’ve got options that end-run cable companies to get content on the screen: Apple TV, Roku/Hulu, Tivo, network-enabled DVD players, game consoles, etc. [ A longer than usual blog post, summarizing some strategy ideas I've been working on. ].

Areas I’m most likely to invest in during 2010

Non-Linear Growth

As an investor in IP Commerce , I have a special perch from which to watch this trend. I’m staggered by the diversity of payment applications being developed on top of the IP Commerce platform. As 4G networks begin to roll out, more bandwidth may obviate the need for a downloadable app. I have always been fairly thematic in my investment approach.

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What can Cloud do for you?

Active Garage

Network : What are the current monthly costs for networking/IP bandwidth, per environment? By now, you’re probably well aware of the AT&T/iPad security debacle earlier this month, yes?

The Business Plan is Dead; Long Live the Business Plan.

Seed Stage Capital

There were numerous IP telephony companies before Skype, and several video sharing attempts before YouTube, but bandwidth limitations in the early days of the web were serious constraints.

Christine: How the Big Guys Support VoIP Through Mesh Network Transitions

Christine.net

« The Impact of Voice/VoIP on MMOGs | Main | Sprints ILEC-Hosted IP Centrex Deployment Strategy » How the Big Guys Support VoIP Through Mesh Network Transitions Seamless transition between mesh network sites is a tough challenge for data access. Christine (.net)

4 steps to effective Disaster Recovery planning

Active Garage

As organizations – and their customers – increasingly rely on database, server, and IP-connected applications and data sources, the importance and responsibility of maintaining continuity of the business infrastructure and limiting costly downtime in the event of a disaster, is paramount.

Problems (For the Most Part) Resolved with wordpress and dreamhost

Software By Rob

They advertise ridiculous bandwidth/disk space for the price and the way they provide it is by recycling or killing apps during peak hours.

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Launching Tech Ventures: Beware of the Word "Interesting"

Launching Tech Ventures

I had a vision for a new type of open innovation intermediary that stemmed from my exposure to IDEO , Innocentive , Gen3 Partners , contests like GE’s Ecomagination Challenge , and other platforms that enable corporations to externally-source ideas and IP/technology.

How To Bootstrap Your Startup

www.readwriteweb.com

We are on the high end of the range, and I think expecting less would be unrealistic unless you are building something really simple (and therefore with limited inherent IP). The bandwidth and level of service many of these companies provide for merely hundreds of dollars a month makes it a no-brainer.

the vc in me.: Lights, Camera Action - its the LIVE Web!

the vc in me

    This is happening more now because the web is more social, input devices are more common (webcams, microphones), communicating via IP is cheaper than using old telecom networks, broadband enables a better user experience with less latency, and the growing demand for the long tail of content.  the vc in me. Welcome!