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Intellectual Property for Startups in the Real World


Last month we covered the basics of intellectual property (IP) for startups, including a simple taxonomy, some common issues and related documents for entrepreneurs to use when forming a new startup. How much is it worth investing in cultivating and enforcing an IP portfolio ? Barriers to entry ? Is there anything we can do about it?

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

VC Cafe

Israeli startups in the mobile space are once again showing impressive attendance levels, with 56 Israeli companies exhibiting in the Israeli Pavilion.

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Geo-Targeting Can Skyrocket Your Conversion Rates!

Duct Tape Marketing

These databases don’t come cheap and they need to be updated frequently. Geo-Targeting Can Skyrocket Your Conversion Rates! Geo-Targeted Popups.

Who should learn to program?

Chris Dixon

I’d also argue that if you are a non-technical person working at a web company the the first thing you should learn is internet architecture (DNS, http, html, web servers, database, TCP/UDP, IP, etc). There has recently been a lot of talk in the tech world and beyond about getting more people to learn computer programming.

An App to Bring the Supply Chain into the 21st Century

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

It's a simple idea: a 3D search tool for industrial parts. You need a part. You need a component. You need a tool. So how can you search for it?

The Top 4 Items You Need Documented When Selling Your Website Through a Broker

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Providing the right information to a prospective buyer is an important step in selling your website business. Blog & Grow

How Etsy Manages HTTPS and SSL Certificates for Custom Domains on Pattern

Code as Craft

To preserve client IP addresses, we make use of the PROXY protocol on our load balancer and mod_proxy_protocol on the proxy hosts. How to HTTPS.

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Robots, Graphs, and Binary Search

Code as Craft

Using this mini WHOIS database is just a PHP function call without any database or network access. We love our human customers. <?php


Scaling lessons learned at Dropbox, part 1

In between the last failover and now, there have been a bazillion code pushes, database schema changes, internal DNS renames, etc. Rajivs blog.

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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. Much of this is unfounded – some is not. the link is here.

Startup Resources

Plus, their javascript Library is real time so you get notifications on any database update. Need a database/back end solution? database.

Mobile Payment Systems Pose Fraud Risk For Small Businesses

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A new study finds that small businesses that use mobile payment systems do not use enough fraud-prevention measures.

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The Oracle Way

Mark Birch

The relational database was a sea change in the way companies collected and leveraged data. They have bought close to 75 companies to date.

Should You Really Reduce Form Fields?


Then ask yourself if it’s worth the possibility of losing a sale — or thousands of sales — because you want to fill a database. IP address)?

Mark Zuckerberg Wins Approval For His First-Ever Patent Application - From 6 Years Ago


But at least one IP expert said Facebook needs all the patents it can get. What could possibly top all that? A profile for a user is generated.

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Why Content Personalization Is Not Web Personalization (and What to Do About It)


’, after which it can store a unique city descriptor in its internal database).” Tweet It!]. What Is Web Personalization? Granify.

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Startup Valuation: How Much Is Your Company Worth?

Seed Stage Capital

Even some of the very powerful databases we use such as Capital IQ do not always contain this data. They dazzle. It is analogous to a make-vs.-buy

Mark Zuckerberg Wins Approval For His First-Ever Patent Application - From 6 Years Ago


The USPTO patent assignee database reveals that than 500 patents (512) came to Facebook direct from AOL with the last week. The patent is broad.

How to Master Lead Gen Form Optimization


As it turns out, they also dug into the Unbounce database and found that essentially anything else would convert better than just “Submit”.

Small Business and Startups: The Trends for 2014 (Pt II)

crowdSPRING Blog

I started a couple of weeks ago with the first part of a post on small business trends for 2014; today I have 5 more trends that I’d like to share.

Your Data: The Real Reason Google Wants Waze

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Google wants to be the layer of location on the Web, and they''re willing to pay $1 billion to get it. That''s ridiculous. This isn''t news.

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Edward Snowden: 'Truth Is Coming and It Cannot Be Stopped'

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

IPs, raw data, content, headers, attachments, everything." He''ll likely keep talking even if he''s detained--or worse. All of it.

Benchmarking Cassandra Scalability on AWS - Over a million writes per second

database. (1). Wednesday, November 2, 2011. Benchmarking Cassandra Scalability on AWS - Over a million writes per second. md and XFS. The m1.xl

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Five reasons why SOPA is luddite legislation

Fred Destin

If we had reliable hash databases of content we could run systematic algorithms to find and take down protected content. SOPA may not pass.

9 critical hosted infrastructure facts every e-commerce vendor should know

The Next Web

A quality provider will advise their clients to take the database and move it to its own server, away from direct public access.

Eastern European Champions & the 4 V’s of Big Data

Cracking the Code

Large volume of structured data can stored in relational databases and accessed quickly by queries. Why Eastern Europe? in GE, 1.3 Impressive!

Yelp on Review Bust: No More 'Shortcuts'

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The online company review site put a "consumer alert" badge on eight small businesses caught purchasing reviews. Caught red-handed, indeed.

Innovative Technology and Design Prototypes from Israel’s miLAB

VC Cafe

Products are scanned into the fridge by barcode and saved in a database with their specifications. Alan Kay. from the MIT Media Lab and an M.Sc.

The Inside Story of a Small Startup Acquisition (Part 3)

Software By Rob

Stabilization involved moving all code and the 250GB database to a new server to ensure high uptime and improve performance. Photo by psiaki.

Crushing It With Competitive Intelligence Analysis: Best Metrics, Reports

Occam's Razor

Switch your IP to the first opportunity from #1. Regular readers of the blog know of my deep love for competitive intelligence analysis. Others.

An Extensive Guide To Web Form Usability

For example, pre-select the user’s country based on their IP address. Magazine. Network. Job Board. Smashing Directory. Coding. UXDesign. HTML5.

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Venture Cyclist: Why Google should buy RIM

Venture Cyclist

purchase of Nortel's IP. There are many kinds of database. Venture Cyclist. Venture Capitalist and Cyclist, hence Venture Cyclist. Pages. Advice for Entrepreneurs. VC:VC. Why Google should buy RIM. Google should buy RIM, makers of Blackberry smart phones, and this is why. People also love BBM (Blackberry Messaging service). Posts.

How to Start a Startup

They all use the same simple-minded model.They seem to have approached the problem by thinking about how todo database matches instead of how dating works in the real world.An But its hard to raise money with an IP cloud over your head, becauseinvestors cant judge how serious it is. Want to start a startup? Get funded by Y Combinator.

The Easiest Way to Watch Netflix Outside of The United States! An Internet Entrepreneur's Journey

Netflix, as with all websites, can detect where you are in the world by your IP address. How to Change Your IP Address. VPN network.

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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. Some additional comments at the end. Brian.

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The Four Laws of Software Economics | Rich Mironov | BoS Talk, Transcript and AMA

Business of Software Blog

Do you own any IP? So I was at Sidebase in 1993 to 1996 when the database wars in those years was still raging and Oracle hadn’t yet won that round. And Sidebase has SQL database version 4 and Oracle was at version 7. “Your Development Team Will Never, Ever, be Big Enough” Rich is a seasoned Product Guy. Slides Here.

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Startup Administrivia: Part 1 – getting started

Startup Musings

A corporate attorney, a contract accountant, a creative web / graphics service provider, an IP attorney. A CRM system helps you keep every detail of every conversation with every prospective customer / vendor / contact in one place via a database. Note: This multi-part post is for first time founders. Company formation. Company naming.

Cybersecurity: What Every Small Business Owner Needs To Know


FTP, SSH, and cPanel), along with your database and administrator accounts. Become Familiar with Cyber Threats. Steps to Take.

5 thoughts for startups and small business: numbers count

crowdSPRING Blog

At crowdSPRING we have a database that is fairly easy to query and a process for creating new queries quickly. Photo: tifotter. More traffic?

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Pick the Perfect Name for Your Startup

2) Check the competition in the TESS gov't database for trademarks/service marks - ; again are they i same industry or different (do this for taglines too). SCVNGR Makes Major Enhancements to iP. Frances McInnis is a journalist and crossword enthusiast based in New York City. How Do I Start?