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  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 2015
    [IP] Synopsys acquires Oulu's Codenomicon
    Synopsys meanwhile provides electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, but Codenomicon will plug into their software quality and security testing solutions under its Coverity brand. With vulnerabilities like the Heartbleed bug terrifying large companies full of consumer data, Oulu-based security firm Codenomicon is positioned nicely to protect companies from a world full of software vulnerabilities.
  • EARLY GROWTH FINANCIAL SERVICES  |  THURSDAY, MAY 1, 2014
    [IP] Are NDAs Worth Much?
    The Benefits Signaling — An NDA puts other parties on notice that your IP is valuable, not lightly shared, and that you intend to defend it and your business. Non-Disclosure Agreements, or NDAs, are legal contracts designed to protect confidential information. They set out the the parties involved, the types of information to be protected, the timeframe covered, and the legal ramifications for violations.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 4, 2013
    [IP] 9 Ways You're Ruining Your Online Reputation
    These days, anyone with a Twitter account and an IP address is a CEO. Everything you do on the Internet is like a tattoo you get late at night that can never, ever be erased. We all behave like idiots at times. It’s been that way since the dawn of civilization. The one saving grace has always been that only a privileged few ever got to see us say or do dumb things. Until now. What you say and do in the privacy of your own home is your own business.
  • READWRITESTART  |  THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2011
    [IP] LawPivot Takes Its Q&A Legal Advice Site Nationwide
    Mandal was the lead of Apple's mergers and acquisitions team, and Gupta was an IP attorney at a several national firms. Legal questions about the establishing, incorporating, or funding a startup are among the most common that entrepreneurs have. There's perhaps a distrust of lawyers and a sense that legal advice will be too costly.
  • THE STARTUP LAWYER  |  MONDAY, APRIL 12, 2010
    [IP] The When to Incorporate Decision-Matrix
    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. The post presumed I made the decision to push forward with the incorporation of my startup. But how do you know when the time is right to incorporate your startup? Advice Varies. There’s a wide range of counsel on this topic.
  • HIGH CONTRAST  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2010
    [IP] Startup Founder Agreements
    It outlines key points of agreement between founders around IP ownership, equity ownership, vesting, etc. For example, without a clear vehicle (a company) to contribute intellectual property into, a founder who walks away may mean that the future company won’t own its own IP. Those related to other matters: IP assignment, invention disclosure, non-solicitation, non-competition, termination, etc.
  • BLOGTREPRENEUR | ENTREPRENEUR BLOG  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
    [IP] The 4 Questions You Need to Answer About Your Blog’s Privacy Policy
    We also collect potentially personally-identifiable information like IP addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments. You can easily overlook your blog’s privacy policy while you’re focused on creating content. But neglecting it is a dangerous mistake. A clear privacy policy protects you from legal liability and shows your integrity to readers. You’re legally required to have a privacy policy on your website.
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  SATURDAY, JULY 2, 2011
    [IP] Startup Blog: You Have Just Been Told ?The Baby I UGLY?
    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. Startup Blog Steps to consider to start and grow a company. Basics are provided to help entrepreneurs.
  • BUSINESS PLAN BLOG  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2013
    [IP] The Company Milestones Angel Investors Care About
    Common types of IP rights include copyright, trademarks, patents , design rights, and trade secrets. The Milestones Angel Investors Care About. The most important principle of startup fundraising that every entrepreneur needs to know is: raise enough capital to achieve a set of milestones that will allow the company to attract the next round of investment.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2016
    [IP] How Live-Streaming is Changing Social Media
    The first 100 listeners will receive a FREE IP phone for every line (each an $85 value)! How Live-Streaming is Changing Social Media written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Michael Stelzner. Live streaming video is all the rage – so much so that most of what you see coming from the medium is silly – look at me and look at what I can do – kind of stuff.
  • ONSTARTUPS  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2012
    [IP] Startup Branding: A Practical Guide for Entrepreneurs
    That question is usually met by a blank stare, but the truth is that level of commitment to IP is what it's going to take to create a category. The following is a guest post by Mike Troiano. Mike is a former New York ad man turned venture-funded entrepreneur, now a Principal at Boston-based Holland-Mark. You can follow him on Twitter at @miketrap , and connect with him elsewhere through About Me. What does startup branding really mean for an early-stage company?
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  MONDAY, JULY 20, 2015
    [IP] 8 Applications You Should Hunt Down On Your Network
    If a company is making the leap to Voice over IP (VoIP), IT should set the expectation that this is the only voice client that should be running on the wire. By Leon Adato, Head Geek, SolarWinds. In a study conducted by SolarWinds in Singapore, application performance and availability were found to be critical for 59% of respondents to accomplish their work.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2013
    [IP] Alexis Ohanian: How I Got Washington to Listen to Start-ups
    Now long laid to rest in the graveyard of failed bills, the proposals were known as the Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA, and its Senate companion, the Protect IP Act, or PIPA. Now, the Reddit co-founder keeps getting asked: When are you going to run for Congress? Every couple weeks, someone asks Alexis Ohanian when he's going to run for office. Recently, the idea has crept into Facebook posts and into comments on Reddit, the site he co-founded in 2005.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2014
    [IP] Reviewed: 5 Laptops With Stunning Displays
    The 15.5-inch display runs at 2880x1620 pixels and uses a technology called In-Plane Switching (IPS) for a wide 180-degree viewing angle. Like the Lenovo W540, the IPS tech helps reduce glare and provides a wide side viewing angle of about 180-degrees. You have Wi-Fi, plenty of storage, and a ''fast-enough'' processor. What else do you need in a computer? Try a supercrisp, high-resolution display, and you may never go back.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2017
    [IP] 5 Affordable Ways to Strengthen Your Team
    Ari Rabban is the CEO of Phone.com and a veteran of the IP communications industry. Every small business owner knows how important a solid gang of employees can be. A close-knit team that knows how to work together can make your company a joy to run and a financial success. On the other hand, a disjointed or divided team is like corporate quicksand—without a swift correction, your business will inevitably go under.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014
    [IP] How to Manage a Crisis Before It Destroys Your Business
    This included hard assets, as well as the IP that we both created. Entrepreneurs offer their best advice for staying afloat, even thriving, during a crisis. If there''s one universal truth in business, it''s that, someday, disaster will strike. You lose your biggest customer; a storm wipes out your data center. So how do entrepreneurs handle a crisis, while ensuring that their companies don''t suffer?
  • INC STARTUPS  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2013
    [IP] New Anti-Piracy Rules: What You Need to Know
    Then they identify the publicly available IP address of any computers making the files available. These IP addresses are associated with specific service providers, so the owners of the copyrighted content alert the ISPs to any observed infringement, and service providers in turn alert users. Similarly, larger businesses with their own company networks may get blamed for illegal file-sharing done by employees using company IP addresses.
  • THE VC IN ME  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2011
    [IP] Guest Post from HBS Professor: The Nuances of Marketplaces
    Example: starting in 2005 a lot of entrepreneurs and investors were bullish about market exchanges for IP (e.g. But I always thought it would be impossible to get MSPs for IP to scale given the lack of valuation transparency and lack of transaction standards (not to mention huge litigation risks). Today, all of these attempts to create eBays or Craigslists or Yelps or Sotheby’s for IP have either been shut down or are functioning at puny scales. the vc in me. Welcome!
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2014
    [IP] Optimizing Your Tweets for Search
    About Daniel Page — Daniel is the Director of Business Development for Ahosting, a leading provider in SEO hosting and multiple IP hosting. Optimizing Your Tweets for Search written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. It’s guest post day here at Duct Tape Marketing and today’s guest post is from Daniel Page– Enjoy! photo credit: Flickr.
  • BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2013
    [IP] The Most Interesting Online Video Trend
    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. This article originally appeared on TechCrunch. By now many of you know the Harlem Shake but what you may not appreciate is the broader trend behind the video and it has mirrored my general views on how TV will work in the future.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2012
    [IP] How and Why to Create Smarter Content
    To gain full access to this level of personalization you must use a tool such as Google Analytics or Spring Metrics (a client) that can allow you to access publicly available data on your visitors such as IP address and location. How and Why to Create Smarter Content This content from: Duct Tape Marketing. For several years now people like me have been advising you to create educational content as a foundational element of your marketing – and many of you have listened and profited.
  • FELD THOUGHTS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2012
    [IP] How To Predict The Future
    We needed improvements in video compression and in TCP/IP – the underlying protocol that essentially runs the Internet. Today’s post is a guest post from William Hertling, author of the award-winning Avogadro Corp: The Singularity Is Closer Than It Appears and A.I. Apocalypse , near-term science-fiction novels about realistic ways strong AI might emerge. They’ve been called “frighteningly plausible”, “tremendous”, and “thought-provoking”.
  • BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2014
    [IP] What is the Right Burn Rate at a Startup Company?
    So money spent should add equity value or create IP that eventually will. I was reading Danielle Morrill’s blog post today on whether one’s “ Startup Burn Rate is Normal. ” I highly recommend reading it. I love how transparently Danielle lives her startup (& encourages other to join in) because it provides much needed transparency to other startups.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2016
    [IP] How to Find the Top VCs for the Investment You Need
    They invest in strong teams, massive market opportunities, and novel IP. As we head into 2016, we leave behind a year of robust trends for venture capital—or “VC”—funding. In coming months, many entrepreneurs are looking for the best sources to help fund the startups they have planned. Whether the end goal is to exit, be acquired, or have enough in the bank to launch, it’s important for entrepreneurs to find the companies that can help them do it.
  • VERSION ONE VENTURES  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2016
    [IP] Abstract launches private alpha to redesign the design process
    Unlike code where version control of text is relatively straightforward, product and design IP is locked up in inaccessible file formats (binary). Last week, one of our newest portfolio companies, Abstract , launched their Private Alpha. You can read co-founder Josh Brewer’s announcement here. Josh was previously the principal designer at Twitter. Abstract is building a common infrastructure to support the modern design workflow.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2012
    [IP] Pingdom Joins ISPs As A Local Internet Registry
    Pingdom , the website uptime and monitoring company, has just become a Local Internet Registry (LIR), meaning it has been assigned a block of IP addresses. They join 468 other registries in Sweden, of which the largest are Internet Service Providers, academic institutions, and other enterprises that assign most of its block of IP addresses to its customers. In a similar way, we can use the same IP addresses in a number of locations using anycast.
  • LIGHTSPEED  |  MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2012
    [IP] Discovery is the problem in gaming
    Publishers with a hugely successful hit game can often milk the IP with subsequent releases. Borrowing IP from another media. This can be IP from another gaming platform (Bejeweled Blitz, Zynga Poker, Sonic the Hedgehog, Sims Social) of another medium (Hollywood Squares). In 2009 I wrote a guest post at Industry Gamers about why social gaming is so attractive to investors , where I talked about the three key elements oin gaming: Development, Distribution and Discovery.
  • VC CAFE  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 2012
    [IP] Thoughts from the Digital Agenda Assembly 2012 in Brussels
    Did you know that Professors and Faculty at Stanford get to keep the IP (intellectual property) or their inventions? They found that contrary to the popular belief, they make more money from donations, by incentivizing faculty to commercialize their ideas, rather than owning all the IP and let it sit of the shelf. Hey mom, I’m on the screen in the European Parliament!
  • READWRITESTART  |  MONDAY, JULY 23, 2012
    [IP] Mark Zuckerberg Wins Approval For His First-Ever Patent Application - From 6 Years Ago
    But Colleen Chien, IP expert and law professor at Santa Clara University, said Facebook "needs all the patents it can get, especially now after (its battle) with Yahoo.". In the last few months, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took his company public , got married and scored a nearly $6 million home loan at just over 1%. What could possibly top all that? How about approval of his very first patent request from way back in 2006 - covering privacy issues no less?
  • INC STARTUPS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2013
    [IP] 20 Ideas to Spur U.S. Manufacturing
    Increase national awareness that IP is the fuel of our innovation and our competitive advantage. Better coordinate the government agencies that protect our IP. From taxes to teachers to torts, straightforward ideas to kickstart one of the economy''s most lucrative sectors. The most recent jobs report was just the latest sign that the economy continues to plod ahead in fits and starts--but hasn’t been able to achieve "escape velocity." So what to do about it?
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 2017
    [IP] Why Freelancers And SMEs Should Consider A VPN
    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. For example, proxies will often send out information on the original IP for a client, making them useless when it comes to privacy protection. This means, if you have a resource like an IP camera, web server, etc.,
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2011
    [IP] Startup Blog: Yep, You and Your Startup Are Topics in the Rumor Mill
    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. Startup Blog Steps to consider to start and grow a company. Basics are provided to help entrepreneurs.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
    [IP] 6 Surveillance Camera Systems For Commercial Use
    Pelco Spectra HD IP High-Speed Dome Camera. For a crystal-clear image on your IP camera, the Pelco Spectra never fails to deliver. Bosch IP Camera 200 Series HD. For a high-performing security camera that is also cost effective, look no further than the Bosch IP NBC 225-P and 255-P. These crisp and compact cameras make the Bosch IP 200 Series perfect for apartments, offices, and small businesses. by Richard Henke, CEO of On Guard Systems, Inc.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2013
    [IP] Inventor Philippe Kahn on Audacity, Talent, and Luck
    That complements perfectly our innovation, technology, patent, and IP portfolio. An email interview with the serial entrepreneur behind the technology inside the Jawbone Up fitness-tracking wristband. In 1983, Philippe Kahn emigrated from France to the United States with just $2,000, and a software program he created called Turbo Pascal. The company he built around that program, Borland International, sold for $75 million in 2009.
  • LIGHTSPEED VENTURE PARTNERS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2012
    [IP] Discovery is the problem in gaming
    Publishers with a hugely successful hit game can often milk the IP with subsequent releases. Borrowing IP from another media. This can be IP from another gaming platform (Bejeweled Blitz, Zynga Poker, Sonic the Hedgehog, Sims Social) of another medium (Hollywood Squares). In 2009 I wrote a guest post at Industry Gamers about why social gaming is so attractive to investors , where I talked about the three key elements oin gaming: Development, Distribution and Discovery.
  • BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2011
    [IP] I’m sticking with Disqus. Here’s Why
    In the rare instances where I get a troll I’m able to delete their comment and block them by email address or IP address. I’ve written before about my love for Disqus. I’m not an investor – I just love the product. So now Facebook has a new commenting system. They’ve been around for a while and when they first announced this initiative I knew the day would come when people would start saying, “should I replace Disqus?&#
  • THE STARTUP MAGAZINE  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2017
    [IP] 3 Ways to Grow Your Startup
    If you own the IP on a particular technology or information product, then you can create licensing agreements for other businesses to sell your product for you. Getting your start-up through its initial phase of the business cycle is a tough challenge for small business owners. If you have managed to pull off success with something that 90% of other start-ups fail at, namely make it through the start-up phase, then you deserve some kudos.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 2017
    [IP] Is Your WordPress Website Optimised?
    You can block users from logging in by certain usernames and also IP addresses. WordPress is one of the world’s greatest, if not the greatest, open-source platforms available. Powering over 26% of the world-wide web, it is the world’s most popular Content Management System with a market share of over 54%! With its great ease comes great flexibility and plenty of opportunity to optimise your WordPress website for maximum performance.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 19, 2017
    [IP] The Importance Of A Local SEO Strategy
    The sum of referring IPs. by Amir Noghani, General Manager at GWM SEO Agency. Google’s main consistency is that it’s constantly changing. There have been many changes in local search during the last couple of years, some of the most recent being 3-pack ads in local results. The sidebar ads are gone, so you have to scroll further to see the local results. In order to stay ahead of the game, you need to determine what your main goals are, and formulate a local SEO strategy.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2015
    [IP] What All New Entrepreneurs Need To Know About Trademarks
    Spend some time looking into existing trademarks yourself or, to be absolutely confident of your rights, hire a lawyer who specializes in IP law to help you get everything in order. When you’re setting up a new business, it’s easy to get mired down in all the paperwork involved, and forget about filing some important items. However, one thing that you do need to investigate closely and finalize is your business trademark.
  • LIGHTSPEED VENTURE PARTNERS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 23, 2013
    [IP] At least half of all Bitcoin transactions are for online gambling
    Today it checks IP addresses to screen out residents of the US and other jurisdiction where online gambling is illegal, but that has not always been the case. Recently I noted that illegal drug purchases are around half a percent of Bitcoin transactions , which is far from the existential threat that it has been made out to be. Instead, the most common usecase for Bitcoin is online gambling. Satoshi Dice is the most popular Bitcoin denominated online gambling site.
  • ROB GO  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 29, 2015
    [IP] Disrupting Gillette
    There is real IP and decades of effort around optimizing performance that the new players need to deal with. I found myself giving a couple different personal care companies a try recently. One was Harry’s , and the other was Walker & Co. These experiments stemmed not from my dissatisfaction with my current product (a Gillette Fusion pro-glide), but my general interest in disruptive innovation. I am coming at this question from an interesting perspective.
  • STARTUPENGINEERING  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2012
    [IP] The Antifragile Startup
    The things that make a startup seem robust, like super experienced and talented entrepreneurs or great IP, are in fact liabilities when they’re part of a startup without a discovered market. We’ve got great IP – let’s exploit it in our product; our CEO is great at managing or getting people to make things or selling or raising money – let’s hire people and make and sell stuff and raise money.)
  • CHARLIECRYSTLE.COM  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 2011
    [IP] The Next Web: Every Device a Web Service?
    Devil's advocates step forward: --cell phones don't have fixed IPs. Create a proxy system, where the IPs are fixed and hosted at the proxy, and the smartphone logs into the proxy when the phone's available. Someone recently ported Node.js to a jail-broken iPhone, turning the iPhone into a fully functioning web server/app server/web service. Smartphones are capable of hosting web services, where other applications can request and receive information from them. The question is, why?
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2012
    [IP] Videoplaza Secures $12 Million Series B
    This is a huge market, but Videoplaza is also focusing its efforts towards IP delivered content. Videoplaza has just come out with an announcement that they have secured a $12 million investment aimed for global expansion. The Series B funding comes from Qualcomm Ventures and Innovacom. We've written about the Sweden based company before as well, regarding their strong growth. With this investment the growth is sure to follow. The company had a great 2011 according to the press release.
  • GREGG FRALEY, AUTHOR OF JACK'S NOTEBOOK  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2017
    [IP] Nine Questions CEO’s Should Ask About Innovation
    Big organizations in particular have valuable IP that can be combined in new and creative ways. Nine Questions CEO’s Should Ask About Innovation. Tell me what I should be thinking about.” The man asking, a CEO of a Fortune 500 company, was dead sincere. We were at a social event. He’d asked me what I did and when I told him I was an innovation consultant, his eyebrows raised. Then he popped the question.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2016
    [IP] Building a Good Life
    The first 100 listeners will receive a FREE IP phone for every line (each an $85 value)! The first 100 listeners will receive a FREE IP phone for every line (each an $85 value)! Building a Good Life written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Jonathan Fields. Life is very, very good. But, there are many forces seemingly aligned to make it not so. It takes work to live the life you were meant to live, but the payoff is so rewarding.
  • VC CAFE  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2011
    [IP] IBC 2011 Attracts 28 Israeli Media and Mobile Startups to Amsterdam
    Shiron SatCom two-way broadband satellite communications system, InterSKY, is an efficient multi service platform, supporting wide ranging IP applications in even the remotest locations, for both military and commercial projects. Tango Tec - Tangotec solutions allow its customers to distribute IP based services over home/building EXISTING INFRATRACTURE such as Powerline, Telephony (RJ11), Coax (CATV/Satellite), CAT5/6 as well as Wireless.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2015
    [IP] Booxmedia acquired by Amino
    It will also further strengthen our core competency in IP entertainment software bringing cloud TV, multiscreen and mobile expertise to our skillset,” says Donald McGarva, Chief Executive Officer of Amino Technologies in a statement. Helsinki's Booxmedia , the cloud-based TV platform, announces today it's been acquired by Amino , a cloud based IPTV platform provider deploys their technology and devices by major network operators.
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2011
    [IP] Startup Blog: Tips on getting a partnership for your early drug.
    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. Startup Blog Steps to consider to start and grow a company. Basics are provided to help entrepreneurs.
  • BRAD HARGREAVES  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2013
    [IP] Brand Crossovers and Education
    For years, TV/movie/event IP was licensed to create new game titles, generating a bunch of famously terrible games. Today, the entertainment-crossover-into-games genre is effectively dead, with interactive studios investing their biggest budgets in game-specific IP rather than licensed brands.
  • BLOGTREPRENEUR | ENTREPRENEUR BLOG  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2016
    [IP] The Top 4 Items You Need Documented When Selling Your Website Through a Broker
    If there are any patents or trademarks and any other intellectual property (IP) that the business owns including memorable domain names, these need to be emphasized in the prospectus. Providing the right information to a prospective buyer is an important step in selling your website business. A clear, conceive presentation of the business not only helps create interest, it also helps build confidence with buyers that the business is well run and organized throughout.
  • FRED DESTIN  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2011
    [IP] The ridiculous Vivek Wadhwa furore and the new Boston Tea Party
    EPFL in Switzerland is the world’s second powerhouse when it comes to academic IP creation, but as an entrepreneurship halo it’s not exactly top of your list, is it ? Vivek Wadhwa shows up at MIT and tells a bunch of smart people that Boston is being left behind in the sand by Silicon Valley. Sand, silicon, haha; the Valley won.
  • STARTUP LESSONS LEARNED  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2008
    [IP] Lessons Learned: The lean startup
    So if entrepreneurs want to pioneer new ideas with a lean model, my advice is to use low cost alternatives to build differentiality that can be protected from institutions with far more money than ethics, creativity, or innovation-- other than skirting the loopholes in our justice system regarding protection of IP, and honing predatory tactics.
  • ERIC FRIEDMAN  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2013
    [IP] Setting up a custom short domain name
    Once you are in, change the A record for your domain to the suggestion IP from Bit.ly. I have been wanting to setup my own custom short URL for awhile and finally got around to setting up eric.mx. I was inspired by Mark Suster who uses bothsid.es. The process was simple; purchase your own short domain name and connect it to a short link service. My service of choice is Bit.ly , which allows you to do this for free and provides great stats – here is an example: [link].
  • STEVE BLANK  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 2014
    [IP] Lessons Learned in Diagnostics
    It includes reimbursement, regulation, IP, validation, channel access, etc. This post is part of our series on the National Science Foundation I-Corps Lean LaunchPad class in Life Science and Health Care at UCSF. Doctors, researchers and Principal Investigators in this class got out of the lab and hospital talked to 2,355 customers, tested 947 hypotheses and invalidated 423 of them. The class had 1,145 engagements with instructors and mentors. (We
  • HUNTER WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016
    [IP] What YouTube Taught Me About Facebook Live & Violent Footage
    Uploaded not always from regional IP addresses given the need to obfuscate identity, tunnel out of regions where YouTube was blocked – or event transported on memory cards out of the Middle East to where they could be safely uploaded by collaborators or NGOs. “A technical glitch.” ” That’s what Facebook stated was the cause of the temporary removal from their service of the video capturing Philando Castile’s shooting.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
    [IP] New Patent Rules: What You Need to Know
    According to Ed Walsh, a shareholder in the IP law firm Wolf Greenfield , AIA promotes moving the question of whether a patent was properly granted out of district court and puts it back in front of the USPTO, a move that's supposed to bring greater focus on the merits of the dispute and less on the sideshows, making the process of settling a dispute faster and less costly in the long term. Sweeping changes to patent legislation just went into effect, and more are on the way.
  • CODE AS CRAFT  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2013
    [IP] LXC – Automating Containers aka Virtual Madness (Part 2)
    The first numerically available IP address in any of our VM subnets is allocated to the Bob by iterating through reverse DNS lookups on the range until an NXDOMAIN is returned. An LXC config file is then created using the IP address and other options. Presenting Virtual Madness! This is part 2 of our LXC blog post. If you missed the first half you can read it here.
  • DAVID TETEN  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2012
    [IP] HBS Angels Healthcare Night
    C8 Sciences ( [link] ) markets web-delivered cognitive development programs based on Yale IP of integrated computer and physical exercises. Cell>Point ( www.cellpointweb.com ) is a late-stage biotech-molecular imaging and therapeutics company with strong IP.
  • CROWDSPRING BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2011
    [IP] Twitter Link Roundup #71 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More
    With increasing numbers of mobile apps, IP theft is becoming more common – [link]. Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account , I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Here are some of the links that I’ve liked and shared this past week!
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2016
    [IP] Getting Started With Authority Marketing
    The first 100 listeners will receive a FREE IP phone for every line (each an $85 value)! The first 100 listeners will receive a FREE IP phone for every line (each an $85 value)! Getting Started With Authority Marketing written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Marketing Podcast with Brian Ainsley Horn. Last week I wrote about reputation management: Page One On Google is Your New Business Card. Today’s post goes hand in hand with the previous post.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2013
    [IP] 6 Ways For Startups To Reduce Operating Costs
    These solutions typically shave off overhead costs by simplifying IT management processes, and combining traditional phone and Internet service into a single online connection using an existing IP PBX system. by Morgan Sims. Of the many crucial issues that are unique to startup companies, month-to-month cashflow is most commonly at the top of the list. Beyond the month-to-month concerns are typical budgetary concerns that plague every company.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 3, 2012
    [IP] Luxury Outhouse for Dogs: PetLawn
    ” They debuted their start-up, International Pet Solutions (IPS), and their suite of pet care products in September 2010 at SuperZoo, a pet product trade show in Las Vegas. ” Numerous stores expressed interest in selling IPS products, and the growth since then has been explosive. IPS products are now available in 100 stores in the U.S.,
  • START UP BLOG  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2016
    [IP] Understand the tricks Multinationals use to avoid paying tax
    This is not done to save on production costs, but to justify the location of IP assets in these low tax regimes. It’s time to get real on Multinational Tax avoidance. In case you don’t know, many of them of have the pleasure of only paying 1% tax on their revenue. Some pay next to nothing in Australia, but you can bet all of them pay less than you and me. Their ‘so called’ profit numbers are much lower than you’d expect them to be based on their revenues.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  FRIDAY, JULY 31, 2015
    [IP] What Is Shared Hosting and Is it Reliable for a Business Website?
    For example, another company could be engaging in spamming practices and could get your IP blacklisted from search engines. What Is Shared Hosting and Is it Reliable for a Business Website? written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. photo credit: flickr. Imagine that you are trying to start up a website for your company and you want to consider your options.
  • BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2010
    [IP] In a Strong Wind Even Turkeys Can Fly
    It’s why as an investor I look for talented teams with long-term vision, a unique point-of-view, differentiated IP and a desire to build something enduring. Double-down on great people, process & IP. One of the wisest people I worked with in my career was Ameet Shah. Ameet always had the quietly reflective view of “why things were&# that always came from a unique angle that I hadn’t considered.
  • SILICONHILLS  |  MONDAY, JULY 2, 2012
    [IP] Ixia Buys Austin-based BreakingPoint Systems
    Ixia, a provider of IP and wireless network test systems, announced today its acquisition of Austin-based BreakingPoint Systems, a security testing firm, for $160 million in cash. The deal gives Ixia the ability to offer its customers IP and wireless monitors, [.]. The deal is expected to close by the end of September pending regulatory approvals. Austin Technology Austin BreakingPoint Systems Cyber Security Ixia technology
  • CROWDSPRING BLOG  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2013
    [IP] Small Business and Startups: The Trends for 2014 (Pt II)
    Today, when you perform a search on Google, the results you see are based on what sites you have visited, what products you have purchased, what IP address you are browsing from, and what your social network looks like. 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.
  • BLOGTREPRENEUR | ENTREPRENEUR BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2015
    [IP] How To Survive A Startup
    No matter how big or small you are, it’s always important to consider protecting your IP and trademark that will provide a secure shelter for the future of your business. For a certain breed of individual, there’s always been something quite alluring about the thought of being stranded on a desert island. The idea of being totally responsible for every choice we make and the part each tiny decision plays towards our ultimate success or failure is for some, the perfect challenge.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  MONDAY, JULY 21, 2014
    [IP] Five Old Adages To Ignore When Starting Your Own Business
    Your IP and unique perspective can potentially be worth millions if packaged properly. By Steve Siebold, author of “ How Rich People Think “ Aspiring entrepreneurs today are facing a different kind of world from their parents’ generation. This new kind of world requires a new kind of thinking. When looking to start up your own business, it is critically important to say good-bye to some seemingly harmless old adages of the past.
  • 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. Startup Blog Steps to consider to start and grow a company. Basics are provided to help entrepreneurs.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2014
    [IP] Mobile Payment Systems Pose Fraud Risk For Small Businesses
    Fraud-prevention technology includes tools like signature authentication, check verification services, transaction and customer profile databases, IP geolocation, real-time transaction tracking tools, and browser/malware tracking. A new study finds that small businesses that use mobile payment systems do not use enough fraud-prevention measures. Small businesses that accept mobile payments are exposing themselves to risk by using too-few fraud-prevention systems, a new study reveals.
  • OCCAM'S RAZOR  |  MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2013
    [IP] Eight Silly Data Things Marketing People Believe That Get Them Fired.
    When I search for "avinash" on Google I might rank #1 in the search results because I'm logged into my Google account, the engine has my search history, my computer IP address, it also has searches by others in my vicinity, local stories right now, and so many other signals. It turns out that Marketers, especially Digital Marketers, make really silly mistakes when it comes to data. Big data. Small data. Any data.
  • ROB GO  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2011
    [IP] Startup Jargon Series: DISRUPTION
    I’m not claiming any original IP, but hopefully will be able to pull together some good thinking on these subjects and add some precision to these words. I’m going to do a new blog series on “Startup Jargon”. There are some words that I hear all the time as a VC – both spoken by fellow investors and by entrepreneurs. They are said so often that they have almost lost their meaning, and I find that unfortunate since many of these words reflect very insightful and important concepts.
  • CONVERSIONXL  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2016
    [IP] The Intersection of SEO and CRO (and How to Maximize Long Term Growth)
    Treat Googlebot just like any other user and don’t hard-code our user-agent or IP address.”. You’d think conversion optimization and SEO should play together nicely, right? In theory, conversion optimization aims to improve the user experience, which, conveniently, is what Google wants to do as well with their top search results. Therefore, the more you test and improve your site, the higher it should appear in the rankings.
  • CONVERSIONXL  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 2016
    [IP] How to Setup Google Analytics and Segment Your Data
    You might consider filtering out internal IP addresses, for example. When you hear “data segmentation”, your instinct might be to bury your head in the sand or fall asleep. Well, segmentation can seem daunting (or boring) to those unfamiliar with it. It’s an unfortunate truth because segmentation is perhaps one of the most effective tools at our disposal.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2012
    [IP] 10 Lies Never to Tell Investors
    Describe your patent strategy and how you have approached protecting your IP. All the confidence in the world won't convince a VC these statements are true. Here's why these 10 fibs hurt you -- and what to say instead. Serial entrepreneur and VC Guy Kawasaki recently wrote a post listing the 10 lies entrepreneurs tell investors. These are classic lines that he hears in virtually every company pitch he sits through.
  • GUST  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2011
    [IP] Do It Right The First Time, Part II: Visit the Doctor or House Call?
    From choosing a legal entity or jurisdiction to properly documenting IP assignments and stock issuances to complying with securities laws and avoiding potentially enormous tax penalties in the future, there is plenty here to warrant consulting a professional. In Part I , I gave a quick summary of the who, when and why of forming and documenting a new startup company.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
    [IP] Venture Debt 101
    This sometimes even includes your IP assets, though this is negotiable and should be part of your decision on the lender you choose to work with. For startups and high-growth businesses, as you scale and encounter new milestones and obstacles, you will be faced with the question of how to finance and plan for that growth. Luckily for founders, the ways in which you can finance your startup are varied based on your business model, your preference, your goals, and timeline, and so on.
  • CONVERSIONXL  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014
    [IP] 7+ Under-Utilized Google Analytics Reports for Conversion Insights
    Craig Sullivan, @OptimiseOrDie : I’m a performance junkie – because I started life as a network and security engineer with routers, TCP/IP and lots of cool tools for analyzing and fixing problems. While Google Analytics is so widely used, most marketers only scratch the surface when it comes to the reports they use. You can find insights for conversion optimization from lots of different reports & some of the juicier reports are lesser known.
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2011
    [IP] Startup Blog: Presentation 101 ? Please do not do this!
    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. Startup Blog Steps to consider to start and grow a company. Basics are provided to help entrepreneurs.
  • BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2011
    [IP] Get Inside the Mind of an Angel Investor
    TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) : network transfer protocol, basically it defines requirements for network communications. In my ongoing quest to get you good transcripts of the wonderful interviews we’ve done in the past, I present you with one amazing interview here with Tom McInerney – a friend, co-investor, former entrepreneur turned angel investor and “wizard of Oz&# behind the scenes at the uber hot startup Klout.
  • ERANKI.TUMBLR.COM  |  FRIDAY, JULY 13, 2012
    [IP] Scaling lessons learned at Dropbox, part 1
    GeoIP for mapping IPs to locations. Rajivs blog. RSS Archive. July 12, 2012. Scaling lessons learned at Dropbox, part 1. Rajiv Eranki. I was in charge of scaling Dropbox for a while, from roughly 4,000 to 40,000,000 users. For most of that time we had one to three people working on the backend. Here are some suggestions on scaling, particularly in a resource-constrained, fast-growing environment that can’t always afford to do things “the right way” (i.e.,
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2012
    [IP] Angry Birds "TV" Series To Come This Fall
    It was also mentioned that Rovio will be producing completely new IP this year, things that have nothing to do with Angry Birds or the familiar gameplay mechanics Rovio's head of animation, Nick Dorra, spoke at the MIPTV conference in Cannes where he announced Rovio will begin producing weekly short form animations, The Guardian reports. Each episode should last two-and-a-half to three minutes each, and will likely be released on a new video app.
  • JOHN O'FARRELL  |  TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2011
    [IP] Building the Global Startup Part 2: Get Yourself a Strategy
    For example, China might look very attractive on the numbers, but concerns about IP protection or ability to enforce contracts might well deter you. At the beginning, you should optimize for low overhead and rapid execution , but with enough corporate legal and finance oversight to minimize the risk of bad tax or IP decisions, or worse, fraud or FCPA violations. This is the second in a series on building a global company from the ground up.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 23, 2015
    [IP] The top 5 Nordic bitcoin startups
    Followed by their purchase of the IP to payment gateway technology from Danish Bitcoin Internet Payment System, as well as their merchant relationships Coinify clearly indicates it is up to something worth noting. By Marija Odineca Edited: Allen. Despite the falling bitcoin price, the interest in crypto continues to rise and Nordic startups are definitely not lagging behind. Here is a list of top 5 Scandinavian bitcoin startups worth checking out. KnC miner.
  • TECHBLOG.NETFLIX.COM  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2011
    [IP] Benchmarking Cassandra Scalability on AWS - Over a million writes per second
    If a node fails, its replacement has a different IP address, but we want it to have the same token, and the original Cassandra replacement mechanisms had to be extended to handle this case cleanly. Wednesday, November 2, 2011. Benchmarking Cassandra Scalability on AWS - Over a million writes per second. by Adrian Cockcroft and Denis Sheahan Netflix has been rolling out the Apache Cassandra NoSQL data store for production use over the last six months.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2013
    [IP] Disaster is Coming. Are You Ready?
    Hosted VoIP - If your business relies at all on getting calls from customers then strongly consider moving to a Hosted VoIP (Voice over IP) solution. 4 things you can do right now to ensure your business is ready for almost anything Last fall’s Superstorm Sandy provided a major wake-up call for small and mid-size businesses--at least those in the Northeast Corridor. Who could have imagined the kind of disruptions and outages that shut down the entire Northeast for weeks?
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  MONDAY, MARCH 2, 2015
    [IP] Drop in some intelligent security to your startup with Castle.io
    Once its in there it starts listening to user behavior - and lets you know if suddenly a user logs in from a strange IP, if the credentials are seeing a brute force attack, if the login is coming from TOR, if the user has a suspicious browser configuration, or even if the user is using the keyboard differently.
  • AGILE VC  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2012
    [IP] Ubiquitous Computing and the Misguided Frenzy About “Mobile”
    At present tracking and targeting consumers on ubiquitous computing devices is inferior to the desktop web for a range of reasons, largely pertaining to the way third-party cookies are treated (the kind used by advertisers as opposed to the actual websites you visit) and the logistics of tracking IPs across wireless networks. i*Pad [eye- pad ] noun – a $700 version of Words With Friends.
  • EIN NEWS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2011
    [IP] Bankruptcy Forces Sale of Valuable Satellite-Based Global Communications Technology
    corporate and private buyers, IP attorneys and venture capitalists who wish to maximize the value of are available online for viewing at the U.S. About IpAuctions Established in 2000, www.ipauctions.com.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2014
    [IP] 5 Sure-fire Ways to Bomb Your Investor Pitch
    This is another one where I wish I would have recorded pitches and scanned the audience of investors to show their faces and body language as the CEO delivering the pitch starts schpealing out things like, “our IP is strong because we’re ISO complaint and we’ve cornered the ABC market by using the XYZ technical blah blah blah.”
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 2, 2013
    [IP] Playground Publishing Gets a Foothold in Finland
    That''s the logic behind Playground publishing , who calls themselves a "second generation" publisher by being more flexible with developers when it comes to IP and co-publishing models. On a trip to see the activity around Google''s datacenter in Hamnina last April, I hung out with Markus Råmark who was then involved with the regional development agency Cursor.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2013
    [IP] What a 'Big Bang' Disruptor Could Do to You
    Do we need to think differently about IP? Strategic assertion of IP assets can prove determinative for an incumbent industry participant trying to hold off the explosion of a big-bang disruptor, slowing it down just long enough to form an alliance, strategic investment, joint venture, or outright acquisition. Of course, the value of IP can also rapidly deflate once big-bang disruption is underway.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2014
    [IP] D-Wave's Dream Machine
    We need to sign away our IP? All of that seeded what is now the biggest IP portfolio in the world in quantum computing. round, transforming D-Wave''s mission in the process: The company was no longer just looking to gather IP in the hope of flipping it down the road. D-Wave thinks it has built the world''s first commercial quantum computer. Mother Nature has other ideas. "I I wasn''t smart enough," says Geordie Rose of his days getting his physics Ph.D.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2014
    [IP] Next Games acquires Helsinki Game Works
    What this suggests is that Next Games is now somewhat freed up to continue working on their own IP. "At The folks working on AMC''s The Walking Dead official game, Next Games is strengthening its team size as today it announces it has acquired Helsinki Gameworks , a fairly new studio with no titles released yet, but boasts 130 years of experience in the gaming field.
  • CROWDSPRING BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012
    [IP] Twitter Link Roundup #117 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More
    Obama Administration Comes Out Against SOPA And Protect IP – [link]. Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account , I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Here are some of the links that I’ve liked and shared this past week!
  • GREGG FRALEY, AUTHOR OF JACK'S NOTEBOOK  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2017
    [IP] The Billion Dollar Breakthrough You Missed
    Then, make a list next to it of your existing products and IP portfolio. Why and How are Billions in Potential Innovation Left On The Table? Innovation is Fresh Combinations . What’s Needed: Sophisticated Tools to Deliberately Make Fresh Connections Across Domains (see MoshPit ). Fresh combinations of technologies, processes, materials, people, trends, concepts, and other factors are what creates innovation.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2016
    [IP] Focus Bonus Exercise
    Michael Melfi is an IP attorney, entrepreneur coach, investor, media personality and four-time author. by Michael S. Melfi, author of “ The Simple Secrets of Being an Entrepreneur “. Have you ever met someone who shared with you what they have going on in their life and in your mind you could not help but question how they are able to be successful in all those different areas of their life?
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