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  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2011
    [IP] Rebtel Moves To Lower Costs In International SMS Traffic
    Just before Easter, Rebtel has announced that they are moving into the international SMS space with the launch of the ToIP (Text-over-IP) service. Rebtel To IP is an SMS service for feature phones that is up to 93% cheaper than a similar service offered by AT&T and Verizon. With this two groups of clients can take advantage of cheaper international SMSs.
  • THIS IS GOING TO BE BIG.  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2012
    [IP] From Agency to Enterprise Software: The Evolution of Buddy Media
    ” Ok, so less about advertising, more about corporate clients… “enterprisey” one might say… Its a week and a half later that an IP address used previously to update the entries of a Spinback founder (a company bought by Buddy) and a Buddy Media employee, as well as the Buddy entry itself changed it to this: “The Buddy Media Platform is the social media management software of choice for eight of the world’s top ten global advertisers.”
  • GUST  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2014
    [IP] Can Your Startup Flourish Despite Business Chaos?
    Don’t count on your IP to save you. Every startup founder I know talks about the chaos of their business, which they usually attribute to that burst of growth that is required to get to positive cash flow. They envision a stable environment after that point, and may have convinced themselves that they will be safer and happier with a livable income, maintaining a loyal but flat customer base.
  • WWW.PAULGRAHAM.COM  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2010
    [IP] How to Start a Startup
    But its hard to raise money with an IP cloud over your head, becauseinvestors cant judge how serious it is. Before you consummate a startup, ask everyone about their previous IP history. Want to start a startup? Get funded by Y Combinator. March 2005 (This essay is derived from a talk at the Harvard ComputerSociety.) You need three things to create a successful startup: to start withgood people, to make something customers actually want, and to spendas little money as possible.
  • THIS IS GOING TO BE BIG.  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2012
    [IP] Anatomy of an Innovation-friendly School
    I've been thinking a lot about what an innovation-friendly school looks like and have a few thoughts--and it doesn't just mean building labs or creating more flexible IP licensing schemes. University research is a big business for many schools. It certainly worked out pretty well when Stanford licensed the search technology that Larry and Sergei had been working on back to them at Google. They netted more on that deal than Fordham has in it's whole endowment (but still, go Rams!).
  • THE CORNICE  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012
    [IP] Brand Is More Than Pixels
    At First Round Capital, we think Thre ad fl ip will lead the way. The best fashion sites have style. They feel luxurious. They offer outstanding service. These are foundational elements. They make the goods being sold that much more alluring. They grant shoppers an experience to go along with their items. Within our portfolio, this has worked particularly well at Fab.com , One Kings Lane and Birchbox.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2015
    [IP] How to Protect Your Small Business When Advertising Sales and Discounts [Part 2]
    As well as that information, some of the unique types of information that you may collect online (that you wouldn’t collect offline) are: customer’s internet domain; IP address; when your website was accessed; type of browser and operating system used; pages visited; and. Now that we’ve looked at advertising in Part 1, it’s time to consider the situations in which you may be directly contacting your customers to advertise or market your products, and collecting their information to do so.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 2014
    [IP] What's BatCrab? A business phone system for SMEs, obviously.
    Both met while working in one of the leading global IP-based telecommunications suppliers and became good friends. As its name suggests, BatCrab has set out to make an unusual combination of usual concepts work perfectly. The startup has taken a smartphone, a simple phone and a landline and made sure you would not tell a difference in terms of how easily you can manage your calls.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 3, 2012
    [IP] U.S. Patent Office Coming to Silicon Valley
    These new offices are an historic step toward further advancing our world's best IP system, and reinforcing the United States as the number one destination for innovation capital, and research and development around the world," acting U.S. San Jose lands one of four new regional patent bureaus. While recent studies show that tech start-ups increasingly opt out of the historically burdensome patent process, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is finally taking action.
  • [IP] The GeoEdge Worldwide Internet Proxy Network
    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. 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.
  • SECRET FORMULA  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2011
    [IP] The State of Cleantech Venture Capital, Part 4: Parting Thoughts
    There are plenty of other underexploited options for cleantech entrepreneurs – including grants from agencies like ARPA-E during initial technology development (case study: FastCAP Systems ), funding from a large corporation in exchange for a preferred license or other IP rights (case study: Liquid Metal Battery Corporation with Total ), and early sale to a corporation with an executive job in the bargain (case study: Zensi with Belkin ). (A version of this post also appeared at GigaOM.).
  • BLOGTREPRENEUR | ENTREPRENEUR BLOG  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2016
    [IP] The Role of a PPC Expert in Web Development
    And this site is still ranking on first page, may be not on first position from US IP but most probably somewhere on page first. Have you ever went to your favorite Pizza shop and ordered your most favorite Pizza and that’s not all, you asked for extra topping? Considering the ingredients of Pizza already in there, you ask for extra topping, sauces, and cold drinks may be, to make it more delicious?
  • INC STARTUPS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2014
    [IP] Steve Blank: Why Corporate Acquisitions of Startups Fail
    What gets lost when a large company looks at the rationale for an acquisition (IP, team, product, users) is that startups are run by founders searching for a business model. It''s a classic tale: A hot startup is acquired by a larger company, the startup falls apart, and everyone asks what happened. For decades large companies have gone shopping in Silicon Valley for startups. Lately, the pressure of continuous disruption has forced them to step up the pace.
  • FELD THOUGHTS  |  SUNDAY, JULY 4, 2010
    [IP] Print From Anywhere With Pogoplug
    It turns out that nothing really works except hard wiring its IP address into our printer setup. Um – yeah – that’s obvious – especially for someone who doesn’t know what an IP address is. When I arrived at my house in Homer, I hadn’t been here for two years. It took me one phone call to get Internet (DSL) working again (ACS had to reset my password) and within about 15 minutes everything was working just fine. Except I couldn’t print.
  • FRED DESTIN  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2011
    [IP] Five reasons why SOPA is luddite legislation
    PROTECT IP / SOPA Breaks The Internet from Fight for the Future on Vimeo. SOPA may not pass. What it tells you about the policymakers outlook on how to defend against piracy and copyright infringement is extremely scary. I don't think I have ever read proposed legislation that was such a clear backward looking move that fundamentally ignores how the web is reshaping our lives. Forget censorship and job creation for a moment: it's unfair, badly written and ignores the sense of history.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2013
    [IP] NextAdvisor.com Reviews Online Services For Consumers And Businesses
    Online services currently reviewed that are applicable to small businesses include credit services, identity theft protection, VoIP (Voice over IP) services, online backup, Internet security software, internet fax and web hosting, but there are also consumer focused ones such as online dating, dieting plans and such. If you’re a small business owner and you’re looking to contract a certain type of service, the tendency is to go online and Google for relevant service providers.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2012
    [IP] One Thing I Wish I Knew Before Going Global
    Another area that doesn't fall into IP but is related to brand protection is domain names. Otterbox CEO talks about a lesson he learned the hard way after expanding his business overseas. Ideally, the first steps to becoming a global brand start well before product or people are in-market. But protecting innovations across the globe is tricky and expensive, so it often does not become priority until it's too late. OtterBox is all about protection--that's what we do.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2013
    [IP] Jolla Launched Into the Awaiting Hands of True Fans
    The front of the phone is covered with the 4,5” IPS qHD (960×540 pixels), 5-point multi-touch display with no buttons to disturb the sleek surface. Editor’s note: This is post by Johanna Eiramo, one of our residents at the Minimum Viable Office and a marcomm specialist. The big event tent in the middle of the Narinkkatori square in Helsinki shone bright in the signature pink of the Finnish mobile operator DNA on Thursday, November 27th.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2013
    [IP] Polaroid Comeback? Meet the Entrepreneur Reinventing the Classic Brand
    Today, Polaroid is owned by a joint venture of private equity firms and operates under the parent company PLR IP Holdings. Polaroid's trying to come back in a big way. Here's the entrepreneur (yes, entrepreneur) making it happen. Polaroid made headlines last week, when it announced it would open 10 retail stores, or Polaroid Fotobars , across the U.S. this year. But the idea for the stores didn't originate within the 76-year-old camera company.
  • SCOTT WEISS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2012
    [IP] The Webcam Reads Credit Cards!
    Daniel was formerly the CEO and founder of Jajah , the main competitor to Skype in the Voice over IP (VoIP) market. “Necessity, who is the mother of invention”. Plato, The Republic. As we evaluate investment opportunities, we like to dive deep into an entrepreneur’s background and story… What did he study in school? What were his important life choices or challenges? When did he demonstrate courage? How did he come up with the need for creating the company?
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2012
    [IP] Rovio Sneak Peeks Angry Birds Successor
    Rovio's Ville Heijari commented on the acquisition of the game IP to 148 Apps that, "We are currently reworking the title to enhance it, and getting ready to re-introduce it in a true “expect the unexpected” Rovio style launch to an even larger audience". Rovio must have had to carefully analyse many different alternatives for the first successor of Angry Birds as that would truly begin to label them as an multi-brand entertainment company.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2014
    [IP] Seriously Games' Best Fiends a new hot entertainment property out of Helsinki
    They''re careful to say over and over again that their game is the driving force of their IP, but soon enough they''ll have an animated short coming out by Soren Fleng for the Copenhagen Bombay production, who also worked on Angry Birds Toons and Subway Surfers. With a cryptic company name and a very solid founding team, many have wondered what''s going on within Seriously Games.
  • READWRITESTART  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2011
    [IP] How to Flip Your Startup in 5 Steps
    However, this will impact the value of your IP. Steve Blank, author of Four Steps to Epiphany , has helped formulate the thinking behind the Lean Startup methodology , together with Eric Ries. I had an opportunity to meet him during a discussion around the Startup Genome project. He observed that most startups that succeed aren't lean: their goal is to have an exit rather than a scalable business. What would be the methodology for startups that simply want to flip?
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2016
    [IP] When Security Can Become Your Business Differentiator, Everybody Wins
    If their intellectual IP is stolen or if they are discovered to have been a launching pad for attacks against a larger business partner, it can mean going out of business. by Mark Seward, VP of security solutions at Anomali. Many of the most innovative companies are small to medium sized businesses (SMBs). These businesses are full of new ideas for services, new products – and improvements to existing ones. And this is certainly true in the cyber security sector.
  • SCALABLE STARTUP  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 2012
    [IP] Shout Out to Seth Levine, or the In-N-Out burger startup
    Investor groups are cutting out the management, bus dev, sales, and marketing professionals, trying to get raw, young engineering teams that have never negotiated a term sheet to give away their IP rights and equity for next to nothing. Shout Out to Seth Levine – Seth Levine’s VC Adventure – “I’m getting sick of the bull$%!^” ” [link].
  • A VC : VENTURE CAPITAL AND TECHNOLOGY  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 2010
    [IP] SIP Phones and Voice In The Cloud
    The phone gave me its IP address on my home network. I then pointed my web browser to that IP address and entered the sip configuration data into my phone's configuration. I realize that voice over IP (VOIP) has been around for over a decade.  Yesterday evening, I got a SNOM M3 phone that I had ordered from Amazon. I unpacked it and charged the phone. While it was charging, I pointed my web browser to onsip.com and set up a 30 day free trial account.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2017
    [IP] How Investors Can Bring More Than Just Money To The Table
    However, if a company is not going so well is there any way you can help engineer an acquihire or potentially sell off some of the company’s IP on the way out. by Paul Towers, founder & CEO of Task Pigeon. Investing in startups is a lot more than just buying “stock” in a company. For investors who have come to the table with a history investing in publicly listed companies or the property market, it’s easy to think that backing startups is largely a “set and forget” strategy.
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2011
    [IP] Startup Blog: Forming the Company & Structure - part of starting a.
    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, MARCH 6, 2014
    [IP] [Singapore][Event] Innovfest 2014
    The festival will feature pre-conference workshops, conducted by local and international thought leaders in the areas of mentoring, marketing of technologies, IP valuation, leveraging upon IP to boost productivity and medical device development. Singapore loves innovative technologies, and the number of conferences and exhibitions that take place each year in the city state that celebrate the latest in technology solutions for almost every industry can be staggering.
  • CODE AS CRAFT  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2016
    [IP] Putting the Dev in Devops: Bringing Software Engineering to Operations Infrastructure Tooling
    The API provides various functionality including an endpoint with a mutex lock to prevent multiple simultaneous builds getting the same IP address assigned to them – this allows multiple boxes to be powered on and provisioned at once without worrying about race conditions. At Etsy, the vast majority of our computing happens on physical servers that live in our own data centers.
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2011
    [IP] Startup Blog: Did You Examine the Competitive Landscape for Your.
    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.
  • THE VC IN ME  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2011
    [IP] "Graph Theory" - Opportunities Beyond. - the vc in me. - Typepad
    " Perhaps another, more hypothetical, approach to graphs is the coming "internet of things" / connected devices -- i.e. devices that aren't just nodes with their own IP addresses but that are also reflections of their "owner" and thus somehow integrated into that person's relationships with other humans and their connected devices. the vc in me. Welcome!
  • READWRITESTART  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2011
    [IP] Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Spotlight On India
    I think that Edward can not only build a successful outsourcing services company based on this premise, he can also build an IP portfolio and potentially a platform product that would make it more compelling, specialized, and higher-margin business than any old labor arbitrage shop. For this week's One Million by One Million roundtable, we teamed up with the Indian Angel Network (IAN).
  • CONVERSIONXL  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2015
    [IP] How to Master Lead Gen Form Optimization
    Can you guess based on their IP? At the heart of every landing page is the lead gen form. When your visitors land on your page, you want to ensure they can find and complete the form as quickly and painlessly as possible, right? After all, it’s the gate to your conversion funnel, your first interaction with leads. More than a few questions are likely circling around in your head. Does my form have too many fields? Should I change the button color? Will in-field labels help reduce friction?
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2011
    [IP] Startup Blog: Prepare the NewCo Slide Show
    Slide showing summary of IP. 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.
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2011
    [IP] Startup Blog: On the Importance of Proper Goal Setting (by Tony.
    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.
  • THE NEXT WEB  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2012
    [IP] The idea is only half the battle: Stop complaining about copycats
    However, companies can protect themselves by building into their offerings a USP that not only differentiates it from potential copycats, but is also defendable in court as IP that a company can claim to have the rights to. Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery — but it’s also an incredible way to make money off the successes of others.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2016
    [IP] Preparing For An Acquisition
    When using others (employees, contractors, third parties) to develop your technology, be sure that ownership of IP is assigned to the company. If questions arise as to the propriety of ownership of IP, your valuation could be negatively affected or the deal scuttled altogether. by Jeff Stark, Audit Partner at Sensiba San Filippo.
  • WWW.HUMBLEDMBA.COM  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2011
    [IP] Startups in stealth mode need one piece of advice.
    I had taken classes on IP, first-mover advantage, etc. If we werent careful about this, our IP claims would be worthless. Check out my newest company. Click here to get priority access. Posterous. humbledMBA. Jason Freedmans lessons learned.and relearned. « Back to posts. Viewed times. February 15, 2011. Startups in stealth mode need one piece of advice. Delete. Autopost. Just Stop. As in stop being in stealth mode. Stop asking for advice. Stop doing your start-up.
  • DIEGO BASCH  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 2012
    [IP] Privacy Is a Continuum
    Of course, the site knows our IP address. This blog post is as public as it gets. I’m promoting it through social networks, and my name is prominently associated with it. On the other end of the spectrum, if I dive into the depths of the ocean by myself and give the finger to an octopus then I expect this to be a private act. Some people fail to realize that privacy is not black and white.
  • BUSINESS PLAN BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2013
    [IP] Sustainable Competitive Advantages
    While all I.P. Competitive Advantages vs Sustainable Competitive Advantages. Many entrepreneurs begin their pitch discussing their product/service advantages and/or their competitive advantages. However, what many entrepreneurs fail to realize is that investors are not all too impressed by competitive advantages. What really jives investors are sustainable competitive advantages. Competitive Advantages.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2014
    [IP] Boomlagoon's second title Monsu hits familiar gameplay mechanics
    Boomlagoon has said they’ve opened a second game track and will continue experimenting with future iOS related IPs. In the beginning of May, the relatively new mobile game company Boomlagoon secured a cool $3.6 million (€2.59 million) in funding in a round from Northzone, Finland''s Inventure, and 360 Capital Partners. When there’s news surrounding the (at the time) 8 employee’s led by 3 ex-Rovio members, it’s easy to have interest in what’s next.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016
    [IP] Latvian Startup Eventech Moving To Space
    The company is developed at Commercialization Reactor , Baltic region’s biggest accelerator for science-based startups that has reviewed over 600 international IPs to date and helped over 30 promising scientists find entrepreneurial co-founders. Eventech is producing event measurement equipment – devices that are used for satellite laser ranging.
  • ENTREPRENEURS-JOURNEY.COM BY YARO STARAK  |  THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2011
    [IP] Revealed: The Secret Source For Winning Google’s Love
    Diversity of links outweighs pure quantity : diversity of IP addresses, root domains, subdomains, linking pages where your links are coming from play a huge role – the more diverse, the better. In my last post on Entrepreneurs-Journey.com, we talked about the big fat truth – without unique, fresh, and lengthy content your blog search engine rankings are as good as dead.
  • KEVIN DEWALT  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 10, 2013
    [IP] How to Win Grant Money to Fund Your Startup
    These usually contain personal information and sometimes IP. Summary : Grants are not new or sexy but startups get billions of dollars every year from them. But before you blindly fill out an application take the time to build the relationships that will give you the best chance to get funded. This post is response to this week’s Startup Edition topic: ” How did you raise money for your startup?”
  • INC STARTUPS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2013
    [IP] Finding Innovation in the Rough
    While university tech transfer offices maintain inventories of available IP, the advantages of going straight to the source, are undeniable. Universities can be great sources of new technology for your company--if you know how to navigate them. John Chavez is always on the hunt for the next big idea. Literally.
  • BUSINESS PLAN BLOG  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2013
    [IP] How To Allocate Friends & Family Startup Capital
    Common types of IP rights include copyright, trademarks, patents, design rights, and trade secrets. How To Allocate Friends & Family Startup Capital. 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.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2011
    [IP] New Anti-Piracy Bill Still Threatens Start-ups
    Without vocal opposition that makes elected representatives start to weigh major campaign contributions against a lot of people starting their willingness to vote someone out of office, there is a significant chance that a poorly written bill, like so many other extensions to IP protective legislation, could pass. A full vote on IP legislation could happen in early 2012
  • READWRITESTART  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2010
    [IP] Legal Documents for Your Startup with Founder's Workbench
    The Founder's Workbench also contains a number of guides on various legal topics, including hiring, equity compensation, investment issues, and IP law. The law firm Goodwin Procter has launched a new resource for entrepreneurs that will help them navigate some of the legal and organizational challenges that startups face. Called Founder's Workbench , the site includes a variety of free, self-service tools for generating basic legal documents.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2015
    [IP] 2015 Q2 DDoS Threat Landscape Report: The Downside Of The Decline Of Search Engine Impersonator Bots, And What It Means For DDoS Attacks
    Then a great thing happened: people caught on, internet security caught up, and IP-based mitigation techniques that can identify and bounce these bots was widely adopted. On the surface, the news that the use of search engine impersonator bots is down from 57% of all DDoS bot traffic in 2014 to a miniscule 0.9% in 2015 seems like good news. However, if life hasn’t yet taught you to always look for the downside, then welcome to lesson number one.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2014
    [IP] Writing An Executive Summary
    It may be some unique IP, a change in the applicable laws, the prowess of your founding team, or recent changes in the market. by Ralph (Buddy) Arnheim , partner at Perkins Coie. Key to any early stage fundraising effort is a well-crafted Executive Summary, or Exec Summary. This succinct document describes your new venture and preemptively addresses fundamental questions that prospective investors will have. I have read hundreds of executive summaries over the years.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014
    [IP] Smarter Ways To Backup Your Data
    If you’ve got a couple of IP cameras connected to your office NAS box as surveillance, you could consider the WD Purple hard drives, designed for small business surveillance systems with up to 32 cameras. by Simon Whitford, Senior Regional Marketing Manager, Content Solutions Business, APAC, WD. Seconds tick by; your brow is slicked with cold sweat. You try desperately to open and re-open a document painstakingly prepared and assumed safely tucked away on your desktop.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 6, 2012
    [IP] Meet the Online Mischief-Makers
    There's ample chance for mischief, especially since Twitter allows you to create up to five accounts in one day from one IP address, she said. These hackers could wreak havoc on your business. We infiltrated their ranks and studied their tactics. When Time magazine named the protester as the person of the year, the images that immediately come to mind are of the masses in Tahrir Square or rain-soaked tents and police raids of Zuccotti Park.
  • ANDREW PAYNE  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2008
    [IP] Different “flavors” of startup pitches
    A breakthrough technology project needs to show clear IP ownership, and ideas for making products out of the technology. I frequently get asked: what should my investor presentation look like? There’s no unilateral answer, because every situation is different. In his recent blog post, “ A hierarchy of pitches “, Eric Ries points out each situation warrants a different presentation emphasis, and he neatly categorizes the different types.
  • WILL PRICE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2006
    [IP] Building an Open Source Business
    Dave Rosenberg , CEO of Mulesource , recently published an informative article on Sandhill.com regarding his experiences in starting an open source company - from looking for funding, to legal and IP issues, to community development, and pricing, Dave's article is good food for thought.
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2011
    [IP] Startup Blog: A great ?leave piece? for partnering your technology.
    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.
  • SOFTWARE BY ROB  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2012
    [IP] The Inside Story of a Small Startup Acquisition (Part 3)
    I hired a lawyer with experience in IP website acquisitions to draft up a custom agreement. Photo by psiaki. This is final installment of a 3-part series covering my acquisition of HitTail. I’d originally planned on a 2 part series, but when parts 1 and 2 went to the top of Hacker News I received so many questions that I decided to add this prologue to answer them. Every question below has been asked via email, comment or Twitter over the past four weeks.
  • UP AND RUNNING  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2015
    [IP] Webinar Recap: 14 Tips on How to Pitch and Get Funded
    Another assumption is that you’ve actually conducted due diligence on your own business, and these are the areas of your team, financials, your competition, your IP, market trends, because the best pitches I’ve ever delivered were when investors were raising their hands and asking me questions about, “How is your IP protected?” Last week, Bplans members had the opportunity to attend our free webinar, “14 Tips on How to Pitch and Get Funded.”
  • WATCHING WEBSITES  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2009
    [IP] Proof that speeding up websites improves online business.
    Google Analytics’ IP filtering was used to block out internal users, which might distort numbers too. Watching Websites Alistair Croll & Sean Power on Complete Web Monitoring and Web Operations About Contact Us Sean at seanpower.com Alistair at bitcurrent.com Proof that speeding up websites improves online business by: Alistair Croll - September 29th, 2009 View Comments Do faster web pages mean better business? Definitely.
  • THE NEXT WEB  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2014
    [IP] Taking stock of the Dutch tech cluster: What The Netherlands needs to win the European startup scene
    For example, the city of Amsterdam is currently tendering for a third ’tech’ university in the city together with an investment fund and IP attached. Robert Verwaayen is a Dutch venture capitalist. He is currently setting up his own investment firm, RoBen, and was a principal with Prime Ventures. As a startup hub, Amsterdam grabs the same amount of attention as the girl with braces at the high school dance.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2012
    [IP] The Forgotten Founder: YouSendIt’s Khalid Shaikh
    Every time YouSendIt's engineering team found the source of the attack and blocked the IP address, Shaikh launched an attack from a new one. Then they showed him documentation that the money for the sale, about $18,000, had been transferred online using Shaikh's IP address. Forced Out YouSendIt's first president, Khalid Shaikh'> He was fired from the company he helped create, YouSendIt. Then the cyberattacks started.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2012
    [IP] Yelp on Review Bust: No More 'Shortcuts'
    Ichinose added that Yelp will start making customers aware of when a large number of reviews are submitted from the same IP address, an indicator of review dishonesty. The online company review site put a "consumer alert" badge on eight small businesses caught purchasing reviews. Caught red-handed, indeed. Online review site Yelp has outed nine small businesses for trying to solicit favorable reviews.
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2011
    [IP] Startup Blog: Why Startups Should Focus on Marketing Strategy (by.
    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.
  • DUCT TAPE MARKETING  |  FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016
    [IP] Small Businesses Must Make Data Privacy a Priority
    Cloud-based Tripwire SecureScan provides free vulnerability scanning for up to 100 Internet protocol (IP) addresses on an internal network. Small Businesses Must Make Data Privacy a Priority written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing. photo credit: Creative Commons Five Data Privacy Principles from Mozilla by Ann Wuyts is licensed under CC BY 2.0.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012
    [IP] 4 Ways to Beat Knock-offs
    Invest in IP The process of filing a patent is not necessarily easy, and for a young company, it's not cheap either. For a growing business, protecting your intellectual property and brand can be timely and expensive. Here's how to prepare yourself for the fight. We wear helmets to protect our heads, employ services to protect our identities and use cases to protect our smartphones. Protecting intelligence and identity is key to our survival in our complex world.
  • THE NEXT WEB  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2012
    [IP] Meet the 18 startups rocking Seedcamp Week
    Pult basically wants enable people to instantly stream tailored content from a variety of Web services, pay-TV operators, VOD services and broadcasters to any connected screen, in any location, over an IP network. This week is an important one for pan-European startup accelerator Seedcamp , as it’s holding its annual 4-day event that brings together all companies it has invested in throughout the year.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2011
    [IP] Gadget Review: The Amazon Kindle Fire
    The 7-inch screen size is decidedly better for reading books and magazines, although the Kindle Fire uses the same IPS (in-plane switching) screen technology as the Apple iPad 2 instead of the much sharper E-Ink technology used on the existing Kindle models. It just might be the best product Amazon has ever released. The burning questions is, should you get one? Inc.com columnist John Brandon weighs in.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 3, 2012
    [IP] America's Coolest College Start-ups 2012
    In the social media craze, Patrick Ip, Sonia Chokshi and Kavya Shankar, saw more than a means to network and build on relationship. The 2012 class of our annual America's Coolest College Start-ups are fresh, innovative, founded with a social mission, and may very-well be the next Google or Facebook. Tomorrow's big business may be today's dorm room invention.
  • BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2010
    [IP] Time is the Enemy of All Deals
    If it’s a biz deal you might care about IP protection, revenue share, investment commitments to joint marketing – whatever. If it’s a biz deal you might care about IP protection, revenue share, investment commitments to joint marketing – whatever. A reminder that it is important for all entrepreneurs is to remember to be careful about “deal drift.”
  • VENTURE CYCLIST  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2011
    [IP] Venture Cyclist: Why Google should buy RIM
    purchase of Nortel's IP. 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. Everyone who uses Blackberry phones loves the physical form factor, especially the keyboard, and this means the phones are great for email.
  • SOCAL CTO  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2007
    [IP] Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    However, there are some interesting differences in terms of not being able to control proximity of multiple boxes, having a fixed IP address and probably most interesting is the ephemeral nature of the persistent storage on the boxes. I went to an event by Amazon on their Amazon Web Services in Santa Monica today. The focus was S3 - storage service, EC2 - their compute cloud, their queuing system, and their flexible payment system.
  • PLATFORMS AND NETWORKS   |  FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2011
    [IP] Business Model Analysis, Part 1: Key Questions
    If so, how will this IP be kept proprietary? Business model analysis is central to the lean startup approach developed by Eric Ries , Steve Blank , and others. When entrepreneurs “run lean,” they formulate hypotheses about major elements of their business model, then they devise experiments to test those hypotheses with minimal waste of time and resources. But what exactly is a business model? We use the term constantly, with mutual understanding taken for granted.
  • THE NEXT WEB  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2013
    [IP] 9 critical hosted infrastructure facts every e-commerce vendor should know
    Other network security measures include making access to the e-commerce site’s backend available for only a handful of IPs or using direct SSL VPN access. Dan Ushman is the Co-Founder and CMO of Singlehop. When the traditional brick and mortar business first made inroads with the online community, they carried on the tradition of offering a single monolithic method for interacting with the consumer. Those times are long behind us.
  • HEARPRENEUR  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
    [IP] 28 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name
    an international voice over IP company, was sold to Yahoo! The idea of exactly what your business is going to be usually comes first. Secondly, most often, is giving a title to your idea. What exactly is going to be the name of your business? Some people turn to their childhood for inspiration or a beloved family pet. It could be a made up word you dream of one night and feel it has the right ring to it.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016
    [IP] Tops Tips On Taking Your Local Business Online
    It does this through using the location of a browser’s IP address. Online, for a while, seemed like it was entirely the playground of the big businesses. There are millions of potential consumers out there to reach, but that’s the point if you’re locally based? Nowadays, the internet is good at spreading information to audiences on a micro scale as well as macro. There’s a lot of business that can be made in your local area, as you’re no doubt aware of.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014
    [IP] The First Rule of Stealth Mode Is.
    They can play games--whether it''s to protect their IP or gain publicity," he says. You definitely talk about stealth mode. A security company launching today after two years of (relative) secrecy embodies this trend in the increasingly popular Silicon Valley startup strategy. In April of 2012, a six-month-old Web security company in Mountain View, California, took $6 million in investment from two big-name venture capital firms. Less than a year later, it pulled in $20 million more.
  • TAFFY WILLIAMS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2011
    [IP] Startup Blog: 7 Questions You May Get from Potential Investors
    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.
  • STARTUP NOODLE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2016
    [IP] Tech Events in China you Shouldn’t Miss This Year
    only available to studios developing licensed or original mobile games IP. This year will be the first year I’d need to miss GMIC (global mobile internet conference) in Beijing. Which made me think I should go and expose myself to other conferences. Don’t get me wrong, GMIC is a major event in China tech scene but there many other conferences and tech events around.
  • A VC : VENTURE CAPITAL AND TECHNOLOGY  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2010
    [IP] Flash, HTML5, and Mobile Apps
    It is a standard provided by the MPEG-LA consortsia, and is governed by commercial and IP restrictions, which will in 2014 impose a royalty and license requirement on all users of the technology. About a year ago, I wrote a post about Apple's "blind spot" for Flash. I took more heat for that post than anything else I've written here other than political posts.
  • ANDREW PAYNE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2014
    [IP] Boy, Was I Wrong About Dropbox
    I’m reminded of FTP Software, which went like gang-busters selling a TCP/IP stack for Windows. Their revenues fell very quickly after Microsoft started shipping TCP/IP as part of the OS. (The A few years ago, I was bearish on Dropbox. I thought they would be an OS feature in time and that turning down a (rumored) $800m from Apple was a bad move. On Quora, I wrote : I think “slow fade” is another probable outcome.
  • ANDREW PAYNE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2014
    [IP] Boy, Was I Wrong About Dropbox
    I’m reminded of FTP Software, which went like gang-busters selling a TCP/IP stack for Windows. Their revenues fell very quickly after Microsoft started shipping TCP/IP as part of the OS. (The A few years ago, I was bearish on Dropbox. I thought they would be an OS feature in time and that turning down a (rumored) $800m from Apple was a bad move. On Quora, I wrote : I think “slow fade” is another probable outcome.
  • BUSINESS OF SOFTWARE BLOG  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2011
    [IP] Eric Sink. Things I learned in selling Teamprise to Microsoft. Video & transcript.
    I mean, I feel like, for not being a lawyer in IP, I know an awful lot about IP and I'm very careful about it. So, be really, really thorough about the way that you do your IP, if you've ever think you might sell that IP to a big company because it's spooky how much work they do. " Well, some of the things that I said, some of the practical stuff like, really have your books in order, really have your IP in order, stuff like that.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 28, 2014
    [IP] Alexis Ohanian's Low-Tech Idea for Thwarting the FCC's Anti-Net Neutrality Plans
    Ohanian had launched a similar initiative to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act And Protect IP Act of 2012, placing a billboard that said "Don''t Mess with the Internet" outside the Texas offices of Congressman Lamar Smith, the author of SOPA. Reddit co-founder Alexis Hosanian is launching a campaign to make sure Net Neutrality survives. How to get attention in a technology debate? Do something incredibly low-tech.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 2012
    [IP] Winning Big From #NBCFail
    In order to watch in real-time (and avoid the inevitable spoilers breaking real-time on news sites and social-media sites), some customers are turning toward sites virtual private networks or anonymous Web browsing services that allow them to view the BBC's online streaming broadcasts (usually available only for IP addresses based in the U.K.)
  • NATHAN HURST  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2010
    [IP] Time to reset some passwords
    at 2010-02-14 11:43:53 ) [POST] Parameters: {"user_session"=>{"user_name"=>" nathan ","password"=>" [FILTERED] "}} [User Load (0.4ms) "user_name"=> "nathan" loaded ] As you can see, on my first login attempt, the log contains my password as the user name, my IP address, a time stamp, and a note that the login failed. On my second login attempt, the log contains my real user name, my filtered (correct) password, my IP address, a time stamp, and a note that the login succeeded.
  • INC STARTUPS  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2012
    [IP] How the Euro Crisis Could Be Good For You
    domains and IP addresses in Europe has led to a 10 to 20 percent increase in overall site traffic in the last few months. Is the economic turmoil overseas a crisis--or an opportunity? Here's a look at a few savvy American companies reaping the benefits of European market instability. Doing business in Europe right now is a scary thought: The euro has pretty much crashed through the floor, the Greek government is pleading for a second bailout, and European stock markets have tanked.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 2012
    [IP] Update On the AppCampus Initiative With Will Cardwell
    Most importantly young entrepreneurs don’t have to give away any equity in their company, IP rights, or take on debt. Following yesterday's news of Nokia and Microsoft teaming together to to fund millions of euros into an AppCampus program at the University of Aalto, we caught up with Will Cardwell, head of the Aalto University Center for Entrepreneurship.
  • NEXTWALA  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 25, 2010
    [IP] 10 Characteristics of Successful Distribution Networks - NextWala
    machine-learning algorithms or other blocking IP to convince yourself. NextWala. VC perspective and analysis from a former entrepreneur. About Me. Dev Khare. New Delhi, India. dkhare at lightspeedvp dot com. www.about.me/dkhare. dkhare. Follow @dkhare. Follow Dev on Quora. Twitter Updates. follow me on Twitter. Recent Comments. Anu Anand on Indias Mobile Apps & Services Industry is in a Slump. Anu Anand on Indias Mobile Apps & Services Industry is in a Slump.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2017
    [IP] [ADV] Putting Time Sense To Place with Digital Correlation
    However, effective features such as self-enrollment by passwords, authorizing computer IPs for specific departments or groups, and regular scanning for any possible change in software configuration prevents dishonesty. Perhaps no other mystery has ever been as intriguing and evident as that of time. Although life and death are both metaphors of time, yet neither of these realizations can hold on to the reality of time passing away.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2016
    [IP] Mindset Versus Strategy
    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 “. Which came first, the mindset or the strategy? Being an entrepreneur involves overcoming challenges, being resourceful, staying committed long after it is no longer fun to be doing something. Along this journey there are many obstacles and challenges that arise.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2015
    [IP] VoIP – Why Is It So Lucrative For Small And Medium Businesses?
    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. VoIP service providers call it the best thing to happen to small businesses but seriously, how advantageous is it to SMBs (small and medium businesses)?
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2013
    [IP] [Malaysia] National Instruments Opens NI-AIN Lab In Technology Park
    “In the long-term, our vision is to raise SMEs overall productivity and global competitiveness, by helping them create IP and scale up their business venture. NI Managing Director for Southeast Asia, Mr. Chandran Nair (fifth from left), presented a token of appreciation to the Minister in PM Department and CEO of PEMANDU, Senator Dato’ Seri Idris Jala (fourth from right).
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2013
    [IP] 41% Of Attack Traffic Originates From China – Akamai
    It is important to note, however, that the originating country as identified by the source IP address may not represent the nation in which an attacker resides. According to data in the latest State of the Internet Report provided by Akamai Technologies , 56% of all malignant traffic observed by its customers – such as Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks – originate from the Asia Pacific/Oceania region, with China contributing a full 41%.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013
    [IP] Singapore’s ClearBridge BioMedics Raises $9 Million Series B
    “We launched our ClearCell™ System for the cancer research market in 2011, and have built up a strong customer base across Asia, Europe and the United States,” says Chen, who added that much of the funding will go towards getting the company’s technology – of which the IP or intellectual property is leased from the National University of Singapore – approved for use by various medical authorities such as the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  TUESDAY, MAY 20, 2014
    [IP] Conor gets an exit as Linköping's AnaCatum is acquired by Gothenburg's Fingerprint Cards
    FPC also gains access to leading analog IP and ASIC development competencies and, by integrating Anacatum’s development team into FPC, we will further accelerate our development of the industry’s most ambitious portfolio of touch and swipe fingerprint sensors for the mobile devices industry.
  • ARCTICSTARTUP  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 2014
    [IP] Why do 48h hackathons work?
    The IP belongs to the team. The whole intellectual property (IP) produced during the event by a team belongs to its members, equally. We have seen team-mates leaving teams because of not being able to commit and thus giving up the IP for free. Editor''s note: This is a guest post by Priit Salumaa Co-founder at Garage48 Foundation and Mooncascade. This is somewhat a response to this guest post, My Problem with 48h Startups.
  • FELD THOUGHTS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 2010
    [IP] Sawyer on Why Bilski Really Means That Software Companies Should Leave the US
    On the issue of IP, Congress is in the pocket of media companies, biotech companies, large software companies, and lawyers (all of whom can afford to litigate IP suits), and popular opinion skews in the “pro-patent” direction because awareness and interest are low when thousands upon thousands of people remain unemployed for the longest periods of time in decades. My friend Sawyer was as disappointed in the outcome of Bilski as he was in the ending to LOST.
  • YOUNGUPSTARTS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2017
    [IP] Small Business Guide To Protecting Data From Disasters
    If all of the firm’s content and IP is instead kept in the cloud, the earthquake will disrupt business operations, but the team can get back on its feet quickly. by David Zimmerman, CEO of LC Technology International. Entrepreneurs and small business owners are often coming to market with that “one great idea.” Their intellectual property that details their new product or service is exceedingly valuable and warrants the utmost in protection.
  • ROB GO  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2012
    [IP] When Conventional Wisdom Goes Wrong
    Simultaneously, many of these companies relied on very strong proprietary technology and IP. When I started in venture capital, east coast VC’s largely had a formula for the kind of founders they wanted to back. There was a high degree of interest in backing repeat, experienced entrepreneurs or executives.
  • STEVE BLANK  |  TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2011
    [IP] The LeanLaunch Pad at Stanford – Class 8: Key Resources, Activities and Expense Model
    Any IP you need to license? The Stanford Lean LaunchPad class was an experiment in a new model of teaching startup entrepreneurship. This post – part eight – was the last formal lecture. Parts one through seven of the lectures are here , Syllabus is here. While this is the last lecture, the teams still have one more week to work on their companies, and then they have their final presentations – for 30% of their grade. All the teams have crossed the Rubicon. .
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