Traction is the new IP

Version One Ventures

“Traction is the new IP ” sums up perfectly how the technology space has evolved over the past decade due to the nature of the web. This trend is particularly true in markets that are highly susceptible to network effects, such as online auctions and social networks. Even beyond auctions and social networks, the web tends to prefer the category leader. It’s also important to realize how little value investors therefore put on IP when investing in a company.

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Basic IP Tips Every Entrepreneur Should Know

YoungUpstarts

by Paige Zandri, Attorney Network Director at Priori Legal. Unless you have baked in the proper IP protection, it’s far too easy for a great idea to be replicated and for you to be out of the game before even getting started. Image credit: Copyright message from Shutterstock.

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IP-Delivered TV: Are We There Yet?

Andrew Payne

I’ve always felt television, in the limit, will be delivered over IP. Specialized, proprietary cable TV distribution is gradually giving way to big, fast, cheap IP pipes. Of course, HTML5 & native apps will enable the long-awaited vision of “interactive TV” I’ve written about this before (going back years): One more step to IP-delivered television (2008). I’ve started watching Netflix’s new original show, House of Cards.

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IP-Delivered TV: Are We There Yet?

Andrew Payne

I’ve always felt television, in the limit, will be delivered over IP. Specialized, proprietary cable TV distribution is gradually giving way to big, fast, cheap IP pipes. Of course, HTML5 & native apps will enable the long-awaited vision of “interactive TV” I’ve written about this before (going back years): One more step to IP-delivered television (2008). I’ve started watching Netflix’s new original show, House of Cards.

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Optimize Your Toolset To Tackle Today’s Network Issues

YoungUpstarts

Software defined networking (SDN) and the Internet of Things (IoT) are key technology trends sure to affect the future of networking. What follows is an outline of the core challenges each of these trends presents and suggestions on how network engineers can overcome them.

Social Networking and Business Value

SoCal CTO

Just a quick note that I'll be moderating a Technology Council Event : Social Networking as a Business Strategy May 19, 2009 - Culver City Social networking media are used on a daily basis to grow businesses and expand career opportunities. Individuals use social networking sites such as LinkedIn and Plaxo as career-advancing tools, even more useful in a down economy. This Panel will explore issues such as: How can companies best utilize social networking media?

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

Taffy Williams

Monday, March 21, 2011 Intellectual Property (IP) and Know-how: Defined This blog will eventually discuss several key issues relating to your technology, including: selection, acquisition of rights, due diligence, commercial market, time to market, end users, size of market, and much more.

Christine: Mobile IM and IP: the Web Portal Killers

Christine.net

Main | How the Internet is Transforming Television Distribution » Mobile IM and IP: the Web Portal Killers Mobile presence, availability, and community were the central issues brought to Spring 2006 VON by Borough Turner of NMS Communications. Christine (.net)

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The problem with PIPA: the Protect IP Act

EIN News

networks and businesses, including banks and credit. And it's why more than 50 major venture capitalists argue "PIPA will ultimately put American innovators. felt not just by users, but by U.S. of China has no place in the United States of America. Repeating the assertion that PIPA

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Why The Media Has Been Wrong About YouTube Networks

Both Sides of the Table

For much of 2013 I watched the press write articles about how the YouTube “MCNs” (multi-channel networks) were doomed and tried to square that with the data I was watching at the one I invested in, Maker Studios, who has had one hell of a year.

For IP Security at Startups, "Later" Isn't Soon Enough

ReadWriteStart

Hire an IT geek to lock down your networks. IP theft is happening a lot more in startups," says Chris Porter, senior security analyst at Verizon and coauthor of Verizon's recently released 2012 Data Breach Investigations Report. "IP A brilliant idea. A great team to work on it.

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Telco R&D Centers in Israel Scorecard

VC Cafe

Next month, one of the leading European operators is expected to announce a dedicated, Israel-focused venture capital fund. While there is no one-size-fits-all approach to innovation clusters, some telcos are getting a better ROI from Israel than others. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

2012 – The Year in Apps

VC Cafe

Apple Appstore Appsfire Levi Shapiro 2012 ad networks advertising Android Angry Birds API App Store apple category developers Discovery Draw Something entertainment Games Google handset IP iPhone Lifestyle maps marketing mobile music Navigation rovio sdk social networks statistics UI What's AppNearly 100,000 new developers created applications this year for the App Store, which rakes in 4x more revenue than Google Play.

Christine: Sprints ILEC-Hosted IP Centrex Deployment Strategy

Christine.net

« How the Big Guys Support VoIP Through Mesh Network Transitions | Main | Why Sling Media is Protecting Consumer Freedom » Sprints ILEC-Hosted IP Centrex Deployment Strategy How are ILECs and CLECs propping up their market share in traditional TDM voice services?

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Intellectual Property for Startups in the Real World

Gust

Last month we covered the basics of intellectual property (IP) for startups, including a simple taxonomy, some common issues and related documents for entrepreneurs to use when forming a new startup. I’d like to take a step back and discuss the significance of IP as a component of the overall value that founders intend to create as they grow the company. How much is it worth investing in cultivating and enforcing an IP portfolio ?

Nuts & Bolts of Intellectual Property for New Startups

Gust

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

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

VC Cafe

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

Easily Bypass GeoIP Bans Using A VPN

YoungUpstarts

The most effective way to bypass a geoIP restriction is to use a Virtual Private Network (VPN). A geoIP restriction is where a website has blocked certain IP addresses from accessing content based on their geographical location. What is a Virtual Private Network?

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Move Networks

Will Price

We are beginning to see, however, Short Tail Tail content moving across IP networks. The OC is currently being made available a week prior to broadcast on MySpace - an amazing example of how to harness the power of social networks, word of mouth marketing, and traditional media assets. Move Networks. When people read the words "Internet video," they quickly think of Youtube.

Special: 72 Israeli Companies Exhibit at the 2010 Mobile World Congress

VC Cafe

4G/ LTE (Long Term Evolution) -the fourth generation of networks, enabling faster downloading in 4G phones (100 megabit per second compared to today’s 21 megabit/sec in 3G phones). processors that provide seamless connectivity over diverse wireless networks.

Anyfi Networks Introduces New Revenue Model For ISPs With Easy Wi-Fi Over IP Roaming

ArcticStartup

Swedish startup Anyfi Networks has come out of stealth mode and announced Anyfi.net, a new Wi-Fi roaming solution. You can think of it as Wi-Fi over IP.&#. Concilio Networks Brings Social Networks To Mobile Handsets.

10 Characteristics of Successful Distribution Networks - NextWala

NextWala

10 Characteristics of Successful Distribution Networks. principles apply to distribution networks and the sooner you figure what principles apply to your business, the sooner you can take these. have to find positive network effects, high switching costs, effective. NextWala.

The GeoEdge Worldwide Internet Proxy Network

TylerCruz.com: An Internet Entrepreneur's Journey

With over 100 global locations, GeoEdge claims to be the largest proxy network in the world. The idea here is pretty straightforward: you gain access to a proxy network so that you can view the web as if you were physically located in another part of the world.

Startup Blog: YOU, Learning, Networking, and Valued Mentors in.

Taffy Williams

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 YOU, Learning, Networking, and Valued Mentors in Creating a Biotech: You may be wondering why I spent the last blog writing about YOU as the entrepreneur. Learn from books, networks and friends. Having a great network of friends and mentors is so important.

Why Freelancers And SMEs Should Consider A VPN

YoungUpstarts

In essence, VPNs create what is known as a virtual private network, where the end users are connected through an encrypted channel. VPNs are ideal and should be used if you are going to be on a public network or Wi-Fi.

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A Look At The Benefits Of Using A VPN

The Startup Magazine

In simple terms, it is a technology that connects users to a virtual private network through an encrypted channel. Public networks, WiFis for example, are in especial need of VPNs. In other words, your own IP address and personal details are not disclosed. What is VPN?

Business Intelligence in a Wiki World!

Active Garage

The discussions weigh the pros and cons of when it is best to foster creativity through opening up their research to collaboration and when Intellectual Property (IP) should be preserved.

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Anyfi Networks Introduces New Revenue Model For ISPs With Easy Wi-Fi Over IP Roaming

ArcticStartup

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

Christine.net

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

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

Taffy Williams

There are a few ways to obtain the rights to IP for your NewCo. But, for you or your NewCo to obtain licenses or acquisitions of rights to IP, make sure you are negotiating with the CORRECT owner of those technology rights. YOU, Learning, Networking, and Valued Mentors in C.

30 Machine Intelligence Startups to Watch in Israel

VC Cafe

This is done by enriching transaction data points such as name, email address, and billing and shipping address with around 2,000 extra data points, such as an IP latency check to measure the real distance from the user, IP connection type, distance between key strokes, and email name match.

Startup Blog: Virtual Work Force: by Don Alexander

Taffy Williams

I am preparing the next section on IP for this blog which I hope to have completed in the near future. Think Ahead When You are Negotiating IP Rights A Few Great Links to Startup Articles ► April (11) Beyond Rumsfeld by (Stephen A.

[Infographic] Evolution Of The G

YoungUpstarts

Mobile network usage has increased tremendously over the years, and mobile devices and the technology designed to carry the load has likewise evolved accordingly.

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Abstract launches private alpha to redesign the design process

Version One Ventures

From these posts, it should be clear that we get excited about social and collaborative platforms where there are strong network effects , virality and daily utility. Unlike code where version control of text is relatively straightforward, product and design IP is locked up in inaccessible file formats (binary). News Abstract Design Enterprise collaboration network effects Product version control

Creating a Tech or Biotech: The Entrepreneur

Taffy Williams

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.

RipCode Acquired by RGB Networks

Austin Startup

RGB Networks, the leader in network video processing, has taken three screen delivery to the next level with today’s acquisition of RipCode, Inc., a privately held developer of solutions for mobile IP video. As video service providers consolidate their headends and build converged delivery networks, they require highly reliable IP video solutions that scale efficiently across all subscriber devices,” said Jef Graham, CEO of RGB Networks. RGB Networks.

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AnyFi Networks Receives €1.06 Million Funding

ArcticStartup

Sweden's Industrifonden has invested SEK 9 million (€1 060 000) into Malmö-based AnyFi Networks. There are plenty of solutions that are trying to create global Wi-Fi networks, but Anyfi is unique by creating a secure IP tunnel that goes through residential gateways.

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Social Networks and Lording over Flies

ArcticStartup

The site has grown to be one of the top social networking sites in the world - as of today they claim 70 million users. So those of you looking to build the next social network with huge and quick adoption numbers, I believe it''s no question you have to start youth-upwards.

Christine: Why Sling Media is Protecting Consumer Freedom

Christine.net

« Sprints ILEC-Hosted IP Centrex Deployment Strategy | Main | Transforming Video on the Net » Why Sling Media is Protecting Consumer Freedom "Bits are bits." The value chain includes content --> networks --> cableoperators, and back again, but not the consumer.

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The one barrier to entry startups should focus on

Version One Ventures

This is often known as “network effects.” Second, in some industries, users want to be in a large network with other buyers and users. We see this in auctions, marketplaces, and social networks. While network effects on the frontend (i.e. Barriers to entry!

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