The ability to raise money is the difference between success and failure for a growing business. Start-ups in particular often find it difficult to raise money. What is often overlooked as a potential funding source is intellectual property.
Your startup could qualify for over $32 billion in grant funding. How? Through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, also known as America’s Seed Fund. These programs are one of the largest sources of early-stage capital for technology commercialization in the United States. […]
Your startup is more than just the products or services it sells. Its most valuable assets are intangible assets, primarily in the form of intellectual property. Your IP is in every part of your startup – from product development to product design, from marketing and sales to manufacturing. And if […]
Tell a good IP story and investors are interested in funding your start-up. Tell them the same old “we’ve got a great product and management team” and they’ll probably walk away. Your intellectual property is directly linked to the future success and revenues of your start-up. You’ve got little or […]
As a start-up one of your biggest challenges is raising capital. The reason is the high risk of failure associated with startups. But there is a way to turn your start-up from a high risk to a high return investment opportunity. A recent study by the OECD confirmed the strong […]