How Big Companies Use Licensing to Fund Startups

When it comes to developing new technologies, many large companies are finding creative ways of using licensing to partner with startups with promising new technologies. One of the biggest banks in North America is now in the startup funding game. TD Bank Group created a $3 million plus investment fund to provide patent application funding for startups in the fintech space.

How to Accelerate Your Medical Device Business- Interview with Dan Golka, Founder, Med Tech Monday

Medical device technology is one of the biggest industries in health care, and growing demand for state-of-the-art consumer medical devices is driving this explosive growth. It’s an industry that is becoming a high-volume consumer electronics market in which technical innovation, cost control and IP are critical to commercial success. It’s also a very competitive industry and succeeding requires staying informed on the best practices for product development, marketing, sales, financing, IP management and licensing.

How to License NASA Technologies – Interview with Laura Fobel, NASA Armstrong Chief Technology Transfer Officer

When it comes to startups and small businesses, getting the right kind of intellectual property can literally transform the company from zero to hero overnight. But the question is where do you go to find winning IP to license?

NASA is known as the United States space agency with a long, rich history of space exploration. But NASA is also a hotbed of intellectual property that’s been applied to other industries, creating some of the most successful new products, technologies and businesses in the commercial marketplace today.

How Your Startup Can Qualify for $32 Billion in Grant Funding

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. […]

Is Your Startup IP Due Diligence Ready?

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 […]

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