Raising capital is often the difference between success and failure. Finding a traditional funding source is often challenging, especially if you’re a start-up. In many cases, this type of financing is often unavailable or too expensive. But there is another option.
Most investors invest with little or no knowledge about the company’s intellectual property. Two big reasons why is they don’t understand IP, and they don’t know the value of IP to the business. Pharmaceuticals is an example of an IP intensive industry where investors are more savvy about IP, since […]
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. […]
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 […]
Your business is sitting on a source of capital that you’re not using. If fact, you probably don’t realize you own it. Even if you are “commercializing” your IP by selling your product or services, you may be overlooking new ways of using it.