As a CEO, startup, or business owner, you always look for ways to finance your business. Whether for product development, marketing, or expansion, funding is vital in taking your business to the next level. While traditional funding sources, including loans, venture capital, and angel investors, may come to mind, there’s […]
Startups are often built around a great idea and a passionate team. But how can startups take that idea from concept to market? One way is through licensing. The licensing agreement creates a partnership between two parties, where one gives the other permission to produce, distribute, and sell its product […]
In recent news, Summit Therapeutics saw its stock price surge by almost 50% after announcing a licensing agreement for a new cancer treatment. It is no secret that licensing agreements can increase your stock price, but how? Let’s examine how licensing can help your business succeed and boost your bottom […]
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 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 […]