Joint venture licensing is used by both large and small companies. In the case of large companies, the goal of the JV partnering strategy is to acquire more customers, enter new markets or gain certain efficiencies, such as promotional costs. For startups and early stage companies, joint venture licensing is a good strategy to reduce operational costs and accelerate their growth.
I often speak with startups and experienced business owners about different ways they can use licensing to make their business more profitable. And I always get the same response – why has no one ever told them about these strategies before! That’s when I realized I needed to offer a training program just for startups and business owners to share the secrets of how to use licensing to launch a startup and grow a business.
You don’t have to generate revenues to increase your bottom line. In fact, some of the largest companies in the world, such as Texas Instruments, Mattel, Caterpillar, Google and others increase their profits without selling anything. And you can do the same thing. Big Corporations use the R&D tax credits […]
Savvy IP owners are always looking for new sources of income for their IP. Finding other uses or applications for your IP in different industries is one of the best ways to make money with it. This is a strategy often overlooked by most businesses. You view your IP as […]
Earlier this week I was invited by Professor Bill Morris to be a guest speaker at his business strategy class at the UCI School of Business. Since the class focuses on starting a business, my presentation introduced students to licensing, how it works, and why it’s a game-changer for helping […]