Another level of Intellectual Property (IP) safeguard focusses on the name, look and function of your company. These Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) are covered by Trademark protection.
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Identifying Startup Success: Use Backward Planning to Establish Milestones & Metrics
We’ve all done it as children when working out a maze. Start from your endpoint and work backwards to the start. This same approach works for mapping out the path to startup success – Start from your endpoint and work backwards to the present.
Keep Your Focus on Operations, Not Taxes
There are many motives to start a business. In a market system at its simplest form, the purpose of a business is to make money. However, you must never forget your “raison d’être,” your company’s real reason for being.
Business Tips: Newton’s 3 Laws at Work
We often think of business as a special function. In reality, it operates in much the same way normal things around us do. In fact, the concepts behind Newton’s Three Laws of Motion are as applicable to business tips as they are to physics.
Are You Prepared for the Entrepreneurial Journey?
The 5 biggest issues facing entrepreneurs today and how to overcome them.
Personnel and Organization: Chicken or the Egg?
Every company is composed of individuals with different skill sets and has different roles that must be filled in order to succeed.
How to protect your Intellectual Property – Patents
A Patent is a set of exclusive rights granted by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) or another internationally recognized organization to an inventor or assignee for an invention, product or process that provides a solution to a specific technological problem.
Understanding Average and Marginal Cost is Key
Average and Marginal costs are both important concepts. However, pricing your product according to these costs mechanisms can lead to dramatically different results. Understanding what this means for your business is critical to your success.
What Makes A Great Organization: Great Organization Skills
One dark rainy night on a muddy hillside in Germany, I learned what it meant to be a great organization.
6 Key Lessons for Business Improvement at Your Startup
Stephanie Vozza has spoken of the six lessons gleaned from entrepreneurs’ experience (Fast Company). It was illuminating to evaluate how our startup company (FundingSage) and its founders dealt with these business improvement issues.