What Type of Patent Application Shoud I File

Posted by on Jun 25, 2008 in Intellectual Property, Legal Concerns | No Comments

There are multiple types of applications for patent protection that are available.  Two of the more common are Utility (Provisional and Regular) and Design.  The difference between design patents and utility patents is that design patents only protect the non-functional appearance of a product, while utility patents cover how your invention works.  For some products […]

Money Matters – Who…More than How Much or For What Valuation

Periodically we will have posts from local entrepreneurs that provide some sound advice from a slightly different perspective. Today’s post is from Jason McDowall, a local serial entrepreneur that I’ve had the opportunity to work with and get to know over the last couple of years.  Jason was previously the co-founder and CEO of Adhoc […]

The First Meeting with an Angel or VC

Posted by on Jun 5, 2008 in Fundraising, General | No Comments

This week one of our firm’s clients got a call from a promising VC for a first meeting. Although many of the posts on this site address putting together the optimal investor presentation, there are often times when you’ll meet one-on-one with a prospective investor. These meetings may be a precursor to pitching to the […]