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Intellectual property basics for startups: trade secrets

The crown jewels of a typical technology company are often found in its intellectual property portfolio. Having a good basic understanding of intellectual property protection is essential for entrepreneurs to extract value out of their company’s key assets and manage opportunities and risk arising from them. Among these key assets is the trade secret. Our colleague … Continue Reading

Mergers and acquisitions: overview of a transaction

Many startups dream of going public, but, in today’s environment, being acquired is often a more likely (and in some cases, more desirable) exit for many companies, venture-backed or otherwise.  For first-time entrepreneurs, however, the process of getting all the way to the altar with a suitor may seem overwhelming. To help you understand this … Continue Reading

Coming in hot – the art of the belly landing

In the vast space between the early collapses and the IPOs or monster strategic exits lie many heroic smaller exits – belly landings. Our colleague Jay Coogan provides tips for founders to consider so that even if your company does not have a huge exit, everybody can walk away with their dignity, their reputation and hopefully some … Continue Reading
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