Startup Entity Types
Overview of the different types of companies that can be formed and the implications of each.
How to Pursue SBIR/STTR Funding
Chuck Witkowski, CEO of Hubble Telemedical, Inc., explains how to identify opportunities and structure winning proposals that increase the probability of being awarded.
The Capital Continuum
Ken Woody of Innova Memphis provides an overview of the venture capital business. » Download Presentation Slides
The Wind Up & the Pitch
Discussion on how to craft an effective story and then utilize tools like slides to enhance the story. Also includes the 10 essential topics to cover in a strong company pitch and there are several fun examples of what NOT to do.
Anatomy of a License Agreement
Presentation on the basic terms of a university technology license agreement and the foundation for inclusion of those terms and conditions.
Impact of Commercialization on Research
A story of a company’s evolution from a researcher’s perspective, highlighting both the things to do and the things to avoid.
An Intellectual Property Primer
Bob Lauf discusses trademarks, copyrights, patent strategy and enforcement of rights. » Download Presentation Slides