Intellectual Property Essentials for Early Stage Companies
200 Innovation Blvd.
State College, PA 16803
The BF TechCelerator’s weekly business startup accelerators and one-on-one mentoring sessions target emerging tech-entrepreneurs from the university and the surrounding community.
Topics that will be addressed during the ten weeks include:
- What is the Technology Idea? Intro to “2-minute Stand-up”
- Basic IP – Documentation, Public Disclosure, Patents, Trademarks etc.
- Business Model overview
- Customer Development
- Value Proposition
- Customer Segments
- Customer Relationships – Get/Keep/Grow
- Basic Financials – Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Cash Flow
- Estimating Operating & Startup Costs
- Funding Options
- Basic Legal – Business Structure & Ownership