Category Archives: Technology Commercialization

Nov 15

IP and Patents – Part 1 New Inventions and Ideas: Available Protection

So, you’ve created something new. It might be a work of art, a better mousetrap or something else.  Maybe it will save the world, or maybe it will just entertain people for a couple hours. But, it’s original and, therefore, worth … Read More

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Nov 15

Lessons Learned: Bringing the Secrets of Silicon Valley to North Carolina

In early November, the Duke Angel Network (Duke Angels) hosted David Frazee, Managing Partner at Richmond Global Ventures and a leading expert on international entrepreneurship. David provided an entire weekend of Complete Startup Training and recourses related to equity funding … Read More

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Sep 25

NC’s SBIR / STTR Awards Rise Significantly over 2015

North Carolina’s small R&D companies continued to accelerate its use of the federal SBIR and STTR funding mechanisms. Award data for 2017 was compared against that of 2015 and all metrics analyzed demonstrated healthy gains. Most notably, total dollars awarded … Read More

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Sep 25

NC’s SBIR / STTR Awards Rise Significantly over 2015

North Carolina’s small R&D companies continued to accelerate its use of the federal SBIR and STTR funding mechanisms. Award data for 2017 was compared against that of 2015 and all metrics analyzed demonstrated healthy gains. Most notably, total dollars awarded … Read More

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Sep 25

Don’t Let Networking Tie You in Knots

INTRODUCTION Regardless of the marketability of the product or the talent of the team, there is no way around the age old practice of networking for the entrepreneur. The advantages of networking are numerous, and the outcomes of persistent networking … Read More

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