IP law

TechCrunch+ roundup: Deep tech fundraising, negative trade secrets, 3 metrics investors love

You can’t create a magic plan to save your startup — there are simply too many factors outside of your control.

Failures are valuable IP: Protect your startup’s negative trade secrets

Negative trade secrets are intended to protect a company’s secret know-how gained from extensive research and investment about what does not work.

Cost-effective IP strategies can lead to massive exit valuations

Overreliance on conventional wisdom allows valuation destroying time bombs to hide within successful businesses, only to detonate during a liquidity event.

How to protect your IP during fundraising so you don’t get ripped off

Venture firms are often involved in multiple deals, so the need to protect one’s IP during early fundraising is far from theoretical.

5 key IP considerations for AI startups

As AI becomes more prevalent in our economy and integral to innovation, startups cannot afford to ignore IP rights.