Funding

Are you a mid-later stage company with revenues greater than $1M? Do you have a management team with domain expertise and are you ready for institutional capital? We strongly support entrepreneurs of all backgrounds and encourage you to Apply to Present at the 30th Annual Florida Venture Capital Conference! Spaces are Limited! #FVCC21 The 2021 Florida Venture Capital Conference will bring together ~1000 attendees from […]

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16 Ways To Fund A Business

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6th Grader figured out how to prevent infant deaths in cars Posted June 5, 2020 6:15 a.m. EDT Updated June 5, 2020 8:23 a.m. EDT By Rick Armstrong, WRAL multimedia journalist WILSON, N.C. — Last year, 12-year-old Lydia Denton heard about the death of a baby in a hot car. It caught her attention. With her […]

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GAINESVILLE, Fla., June 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The 2020 Cade Prize entry period opens June 1, 2020 and applications will be accepted at cademuseum.org/cade-museum-prize through August 1, 2020. Since 2010, the Cade Prize has celebrated innovation by identifying, recognizing, and celebrating Florida-based inventors and entrepreneurs, who, through an innovative invention, demonstrate a creative approach to addressing problems in their field of expertise. As one of […]

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STARTING A BUSINESS>PROJECT GROW How to Write a Business Plan As published in Entrepreneur Magazine – see link above. Now that you understand why you need a business plan and you’ve spent some time doing your homework gathering the information you need to create one, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and get everything […]

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Biomedical engineer Melanie Watson had plenty to grapple with when prenatal tests during her second trimester revealed her daughter, the second-born of two, had a very serious genetic condition called trisomy 18. In this condition, instead of normal two chromosomes on the 18th chromosomal pair, there are three. Half of all babies born with trisomy […]

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Earlier today, iPEL, Inc., launched its new website and a brand-new model of patent monetization, which offers free and paid licensing options to operating companies.  iPEL has also defined a set of business practices that a Non-Practicing Entity can follow in order to call itself an Ethical NPETM. iPEL was formed with $100 Million in initial capital, in May of […]

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Actress Cobie Smulders Teams Up with Frito-Lay Variety Packs to Inspire Families to “Dreamvent” Together for $250,000 Grand Prize Frito-Lay Partners with STEM-Focused Museums to Offer Free Admission and Help Spark Creativity PLANO, Texas, Dec. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Families that play together can invent together. Frito-Lay Variety Packs, one of the flagship brands from PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay […]

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By Irwin Stein & Adoram Shemesh November 11, 2017 Once your patent has been awarded you may still need additional capital to turn that patent into a business. Fortunately it is not as difficult to find investors as you may think. Equity crowdfunding is on the path to surpass venture capital as the preferred way for start-ups and […]

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Image credit: SanneBerg | Getty Images Thomas Smale•Contributor There are many reasons why an entrepreneur ultimately decides to exit a business. Some of the best incentives? Moving on to new opportunities; recapitalization; and, perhaps best of all, an especially lucrative buyout offer. Related: 10 Questions to Ask Before Selling Your Business No matter what the reason, if […]

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