The reason for strong correlation between IP Rights and Fundraising
Did you know that 90% of startups that have IP protection raised funding successfully?
IP is any form of original creation that can be bought or sold. IP is protected by legal rights such as patents, trademarks, industrial designs and copyright. These are few simple and cost-effective ways of protecting your ideas and your business.
Presence of IP Assets (Patents, Trade Marks, trade secrets, domain names etc.) helps in
- Adding value to improve the competitiveness;
- Improving sustainability by ensuring freedom to operate, and keeping at bay unscrupulous competitors
- Developing relationships with employees, consultants, suppliers, subcontractors, business partners and customers
- Obtaining funds.
What Investors seek before committing capital?
- Competitive: Patentable Subject matter in your idea?