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5 Questions VCs Ask Startups about Copyright & IP You’ll Need to Answer

Photo Credit: Zoosk Startup and VC Speed Dating at Tech Crunch Disrupt 2010 by Howard Greenstein

Photo Credit: Zoosk Startup and VC Speed Dating at Tech Crunch Disrupt 2010 by Howard Greenstein used under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Situations where potential venture capital investors are grilling start-up management always seems to bring the T.V. show “Shark Tank” to mind.

I don’t know how many times I watched as one of the “sharks” on that show told some poor business bait that money would be offered to invest based on a plan to market a license on an app program that showed great potential.

The shark sure sounds like he knows what he is talking about. Or does he.

Because we know that before licensing anything a startup manager needs to have procured a solid copyright.

Getting a copyright for a program associated with an app, website or any other computer program is no easy task regardless of whether venture capital has been secured. There is a fundamental flaw with Continue reading

Kunvay Launches at International Startup Festival

Today we are born!

And here in Montreal in a special NYC Startups tent (courtesy of the Doer Express) we can’t help but exhale a bit and be reflective.

We didn’t make it to launch day alone, and so on this special day rather than repeat what what’s in our cleverly-written press release (you should read it though; yes, seriously, it’s really impressive), I (Reggie Solomon) wanted to thank Ashish Mukharji and Johannes Enders for all of their work and support during these nine months of building Kunvay.

I also wanted to thank my first class development team at 12 Spokes who deliver impressive Ruby on Rails and design magic – thanks Chris Hart, Matt Bishop, Trey Bean, Erin Bean, Ethan Vizitei and Coleen Palmer. More thanks to others to come in future blog posts, but this is a start today.

Enjoy some links below to coverage from our journey to Montreal, including posts written by some of the other startups on the Doer Express.