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Why you should celebrate the small victories
Christina Sherwood
1/21/2014
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For the life science textile company PurThread Technologies, landing an exclusive deal to embed Eastman Kodak's antimicrobial agent into textiles was a major victory that deserved celebrating. But PurThread president and CEO Lisa T. Grimes has made sure the company also lauded smaller achievements along the way.

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Who can apply for an SBIR grant?
Christina Sherwood
1/20/2014
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Small Business Innovation Research program (SBIR) grants can be a key source of funding for early-stage entrepreneurs ahead of seeking out venture capital and other types of investors, who would take shares of the company away from the founder.

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Definition: Seed capital
Christina Sherwood
3/19/2014
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Seed capital is the initial funding used by an entrepreneur to launch their startup.

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Definition: Intellectual Property
Christina Sherwood
1/29/2014
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Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the mind. For a startup, IP likely refers to a particular product.

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Definition: SBIR
Christina Sherwood
1/22/2014
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The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program encourages U.S.-based small businesses to engage in research and development.

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What kinds of lawyers do entrepreneurs need?
Christina Sherwood
1/27/2014
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Early-stage entrepreneurs and startups typically need to work with at least two types of lawyers.

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Why entrepreneurs must strike a balance between passion and objectivity (video)
Christina Sherwood
7/16/2013
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Orpyx co-founder and CEO shares her insights on approaching heavy hitters, finding employees who will thrive, and striking the balance between passion and objectivity.

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Ginger.io: Why entrepreneurs should be patient and get creative with partnerships
Christina Sherwood
4/30/2013
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The team at Ginger.io learned early to balance the quick pace of a startup with many partners’ slower processes.

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The right questions to ask about your company’s intellectual property
Christina Sherwood
10/31/2013
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Intellectual property is one of the toughest subjects for entrepreneurs to understand. From dealing with the tech transfer office to hiring an attorney to filing a provisional patent, IP is a common stumbling block for early-stage entrepreneurs.

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With Limited Resources, Stay Focused on Your Goal
Christina Sherwood
1/21/2014
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For the life science textile company PurThread Technologies, landing an exclusive deal to embed Eastman Kodak's antimicrobial agent into textiles was a major victory that deserved celebrating. But PurThread president and CEO Lisa T. Grimes has made sure the company also lauded smaller achievements along the way.

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