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Business Incubators - Helping to Grow Success

Once you are ready to bring an idea, product or service to market you will also need to decide from where you will run your future worldwide corporation. For some, it may be the kitchen table. However, others are opting for business incubators.

 

There are a wide variety of incubators from which to choose, but one popular choice is to select an incubator that is aligned to your particular kind of work or future product. Entrepreneurs enjoy a synergistic environment when working with fellow like-minded start-ups within an incubator built to grow businesses within a specific industry. Often, these options are affiliated with larger parent companies such as Slingshot Labs in Santa Monica, CA founded by MySpace creators Josh Berman and Colin Digiaro. Others could be run by non-profits or founded with seed money provided municipalities or state initiatives.…

Microchips in Mundane Places

The microchip, once a marvel of modern technology and the fuel for countless previous waves of innovation is more ubiquitous than ever. From football helmets to toilets and shoes to lawnmowers, one is left to ask, “Where won’t we find chips?”

 

Chips accounts for about $300 billion a year in sales with computers and smart phones accounting for about a third of that. Obviously, innovators and entrepreneurs have found countless other uses for the flexible and all-so-relevant microchip. How about a pen with a camera and audio recorder? Or a fishing reel that controls how fast line is withdrawn from its spool?…

Register, Protect & Defend

As an entrepreneur, you may have had a life-long vision about a particular product, procedure or idea. Now that you have amassed the necessary education and insight to help bring your idea to fruition, how do you protect your intellectual property now, and secure the fruits it may deliver for years to come?…

Boot Camp for Entrepreneurs

ESTEEM is a program where students with degrees in science, mathematics, engineering and physics can scratch their entrepreneurial itch through immersion into sound business principles and practices. However, once equipped with the skills needed to succeed, it will be up to the individual what happens next.…