How Do I Really Make My Startup Built to Last?
- Harvard innovation lab, Boston MA
Health & Sciences Track: University Licensing 101 with Ben Schlatka of MC-10
You want to commercialize your thesis. Or perhaps you have met a dynamic technical co-founder focused on an existing problem. Either way you will need to license the core Intellectual property from the University. The right IP licenses can make the difference in raising capital for your company and its valuation. They also can help or impede your early commercialization efforts with partners. This will be a discussion & live case study format where we will cover key principles, sample term sheets and negotiation strategies from founders who have done it. We will practice a mock negotiation in small groups and compare results!
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Launched in November 2011, the Harvard Innovation Lab (i-lab) serves as a resource for students from across Harvard interested in entrepreneurship and innovation. The programming offered by the i-lab is designed to help students grow their ventures at any stage of development and covering a wide range of disciplines. The i-lab fosters unprecedented collaboration among Harvard students, faculty, entrepreneurs, and members of the Allston and Greater Boston communities.
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