ideas

What Do Atlanta Startups Need?

At 22TechPark, we are working to build an incubator that will help companies successfully launch their business. While we provide a place for entrepreneurs to flourish within an environment that is conducive to teamwork, sharing, and execution, there come many questions and needs. Among these concerns, investment, connections, space to work, customers, and marketing prove to be the most prevalent.

Many inventors have great ideas- they have spent long, strenuous hours researching and developing their initial idea, and now they think it’s time to discuss with an engineer, developer, or customer. But, what’s next? Should you disclose or protect your idea first?  What can you do to protect your idea so that it cannot be stolen? Is a patent or trademark in your company’s near future? The process of getting trademarks or patents can be confusing and expensive. When should you file your patent applications? Is patent protection even necessary for your startup? How does one come up with a trademark? Find out these answers and more-Join us at 22TechPark this Thursday, August 13th at 12pm as our three expert panelists answer any looming questions you may have about IP and patents, and learn what it takes to become a success story in the startup world.
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Steal My Idea!

Entrepreneurs are usually “idea people,” and I have had my share of good and bad ideas.   I have thought of hundreds if not thousands of new business venture ideas over the past few years.   Most, if not all of them, would have required commitment, time, and expertise that I certainly did not have – not while running another company.   In the meantime, I am thinking of starting an incubator in Peachtree Corners.   I wish I could remember all the ideas, but for now I will try to remember three of them. Two of which I think are good ones and one not so much.  You can decide for yourself  which category each idea belongs.   Also, I have neither patented nor researched any of these, nor do I intend to pursue them.   If you like it, feel free to “steal my idea,” but only steal it if you promise to launch your company in my incubator.

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