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There are various funding stages that start-ups go through on the way to IPO (initial public offer). Learn about the different stages; the general funding range and typical sources of funds. A simple explanation that takes you from pre-seed, to seed, Series A, B, C and D.
Copyright is an automatic legal protection for creators of "original works of authorship". But copyright does NOT apply to materials that do NOT represent significant and unique authorship - such as ideas, processes, names, slogans and symbols. These may be covered by other types of intellectual properpty protection.
Is being first to market always an advantage? History tells us that whilst being the first mover CAN have some advantages, there are disadvantages too. In fact many first movers have been overtaken by late comers who offered a better, cheaper product or service. Think Motorola, IBM and some of the early search engines that have been eclipsed by Google. The message is clear - you don't always have to be the first to be successful.
Many innovators and creative people are concerned that their ideas for new products, designs, services or technologies will be stolen by others. But how real is the threat? There are some examples of ideas allegedly "stolen" by others, including famous inventors such as Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell. Even Mark Zuckerberg comes under suspicion. But, by definition all innovations, build on the work of others. So what can YOU do to protect your ideas?

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