Also in this issue:
- Things I wish I had known:Insights and inspiration from the journeys of successful entrepeneurs.
- On Your Marks: Linda Roberts continues her exploration of Intellectual Property by looking at trademarks
- Octopus's Garden: We look at the company profile of Octopus Ventures.
- René Carayol Looks at modern recruitment concerns
- Northern Soul The Northern film industry has an exciting new-comer
Plus: As always, events calender, tools and resources for the Angel or VC and much more.
Swedish technology firm ChromoGenics has just taken on second round funding and already has the backing of both Volvo and DuPont. What is it that makes key industry players like these so keen to invest? A patented green technology – with far-reaching implications for energy consumption – is the answer. We spoke to company CEO, Bengt Åkerström.
Tim Lewis had always hankered after running his own business and seized the opportunity when a company specialising in wine storage systems came to market. His dreams of helping it realise its full potential are coming to fruition, but he’s now looking for some additional investment.
05-Nov-07 Linda Roberts
Like tangible, real or personal property, the law recognises a person’s exclusive right to own and control their creativity and innovation in the same way that they can own physical property. Linda Roberts explores the implications of Intellectual Property (IP) for angel investors.