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There are three main things that you have probably heard about which you may need: an elevator pitch, a pitch deck and a business plan. In this article, we explore what these are and when you might need them.
When you start developing a new business, one thing that will undoubtedly stand out to you are the statistics around business failure rates. It is a fact that only 50 percent of businesses make it past the first five years and one-third make it past the 10-year mark.
Believe it or not, if you have been developing a new product, working on a novel service or writing a new piece of software then you may be able to claim back part of the costs you have invested from HMRC as an R&D Tax Credit.
They say nothing is free in life. However at Ideas Portal we’re here to change that perception. For a limited time we’re giving a free offer to any inventors who want to list and get their idea in front of potential buyers.Read More
So, it’s been around half a year since the pandemic struck and the business world has been transformed. Businesses and their plans have been put back, gone altogether or transformed into something new.Read More
Patent enforcement is often a big concern for a lone inventor. I often hear “Why patent if you cannot enforce it?” Patents are expensive, there is no doubt about it. If you require a patent in the UK, the USA, a few large European countries and maybe somewhere in Asia (by no means widespread global coverage) then you are looking at bills which will total well in excess of £100,000.
I read an article a few weeks ago in The Daily Telegraph which claimed that during the lockdown patent attorneys are reporting that they have never been busier with a surge in new applications being written. I originally found this somewhat surprising, but then I thought about why this might be..
Where Britons spend their money is also changing dramatically. Every year more and more of the spend occurs online and less and less in the high street shops. If you have products or services to sell and you do not currently offer the opportunity for your customers to purchase online, then you may be missing an opportunity. It used to be devilishly difficult to set-up an online shop and if this is the reason that you haven’t yet then ACT NOW. Even if you have no technical knowledge, using one of the off-the-shelf packages it is possible to have an online shop up and running in less than an hour.