Monthly Archives: January 2011

Intellectual Property Magazine: VCs and Biotech Funding

Intellectual Property Magazine asked Bay of Thermi’s Ben McClure to shed some light on how VC investors size up high risk biotech companies and how they value IP. Read the full February 2011 IP Magazine article here: IP Monthly – … Continue reading

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What’s Your Startup Worth?

Lately, I’ve been speaking with startup founders who are asking me how much of their companies they should be handing over to investors in exchange for early-stage capital. The simple answer: as little as possible. But, seriously, determining the value … Continue reading

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Is Your Startup Fundable?

Having a hard time raising money for your startup. Consider whether your business is really fundable. Bay of Thermi helps early stage companies plan and prepare for raising capital. An important part of this work involves assessing whether the business … Continue reading

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To Raise Money for Your Startup, You Really Do Need a Business Plan

I meet with startup founders who think they can get by without a business plan. All too often I hear them say that they have their whole business plan clearly organized in their minds. “Just put me in front of … Continue reading

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Bay of Thermi Blog

The Bay of Thermi Blog is written by Ben McClure, Founder and Director of Bay of Thermi Limited. It is an open forum for everything and anything to do with technology startups – intellectual property, creation and launch, business plans … Continue reading

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