Types of IP and Strategy

How to use IP to raise finance

Description

Businesses have been able to use their hard, tangible assets to raise finance for the past century or so. However, in recent years, lenders have had an increased interest in considering IP and other intangible assets as part of a funding strategy. In this course, Martin Brassell, CEO of Inngot, presents his guide to IP backed finance: how it works, what are the different models and what businesses need to consider when pursuing this type of funding.

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Modules
  1. What is IP backed finance?
  2. Types of IP backed finance
  3. Key assets when seeking finance
  4. Valuation approaches and challenges
  5. Summary and key funding requirements
  6. Quiz

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Module 1

What is IP backed finance?

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In this first video, we ask the question: What is IP backed finance and why does it matter? Martin will also discuss where and why it is gaining traction and why you may want consider this funding strategy.

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IP as collateral article by Inngot
Module 2

Types of IP backed finance

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In this video, we will consider the different types of IP backed business finance. Martin will explain the pros and cons of each, and talk about why this matters to a lender.

Additional Resources
Article: IP backed lending study gets Innovate UK funding
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Key assets when seeking finance

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Video three takes a look at the various assets you would need to take into account when seeking IP backed finance. Martin will also discuss the 3 key questions lenders will ask around those assets.

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Valuation approaches and challenges

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In order to succeed in pursuing IP backed finance, you need to understand the value of your intangible assets. In this video, Martin breaks down the key concepts for IP valuation in the context of raising funds.

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Summary and key funding requirements

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In the final part of this course, we will take a look at the four essential must-haves for any business seeking finance in this way. Martin will also summarise what we have learned on this course and where to find further information.

Additional Resources
Course: How to turn an idea into a start-up
Economic Approaches to Intellectual Property by Martin Brassell and Nicola Searle
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