Business survival checklist

Lightbulb is a law blog on intellectual property and its commercialisation. They might be regarded as esoteric or technical subjects. They are, and they aren’t. For example, their broader context is business law and business needs generally. Prominent in those...

Software ecosystems

In a second year in a row Facebook has won the top prizes at The Crunchies. It won the awards for the best overall start-up in 2008 and Mark Zuckerberg (founder and CEO, Facebook) won the award for the best start-up CEO in 2008. The Crunchies (see award photo below)...

US venture capital looks abroad

Global Trends in Venture Capital 2006 Survey by Deloitte & Touche USA LLP makes interesting reading, especially the observed “fledgling” trend for US venture capital enterprises to look abroad, ie invest in non-US ventures. That July 2006 report was...