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Types of Intangible Assets

With the rise of technology companies beginning in the 1990’s, businesses look less and less “traditional,” with intangible assets overtaking tangible assets in both quantity and value.

Webinar: Insured Technology Financing with Practising Law Institute

PIUS will join the Practising Law Institute (PLI) for a webinar on leveraging intellectual property (IP) for insured technology financing. The webinar, titled, “Insured Technology Financing: Evolving Uses of Intellectual Property to Support Lending in High-Growth Industries,” will focus on how insured technology financing can help companies access growth capital, and how to identify situations …

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Knowing Your Worth: The Rise of Non-Traditional Banking & Leveraging IP Assets

As we move into the new year, entrepreneurs face tough times ahead, as finance experts are increasingly reporting that the historically low interest rates we’ve seen over the past few years are on their way out. After all, the Federal Reserve has traditionally bumped up interest rates to ease strong economic growth or curb inflation, whereas …

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Financing Options for Unsponsored Companies: Background and Choices

When considering financing for technology startups, we can generally categorize companies into two distinct groups – sponsored and unsponsored.  Simply speaking, a sponsored company is one with one or more institutional investors, typically venture capitalists. In exchange for its investment in the company, the sponsor typically secures ownership equity in the company, and frequently, they may …

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