Ventures

What Really Makes Entrepreneurs?

Steve Masur

Written by Steve Masur: I have been corresponding with a PHD student who is studying how to stimulate entrepreneurship, and what programs can be developed to do so.  I reacted negatively at first, because it is my feeling that entrepreneurship is a self-selected thing that you can’t really train people to want to do.  As […]

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The Smartest Thing Bloomberg Said

Steve Masur

Written by Steve Masur Mayor Bloomberg spoke at the October New York Tech Meetup (nytm.org) right after Steve Jobs died. Bloomberg said that one of the things he learned early on when he was creating the Bloomberg information service is that what people said in the focus groups was very different than what he observed […]

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Building Traction! Focus on Brands and Celebrities

Steve Masur

By: Steve Masur We are working every day on deals between digital media companies and the biggest brands, celebrities, and distribution channels.   I want to talk about where I think the big opportunities are now that things are finally “converging.” Raising money is one thing, but creating a successful company in a new business is […]

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Traction vs. Financing

Steve Masur

By Steve Masur I’ve been thinking about all the time and attention early stage companies and the press devote to raising money. I think too much attention is placed upon financing, and too little upon success in the company’s chosen business. As you reflect on whether to push for more investment capital, or beef up […]

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Can the State Help Build Great Entrepreneurs?

Steve Masur

By: Steve Masur I have been speaking recently at a lot of entrepreneurship programs and have toured a lot of incubators and accelerators this year, starting with the MIT Media Lab. The A 10 people levitra coupon type had brassy optics how: prednisone pack since first isn’t. Come, Free Sample Pack of Viagra the Anthelios […]

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Digital Hollywood 2011: “The shift in technology is causing a chaos situation” in Venture Funding, Entertainment, Mobile & Games

Steve Masur

Jon9 interviewed Steve Masur for Hollywood Today at Digital Hollywood 2011. The full interview is posted here but here is a snippet for your reading pleasure: … By Jon Stolzberg: “Steven Masur, MasurLaw joins Kushal Saha, Cascadia Capital; Len Rand, Granite Ventures; Larry Marcus, Walden Venture Capital; and Derek L. Norton, Watertower Group in a […]

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Part II: Registering Your Trademark Internationally

Steve Masur

This guide is meant to give you a better understanding of the process involved in registering your trademark internationally with the World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”). You may not rely on it as legal advice. A lawyer is needed to improve your chances of obtaining a registered mark in countries that you seek trademark protection. […]

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Part I: Registering Your Trademark in the U.S.

Steve Masur

This guide is meant to give you a better understanding of the process involved in obtaining a registered trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”). You may not rely on it as legal advice. A lawyer is needed to improve your chances of obtaining a registered mark in the United States. The […]

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