Successful Inventing: Early-stage funding

Are you new to the invention process? If so, register today for the sixth virtual event in the Successful Inventing series, presented by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the Licensing Executives Society - Silicon Valley Chapter (LES-SVC).

The sixth session focuses on early-stage funding and will address the following:

  • The 4-F's, angels, venture, and banks
  • Informal, formal, and growth business plans
  • Federal and state grants and resources
  • Incubators and accelerators
  • How you will reach the customer
  • Why and how it will succeed

Register today

The Successful Inventing series covers various aspects of the invention process. Each biweekly session is held virtually. Participants will hear experts discuss topics that include intellectual property (IP), product development, licensing, funding, and more.

A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation. Please send your questions in advance or during the event to

For more information, please email

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If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please submit your request to the contact information listed above.

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