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Before saving the world, you need the right armour
The opportunity Do you want to save the world and make money doing it? That’s the opportunity that presents itself with the introduction of the...
Copy to China
There is a time-honoured business model in China known as "Copy To China" - find a product or service or business model that works in the US or elsewhere and replicate it in China. In the technology industry this is exemplified by ChinaHR.com Holdings Ltd building a Monster look-alike and then selling 40 percent off to Monster Worldwide, Inc. for US$50m or Joyo.com Ltd replicating Amazon and then selling it to Amazon for US$75m. The same model is popular in many other markets, particularly Australia. Seek has had great success emulating Monster.
Putting the IP in your IPO
In the rollercoaster ride of potentially lucrative, but often disappointing, technology IPOs and private equity investments, a well-managed intellectual property portfolio could be your...