What to do First With a Great Business Idea

, file for a patent or write a business plan, heed these words: That’s not what you need to do ... ...

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Is Mediation Your Best Option?

. Similarly, a federal court just ruled that Pfizer’s patent for Viagra is valid until 2019 ... ...

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<p> Have been a SCORE Mentor since 1992 and have helped clients to start or grow a small business. Started as Electrical Engineer, progressed to manufacturing, manufacturing and engineering management, then to general management including responsibilities for sales, marketing, manufacturing, financial performance. Began career with a small company and ended it with a multi- national. Have worked in Canada, Mexico and the US. As a SCORE Mentor I have helped clients planning to start small businesses such as Food Services, dry cleaning and laundry services, Nursing and Residential Care, Administration of Human Resource Programs, Electronic and Miscellaneous Manufacturing, Museums, Social Assistance etc. Also assisted clients on business plans, budgets, financial planning, funding, patents and copyrights, marketing and management.</p> <p> Was honored with a Platinum Leadership Award in April 2014 by SCORE.</p>

Pinellas County SCORE

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Vertigo, Inc. Reinvents Itself With the Help From SCORE

to its board. They are getting ready to set up a dedicated factory for the manufacture of their patented ... ...

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Lumen Photon Therapy

.  “We contacted the original patent holder, who referred us to his engineer,” Ron says.  “He became our ... ...

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Dr. Som Karamchetty

<p> As a volunteer counselor with SCORE since 2004, Dr. Karamchetty counseled&nbsp;over nineteen&nbsp;hundred entrepreneurs as they start and grow their businesses. His clients came from a variety of businesses and he counseled them in developing their business plans, financial plans, management strategies, and taking inventions to product based businesses. In his counseling, he applies his prior background in government, contracting, engineering, technology, inventions, and idea to product transition, and manufacturing. At the US Army Research Laboratory in Maryland for sixteen years, he managed research projects, and formulated multi-million dollar research programs in emerging technologies and next generation and future systems. At Martin Marietta Data Systems, he was the Principal Technology Investigator for AI and managed Advanced Technology projects. As program manager at Mechanical Technology Inc., in Latham, NY, Som developed a number of advanced concepts and managed thermal systems projects. His other research and development accomplishments were in energy systems, computational methods, wire ropes, and biometrics. He has four patents in engineering and computing. Since his retirement from ARL, Som has been running his own consulting business in technology and management with a focus on concept generation. His current interests span engineering, technology, economic and social development. Som Karamchetty obtained M. Tech. and PhD degrees in engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, in 1962 and 1965 respectively. He was on the faculty of IIT in India for ten years, and the University of Newcastle, Australia for nine years. He was a visiting faculty member at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA; the ARL Distinguished Professor at Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA; and an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland University College, MD. He is a&nbsp;life Member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Having been selected as a delegate-at-large in 2005, Som served on the White House Conference on Aging and contributed to the development of implementation strategies.</p>

New York City SCORE

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Lounge Pac Succeeds By Using Advice From SCORE Mentor

2008 Dan invented and patented ... ...

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Success for Stylease

for distribution, hired an ad agency, trademarked and patented her product and funded the initial spring line of 16 ... ...

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