Given the current economic environment, funding sources could wane. To ensure business continuity, companies should consider seeking alternative sources of funding. Startups in particular should also tap federal government opportunities and benefits as these provide an attractive funding source without diluting equity. But how do you find these sources? What are the practical applications and long-term implications of taking government funding? And what are the legal and compliance issues to be aware of?
Government contracts & public sector procurement partner Joyce Tong Oelrich and Center Circle Consultants will discuss:
- Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) applications and other government funding programs
- Security and Cyber Policy requirements such as FIPS 140-2/140-3, NIAP, Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) standards and related technical and legal issues
- Strategies to maximize funding and minimize risk to IP
- Future proofing for commercialization and government sales