Stratford Intellectual Property Managing Director, Natalie Giroux joined Pabo Srugo, principal with Mistral Venture Partners in a Techopia Live episode at SaaS North on What separates the Ottawa and Montreal startup scenes.
What’s the value of an IP strategy to investors? Craig asked this question to Natalie during the interview and she remarked:
“In the case of SaaS companies, trade secrets are really important and need to be managed. So investors will be looking for not only patents, but trade secrets and also trademarks which are super important.”
As both an IP expert and an investor Natalie was able to provide advise from both sides of the investment equation.
You can read the full article on the OBJ here: https://obj.ca/index.php/article/techopia-live-saas-north-what-separates-ottawa-and-montreal-startup-scenes