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Debunking Cost Myths: Patents and Startups

  • Launch Workplaces 9841 Washingtonian Blvd #200 Gaithersburg, MD, 20878 United States (map)

How to Launch Your Startup and Onboard Customers in 90 Days

You are invited to join Startupdev Labs & KISSPatent, for a special event on September 6th! 

  • Have a startup idea and a working prototype, but hear crickets instead of customers? 
  • You might be the next unicorn but don’t know where to start ? 
  • Curious how to attract your ideal customers and make that sale? 
  • Wondering what the cost realities of a patent are (and how to obtain them)?

In this session, you will learn the tried and tested tools, templates and techniques that will help you accelerate your launch and get to paying customers.  An added bonus will be a Live Demo of Before/After pitch statements, as well as a Q&A about patents.

After an interactive presentation by D’vorah Graeser, KISSPatent CEO, and Swathi Sambhani, founder of Startupdev Labs, both presenters will answer any questions you may have about the startup and patent processes. A networking session will follow the event.

Meet Your Speakers

Swathi Sambhani has over 20 years of experience in leading technology product development and product launches. She is the founder of Startupdevlabs, where she helps startups take their ideas to market in 90 days using a methodology called Lean Value Launch. In this event she will share the strategies that will accelerate your launch. She is also the host of “Brave New Entrepreneurs” podcast that showcases how successful first time startups created an actual business from an idea.

Dr. D’vorah Graeser is a US Patent Agent with over 20 years of experience in obtaining patent protection for her software clients, particularly for software startups. Her firm, KISSPatent, is based in Chicago, Illinois (USA). KISSPatent is a new venture being incubated within this firm; it brings more affordable patent services to entrepreneurs and startups in the software area, as well as detailed information about patents. Over the years, Dvorah has helped startups increase their valuations with well timed and properly filed IP. Dvorah also spends a great deal of time in the Netherlands mentoring entrepreneurs & educating the Dutch ecosystem on the importance of patent protection. (