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How Are Women, Low-income, and Minority Owned Businesses Fairing?

Things aren’t looking great… At first glance the SBIR funding rates for woman, HUBZone* (our ...
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Is Google Your SBIR Crystal Ball?

As we’ve discussed finding a topic is critical to your success, and I, along with every other ...
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Does Size (of Your Company) Matter

We thought this was pretty interesting. It turns out there are pretty significant and consistent ...
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Your Chances of Getting Funded

Time for a good news-bad news story. The bad news… Statistically there is a low chance of getting ...
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Does the Amount of Funding Meet Your Needs

The price is right… I think this post is pretty self explanatory. Below are the average funding ...
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Is it worth going after a Phase III

It’s probably not worth going after a Phase III… Our analysis suggests that you should only go ...
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The Three Best R&D Teams If This Is Your First Pitch

Some [companies] are more equal than others… If this is your first pitch to an R&D team then these ...
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The Three Fastest SBIR Programs

Timelines and funding gaps (the valley of death)… Each R&D team’s SBIR program moves at its own ...
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How We Got Funded

This is a series we produced when we were pursuing our first Dual-Use SBIRs. We had won two angel ...
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Three Questions to Determine Whether Federal R&D Funding Is Good for You

THE QUICK PITCH HOW FEDERAL R&D FUNDING WORKS IS FEDERAL R&D FUNDING RIGHT FOR YOU IS THE JUICE ...
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