Stage 6: Growth
The goal of Stage 6 is to achieve first no grant revenue, and develop a plan for iterating and expanding the company’s offerings and marketing efforts based on results and customer feedback. In order to enable your success in the Growth stage, and beyond, CRI will continue to provide support across a range of areas – intellectual property, business strategy, fundraising and industry connections.
Questions to answer: How do I improve my venture? How do I grow my venture?
As you advance your venture, your startup should deliver quarterly company updates via this online form. Let us know what additional support you’ll need, and whenever we receive your updates we will do our best to provide ongoing support.
Northeastern maintains control of all patent filings and patent prosecution decisions. However, Northeastern must provide your company with a reasonable opportunity to advise Northeastern regarding the preparation, filing, and prosecution of the patents you have licensed. For PCT applications, operational startups with an NU license can provide input into which countries/regions to elect.