If you build it, they may steal it -- Ernst & Young Global Center for Entrepreneurship

If you build it, they may steal it — Ernst & Young Global Center for Entrepreneurship

  By Damion Hankejh and Craig Alberino Intellectual Property (IP) is the top key differentiator for startups, as identified by the Startup Genome Project. It can also be more complex than you think; IP protection includes your processes, software, names,...
Wired: Ingk Labs out on the town at Webutante Ball

Wired: Ingk Labs out on the town at Webutante Ball

At Webutante Ball, Geeks Come Out of Their Cubicles to Party NEW YORK — If you’re at the top of the internet food chain now, chances are that part of your attraction to and success in the industry stems from...
Ingk Labs Acquisition of ORCA Heralds the Arrival of the PayPal Killer

Ingk Labs Acquisition of ORCA Heralds the Arrival of the PayPal Killer

Payz Combines the Best of PayPal, iTunes, Amazon FPS, Google Checkout, and Facebook Credits for the Ultimate in Frictionless Commerce NEW YORK—February 22, 2012—Ingk Labs has announced the acquisition of ORCA, a payments and related transactions platform for e-commerce initially...
GigaOM: Ingk Labs buys payment platform ORCA to create PayPal rival

GigaOM: Ingk Labs buys payment platform ORCA to create PayPal rival

Ingk Labs, an IP accelerator in New York City, has purchased payment platform ORCA Inc. and will use it to power a new PayPal competitor called Payz. ORCA, formerly known as OneTXT, was backed by Metamorphic Ventures, KPG Ventures and individual investors Geoff...
Wall Street Journal: 'Angel' Investors Exist Outside Tech Elite, Too

Wall Street Journal: ‘Angel’ Investors Exist Outside Tech Elite, Too

Many “angel” investors, who put their own money into small start-ups at a very early stage, previously worked at technology icons that are known for minting millionaires, like Google Inc. and PayPal. But Silicon Valley’s angel-investor scene is far from...

Great companies grown from great ideas

Ingk Labs rescues dormant IP and transforms it into properly capitalized, protected portfolio ventures

Payz is a digital payments system for businesses and consumers. From online retail purchases and reward programs points to virtual goods and credits, Payz provides a unified digital wallet that allows consumers to keep all their digital currency and credits in one account.

ClientQ bridges the gap between social media engagement and live customer care with on-demand insights about public sentiment with analytics and monitoring.

Barterpop is a cashless commerce platform that facilitates exchange of goods and services to increase sales, conserve cash and monetize excess production capacity.