What is new on IP Monitor? 2023-12-01

What's New on the IP Monitor website?

IP Monitor's recent updates include an exciting and dynamic addition to its platform, featuring a new category for start-ups. This enhancement offers users easy access to databases containing valuable information about these innovative ventures. Notable databases featured include Crunchbase, Deep Tech Finder, and Pitchbook. To explore these databases and discover the locations of forward-thinking start-ups, visit the IP Monitor website at https://ip-monitor.eu/.

Understanding start-ups:
Start-ups are not merely small businesses; they are engines of innovation and catalysts for change. These entrepreneurial ventures are characterized by their pursuit of groundbreaking ideas, disruptive technologies, and novel business models. Start-ups, often initiated by visionary individuals or small teams, aim to bring unique offerings to the market and also play an important role in circular business.

 Why start-ups matter and why we included them in the IP Monitor:
  1. Innovation, Disruption, and Sustainability:
Start-ups lead the charge in innovation, introducing new technologies, products, and services that challenge traditional norms. They act as disruptors, propelling industries to evolve and adapt to changing market dynamics. Importantly, many start-ups are at the forefront of championing sustainability and circularity, developing eco-friendly products and solutions that minimize environmental impact.
  1. Economic Growth:
Start-ups contribute significantly to economic growth by creating jobs, fostering competition, and driving productivity. Their presence injects vitality into the business ecosystem, sometimes leading to the emergence of entirely new industries.
  1. Entrepreneurial Ecosystem:
Successful start-ups nurture a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem. Their achievements inspire others to embark on their entrepreneurial journeys, creating a cycle of innovation and growth.
  1. Flexibility and Agility:
Start-ups are known for their agility and adaptability. Unlike larger corporations, they can swiftly pivot in response to market demands, making them resilient in the face of uncertainty, and being able to quickly harness new circular and sustainable business opportunities.
  1. Technological Advancements:
Many start-ups are pioneers in technological advancements, driving progress in areas such as artificial intelligence, biotechnology, and renewable energy. Their contributions often lead to transformative changes on a global scale.
  1. Circular Economy and Sustainability:
In addition to their innovative endeavors, many start-ups are championing circularity and sustainability. Embracing principles of the circular economy, these ventures focus on minimizing waste, promoting recycling, and creating products with a reduced environmental footprint. Start-ups are at the forefront of developing sustainable technologies, eco-friendly materials, and innovative solutions to address pressing environmental challenges.
The recent updates on the IP Monitor website provide an invaluable resource for those eager to explore the dynamic world of start-ups, including understanding their patenting activity. These ventures not only drive technological and economic progress but also contribute significantly to the global push for circularity and sustainability. By staying informed about the latest developments on the IP Monitor website, users can engage with the innovative spirit of start-ups and witness firsthand the technologies and ideas that will shape a more sustainable and circular future.
Help us find new resources to add to the IP Monitor and embark with us on a journey into the exciting world of entrepreneurship, innovation, circularity, and sustainability.



Tamara Besednjak Valič

Faculty Of Information Studies In Novo Mesto

e-mail: tamara.valic@fis.unm.si


Virág Szuák

Pannon Business Network Association

e-mail: virag.szuak@pbn.hu