Daniel O’Connor

Unlocking Value: Making Your Invention Pay for You!

A Talk by Daniel O’Connor (Consultant Principal, Inventors Academy)

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About this Talk

Ever wondered how to transform your brilliant invention into a profit-generating powerhouse? I’m your host, Steve Waddell, and you don't want to miss Daniel O'Connor's session! In the exhilarating journey from concept to cash, understanding the intricacies of monetizing intellectual property (IP) is crucial. At the Valuepreneurs Idea to Product Summit, we're privileged to have Daniel O'Connor, a 40-year veteran in the practice of IP monetization, share his wisdom. Daniel's insights are not just theoretical; they are practical, borne out of years of navigating the complex landscape of turning Ideas into Income. In this session, we'll unravel the tapestry of strategies that successful entrepreneurs use to attract investment, manage risk, and build a business model that thrives on leverage. Prepare to take notes and transform the way you think about IP monetization.

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23 February 2024, 08:00 PM

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08:00 PM - 08:50 PM

About The Speakers

Daniel O’Connor

Daniel O’Connor

Consultant Principal, Inventors Academy

Daniel O’Connor brings 40 years of experience in commercializing intellectual property globally, innovating in funding and distribution. He pioneered the Cornerstone Investment model and coaches inventors through his online program, focusing on achieving successful, cash-generating transactions.

Daniel O’Connor

Innovate Hampton Roads

We are building an ecosystem here in HRVA focused on growing, guiding, and connecting entrepreneurs and the technology ecosystem in order to build a stronger and more innovative economy in our region.


Virginia Innovative Partnership Corporation

VIPC is the commercialization and seed stage economic development driver in the Commonwealth that leads funding, infrastructure, and policy initiatives to support Virginia's innovators, entrepreneurs, startups, and market development strategies.

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