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Abstract

This paper will discuss how a private company running a single, nationwide database for filing financing agreements can ease the burden on creditors and pave the way for more creditors to enter this market. Part two offers a brief overview of how intellectual property securitization works and some of the impediments to using this type of securitization. Part three proposes a possible solution to the problem creditors face regarding the filing of a financing statement when attempting to securitize intellectual property, and provides an in depth analysis as to why the suggestion that a private company runs a single, nationwide database is appropriate. Finally, part four will conclude by arguing that, if implemented properly, the single, nationwide database managed by a private company is the first step towards bringing more creditors into the market and providing startups with the necessary cash to survive.