Organic growth

Definition:

Refers to growth achieved by internal investments of the firm. This could be the day to day business of the firm or a division of the firm starting a new business from scratch. This is distinguished from growth by acquisition or merger which involves an outside firm.

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Trademark

A distinctive name or symbol used to identify a product or company and build recognition. Trademarks may be registered with the US Patent and Trademark Office.

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