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We believe that ideas are valuable. Everything that we do — whether purchasing patents from individuals and businesses, or creating our own inventions — is aligned to building and growing an invention marketplace. Learn more about us.

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The Intellectual Ventures Story – In 2 Minutes and 12 Seconds

July 21, 2016

The Intellectual Ventures Story – In 2 Minutes and 12 Seconds

We challenge assumptions. Our cross-disciplinary approach affords us the opportunity to work with leading inventors and pioneering companies to find creative solutions to some of the world’s hardest problems.

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Exploration at the Heart of Invention

July 19, 2016

Exploration at the Heart of Invention

On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 reached the moon. Edward Jung, IV founder and CTO, calls the Apollo program a historical example of the impact of collaborative invention.

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Think Again: What Is Invention?

 

Think Again: What Is Invention?

At Intellectual Ventures, we believe invention sparks progress and inspires the inquisitive, spurring the bold and brave to explore uncharted territory in the pursuit of a better tomorrow.

Inventor Spotlight

Merja Holma

 

Merja Holma

Learn how Merja invented a cattle feed supplement that's revolutionizing the dairy industry. "The brainstorming sessions with IV are very productive. It has been very fruitful to discuss with other scientists from other areas."