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We believe that ideas are valuable. Everything that we do—whether partnering with our worldwide network of 4,000 inventors, 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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November 20, 2014

News You Can Use

In this week’s News You Can Use, we're highlighting stories about the relationship between entrepreneurship and innovation.

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November 19, 2014

Inventor Superhero: Nikola Tesla

Inventors are doers, but first they are thinkers. Nikola Tesla thought long and hard about how to enhance the world we live in, and his inventions are still used today.

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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."