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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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#Shelfies @IVInvents

April 16, 2014

#Shelfies @IVInvents

“Selfie” might have been the Oxford Dictionaries designee for 2013’s word of the year, but at Intellectual Ventures (IV), we admit to being more partial to the rise of the “shelfie,” a photo of a favorite bookshelf shared on social media.

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Girls Bust Myths About STEM Jobs

April 10, 2014

Girls Bust Myths About STEM Jobs

At Expanding Your Horizons, girls imagine themselves as future business leaders, engineers, or inventors. Female role models from IV help them transform imagination into real-world possibility.

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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

Vincenzo Casasanta

 

Vincenzo Casasanta

"My partnership with Intellectual Ventures allows me to focus on being creative and inventive. I spend a lot more time now on what I consider to be the innovation process."