Speeches & Memos

May 27, 2014 | TIME
By Edward Jung and Jeffrey Kluger

Inventing Ecosystems & Conclusions

Edward Jung, cofounder and CTO of IV, sat down with TIME editor, Jeffrey Kluger, to explore the idea of creating invention ecosystems and the models that fuel invention.

September 12, 2013
By Nathan Myhrvold, Adam Mossoff

The Future of Invention—What's at Risk?

Nathan Myhrvold, CEO and cofounder of Intellectual Ventures, sat down with Adam Mossoff, law professor at George Mason University, to discuss the latest news surrounding patents, patent policy, and the role Intellectual Ventures plays in the business of invention.

July 24, 2013 | Project Syndicate
By Edward Jung

Silicon Valley or Demand Mountain?

Intellectual Ventures Founder and Chief Technology Officer Edward Jung discusses the next Silicon Valley—an innovation hub that draws talent and capital, and that creates jobs, companies, and new industries. While most schemes to build the next center for innovation are well-meaning, they are missing an essential ingredient: demand.

July 03, 2013
By Nathan Myhrvold

Strategic Terrorism: A Call to Action

Nathan Myhrvold discusses strategic terrorism and the gap between what preparations are necessary and what is actually being done. The goal of this essay is to present the case for making the needed changes before a significant catastrophe, the likes of which we've never seen, occurs.

April 04, 2013 | INET
By Edward Jung

Edward Jung at INET

Edward Jung joined a panel of economists and academic leaders to discuss the future of innovation during the Institute for New Economic Thinking’s 2013 conference in Hong Kong.

May 30, 2010 | U.S. Department of Energy
By Nathan Myhrvold

Addressing the Small Modular Reactor Workshop

In June, Intellectual Ventures CEO Nathan Myhrvold, welcomed, via video, an audience of scientists, researchers and engineers to the Department of Energy’s Small Modular Reactor Workshop, rallying the industry’s effort to explore radically new ideas and tackle global energy challenges.

March 01, 2010 | Harvard Business Review
By Nathan Myhrvold

The Big Idea: Funding Eureka!

Authored by Nathan Myhrvold, CEO and cofounder of Intellectual Ventures, Funding Eureka! examines the business model of Intellectual Ventures and the motivation for building a capital market for inventions.

February 05, 2010 | Harvard Business Review
By Nathan Myhrvold

Reinventing Invention — Podcast

Reinventing Invention Podcast, featuring guest Nathan Myhrvold, CEO of Intellectual Ventures and author of the HBR article “Funding Eureka”

February 10, 2009 | Seed Magazine
By Nathan Myhrvold

From Simulation to Solution

How new technologies can help to finally rid the world of malaria.

November 01, 2008 | EnergyBiz
By Nathan Myhrvold

Inventing Our Energy Future

“Inventing Our Energy Future” - Article by Nathan Myhrvold, Intellectual Ventures CEO, EnergyBiz, Nov/Dec 2008.


Twitter | Follow Us »

For the first time using gene editing and stem cells, scientists have created a mouse from the genetic makeup of tw……

Oct 20

The frequency and severity of hurricanes are rising. Read these innovative ideas some engineers and entrepreneurs h……

Oct 19

Ben Wilson, director of the Center for Intelligent Devices at IV Lab, will deliver a keynote tomorrow at IEEE’s Glo……

Oct 19