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Investments

14

Portfolio Exits

2

Funds

4

Partners & Customers

10

About Intellectual Ventures

Intellectual Ventures (IV) is a global provider in the business of invention. IV collaborates with leading inventors, partners with pioneering companies, and invests both expertise and capital in the process of invention. IV's mission is to energize and streamline an invention economy that will drive innovation around the world.

Intellectual Ventures Headquarter Location

3150 139th Ave SE Building 4

Bellevue, Washington, 98005,

United States

425-467-2300

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Latest Intellectual Ventures News

Invention network company Xinova to shut down, 5 years after spinning out of Intellectual Ventures

Aug 25, 2021

Xinova, a Seattle company that operated a network of inventors, is winding down operations, GeekWire has learned.Xinova spun out of Intellectual Ventures in 2016 and helped match inventor ideas with customers such as PepsiCo, Honda, Funai, and others.Xinova tried to work with its creditors on a restructuring plan but that also didn’t pan out, forcing the shutdown decision.Edward Jung, who helped launch invention business Intellectual Ventures in 2000 and was an early Microsoft engineering leader, was Xinova’s founder and CEO.Xinova spun out its own standalone company called Allied Inventors in 2017 to help manage intellectual property assets. Disclaimer: This story is auto-aggregated & summarized by a computer program and has not been created by StartupAround.

Intellectual Ventures Investments

14 Investments

Intellectual Ventures has made 14 investments. Their latest investment was in Append Medical as part of their Series A on August 8, 2021.

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Intellectual Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

8/4/2021

Series A

Append Medical

$7.4M

Yes

Boston Scientific, Israel Innovation Authority, MedTecX, MEDX Ventures Group, and Undisclosed Investors

4

3/22/2019

Seed VC

Lumotive

Yes

Bill Gates

1

10/26/2018

Unattributed VC

UCSD Institute for the Global Entrepreneur

$1M

Yes

1

7/23/2018

Series B - II

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$99M

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10

9/6/2017

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

Date

8/4/2021

3/22/2019

10/26/2018

7/23/2018

9/6/2017

Round

Series A

Seed VC

Unattributed VC

Series B - II

Seed VC

Company

Append Medical

Lumotive

UCSD Institute for the Global Entrepreneur

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Amount

$7.4M

$1M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Boston Scientific, Israel Innovation Authority, MedTecX, MEDX Ventures Group, and Undisclosed Investors

Bill Gates

Sources

4

1

1

10

10

Intellectual Ventures Portfolio Exits

2 Portfolio Exits

Intellectual Ventures has 2 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Evolv Technology on July 19, 2021.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

7/19/2021

Reverse Merger

$991

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Date

7/19/2021

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Exit

Reverse Merger

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Valuation

$991

Acquirer

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Sources

9

10

Intellectual Ventures Acquisitions

8 Acquisitions

Intellectual Ventures acquired 8 companies. Their latest acquisition was Carillon Technologies on October 01, 2017.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

10/1/2017

Spinoff / Spinout

$2M

Spinoff / Spinout

1

1/1/2016

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$99M

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10

1/1/2016

Debt

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$99M

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10

12/19/2014

Series B - II

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$99M

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10

4/3/2014

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$99M

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10

Date

10/1/2017

1/1/2016

1/1/2016

12/19/2014

4/3/2014

Investment Stage

Spinoff / Spinout

Debt

Series B - II

Companies

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Valuation

Total Funding

$2M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Note

Spinoff / Spinout

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Sources

1

10

10

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Intellectual Ventures Fund History

4 Fund Histories

Intellectual Ventures has 4 funds, including Invention Investment Fund II.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

12/31/2007

Invention Investment Fund II

Industry Focused

1

11/15/2007

Invention Development Fund I

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$99M

10

Invention Development Asia Fund

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$99M

10

Invention Investment Fund III

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$99M

10

Closing Date

12/31/2007

11/15/2007

Fund

Invention Investment Fund II

Invention Development Fund I

Invention Development Asia Fund

Invention Investment Fund III

Fund Type

Industry Focused

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Status

Amount

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

10

10

10

Intellectual Ventures Partners & Customers

10 Partners and customers

Intellectual Ventures has 10 strategic partners and customers. Intellectual Ventures recently partnered with Dominion Harbor Enterprises on October 10, 2018.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

10/24/2018

Partner

Dominion Harbor Enterprises

United States

Dominion Harbor Deepens Its Relationship with Intellectual Ventures

DALLAS -- -- Dominion Harbor Enterprises , LLC today announced that it has reached an agreement with Intellectual Ventures to bring IV 's portfolio of high-value technology patents to select customers .

2

10/9/2018

Licensor

Huawei Technologies

China

October 9, 2018 Bellevue, WA. Intellectual Ventures and Huawei Enter License Agreement.

In addition to traditional IP licensing deals , Intellectual Ventures regularly sells patent assets and develops monetization partnerships with leading technology and IP licensing firms .

1

2/10/2016

Partner

Know Labs

United States

1

2/1/2016

Partner

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10

7/14/2015

Vendor

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Date

10/24/2018

10/9/2018

2/10/2016

2/1/2016

7/14/2015

Type

Partner

Licensor

Partner

Partner

Vendor

Business Partner

Dominion Harbor Enterprises

Huawei Technologies

Know Labs

Country

United States

China

United States

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Dominion Harbor Deepens Its Relationship with Intellectual Ventures

DALLAS -- -- Dominion Harbor Enterprises , LLC today announced that it has reached an agreement with Intellectual Ventures to bring IV 's portfolio of high-value technology patents to select customers .

October 9, 2018 Bellevue, WA. Intellectual Ventures and Huawei Enter License Agreement.

In addition to traditional IP licensing deals , Intellectual Ventures regularly sells patent assets and develops monetization partnerships with leading technology and IP licensing firms .

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Sources

2

1

1

10

10

Intellectual Ventures Team

16 Team Members

Intellectual Ventures has 16 team members, including current Chief Technology Officer, Patrick Ennis.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Patrick Ennis

Chief Technology Officer

Current

Nicole Grogan

Chief People Officer

Current

Peter Detkin

Managing Director

Current

Greg Gorder

Managing Director

Current

Edward Jung

Managing Director

Current

Name

Patrick Ennis

Nicole Grogan

Peter Detkin

Greg Gorder

Edward Jung

Work History

Title

Chief Technology Officer

Chief People Officer

Managing Director

Managing Director

Managing Director

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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