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COMMERCIALIZING NEW TECHNOLOGY PROFITABLY AND QUICKLY

www.oracle.com | Author: J. Goyal, Vice President, Oracle | 2006 | ENG
How to make investments in commercializing new technology more (a) effective, by selecting the right projects (products or platforms that best carry the technology to the market), and (b) efficient, by distributing resources optimally across the projects in the portfolio.
In this paper Oracle shares its Best Practices and describes a software system that let companies optimally allocate the right assets (money and manpower) for the right purpose at the right time.

THE IMPORTANCE OF TRUST FOR INVESTMENT: EVIDENCE FROM VENTURE CAPITAL

www.ssrn.com | Author: L. Bottazzi, M. Da Rin | 2006 |ENG

The article examines the effect of trust on financial investment and contracting decisions in a micro-economic environment where trust is exogenous. Using hand-collected data on European venture capital, the authors show that the Eurobarometer measure of trust among nations significantly affects investment decisions.

EVALUATION OF COMMERCIAL POTENTIAL OF A NEW TECHNOLOGY AT THE EARLY STAGE OF DEVELOPMENT WITH FUZZY LOGIC

www.jotmi.org |Journal of Technology Management & Innovation |Author: R. Bandarian | 2007 | ENG

Determination of commercial potential of a technology is a necessary prerequisite element for defining strategies for those technologies that are aiming to become successful. The focus of presented paper is on developing Fuzzy system for measuring commercial potential of technology at the early stage of development. The Fuzzy system concentrates on experts’ knowledge, logic method and terminology to describe potential of an early stage ideas; before STEP (Strategic Technology Evaluation Program) is going to be used.

VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT CRITERIA. AN ANALYSIS OF CRITERIA AND THEIR RELATIVE IMPORTANCE

www.academia.edu | Business Mastery Project at Cass Business School | Author: I. Visagie | ENG
Decision making criteria implemented by VCs has been in a range of interests to many: entrepreneurs seeking funding, VCs seeking comparability and academics seeking wisdom. Researcher presents for us here five stages of decision making process and six criteria being relatively important.

PITCHING HACKS (HOW TO PITCH STARTUPS TO INVESTORS)

www.venturehacks.com | Edited by R. Rizzo | ENG

Investors do not invest in businesses. They invest in stories about businesses. You can tell a story in a sentence; you can tell a story in a paragraph; and you can tell a story in a 20-minute pitch. Startups need to do all three. What is traction? What is high-concept pitch? What is an elevator pitch? Answers for these and much more questions, you may find in presented book.

SUCCESSFUL DEVELOPMENT AND COMMERCIALIZATION OF TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION: INSIGHTS BASED ON STRATEGY TYPE

www.onlinelibrary.wiley.com |The Journal of Product Innovation Management | Author: S. F. Slater & J. J. Mohr | 2006 | ENG

In presented article Stanley F. Sleter and Jakki J. Mohr argue that interaction between a firm’s strategic orientation on one hand is a selection of target market and on the other hand it implements its market orientation. These two  factors are key to a successful development and commercialization of one type of disruptive innovation – technological innovation. Read the following research paper if you would like to find out how the industry leaders can reinvent their business models.

LAW FINANCE AND VENTURE CAPITAL. THE COST OF CAPITAL FOR HIGH-TECH FIRMS

www.ssrn.com | Author: T. W. Hall | 2012 | ENG

Using data gathered from professional surveys of high-tech managers and employing new variables together with analyzing hundreds of financing rounds in the U.S., Europe and Israel, researcher discovered that inventors sophistication is associated with the ownership ratio but funding rounds in common law countries do not receive lower ownership ratios versus those in civil law countries. What is more this research paper shows how institutional environment matters for exit strategy and valuation.

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