The Secret to Launching Unicorns is Government IP-Find Out Why at SXSW

Center for Advancing Innovation | March 04, 2020

The Secret to Launching Unicorns is Government IP-Find Out Why at SXSW
The Center for Advancing Innovation (CAI) announces a panel session, to be conducted at South by Southwest (SXSW), providing candid insights into their secret formula for taking intellectual property (IP) out of university and federal research labs to produce a billion-dollar valuation company within 5 years. "It is an honor to participate in SXSW with Rosemarie to discuss how more federally-funded research can get out the back of filing cabinets and create innovative companies that help to drive our economy and job creation." says Ross Devol, President and CEO of Heartland Forward. Through a fireside chat with Ross, Rosemarie Truman, Founder and CEO of CAI, will discuss CAI's efforts with organizations like NASA and the Walton Family Foundation to run a challenge-accelerator model to systematically commercialize federally-funded intellectual property. Truman added, "Over the past decade, I've refined a proprietary method for launching, cultivating and nurturing new startups around federally funded IP. I'm excited to share insights about the model with the wonderful SXSW audience!"

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Over the past two years we have faced the most severe financial crisis since the Great Depression. Americans across the nation are struggling with unemployment, failing businesses, falling home prices, and declining savings. These challenges have forced the government to take extraordinary measures to revive our financial system so that people can access loans to buy a car or home, pay for a child’s education, or finance a business.

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