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'Churn is king': how SaaS business models affect software company valuations

April 2 2014 In 2012 Oracle CEO Larry Ellison announced the availability of Oracle Cloud, declaring cloud computing "a fantastic opportunity for technology…

What’s in a name? Valuation lessons from the demise of Nokia

November 5 2014 In a recent interview with CNBC, Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb blamed Apple for the demise of the Finnish economy's two most prominent…

IP due diligence in M&A transactions: how to avoid another Rolls Royce

May 21 2014 A recent Harvard Business Review article stated that: "Deal making is glamorous; due diligence is not." It went on to say: "That simple statement…

Crowdfunding, the JOBS Act and the future of innovation funding

April 16 2014 If you back a Kickstarter crowdfunding project by a company that ends up selling to Facebook for $2 billion, do you deserve to get a return on your…

When big iron meets big data: unlocking value creation opportunities in the Internet of Things

June 25 2014 The physical world is becoming an information system, where connected objects and devices can both sense the environment and communicate data. The…

Managing trademark value: why zipper lost its mojo

December 3 2014 What do aspirin, cellophane and zipper have in common? These well-known marks have all become generic, which renders them outside the scope of…

What’s in a name? Valuation lessons from the demise of Nokia

November 5 2014 In a recent interview with CNBC, Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb blamed Apple for the demise of the Finnish economy's two most prominent…

When big iron meets big data: unlocking value creation opportunities in the Internet of Things

June 25 2014 The physical world is becoming an information system, where connected objects and devices can both sense the environment and communicate data. The…

IP due diligence in M&A transactions: how to avoid another Rolls Royce

May 21 2014 A recent Harvard Business Review article stated that: "Deal making is glamorous; due diligence is not." It went on to say: "That simple statement…

Revisiting patent valuation: lessons learned from toilets, Singularity and the triple bottom line

May 7 2014 The Singularity University in Silicon Valley has an ambitious mission when it comes to educating its international, diversified student base: the…