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An Evening w/ Nathan Myrhvold, CEO & Founder Intellectual Ventures

July 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

Nathan Myhrvold, former Chief Strategist & Chief Technology Officer at Microsoft, and present Cofounder of Intellectual Ventures, a $6 billion, 40,000 asset Intellectual Property portfolio/patent development and deployment business.

From his article on Intellectual Venture’s “invention capital market” purpose & business model:

“What we’re really trying to do is create a capital market for inventions akin to the venture capital market that supports start-ups and the private equity market that revitalizes inefficient companies. Our goal is to make applied research a profitable activity that attracts vastly more private investment than it does today so that the number of inventions generated soars.”

– https://hbr.org/2010/03/the-big-idea-funding-eureka

Nathan also recently wrote a widely shared opinion piece on Artificial Intelligence and the future of work:
https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/what-the-history-of-math-can-teach-us-about-the-future-of-ai/

In addition he is an accomplished author, having co-authored and published the acclaimed five-volume, 2,438-page cook-book Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking

This event is brought to you courtesy of the Seattle Hacker News meetup and Capital & Growth (capitalandgrowth.org).

Details

Date:
July 18
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/HackerNewsSeattleMeetup/events/251541014/

Organizer

Jasper Kuria
Phone:
2062906571
Email:
jasper@TheConversionWizards.com
Website:
capitalandgrowth.org

Venue

WeWork Bellevue
10400 NE 4th, Suite 500 Street Bellevue WA 98004
Bellevue, 98004 United States
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Website:
https://www.wework.com/buildings/lincoln-square--seattle--WA