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An Evening w/ Nathan Myrhvold, CEO & Founder Intellectual Ventures
July 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pmFree
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.”
Nathan also recently wrote a widely shared opinion piece on Artificial Intelligence and the future of work:
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).