Fund Will Create IP-Based Enterprises in the Mobile, Multi-Touch, Wearables, IoT, Big Data and Medical Technology Sectors and Offer an Alternative to the Litigation Model of IP Monetization

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 26, 2015–

AKT IP Ventures today announced the launch of a targeted $20 million incubation investment fund that will finance the creation and operation of IP-based businesses in the mobile, multi-touch, wearables, IoT, big data and medical technology sectors. As an incubator and operator of emerging IP-based businesses, AKT IP Ventures offers a unique, constructive and creative alternative to the litigation model of patent monetization. Employing a disciplined approach to bringing IP-based technologies to market, AKT IP Ventures turns patents into viable enterprises that create jobs, generate value and bring exciting new technologies and innovations into the marketplace.

AKT IP Ventures’ incubation investment fund builds on a proven track record of 170 successful software deployments, ranging from M&A, licensing and asset sales. The targeted $20 million fund will back the expansion of AKT IP Ventures’ existing portfolio of successful patent-based technology businesses. It will also finance the creation and operation of 10 to 15 new IP-based joint ventures in the mobile, multi-touch, wearables, IoT, big data and medical technology sectors that can be spun off into streamlined exits.

“Leveraging software patents, AKT IP Ventures’ incubation investment fund offers a new business model and an alternative to traditional venture funds. Our focus on deep market research, practical innovation and product diversity makes us an attractive investment alternative in today’s marketplace,” says Nicolas Chaillan, CEO of AKT IP Ventures. “Our innovative investment, management and operation model positions AKT IP Ventures to be a disruptive force in the traditional business incubation and investment management marketplaces.”

In only 18 months or less, AKT IP Ventures’ IP monetization model can execute a full business development lifecycle that takes an idea from quick prototyping to product development to marketplace to exit. AKT IP Ventures operates and manages the newly created companies by providing development, design, marketing and even sales teams. Combining proven leadership in software development with business acumen and a strong IP expertise AKT IP Ventures delivers IP-based technologies to market that create value, drive innovation and ultimately create jobs.

AKT IP Ventures is always looking to source new IP. Please contact ip@akt.fund if you are an IP owner looking to turn your IP into a viable business. Investors interested in the fund can contact investors@akt.fund.

About AKT IP Ventures

AKT IP Ventures is an incubator that turns ideas into tangible assets. Through disciplined market and portfolio research, ATK IP Ventures identifies and develops companies based on IP with the greatest potential to provide returns for accredited investors and generate sustainable employment. AKT IP Ventures’ model includes a full business lifecycle from quick prototyping to product development to marketplace to exit. AKT IP Ventures operates and manages the newly created companies by providing development, design, marketing and even sales teams. In 18 months or less, AKT IP Ventures can take an idea from a patent to product to market to a potential exit. Learn more at http://www.akt.fund/

AKT IP Ventures
Robin Crawford
P: 202-974-5025
C: 703-966-7616
robin@finnpartners.com

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