Valuation and Management of IP-Based Companies – Findings From a Research Project

Dr. Eva Nathusius is Managing Director at CEFS (Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies), Technische Universität München
Stephanie C. Schraml, Scientific Assistant, CEFS
Svenja Jarchow, M.Sc., Scientific Assistant, CEFS
Pernilla Kvist, Managing Director, WoodWelding Technology AG
July 2007

The presentation focussed on the valuation of intellectual property that is based on platform technologies, i.e. technologies which can be used for different applications or even industries. The speakers proposed insights concerning commercialization strategies for such technologies. In addition they discussed the applicability of well-known valuation methods for IP-based companies owning platform technologies.