Technology Ventures Corporation
Technology Ventures Corporation helps startup companies that are developing technology from the national laboratories. Additionally, TVC looks to research universities for commercialization opportunities. Their goal is to increase employment opportunities and wealth in the technology industry.
There are two groups that benefit from TVC’s efforts—entrepreneurs and investors. TVC helps entrepreneurs strengthen their business case and prepare to raise funding from equity investors. In doing so, TVC creates value for investors as well, and is considered by many investors as a high-quality source of deal flow. TVC publishes Innovation. www.techventures.org
Founded in 1998, getAbstract provides many of the world’s largest companies with smart and succinct five-page summaries of business books. Drawing titles from a broad network of more than 300 publishing partners, getAbstract offers executives worldwide the best in business knowledge. Its editors examine more than 10,000 books each year and summarize only the most innovative and exciting titles to make its subscribers the best-read, most expert players on today's international business scene. Its library boasts more than 4,000 titles, in some 90 business categories. These are available for download in different formats, such as PC, Palm and audio. To learn more visit www.getAbstract.com
Council on Competitiveness
The Council on Competitiveness is a non-profit, non-partisan, policy action group that sets an action agenda to drive U.S. competitiveness and economic leadership domestically and in world markets. For more information, go to www.compete.o
Advanced Concept/Joint Capabilities Technology Demonstrations AC/JCTD DoD TechMatch is a Dod-funded web portal designed to provide a single location to find R&D opportunities, licensable patents, DoD labs/facilities, and hot technologies. For more information, go to www.dodtechmatch.com