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A Different Spin On Startups
The IP Spinout Model (194k pdf file)
by Neil Houghton, Kevin Lalande, Craig Miller, and Nathan Redmond
A paper exploring the viability of intellectual property spinouts based on interviews with two-dozen people who have direct experience, including entrepreneurs, scientists, licensing officers, lawyers, and VCs.
From Spinoff to Payoff
SEED Enterprise, LLC
case study addressing the challenge of taking a technology and
turning it into a fundable and operational business as a spinout
of a legacy organization.
Mary S. Spann, Ph.D. And Mel Adams, Ph.D., Univ. of Alabama In
Describes the role that the "bridge business" alternative startup funding strategy plays in the formation of high tech new ventures.
: How Companies Use Spin-Offs to Gain Focus and Grow Strong
Analyzes the spin-off phenomenon and explains how companies unlock value in unfocused business units through corporate spin-offs.
how corporate spin-offs create
value for shareholders.
and technical details on how and why to execute spin-offs, equity
carve-outs, and two-stage spin-offs.
Alistair M. Brett, David Gibson, Raymond Smilor (Rowman
& Littlefield Publishing; 1991)
Rembrandts in the
Attic: Unlocking the Hidden Value of Patents
Edison in the Boardroom: How Leading Companies
Realize Value from Their Intellectual Assets
Value Driven Intellectual Capital: How to Convert
Intangible Corporate Assets Into Market Value