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What We Do

We create, incubate, and commercialize impactful inventions. Led by avid inventor and visionary Nathan Myhrvold, our spinout companies have the power to transform industries. At the edge of technological advances to serve global markets, we work with the world’s top inventors to push innovation forward. Welcome to Intellectual Ventures.

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Deep Learning
The Autoscope relies on deep learning to detect the malaria parasite from blood films on glass microscope slides, just one of our impactful inventions.

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Culture Of Discovery

We aren't afraid of impossible ideas.

Who We Are

Invention at Work
Through our Invention Science Fund, we’ve launched more than 15 new companies.


The Stories That Define Us

Why We Need Innovative Nuclear Energy

Intellectual Ventures founder and CEO Nathan Myhrvold illuminates why people and the planet need every source of reliable, carbon-free energy we can get. Read to learn why Nathan fully believes that "energy is the fulcrum that gives leverage to human ingenuity."

The Need is Global

Arvin Patel to Join IV

Arvin Patel will join Intellectual Ventures as the company’s Chief Operating Officer for its Invention Investment Fund. 

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Meet IV

From entrepreneurs to technologists and everyone in between, our people embody the power of innovation through collaboration and creative freedom.

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