1997, Nif/T has assisted over a hundred early-stage and emerging
technology firms to achieve the twin goals of effective
commercialization of new technologies and improved financial valuation.
Nif/T typically advises on the following strategic transactions:
Nif/T, we see our role as assisting our clients to reach significant
and tangible milestones. We align our interests directly with
those of our clients by sharing the risks and rewards of these joint
efforts. We perform as “embedded advisors” with our clients.
Our only fee-based compensation is for Patent Assessment when not
connected to a broader Nif/T project.
industry focus is on high-tech, typically involving patentable
technologies in segments such as communications; infrastructure and
enterprise software; and, semiconductor based products, technologies
assists its clients in navigating toward strategic transactions such as
alliances, mergers & acquisitions, and fund raising.
of our success-based compensation, Nif/T focuses its efforts on creating
and closing a transaction.
Nif/T analyzes the client’s market dynamics and product/technology
offering. It helps create or refine the value proposition,
including the executive summary, investor presentation, or customer
presentation and approach, as may be appropriate.
Nif/T identifies potential targets, engages them, and leads, alongside
with its client, the negotiation with them. All final decisions about
the transaction and its terms are made by the client.
long experience with technology based companies has led us to
understanding the strategic need for protecting intellectual property
by early stage companies, and to create a method for optimizing the
development of a patent portfolio. Nif/T’s methodology is so
innovative, that the US Patent Office granted Nif/T a patent
Nif/T’s approach is milestone driven, and is in partnership with
world-class IP attorneys. Over 120 clients have filed over
patents with Nif/T’s assistance -- of which over 400 have been issued.
Nif/T leverages its significant experience in evaluating and dealing
with IP to offer advice on how to monetize IP, either by licensing,
selling, or asserting our clients’ IP assets. Monetizing
valuable assets can provide additional financing, competitive position
enhancement, or in some cases re-capture of investor equity value.
Nif/T's approach includes a proprietary method for IP portfolio
evaluation and uncovering potential transaction targets. In these
efforts, Nif/T also works in tandem with patent attorneys and other IP