performs as a Catalyst Partner to
New Business within established firms
assists with the architecture of new business. We work with the
founders and senior management of early-stage and emerging technology
firms to achieve the twin goals of effective commercialization of
new technologies and improved financial valuation. Nif/T also works
with established firms wishing to start new business within their
ongoing activities. As consultants, we work on a success
based compensation by sharing the risks and rewards of
the joint efforts with our clients. A Nif/T partnership typically
involves success sharing in reaching significant and tangible milestones.
industry focus is on communications, infrastructure software, and
semiconductor based products, technologies and services.
helps organizations create or refocus their business plans by assessing
and reengineering marketing strategy, intellectual property (IP)
protection, partnership goals, and operations. We are highly experienced
and effective in rapidly analyzing, recommending, and validating
the critical aspects of the business, and following through to insure
enhanced valuation, successful fund-raising, and achievement of
business development goals.
Nif/T process has been developed through experience evaluating hundreds
of new businesses. Nif/T supports clients with a team approach of
evaluation and strategy development, combined with primary contact
through a lead partner who is expert in the business area.
Nif/T process rapidly evaluates market positioning, market differentiation,
market validation, partner and sales channel analysis, market share
objectives, and competitive analysis. In parallel, or sometimes
as a prerequisite to further engagement, Nif/T provides an IP protection
process that rapidly identifies and protects high value inventions
at a fraction of the cost typically required.
the strategic marketing alternatives and IP situation is evaluated,
Nif/T helps its clients engage potential clients and business development
partners to test alternative approaches and refine the channel and
pricing strategies. The end result is typically a revenue generating
or funding partnership, a solid business model, and a business plan
that puts the company on a path to maximum valuation, or extracting
best value from new technologies.
commitment to consulting at risk creates total
alignment between its clients and the Nif/T Team. All decisions
and recommendations are focused on creating and enhancing financial
value for the client – a value that both parties will share
and enjoy. A Nif/T partnership typically involves success sharing
in reaching significant and tangible milestones. Furthermore, for
assisting new firms through their early stages, Nif/T receives the
majority of its compensation in equity. For large corporate deals
and M&A related services, Nif/T receives a major fraction of
the successful transaction value in in-kind compensation.