Headquartered in London, United Kingdom, IP Group Plc was founded in 2001 as a British –based company investing in intellectual property and technology business companies. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and operates in the United Kingdom, Australia, and the US.
The company’s core focus is working with select universities to commercialize their intellectual property rights. It achieves this by supporting companies with financial capital, executive research and development services, commercial and strategic expertise, raising capital and corporate financing, and a variety of administrative services.
The driving mission is to develop valuable concepts from the partner universities into outstanding world-class organizations. Through this, the company, through scientific research (done by top US and UK research institutions), identify opportunities that are promising and develops them into robust businesses. These businesses result in having diversified portfolios that have the potential for massive investment and thus have the outcome of delivering attractive returns on assets and investor resources.