Everyone Is a Tech Scout, Including You

September 30, 2016
Technology scouting remains vital for the innovation of organizations, yet you do not consider yourself to be a tech scout. Maybe you should. Although it may not be in your job title, tech scouting is most likely embedded in your job description. Even though there are few dedicated tech scouts,... Read More

Scouting Innovations to Transform Power

July 22, 2016
The electric utility industry is experiencing sweeping, radical restructuring. Legacy bulk-power grid systems are becoming obsolete. As the bulk-power grid wears out, investment is failing to keep up with deterioration. Add on a growing population and more extreme weather, and the power grid is... Read More

Survey Results: What are your greatest challenges in corporate venturing?

March 25, 2016
While hosting a recent webcast with Global Corporate Venturing (GCV), we sought to uncover what major challenges corporate venturing groups face in managing their portfolios. We posted a survey from GCV and reached out to corporate venturing groups before the webcast to learn what was keeping them... Read More

Why the Stakes Are Higher for Corporate Venturing

March 10, 2016
Top global firms increasingly use corporate venture capital (CVC) as part of their innovation strategy. The corporate venturing market has expanded as deal sizes grow and new players seek investment in strategic technology. The competition benefits consumers who gain access to newer, innovative... Read More

How Do Chemical Industry Leaders Innovate?

February 24, 2016
      Employ Technology Scouting and IP Management For many industries, innovation is a slow and costly process. This is especially true of capital-intensive verticals such as chemical manufacturing. Yet, innovation remains a top priority for corporate bosses in the chemical industry and a major... Read More

2015 Year In Review for Wellspring

December 17, 2015
2015 has been a year to remember, and we are proud to provide the most robust software solutions for Technology Scouting, Corporate Venture Capital, Tech Transfer, Sponsored Research, and Clinical Trials management. Our dedicated team of professionals has worked hard this year to continue advancing... Read More

New, Better Way to Search for Technology

November 18, 2015
You are tasked to find that all-important next big thing—how do you find it amongst the deluge of information on the web? It’s like finding a needle in a haystack, and the haystack keeps getting bigger. Crowdsourcing and Google searches are shotgun approaches to idea gathering and can take huge... Read More

What’s Wrong with Sponsored Research Administration?

October 27, 2015
The SRA International Annual Meeting was a tremendous event for networking and education. I had the opportunity to speak at the SRA talks to discuss what’s wrong with sponsored research administration and what you need to address these challenges. The following blog summarizes my presentation. Read More

What is Agile Technology Scouting?

July 28, 2015
Innovation is rarely the result of a single eureka moment. In fact, the vast majority of disruptive technologies enter the market after being adapted from another industry, discipline, or use. The commingling of ideas, and the rate at which companies can adopt external sources of information, has... Read More

3 Keys to Effective Technology Scouting

April 28, 2015
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