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yet2.com is the first global forum for buying and selling technology on the Internet. A virtual technology marketplace, yet2.com offers companies and individuals the unprecedented opportunity to conveniently and privately purchase, sell, license and research some of the world′s most valuable intellectual assets.
Spanning all industries and areas of research and development, yet2.com is a community where technology officers, scientists and researchers can unearth cutting-edge discoveries as well as new applications for tried and true technologies. yet2.com helps companies extract value from undervalued or unused technologies by streamlining the traditionally lengthy and ineffective process of technology transfer.
Many of the world′s premier research and development companies currently provide proprietary technologies on an exclusive basis to yet2.com, creating a robust marketplace where the world′s most coveted inventions are listed, sold and, ultimately, applied.
Founded: yet2.com was founded in February 1999.
Founding Sponsors: 3M Innovative Properties Company, Agfa-Gevaert N.V., Arthur D. Little Inc., Asahi Glass Company Ltd., BASF Aktiengesellschaft, Battelle Memorial Institute, Bayer AG, The Boeing Company, Robert Bosch GmbH, British Telecommunications PLC, BVI Holdings Limited [a subsidiary of Schlumberger], Caterpillar Inc., Ciba Specialty Chemicals Inc., Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd., Denso Corporation, The Dow Chemical Company, Dr. Ing. h. c. F. Porsche AG, E.I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company, The Electric Power Research Institute Inc., Ford Motor Company, Fraunhofer-Patentstelle fur die Deutsche Forschung, General Mills Inc., GKN plc, Hitachi Ltd., Honeywell Inc., Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd., Johnson & Johnson Company, Kao Corporation, Koninklijke Philips Electronics, N.V., LG Electronics Institute of Technology, The Lubrizol Corporation, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., Mitsui Chemicals Inc., NEC Corporation, Nippon Steel Corporation, NTT D
oCoMo, Inc., Osaka Gas Company, Pitney Bowes Inc., Polaroid Corporation, The Procter & Gamble Company, Rockwell International Corporation, Samsung Electronics Company Ltd., Sandia National Laboratories, Scientific Applications International Corporation (SAIC), Sharp, Shell Global Solutions (U.S.), Siemens AG, SK Corporation, Sumitomo Chemical Company Ltd., Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd., Takeda Chemical Industries Ltd., Toray Industries Inc., Toshiba Corporation, Toyota Industries Corporation, Toyota Motor Corporation, and TRW Space & Electronics Group.
Key Management: Chris De Bleser (founder), Chief Executive Officer
Ben du Pont (founder), President
Phil Stern (founder), EVP, Global Operations
John Osborne (founder), EVP, Product Development
Margaret Dinneny, Vice President, Human Resources
Conrad Langenhagen, Vice President, Strategy, Finance and Administration
Financing: yet2.com is privately held.
Headquarters: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
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Summary by 李晓霞 on 2001-11-02
Last updated by 李晓霞 on 2001-11-02