Innovation in software: Adobe

There are so many success factors for software companies. But patent activity is cited pretty rarely. Nevertheless there are good examples showing how a consistent innovation strategy based on patents is a good indicator for exceptional returns. I plotted the historical values for our Quant IP Innovation Score against the market cap of Adobe (see …

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Europe catches up

A new unicorn from the Baltics shows that Startups can grow in Europe too The latest investment round for Vinted, a marketplace for used clothing, not only put 141 million Dollars into the pocket of the Lithuania based startup. It also valued the company at more than 1 billion dollar – the official definition of …

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Holy Cow

Why the meat industry will (have to) change dramatically Beyond Meat is standing out. The stock of the producer of plant based meat substitutes is up more than 600 percent since it´s debut this May. This is in stark contrast to the mixed IPOs from highly anticipated Uber and Lyft. So far investors are more …

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