The Executive Director of Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (OEN) to join Ideaship in June.
Portland, Oregon – May 31, 2022 – GTT Group’s Patent Equity Fund, Ideaship, today announced it has hired Amanda Oborne, Executive Director of Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (OEN), to join as Managing Director beginning June 1, 2022. Amanda will join the Ideaship team half-time while a replacement is recruited for OEN, and then transition to full-time basis.
“I’m thrilled to welcome Amanda to GTT Group and Ideaship, and appreciate the creative energy she brings to her work. We look forward to Ideaship growing and flourishing under her leadership,” said Michael Lubitz, founder of GTT Group.
Ideaship was founded in 2017 as a partnership between Global Technology Transfer Group (GTT Group) and Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation of America (PIPCA). It invests in early-stage startups with novel technology and provides portfolio companies with suite of strategic patent services and deliverables as part of its investment. Ideaship has invested in 65 companies across two funds to date, and is closing its third fund this summer. One of Ideaship’s earliest investments was in The Wild, which was recently acquired by Autodesk.
Ideaship provides patent development capital for early-stage ventures.
Ideaship is a collaboration between Global Technology Transfer Group (GTT Group) and Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation of America (PIPCA). Ideaship combines GTT Group’s patent experience with PIPCA’s leading patent department expertise, achieving enterprise value premiums.
For more information, please visit ideashipfund.com.