Innovation

Drive innovation through smart management of intellectual property.

Growth

Implement vision and exceed goals in today’s competitive markets.

Trust

Rely on expert advisory based on state of the art methodologies and data driven analysis.

Global

Leverage Silicon Valley insights and approaches to connect technologies and markets across the world.

At Foresight Valuation Group

“We work with our clients to develop an active and informed approach to managing their intangible assets, from valuing their intellectual property (IP) portfolio to planning effectively for commercialization and growth.”

In today’s competitive marketplace, smart companies – from Fortune 500 firms to early stage startups – rely on innovation to keep them one step ahead of the game. They need to effectively leverage the knowledge, technologies, trade secrets, patents, trademarks, and copyrights that are critical to their success.

Foresight takes a highly focused approach to extracting value from innovation. Our principals and affiliates have been involved in analyzing and commercializing cutting edge innovation for some of the world’s most prominent technology companies. As IP experts based in Silicon Valley, we help organizations across a range of industries manage and grow their IP as a strategic business asset.

Intellectual Asset Management Consulting

Foresight Valuation Group provides a full suite of services designed to help our clients improve their results through valuing, strategically managing, and monetizing their intangible assets.
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Valuation Analysis

We offer a full range of intellectual property and business valuation services— ranging from financial & tax reporting compliance to situations related to IP transactions, technology licensing, and R&D planning.

Economic Studies

We provide advanced economic studies utilizing return on investment (ROI) and customer utility metrics to quantify the impact of new products and technologies on global markets.

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Litigation Damages

We provide customized damages opinions and litigation support services through our network of experienced damages and technical experts, on matters related to commercial intellectual property disputes.

Strategic Consulting

We advise senior management on the alignment of their IP portfolios with their business strategy and on the effective monetization of their intangible assets.

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Startup Advisory

We help new ventures create a strategic roadmap for their business, develop their financial modeling, and support their IP strategy.

In conclusion, while some of the Unicorns analyzed in the study have embarked on the journey of creating a solid IP portfolio, as many as 61% of US Unicorns seem to have fallen behind. It is in the best interest of management and investors of these companies to examine their IP position and analyze their exposure, particularly if they are planning to enter new markets, are facing impending litigation or are approaching an exit event.

Efrat Kasznik - "The naked Truth: 30% of US Unicorns Have No Patents”, IPWatchdog, November 3, 2015

What Clients Say About Foresight

Over the past 20 years, our partners and affiliates have assisted clients across a wide array of industries, in the US and internationally.

From the definition of the scope, to the delivery of the final report, Foresight consistently provided outstanding service on a timely basis that culminated in a highly valuable robust asset. There is no hesitation in our assessment that you have added immense value to our stockholders which should equally serve well as a set of lenses to our future investors.

Penelope Salmons, President, Fibrtec

I worked with Foresight on a business modeling project to help service providers increase revenue through a combination of delivering network cloud services and video on demand. The Foresight team provided thorough analysis, data research, and modeling that contributed to new insight and potential business opportunities for operators. Foresight delivered high quality work and it is a pleasure to work with them.

VP Marketing, Fortune 500 Company

Carr & Ferrell LLP highly values our relationship with the Foresight Valuation Group. Their understanding of a strong IP portfolio allows them to create unique, game-changing views and solutions to maximize IP values. We have collaborated on a number of clients and emerging companies, and without a doubt, their exceptional knowledge and ability solidifies them as IP strategy experts.

John Ferrell, Partner, Carr & Ferrell LLP

The Center for Entrepreneurial Studies (CES) is so very appreciative of all the work that you have done to support curriculum development, alumni engagement, and student programs. We sincerely thank you and look forward to continuing our work together.

Stanford Graduate School of Business, Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Stanford Venture Studio

Efrat Kasznik and her team not only helped with providing expert valuations for our IP, her firm went the extra mile and was helpful in providing our us with important connections and great exposure for our company. Thanks to Foresight Valuation we won 2 out of 2 start-up contests in the Silicon Valley area including one where we placed #1 out of 175 start-up companies at an annual Vator Splash show in San Francisco.

Carrie Hafeman, CEO, FrontDoor Software

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