Lucent's New Ventures Group launched 35 ventures out of Bell Laboratories technologies. Not withstanding this success, NVG has been forced to change its funding approach. It has now evolved into a partnership with private equity capital suppliers called New Venture Partners. This partnership addresses some structural limits upon a public corporation's ability to support internal venture creation over the business cycle, and offers a new model for sustaining corporate innovation.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: July 1, 2003
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