The PIPE Company OÜ has developed a unique pathway and ecosystem to support TTO's (technology transfer offices) with the commercialisation and financing of EU & Global university-derived R&D/IP backed spin-out & growth companies, including associated SME/start-up partners.
Companies created by universities as start-ups perform 4 x better than their industry peers. 90% of companies born out of universities are still in business and producing revenue in year 5 compared to only 20% of start-ups that do not have university connections. The average IRR on investments is 29% (2019 figures). The PIPE ecosystem is designed to enable the realisation of these benefits for academics, universities and investors.
When you do more with less it is efficiency,
When you do something else with what you have it is diversity,
When you change the rules it is revolutionary.
PIPE hits 2 out of 3, diversity comes later.