The phrase is used to describe any sort of major shift of mind-set or world - view.
According to Kuhn an approach to analyze periods between scientific revolutions.
venture forward. A new business with
the potential for high growth that entails risk.
Ventures was founded to challenge traditional approaches for analyzing,
investing and developing technology focused ventures.
the last decade there has been a nearly unrecognizable change in the technology and financing
landscape. Nevertheless, there are
still a number of challenges. A number of firms still have
investment committees located in distant
places. A straightforward transaction can sometimes take between 6 months and a
year to close. This time scale must be
viewed in the context that significant developments in high technology market
segments are often changing every 100 days.
When ever a paradigm shift
takes place there is the opportunity to create value. Conversely value can also be lost during a paradigm shift. What become significant in understanding
paradigm movement is velocity, direction and value displacement.
One of the major drivers
in technology is regulation. Legislators and the courts can control, if they choose, with precision,
The strategy of Paradigm
Ventures is to target ventures
that have exceptional growth potential and the ability to move to the next
logical step of an enterprise's maturity level. Paradigm Ventures is an activist partner, helping to identify
and to put in place those value drivers that are necessary for a company to
grow and prosper.