Meet the Innovation Capitalist, Harvard Business Review
Large firms puzzling over whether to pay for developed technology or take a risk on bleeding-edge concepts now have a third choice--a new kind of "innomediary" that identifies and refines innovations, reducing market risk in return for a share in the potential rewards.
Satish Nambisan, Mohanbir Sawhney
Nambisan, Satish, and Mohanbir Sawhney. 2007. Meet the Innovation Capitalist. Harvard Business Review. 85(3): 24.