1999 – yet2 Founded
yet2 founded with investment from Venrock, 3i, Dupont, Procter & Gamble, Honeywell, Caterpillar, NTT Leasing, Bayer, and Siemens.
2000 – yet2 Marketplace
yet2 marketplace launched and full-time offices opened for business in USA, Europe and Asia.
2002 – Consultancy Services
Open innovation consultancy services launched in response to the changing landscape of the sector.
2002 – UK Publicly Listed Company
yet2 acquired by UK publicly listed company, Scipher plc, and merged with QED consultancy to provide broader patent services.
2004 – Open Innovation & Technology Transfer Services
yet2 bought back by management to focus on Open Innovation and Technology Transfer services.
2004 – The ‘TechNeed’
The ‘TechNeed’ is born. yet2 Marketplace shifts its main focus from technology out licensing to technology acquisition.
2005 – Launch of ‘TechNeed’
Launch of ‘TechNeed’ triage workshops and training program to help our clients to better identify and prioritize their technology requirements.
2006 – 'Application Search & New Business Feasibility Study'
‘Application Search & New Business Feasibility Study’ services introduced to provide even more complementary services for our clients.
2006 – Patent Acquisition
Anonymous patent acquisition practice launched, serving Fortune 500 clients.
2007 – R&D Strategy
New service for “R&D strategy” launched.
2008 – Liverpool Science Park
Europe office relocated to Liverpool Science Park, UK to be at the centre of the growing innovation sector.
2009 – ‘Patent Acquisition Membership’
‘Patent Acquisition Membership’ launched to jointly purchase IP portfolios for defensive purposes.
2009 – 100th Successful Deal
yet2 celebrates its 100th successful deal.
2010 – yet2Ventures
yet2Ventures investment fund launched and is based from our Wilmington, Delaware office.
2012 – $2 million Awarded
yet2 is awarded a $2 million open innovation contract with the State of Ohio.
2012 – Innovation Portal
yet2 launches the first corporate open innovation portal.
2012 – 150th Successful Deal
yet2 celebrates its 150th successful deal.
2013 – ‘Strategic Deal Flow’
‘Strategic Deal Flow’ service created, providing corporate clients with monthly access to well vetted, step-change technology opportunities.
2014 – ‘Boston Port & Innovation Tours’
‘Boston Port and Innovation Tours’ service launched.
2015 – yet2Ventures
yet2Ventures exceeded $50 million assets under management.
2016 – yet2Ventures Spins Out
Successful yet2Ventures spins out to Chartline Capital, operating independently of yet2's open innovation consulting services.
2017 - yet2 wins 5 year contract with NASA
yet2 wins renewal of exclusive five year contract for Scouting services.
2019 - yet2 turns 20!
yet2 celebrates our 20th year by retiring our original Marketplace in favor of login-free interactions.