The KensaGroup Approach
KensaGroup is a private equity company that commercializes leading edge platform discoveries from universities and corporate research laboratories within the framework of startup ventures. KensaGroup uses its proprietary A2I™ (Academic-to-Industry) Process to identify, evaluate, and develop business strategies for promising intellectual property platorms, then creates the necessary scientific, institutional, and financial bridges that lead from initial discovery to commercialization.
KensaGroup was launched in 2000 and has evaluated over 3,000 technologies for commercialization opportunities. The scientific backbone of KensaGroup's portfolio is chemistry-centric. The breadth of the portfolio is such that it touches a diverse array of industries including biotech, chemicals, materials, energy, medical device, pharmaceutical, financial services, agriculture, electronics and automotive industries.
Additionally, KensaGroup has worked on a contract basis with multiple corporate, academic, and government partners on positioning interesting intellectual property to capture and maximize value.
KensaGroup principals are a combination of complementary skill sets including C level business management, experienced financiers and internationally recognized scientists. KensaGroup's team has combined over 100 years of early stage commercialization experience.