Founded in 2000, Acuity Edge was designed to offer large-firm capacity with small-firm care. Directly and through strategic partners, we have realized millions of dollars in revenue for clients including government agencies, universities, corporations, startups, and investors. Frequent client requests include invention evaluation & marketing for tech transfer offices, market & opportunity analysis for corporations, and diligence & strategy development for investors.
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MBA Duke University
MS Materials Engineering, North Carolina State University
BS Electrical Engineering, North Carolina State University
BS Materials Engineering, North Carolina State University
After a decade of industry experience in R&D and technology commercialization, Joseph (Joey) Holmes founded Acuity Edge (AE) in 2000 to provide innovation management and business strategy services to clients. Through many roles within the innovation and new-ventures landscape— inventor, product developer, entrepreneur, board member, and professor — Joseph Holmes has built a career surrounding the commercialization of technology.
Holmes has taught Commercializing Technology Innovations to graduate students at Duke University since 2005. He routinely helps entrepreneurs with business plans, judges business plan competitions, advises venture investors, serves on company boards, negotiates license deals, develops technology valuations, and conducts SBIR reviews. His thoughts on commercialization have been presented domestically and internationally for the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM), the International Astronautical Federation (IAF), the Licensing Executive Society (LES), NASA, and the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and are published in the Industrial Research Institutes’ Research-Technology Management and BusinessWeek.