BUBA which started its operations by establishing a university-based angel investor network, specializes in raising ventures for the ecosystem. Together with its strategic partners, it establishes and manages programs for ventures, bringing the ventures into contact with investors. BUBA helps ventures gain innovative vision through its intrapreneurship programs. Along with these, BUBA advises institutions on placement of patented technologies. BUBA Counseling for Business (BCB) builds the bridge between Boğaziçi University and its graduates to support institutions with their needs and enrich them with innovative thinking.
BUBA is the Turkish representative of the world’s largest patent investment fund with a portfolio size of $7 billion,
Companies in Turkey has achieved significant progress in order to ensure and spread patent culture in recent years. These progresses include the provision of tax exemptions for income derived from products manufactured using domestic patents, the representation of patents with valuation reports among company assets, and the presentation of patents as collaterals for credit applications.
BUBA and Intellectual Ventures, cooperate on enrichment of the patent portfolio of companies in Turkey and opening their patents to foreign markets.
BUBA’s patent consultancy services include;
- Patent evaluation
- Government incentives consultancy
- Patent commercialization consulting
- Patent purchasing, sales, licensing consultancy
The initiative of TreeT Agriculture and Agriculture Technologies will also be funded by the patent fund that BUBA provides. New agriculture technologies will be explored and evaluated in the context of TreeT.