The purpose of the IP Refinery is to sort,
profile, refine and package intellectual property from
a variety of sources including professional service,
high growth and insolvent companies.
To help build this IP Refinery, Thought
Equity has selected Ridge Creative, a full-service consulting
and advertising agency located in Laramie, Wyoming.
Ridge Creative was selected based on their experience
working with a range of customers from large enterprise
to small business, and their ability to produce nationally
"We are excited to be part of Thought
Equity's vision," said David Coleman, president of Ridge
Creative. "For the past 8 years, Ridge Creative has
prided itself on its commitment to excellence and high
tech work, and this development marks a huge win for
Thought Equity first chose Laramie as
the desired location for the IP Refinery, and then selected
Ridge based on their qualifications. Ridge Creative
will consult on, and help build Thought Equity's stock
creative inventory, which is supplied to various software
companies and business service providers worldwide.
"Ridge Creative has a progressive approach
to problem solving and consulting, and has composed
a diverse team of talent that fits in well with Thought
Equity's mission," stated Kevin Schaff, CEO of Thought
"We could have put the IP Refinery anywhere.
We chose Laramie, Wyoming because of its cost-effectiveness,
its proximity to our headquarters in Denver, and the
University which provides us access to a highly educated
workforce," continued Schaff. "Both the state and the
University have demonstrated tremendous support of new
This IP Refinery will be the first of
its kind in the intellectual property field, and plans
on being fully operational in early June.
Ridge Creative is headquartered in
Laramie, Wyoming and is a nationally recognized full-service
advertising and design firm. Ridge Creative offers a
variety of services including Concept development, Brand
Development, Website development and hosting, broadcast
production, and copywriting. For more information, visit