This book is a practical guide for building a portfolio of interrelated technologies that will dramatically change the way inventors/innovators, investors, technologies, and entrepreneurs approach commercialization of good ideas. It differs from other books published on the topic, because it emphasizes the importance of the innovation team, the wisdom of building a portfolio that spreads risk, and the strong input required from technologists in the successful commercialization process. It can also serve well as a college textbook. In light of the universal need for the entrepreneurial spirit to launch new enterprises, it will serve as an important manual for a diverse group of people. Entrepreneurship is the fastest growing curriculum in higher education today with more than 1,600 colleges offering courses on the topic. This book will make a good textbook. Investors of all types are financing a broad range of company start-ups. In 2004, nearly a quarter of million of them invested $46 billion with its lions share going into high-technology ideas and concepts. This technology investment handbook will not only help these investors, but also business executives, middle managers, investment bankers, contractors, and other professionals worldwide hungrily seeking guidance on how to make innovative technologies work.