Lam didn’t look up at he
Owen said. Your father-ela
Chips to dinner several tr called to ask for your opinion
was holding his phone and gesturing at something
mean, Mr. Shawn Campbell, wants to invest
Smart Chips. He has invited Mr Parsons of Smart Mr. Parsons knows the mlationship between Mr Campbell and you, so he doesn’t want to refuse
Smart Chips founder Mr. Parsons, was Liams seno a PhD in physics
Aber eaming his doctorate. Mr. Parsons turned down high-paying offers from big companies and founded Smart Chips on his own,
ependent research and development of chips.
that time, his classmates started the business with him. These young people were full of passion and focused on research. As a result, just as the company was making progress, two core R&D personnel were poached by other companies with a salary of $150.000 dollars per year, and they even took away the research results at that time
The company was hit hard and struggled to continue. In desperation, Mr. Parsons contacted Liam through his classmates, hoping that he could invest in and acquire Smart Chips
Chip research and development are very costly. Small companies can’t do it, and big companies don’t value the return on investment Although the industry has a promising future, but no one was willing to invest in R&D.
if there is a breakthrough in research and development, the economic benefits could be hundreds of times higher. But if there is no breakthrough, it may cost tens of millions or even hundreds of millions a year
Aher serious evaluation and investigation, Liam bought 60% of Smart Chips for 30 million, becoming the big boss of the company At the same time he splurged on hiring a bunch of too talents in the industry, and expanded the whole lab. At the beginning of this year Smart Chips made a breakthrough, and a bunch of businessmen smelled the money and were eager to jump on the bandwagon
Of course these guys were all in the sam boat with a sharp nose for business opportunities, so it wasn’t surprising they knew about it. But how did Shawn, who’s into low-end electronics, get wind of this?
much does he wanna
Liam fipped through a photo, not quite happy with it, and took another shot from a different angle.
The told Mr Parsons he wants to throw in at least 80 milion
Liam paused for a moment. “His company can’t even make that much in half a year Where’s he getting all that dough from?” Owen shook his head. “Mr. Parsons said that Shawn was super confident when he spoke, not like he was bullshitting. Mr. Parsons knows about his relationship with you and didn’t want to refuse directly, so he said he’d discuss it with the other shareholders.”
Liam thought for a moment, “Find out who Shawn has been
“Aight, what about Mr. Parsons?”
contact with recently and what he’s been up to”
“Let him focus on his research, I’ll send someone else to handle it.”
After Owen finished reporting, he was about to leave when Liam called him back, “Hold on.”