An inside look at how Koch Labs® helps churn the parent company’s ideas

In 1927, Fred Koch developed a thermal cracking process he believed could greatly boost gasoline production and decrease costs for independent oil refiners.  While that was the genesis of Koch Industries Inc., there was still a hurdle.  “Before he could sell his new process, he had to prove it worked,” his son and company CEO, Charles Koch, wrote […]

Koch Industries launches a venture capital group

Koch Industries has launched an early-stage venture capital arm that will be led by Chase Koch, the son of company chairman and CEO Charles Koch. Bottom line: Charles and David Koch might differ strongly with most of Silicon Valley on politics, but they believe there can be alignment when it comes to disruptive technologies. Continue reading…