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We work with startups, accelerators, venture capitalists & corporate innovation teams

Our Services

Our experience is wide, our focus is narrow

Education

On-demand expertise and experience for starting up

Advisory

On-going advice for rapidly evolving requirements

Mentorship

Directed feedback on specific ideas and materials

Strategy & Execution

Business-driven deliverables for key initiatives

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Quick Starts

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Virtual Co-Founder

Get the insights and experience of a seasoned co-founder today

4 x 1-hour weekly sessions

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Go-To-Market Workshop

Design and develop your Go-To-Market strategy and messaging

1 x 3-hour virtual strategy workshop

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Pitch Review

Review of your fundraising pitch materials with realtime feedback

1 x 1-hour interactive review session

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Innovation Trend Analysis

Analyze & review a technology or cultural shift that matters to your organization with realtime feedback /idea generation

2 x 1-hour interactive review session

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Virtual Innovation Coach

Get the insights and experience of a seasoned innovation expert today

4 x 1-hour weekly sessions

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team

We are startup, venture, and corporate operators with experience

Gregarious Narain

Serial Entrepreneur, YC Alum, 2x acquisitions

Greg is a serial entrepreneur, having launched a dozen businesses in the last 25 years.

His most recent company, Chute (YC W12), raised $16MM+, grew to millions in revenue, and employed 50 employees before being acquired in 2018.

Prior to Chute, Greg was the first employee and V.P. Product at Klout.

Marcela Shine

Entrepreneur, Operator, Angel Investor

Marcela is a builder of products, people and companies. A proven leader with deep analytical skills and a passion for problem-solving; she helps companies become scalable to yield greater efficiency and profitability.

She has held CEO, COO, and Product Strategy positions in venture-backed software as a service startups.

Marcela is a partner in Avanzar Ventures, which makes seed investments in online marketing technology. She also serves on the board of The Tutu Project (for Carey Foundation). Marcela was born in Medellin, Colombia and has deep ties to her community there. She is a past president (3 years) of PorColombia Professional Network in New York City.

Pankaj Jain

Serial Entreprenur, Angel Investor, 500 Startups

Pankaj is an operator, entrepreneur and investor having invested in over 80 startups in the US, India, Europe, MENA and Bangladesh over the last 8 years.

He’s been an angel investor and advisor to multiple startups and funds (including one sovereign wealth fund) over the last few years.

Prior to his advisory work, Pankaj made and managed all investments for 500 Startups in India.

Ruth Yomtoubian

Corporate Innovator, Cultural Transformer, AT&T

Insightful business planning professional with large company experience evaluating, testing, and scaling solutions across many channels.

An expert at representing the voice of the customer by intelligently synthesizing qualitative and quantitative data, able to effectively present findings to business stakeholders and decision makers.

Ruth is a frequent speaker and facilitator, and holds an MBA and Masters in Global Management from Tulane University. She attributes her willingness to get in the trenches to her time working with small businesses in New Orleans.

Chris Heuer

Entrepreneur, Ecosystem Architect, Creative Catalyst

Chris has been leading, advising and mentoring startups for over 25 years.

More recently serving as a lead mentor in Google’s global Launchpad Accelerator and an Entrepreneur in Residence for creative industries at QUT in Australia.

Danny Colella

Social Strategist, Live Stream Expert & Coach

Social Media Strategy is my JAM! Pair that with LIVE video and you have a recipe for success.

I coach individuals and consult businesses to help identify their strategic social direction all while helping them tell their message via video.

Speak up, people want to listen!

Thomas Edwards

Transformational Coach

For nearly 11 years, Thomas Edwards has served as a transformational coach to people around the world helping them level up their passion, play, purpose, and performance.

He shows how you can make your life or business a game you can win and have fun playing.

Beau Bergman

WeWork Labs, Techstars, 2x founder

Beau is a multi-business co-founder that span both the hardware and software spaces.

He's a recent graduate of the Techstars 2019 program in Boulder as a co-founder of Terran Reality

He is currently building a community and mentoring startups in Colorado as the Manager of WeWork Labs.

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    The RaiseDetails

    A behind-the-scenes, realtime series on fundraising for startups.

    Hosted By
    • Gregarious Narain
    • Pankaj Jain

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      Exploring work-life integration and personal development

      Hosted By
      • Gregarious Narain
      • Thomas Edwards

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