North Star Innovation Partners Services

North Star adds value to its consulting and project management services through:

- Comprehensive research and economic analysis
Practical planning rooted in management experience
Entrepreneurship experience
- An understanding of the dynamic innovation environment


Innovation Ecosystem Strategies

  • Entrepreneurship development strategies
  • Student entrepreneurship programs
  • Corporate engagement and sponsorship programs
  • Public sector engagement initiatives
  • Community assessment of angel capital/early-stage capital access

Incubator/Accelerator Planning and Development

  • Needs assessment and feasibility studies
  • Business and financial plan development
  • Co-working initiatives
  • Innovation tools and program development to drive business acceleration

Incubator/Accelerator Operations, Sustainability and Impact

  • Financial sustainability plans
  • Board of Directors development plans
  • New programmatic focus integration into existing incubation programs
  • Implementation of Incubation/Acceleration Best Practice

Client-based Programs to Drive Economic Development

  • Woman-owned business programming
  • Veteran-owned business programming
  • Minority business programming, including 8-A business acceleration

"Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship... the act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth."

Peter Drucker, Author and business management educator