StartUp Tribes: Growing Virtual Innovation Ecosystems
The principle mission of Startup Tribes, a NJ based tech startup is to facilitate the growth of Digital Marketplaces and Virtual Innovation ecosystems that empowers Main-street businesses and Startups. The company deploys a proprietary methodology to discover, design, develop and deploy state of art technology platforms that map resources, connect stakeholders, and facilitate real time collaboration. The digital marketplace builder platform of the company had been in high demand following the move to e-commerce following the Covid-19 pandemic. As ecosystem builders, Startup Tribes helps customers face the current civil unrest in the US, by helping Universities, Cities, and Economic Development Organizations lead together by virtual building communities where trust, collaboration, diversity and inclusion is front and center. The technology platforms of the company equips Main-street businesses and innovators to tackle the biggest challenges of their communities. The Startup Tribes team of experts all of who have deep domain expertise and provide clients with research and advisory services.
Our values include democratizing critical information, facilitating the sharing of knowledge, and building vibrant startup communities that are bound together by a collaborative culture. We believe that diversity and inclusion (D&I) are central to sustainable innovation. We believe that everyone, regardless of social or economic circumstances, has the potential to develop an entrepreneurial mindset; and that everyone has the right to get a short at becoming an entrepreneur. We also believe that with the rapid growth of virtual meeting technologies, cloud/mobile computing, easy access to startup capital and other resources, and the widespread availability of free or inexpensive technology tools, NOW is the best time in human history to test ideas and build scalable Startups.
Our consulting services and proprietary technology platforms are especially built to help founders who are driven and may have a business idea or technology with potential, but weren’t necessarily born in a privileged environment. We are committed to leveling the playing field for all current and would be founders.
So here is our ask: If you happen to be a person who is has the important responsibility of fostering innovation and entrepreneurship in your community/city, or at an academic institution, or for an entrepreneurship support organization, we want to hear from you. Please take a minute to complete the contact form below. We will get back to you for a complimentary consultation and provide you with our best recommendations.
A growing body of research by Kauffman Foundation and other economic development experts back our findings that growing entrepreneurial ecosystems that are engaged and empowered are characterized by the following key factors: Connection of people with resources, easy real and virtual Collaboration among key stakeholders , creation of a distinct Culture of supporting innovation, and a strong sense of belonging to a Community or a Tribe.
- Dr. Suresh Kumar & Dr. Norris Krueger