and Strategy Services
Innovative businesses, nonprofits, municipalities, and Family Office clients utilize contracted leadership services for strategic planning, business development, financial analysis, and project implementation. A network of independent specialists serve clients' technical and professional needs in a team approach.
Startup Advising and
The Emerge Foundation, who contracts for Executive Director services, provides qualifying ventures access to startup programming offered through EMERGE@Simpson College, mentoring, and startup capital. Its Carver Connections program provides access to LaunchPad65 engagement, in addition to those in the larger Iowa-based entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Communities evaluating their broadband options need strategic planning, market analysis, and partnership evaluation to effectively launch. This is done by co-facilitating stakeholder input and market analysis in collaborative engagements with SmartSource Consulting, feasibility study providers, and engineering firms. These firms have also partnered to form a network of community advocates, providers, vendors, and associate members to enhance local brodband access.