Energizing startup activity in our area will require the support of a wide variety of community stake-holders. This includes everything from economic development organizations, government agencies to private and public academic institutions. C4CUBE has developed connections with numerous highly qualified Service Providers. These companies have been screened by C4CUBE management and are ones who have a strong interest in supporting local entrepreneurs and small businesses and can provide high quality of service at very competitive rates.
Please review the Service Provider Sponsorship (annual support commitment) level offerings “Sponsors” section of this website or contact us if you wish to learn how your organization can contribute to dynamic new business in our region and participate in their success.
C4CUBE and our Clients want to thank these service providers for the dedication and support they show to the community, entrepreneurs, students, and small business owners.
Our recommended Service Providers include: (Others will be added and listed as support information becomes available.)
Business Consulting Services:
iN3 Partners, Inc. www.iN3Partners.com
iN3 Partners is a management and operations consulting firm focused specifically on early stage business development with the unique ability to take a company from creation to financial stability. Our founders and associates are seasoned management professionals who average 30+ years of experience. iN3 Partners has extensive experience working as board members and senior level executives. Each team member has access to our firm’s collective experience and network of professional contacts. iN3 creates, evaluates, develops, and implements operational and financial business solutions. The iN3 team listens, plans and executes to deliver measurable and lasting bottom-line results. iN3 has a proven track record of success for our Clients and will give you a “no-nonsense” solution. iN3 works in industries where we understand the operational concerns and have the necessary knowledge and contacts to effectively deliver the business growth you need. Our areas of expertise span many high tech industries including network communications, photonics, network services, broadcast and print media, TV, internet, radio, fuel cells, armor protection, alternative energy innovations, sensing, nano-technologies, biosensors, unmanned aerial vehicles, military, and others.
iGrowth Strategies www.iGrowthStrategies.com
iGrowth Strategies was founded by David Talon (originally as Talon Associates International in 1991). His knowledge, skills and experience as a Principal, a Management Consultant, an Executive Coach, and business executive give him the ability to see business dynamics from multiple viewpoints. His MBA in international business strategy and international corporate operations, sales, and negotiation experience as head of a $50 million operation position him well to understand the challenges faced by client companies and their teams in their US & global growth initiatives. In 25 years, he has worked extensively with executives, company owners and internal/external clients to plan, design, develop, and execute growth strategies, alliances, agency networks and joint ventures in the USA, Europe, Far East, Latin America, Australia, and the Middle East. He has developed cross-border training programs to build effective communications. In his travels to 42 countries, he has learned the cultural aspects of global business development and developed cross-border training programs for effective communication. He has lived in South America and Mexico.
Human Resource Services:
IT2GO provides staffing assistance in the form of consulting and permanent placement services in all areas of technology including outsourcing. Our recruiters are experienced and well connected in the industry. We pride ourselves not only on our understanding of the demands of the industry but on our outstanding pool of available experts in all phases of our dynamic industry. We are able not only to provide immediate assistance in the form of temp to hire and qualified consultants our extensive experience allows us to effectively and efficiently recruit Class A candidates from anywhere in the world and to provide focused expertise to insure that our clients get what they need when they need it. In today’s marketplace you need to do more than just search on line to meet the needs of our ever changing marketplace. And when it comes to finding the best of class expertise we intend to be your first choice for help and assistance.
What We Do; CFOs2Go offers professional CFO services on a part-time & contractual basis, meaning your business can benefit from our expertise in a package that works with your bottom line. We work as a member of your team that is committed to your financial success.
Our Secret Sauce; The KEY to our success is in our people, they give you the confidence to be bold in your company’s objectives and the comfort to sleep soundly at night, knowing that your business is in sound financial shape. Combined we have over 200 years of experience in everything from preparing an initial business plan to assisting a business owner in designing succession plans. We have the “been there, done that” experience to meet any of your financial needs.
Intellectual Property and Business Services:
STLGIP, PC www.stlgip.com
STLGIP, located in Silicon Valley, is an intellectual property boutique firm specializing in providing intellectual property and technology transaction services to a wide range of industries including life sciences, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, sustainable energy, semiconductors, and software. The firm advises private and public companies, as well as entrepreneurs and investors on a wide range of IP-centric matters affecting their organizations, including patent procurement, strategic evaluations and portfolio management, trademark services, patent sales, and IP litigation.
We have built our practice based on integrated relationship with and high value services to our clients. Our attorneys and professionals work with members of our clients’ management and technical teams, as well as the in-house and outside legal counsel; to optimize and coalesce business, management, scientific, and legal synergies and deliver value-added work products and services. Our patent attorneys and agents are all senior level professionals, reducing the need for tiered review and thus reducing the cost to our clients.
SilverSky Group www.silverskygroup.com
SilverSky Group is an IP eccentric business service provider, which is comprised of two distinct, but tightly integrated business groups: Practical Business Development and Intellectual Property. By tying expertise in intellectual property with a wealth of practical business support, SilverSky is able to provide a truly unique and extensive range of services to an extremely diverse group of clients. SilverSky supports general businesses, start-up ventures, legal professionals, Fortune 1000 companies, as well as individuals.
Specialists at supporting small businesses of every type, SilverSky Group provides intellectual property expertise from conception to marketplace: Business plans, reports and statements, patent preparation and prosecution, start-up planning and implementation, intellectual property portfolio analysis and management, brand creation, IP licensing and negotiations:and so much more!
Intellectual Property International, Ltd.
Intellectual Property International (IPI) provides: Technology Evaluation of patents, trademarks, brands, logos, software, copyrights and proprietary inventions; Strategic Assistance to evaluate the various paths that are available prior to any possible licensing, strategic alliances, joint-ventures and/or legal actions; Licensing programs to position the intellectual property for greatest value; Research in highly specialized and technical innovation and new products; and Expert Witnesses in cases of patent and any intellectual property disputes and/or potential legal actions. For more information, contact C4CUBE for details.
Federal Grant Services:
ProNamix, LLC www.pronamix.com
ProNamix works with the management and technical teams to tailor government grant proposals to match specific funding needs with target SBIR, STTRR, BAA or other grant programs. ProNamix invests time and resources for the long term, creating true partnerships with the client. ProNamix profits when researchers’ ideas are funded and transformed into marketable technologies. ProNamix can expertly manage the grant program and bring additional market analysis value to ensure continued growth in funding.
Cooley Godward Kronish LLP www.cooley.com
Cooley Godward Kronish, located in Palo Alto, CA, is a national law firm for the converging worlds of high technology, high finance and high-stakes litigation. We are counselors, strategists and advocates for the foremost private and public companies across a wide variety of industries and in all major technology fields. Our clients include business organizations, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, financial institutions, private equity firms, professional services firms and real estate owners and developers. Cooley has approximately 675 attorneys and represents clients in more than 20 industries.
In helping our clients grow their businesses, we draw upon our experience with industry-leading public companies and financial institutions, as well as our extensive work with innovative entrepreneurs and emerging growth companies. Whether forming creative start-ups, facilitating seed and mezzanine financing, handling initial public offerings and mergers and acquisitions, or providing strategic prelitigation counseling and representation in adversarial proceedings, Cooley is as equally adept at representing two-person start-ups as it is Fortune 500 companies. Attorneys in Cooley’s preeminent Business practice are well known for their expertise in the areas of venture capital and private equity, corporate securities, mergers and acquisitions, life sciences and technology transactions, tax and real estate, making Cooley a go-to firm for clients seeking counseling in these areas.
Holland & Hart LLP www.hollandhart.com
Holland & Hart is the largest law firm in the Mountain West, with more than 400 attorneys in 15 offices in seven states. With firm-wide resources, local presence, and coordinated efforts, Holland & Hart delivers integrated legal solutions to regional, national, and international clients of all sizes, from emerging businesses to Fortune 500 corporations. It is the only law firm based in the Mountain West ranked on The American Lawyer’s list of the top 200 firms in the United States.
As a top law firm, Holland & Hart helps its clients with nearly all types of business legal and litigation work. The firm provides sound, industry-specific guidance to clients with business and legal interests in the United States and abroad. Holland & Hart’s attorneys have extensive experience with corporate affairs, intellectual property, securities, labor & employment, contracts, product liability, torts & insurance, employee benefits, litigation, and other business and transactional matters. Holland & Hart’s lawyers are consistently highly-ranked according to Martindale-Hubbell, Best Lawyers, Chambers USA, and others.
In 2008, Holland & Hart joined forces with Hale Lane Peek Dennison and Howard, one of the largest law firms in the state of Nevada. This combination allows the firm to maintain strong connections in Nevada communities while adding significant scope and depth of skilled professionals to serve its clients’ evolving needs.
Our Clients will need an ever-expanding set of products and services to fuel their business activities. While it is not our purpose to “create new customers” for local vendors, we recognize that good vendors can be of tremendous help to struggling entrepreneurs. Please contact us if you wish to participate.