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About Us

We are a global AI 1st innovation accelerator that helps founders build and grow ROI driven products and scale their business from concept to market traction.

Our accelerator ensures early founders have a solid foundation for growth and access to staff, key partnerships, initial customers, financial backing, and essential resources.

Additionally, we build a community of mentors, advisors, and like-minded founders to keep businesses on a steady growth trajectory to even greater ROI.

Our Vision

We fill critical gaps for innovative startup founders by aligning their objectives with our resources so that we can grow and fund an ecosystem of fully realized, market dominating products.

Our Mission

Our mission is to bring people, products and technological innovation together where we explore new ideas, develop technology, and market business solutions that improve lives, advance our universe, and create fiscal impact.

Paul Claxton

CoFounder of Startup ROI

Paul is a Serial Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist and visionary leader frequently sought-out by universities, startups, venture capital firms and Fortune 500 companies for his network, ingenuity and uncanny ability to drive organizations forward.. Paul is an advisor to Ithaca College, and Climate Incubator.

Kiara Thomas

CoFounder of Startup ROI

Focuses on guiding startups toward developing a solid foundation for growth, marketing, and positioning. Founder of Konnectic Energy, a Web Agency and Startup Studio, and CoFounder of CircleView.App, an AI-Driven IoT and Lean Collaboration Tool.

Kellie O'Hara

VP of Partnerships and People

Founder of Empire Headhunters. The Startup Whisperer. We don’t guess where to find your quality talent. We hunt where they already are! Specialized cost effective full-cycle talent services built specifically with startups in mind.

Shyaam Ramkumar

Strategy and Market Development

Founder of Network BD. Utilizes network theories and agent-based models to help startups identify “influencer” customers, lower customer acquisition costs, and accelerate growth.

Cheryl Parks

Sales Growth Development

Founder of Sales Growth Coach Consulting and a SaaS Sales Expert. Won over $25M in Corporate Sales over 25 years of experience. She has developed proprietary frameworks for cross-functional sales teams. 

Our Partners & Relationships

  • NSIN 
  • FedTech Ventures 
  • Citizens Climate Lobby 
  • CDC Foundation 
  • United Nations Procurement 
  • Archirodon / AICI (US Army) 
  • Rutgers Entrepreneurial Society 
  • Fordham Private Equity & Venture Capital Club
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Ithaca College
  • Alumni Ventures, MIT
  • IPS
  • GreenTech Alliance
  • Toyota
  • TDK Ventures
  • Festo
  • Shimizu Corporation 
  • Sodexo 
  • Samsung
  • Bland and Associates
  • Quintessential Performance
  • DLA Piper
  • International Trade Council
  • PARA, Professional Association of Robotics and Automation
  • Hexa Systems, Tier 1 PR e.g. Rolling Stone, Entrepreneur Magazine, Yahoo Finance etc.
  • Climate Incubator
  • WEG2G /HSTG – Blockchain training
  • GS1
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Citibank
  • Builder AI
  • MIT Program (Private Program Under Confidentiality)
  • DeepTech Showcase
  • Unicorn Events
  • Starlight Capital
  • Faster Capital
  • Ethaum Ventures
  • Clearco
  • Uncapped
  • Rok Financial
  • Trust AP
  • Airwallex
  • Gatwick Banking
  • First Republic Bank
  • Next Bank
  • Loyalty Alliance
  • Del Morgan and Co
  • AFM Advisory

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