Research Impact Enterprises aka (RIE) is a Research to Impact (RI) Accelerator. We help Individuals, Researchers, Faculty, Upper-Level Degree Holders, and Units plan, develop, fix, and grow their businesses, start-ups, and social enterprises. In short, we support, promote, start, and advance different types of ventures.
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We are a Research to Impact (RI) Accelerator designed for Individuals, Academics, Researchers, Faculty, those who have or are obtaining Upper-Level Degrees, and Institutions.
By working with a variety of stakeholders we envision helping to bring about "a highly coordinated, innovative, and robust Research Impact (RI) Venture Academic, Industrial, and Non-Profit ecosystem in the United States (US) and beyond.
To help people, organizations, academic institutions, and companies develop and link their research, education, investments, products, ideas, and services to generate transformational business outcomes that are relevant for individuals, diverse communities, and society-at-large.
RIE is able to provide reliable, relevant, innovative, and high impact services to clients because:
RIE has access to national and international networks of individuals, organizations, and businesses that will help ensure our clients achieve success.
RIE utilizes the latest business and impact theories, tools, and practices to optimize client effectiveness, efficiency, productivity, ROI, Social Return on Investment (SROI), and Return on Impact (ROIm).
We have 10+ years of experience starting companies. We will also work with other accelerators and incubators including the ones at your institution on your behalf because trying to work or conduct research while attempting to develop and sustain a business, net positive impact organization, endeavor, or venture takes time and usually a team.
We adhere to and operate within a ten (10) characteristic and action framework. It also guides us on which business opportunities, ventures, assets, and services we develop, provide, acquire, and maintain. These core principles are:
COUNCIL OF ADVISORS
In a multi - vertically and horizontally integrated connected world, "Connection Is Key". This is one salient feature of all metapreneurs or metapreneurial enterprises (MEs). We do not employ a board. Rather, we cooperate, collaborate, utilize, and get counsel from a working group of Nonprofits, Academics, Companies, Organizations, CEOs, and other individuals.
This is done to ensure all participating parties succeed while at the same time ensuring that we are effective, efficient, fulfilling our mission, staying true to our vision, and providing the highest level of impact and value to others.
The key attributes and qualities of those who sit on our Council of Advisors (CoA) are:
1. Longevity in Profession
3. Out-Of-The-Box Thinking
*We provide basic training if needed for those participating in the CoA
5. Impact in Their Area
*8. Basic Understanding of MEs
VENTURE SERVICE OVERVIEW
Through our programs we look for, then cultivate, and further develop exceptional Impact, RI, and Business Value Propositions (VPs) via: our services; our network; individual consultations and recommendations.
Individuals and organized units are mentored, coached, and supported in ways that allow them to accelerate their Return on Investment (ROI), Social Return on Investment (SROI), Business Acumen, and refinement of their venture.
Once vetted, de-risked, and if applicable working with your institution - we begin contacting investors, agencies, firms, other accelerators, and foundations, etc., to further advance your business and impact.