moving ideas to market

Leveraging the I-94 corridor mega-region to move ideas to market.

i-94 innovation corridor

The I-94 corridor is a key innovation hub for entrepreneurship, innovation and investment.   I94 Innovation Labs leverages the region’s assets – its global reach, academic institutions, investor networks, and entrepreneurial ecosystems – to move innovative concepts  to regional and global markets.

At the core of the the I-94 innovation corridor are the major economic nodes of Chicago, Milwaukee and Madison – the I94 Innovation Triangle.    The Triangle has over 12 million people, an economic output of $90 billion and over 1.2 million businesses.   The Triangle is the heart of the broader Great Lakes Mega Region, a region of over 45 million people.

Have an idea, a concept and need help determining its potential to succeed in the market? To start the process, click here.

I-94 CORRIDOR MARKET OPPORTUNITIES

WE MOVE CONCEPTS TO MARKET.  IT’S WHAT WE DO!

proof of concept development

The I-94 Team develops Proof of Concept for ideas as a way to test the viability, feasibility and usability of an idea before taking it any further. A Proof of Concept for Startups can also be used to gather feedback from potential customers and investors.  To start the process, click here.

Product development

The I-94 Product Development works with companies to develop initial concept generations, define production dimensions, and identify optimal pricing options. Product Development aims to develop competitive products capable of realizing immediate market traction. To start the process, click here.

market analysis & development

The I-94 Market Development Team provides businesses with market analysis that defines target market dimensions, market behavior factors, market trends, and competitive considerations.  Our market analysis gives businesses the edge.  To start the process, click here.

technology integration

The I-94 Technology Team identifies current technology to integrate into all phases of management, production and operations. Technology integration makes companies more efficient, saving money and generating higher returns over the long-term. To start the process, click here.

organization development

The I-94 Team works with early-stage companies to develop efficient and highly responsive market-driven orgnanizational structures.  Our goal: create lean organizational structures that are attractive to investors and highly efficient at generating positive bottom-line results.  To start the process, click here.

Pre-investment assistance

The I-94 Team develops works to prepare businesses for the process of attracting capital for expansion.   Pre-investment assistance documents financial and opeational performance, and packages a businesses into an “investment ready” entity capable of attract debt or equity capital.  To start the process, click here.

I-94 CORRIDOR INVESTOR NETWORKS

WE MOVE CONCEPTS TO MARKET.  IT’S WHAT WE DO!

AYR

AYR Studio provides AI-driven business solutions that aim to align design and functionality to business goals and, in the process, deliver projects that can provide significant and sustainable ROI for investors, shareholders and owners.

DATACORE

DataCore leverages data to find, capture and retain customers for business focused on providing services in specific markets.  DataCore expands the capacity of businesses to leverage their activity to capture new customers and grow revenue.

BARBERZOOM

BarberZoom aims to be a leading provider of online barber licenses and professional barber recognition.   BarberZoom’s platform will provide students with easy and affordable access to barber education, no matter where they are located.

MISSIONONE SERVICES

MissionOne Services is an AI-driven platform  that aims to provide comprehensive building maintenance and repair services for thousands  of home-owners and business in any given market.

BUSINESS LOAN zoom

Business Loan Zoom aims to put power in the a hands of business borrowers.   Business Loan Zoom’s AI-driven platform keeps borrows informed and quickly provides answers to the status of their loan.

THE BUSINESS VANGUARD

The Business Vanguard aims to be an AI-driven online publication that aims to be the leading multi-market resource on business news, information and on 8 million BIPOC business owners in  the United States.

I-94 CORRIDOR ENTREPRENEUR ECOSYSTEMS

leveraging the i-94 innovation corridor TO TAKE IDEAS TO MARKET

The I-94 Innovation Corridor leverages the resources of three key economic centers – Chicago, Milwaukee & Madison.

  • Chicago: A world-class city that is the anchor for the Great Lakes mega-region, a hub for investors and investment, and provides one of the largest market opportunities in the United States.
  • Milwaukee:  Milwaukee, a leading economic hub on the I-94 Innovation Corridor, is a leading engineering and research center.  Whatever is being developed or created, Milwaukee industries have the know-how to make it go farther, faster and more efficiently.
  • Madison:  Madison is a major academic center with a significant record of leveraging venture capital to grow firms.

Have an idea, a concept and need help determining its potential to succeed in the market? To start the process, click here

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