Gorilla Tree has established well thought-out online property listing software that powers many websites. Once the company became established it got the interest of another larger company and had the option to sell. Start-up Strategies assisted in the evaluation and selling process and allowed Gorilla Tree to expand to new markets as another business.
Rent Magazine was initially launched with plenty of potential by satisfying an untapped need and launched with a strong public following. However, it lacked the required capital and leadership to successfully continue operation. When a new owner took over with hopes of a re-launch Start-up Strategies was contacted to manage the bookkeeping and marketing. With Start-up Strategies’ help the company was able to reach success and reach the public with its product.
P&C Maintenance found Start-up Strategies through a networking event hosted by the local Chamber of Commerce. The company was having trouble property reaching its target market with its advertising. Many dollars were spent unsuccessfully trying to build a clientele base. Start-up Strategies showed the company how to accurately pin point its target market and advertise in a more focused manner producing dividends.
Smoke Lounge was a new business entering the marketing with an innovative product which allowed smokes to return to comfort while continuing to be respectful to non-smokers. Start-up Strategies successfully helped the company obtain external funding from a major bank with a well-developed business plan while also obtaining a large government grant to help operating costs.
Laurentian University hired Start-up Strategies to analyze its current parking technology and develop an implementation plan to increase its effectiveness. After a thorough analysis of the current parking technology used and the new technology available, Start-up Strategies developed a comprehensive analysis of the suitable options.
Simon Says General Contracting was first incorporated in March of 2011 and wanted to acquire funding for the opportunities available. Start-up Strategies was hired to develop a business plan and search for funding opportunities. Start-up Strategies was able to secure a large grant from the Provincial Government that was used to facilitate the company’s growth.
University of Sudbury was having a hard time finding a credible food service provider for its newly renovated student lounge. Marketing of this space to potential tenants lacked the expertise that was needed to fill the space. Start-up Strategies volunteered its time developing promotional techniques that would ensure this space received the proper attention. Within a 2 month period of the University of Sudbury using these techniques a food provider has been chosen and remains a staple for the student lounge.
Camplow Services was a new company that needed help developing its customer base as well as all the necessary business management skills. From bookkeeping to marketing to brand management, Start-up Strategies assisted this company through its opening and growth phases.
Greater Sudbury Plumbing (GSP) began operation in March of 2016 with limited funding and no business experience. The company has grown to be voted Sudbury’s best plumbing company from the Sudbury Star Readers Choice awards. The marketing and business training from Start-up Strategies has helped grow this company to a leader competitor in the plumbing industry.