StarNet, LLC brings together experts in different disciplines from the public and private fields with proven capability to generate client value. Our Expert Network, combined with our strategic Partnerships, provides access to seasoned professionals that understand how to generate performance through innovation alliances. Example Partnerships include:
Group Mind Express
GroupMind Express specializes in helping organizations work together effectively with web-based planning tool and an expert team that focuses in four areas:
* Interactive planning meetings
* Organizational assessments
* Dispersed team work spaces and practices
* Alignment for strategic change
The principals of GroupMind Solutions are consultants with backgrounds in executive management and organization development. They developed GroupMind Express as an alignment tool -- a way for people to work together by sharing their thinking and their information through participative planning processes.
BrightIdea Inc. is the global leader in the Innovation Process Management (IPM) software market. The company's enterprise software is used by over 250 organizations worldwide, including: Hallmark, Bristol Myers Squibb, Bosch, Emerson, ING Financial and the U.S. Department of Defense.
In 2005, BrightIdea Inc. launched BrightIdea.com, the first ever On-Demand IPM service, specifically designed to meet the needs of mid-size organizations and divisions of larger companies. The service offers a comprehensive suite of IPM tools that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of an organization's innovation processes. The BrightIdea.com On-Demand service is currently in use at: DHL, Reliant Energy, ADS, Stryker Corp., and Honeywell. BrightIdea Inc. continues to offer class-leading enterprise solutions to larger organizations.
Girvan Institute of Technology
The Girvan Institute of Technology, established in 2002, is a non-profit, public benefit corporation chartered to facilitate the transfer, development and commercialization of technologies and to foster the growth of early-stage high-tech companies. Girvan strives to put technologies to work and to get companies from where they are to where they want to be.
The Institute works to:
* Provide assistance and technology for early stage high-tech companies
* Transfer and commercialize innovative technologies
* Structure and assemble independent panels of experts to perform and issue “IP review and commercialization” assessments
* Introduce companies to sources of capital
* Provide office space to early stage companies
* Showcase new technologies
Clairent Advisors specializes in providing independent asset and business valuations – combining proven techniques, analytical tools, and extensive experience to produce thorough and well-documented deliverables.
The Clairent team has significant experience valuing Intellectual Property assets, including: Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights and Trade Secrets. They also provide Intellectual Property Litigation Support, such as Shareholder and contract disputes, Damage calculations, and Patent infringement.
Clairent Advisors has extensive experience serving clients in many industries. Areas of specialty include high technology, early stage ventures, telecommunications, service companies, consumer products, manufacturing, and financial services companies.
Stanford Transportation Group
Competition in all aspects of transportation and energy industries is becoming fiercer as demand growth, expanding competition and fluid capital encounter resource constraints, inconsistent government policies and regulatory regimes and a leveling of technological skill worldwide. Since 1995, Stanford Transportation Group has been helping clients succeed in this environment with sound, research-based solutions and strategies.
STG combines industry knowledge with proven methodologies to develop customized solutions for client problems, addressing issues arising in:
* Business (strategy, competition, market research)
* Technology (forecasting, replacement, obsolescence)
* Policy (impacts, risk analysis, scenario development)