Business Startup

Innovation Corp Certification

NSF Innovation CORPS Certification for Tom Gross Received at Stanford University in 2012

Gross and Co. is Michigan’s premier business startup,  small business, and family owned business consultants providing strategic, business development and operational advisory services to entrepreneurs throughout Michigan.

We help entrepreneurs start new enterprises, prepare for outside investment, connect with angel investors, private equity and venture capital firms.

Working with Gross and Co. means working with seasoned start-up consultants and venture partners who have started, operated and invested in Michigan’s finest technology start-ups. We share that experience with you, as well as our vast network of people who can help you overcome start-up challenges and grow your business.

Gross and Co. is your partner to take your venture to the next level. We help you define and execute key growth strategies, deliver a positive launch experience, bring new products and services to market and secure funding. From strategy review and development to hands-on implementation, we help you achieve long-term sustainable success.

Gross and Co. New Business Start Up Consulting Services include:

Strategy & Planning

  • We are startup business experts. Understanding that many challenges and complexities arise at any time, Gross and Co. is here to provide strategic actionable solutions.

Target Customer Identification, Market Validation & Go to Market Strategy

  • We work smart to implement a marketing plan that will achieve sustainable results. Connecting with customers and increasing market traction through sales is our main focus.

Financial Analysis, Pro-forma Projections & Investor Pitch Presentations

  • We help clients explain the vision and strategy with numbers. Solid financial models are created to serve as a roadmap for greater insight and visibility. Every investment opportunity requires an executive summary, pitch deck, and business plan.  Gross and Co. also helps our clients develop a clear and concise business model that addresses customer needs and communicates a compelling value proposition to investors and lenders.

Operations Support

  • We help clients navigate through growing pains and spearhead processes that help manage startups and new businesses operational risks.  Gross and Co. provides the support to excel quickly.  We also offer backroom support, marketing/advertising planning, IT services, site selection, construction project management, HR and CFO services.