WEST LAFAYETTE – Development Consultants Inc. has opened an office in the Purdue Research Park. The company provides guidance to startups, and establishes networks and relationships with government entities for research organizations.
The company was founded in 2008 by Mark R. Pipes, whose background is in project management and small business development.
“All new organizations and startups have similar challenges,” said Pipes. “We provide strategic business planning, marketing and networking to identify funding sources. We also connect the new organizations with synergistic partners to facilitate product and service evolution and we introduce the innovations to government agencies with matching requirements.”
Pipes said he opened an office in Purdue Research Park to provide small business development consulting and networking to emerging tech companies. His company already provides services to firms in Indiana, Illinois, Michigan and Texas.