Rocket Builders

          Rocket Builders is a management consulting firm providing sales and marketing services.  With a focus on helping technology companies to grow and prosper, Rocket Builders has a proven track record of success with its clients.  Since 2000, we have been engaged in market research, market planning, business development initiatives, strategic selling, and product launches for over 200 organizations.

          The Rocket Recognition Program features two branded lists of companies.  The “Ready to Rocket” list profiles information technology companies with the greatest potential for revenue growth in the coming year.  The “Emerging Rockets” list profiles technology companies from multiple technology sectors with great potential for investment and market breakthroughs in the coming year.  Both lists are predictive of future success making them unique in approach and unique in value for our business audience.


Commercialization Success in Early Stage Technology Companies

This research was performed for the Advanced Systems Institute under funding from the National Research Council.   It investigated the barriers and success factors for commercialization in early stage technology development in British Columbia by interviewing forty-one successful technology companies.

Key Findings:

  • Key Milestones:

    • Acquiring a first customer

    • Validating the product

    • Acquiring partners

    • Acquiring investment

    • Managing costs

    • Getting regulatory approval or standards certification

Key Recommendations:

  • Success driven by input from external advisors, both formal and informal
  • Dramatic growth in revenue by identifying a customer group with common characteristics and optimizing sales and marketing efforts

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