We convene the best to change the world, one city at a time

The IC Model Activates Innovation Through Mentorship and Access

Better Together.

Corporate Partners

Corporate Partners

We connect corporations with access to early stage startups and IP that is changing entire industries not from major tech hubs, but from the most unlikely people in the most unlikely places.

College & Universities

College & Universities

As higher education rapidly evolves IC works with Colleges and Universities across the US to establish life long learning experiences for students and alumni. 

Venture Partners

Venture Partners

Our network of venture partners provides startups from across the nation access to mentorship and funding. 

These unexpected successes from unexpected places have proven high value opportunities for our venture partner network. 



We connect with Local, state and federal government partners to fast track transformation and connection to the greater innovation ecosystem. 




Foundations, non-profits and other entities support the economic development aspects of the IC model. 





A Proven Formula For Transformation

The Success Team

This group of individuals supports our mission of implementing the IC Model and convening the existing ecosystem to serve the future of your region. Universities, local governments, non-profits and philanthropists make up each city's Success Team.

Community Based Innovation Strategy

As a team we define the mission and put it into a 3 year plan that partners proven mentors and companies with your citizens and their ideas.

Launching Ecosystem Activation Plan

Leveraging community experiences, mentoring, and the rest of the IC suite of solutions we build a transformative ecosystem together.


This activation model becomes self sustained in 36 months. Together we unlock human potential, partner to create a thriving economy, launch companies that change the world, and build places to work, play, create and learn.

Transformed Communities

New jobs have been created, hope has been activated, communities are changed, and economies are growing.

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Our ecosystem is growing

In 2020 we have established fundamental ecosystem partners and contracts:

  • IC_AirForce_Research_Lab

    AirForce Research Lab

    Tech-transfer/community engagement contract

  • IC_INL

    Idaho National Laboratory

    Community Engagement Contract

  • IC_BayBridge_Ventures

    Bay Bridge Ventures

    IC exclusive venture partner 

  • IC_INL


    Co-Authored NSF grant for community resiliency tracking tools

  • IC_Sphero


    Education partner for STEM activation and programming

  • IC_Nevada_Governors_Office_of_Economic_Developmet

    Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development

    Regional community engagement contract



    Workforce training and apprenticeship partner

  • IC_Hernando_County

    Hernando County

    CARES Act funded regional community engagement contract

  • IC_UofI

    University of Idaho

    Co-Author of federal legislation for modernized workforce training

What is your vision?

How can we help?

For the past seven years we have been convening, aligning, and resourcing our community partners for maximum impact. Whether it is a single ecosystem builder or a whole country seeking remote work culture and operations strategy; IC: Better is ready to unleash the collective global creative community and maximize the impact of current local ecosystem leaders.

Through our grassroots processes we are transforming placemaking, venture investment, brain drain, work force, and so much more.  

This craziness actually works.

Don't take it from us, here is what our members are saying

I was suddenly aware of a very alive, passionate, hungry fellowship of neighbors from all ages and walks of life with a desire to ignite a movement of prosperity in my community….and I wanted to contribute to it.

- D. Jesaitus, New York

“Innovation Collective and their team has brought a sense of excitement and new energy that the area hasn’t seen in years! Their vision and passion for helping entrepreneurs take important steps forward is contagious!”

- J. Wicks, New York

“Like someone opened the window and let in a breath of fresh air. Wonderful panel of extraordinary young people who have not only already accomplished so much but who spoke from a wisdom and a sensibility well beyond their years as champions for elevating the human experience.“

- S. Jones, New York

“I am very Impressed with innovation collectives movement to help the community and each other as well as provide free Professional advice to help other people and organization to succeed. Innovation Collective is a unique organization to reach out to our community. Thank you for what you are doing.”

- C. Booth, Idaho

Local communities...and counting.

We are launching new IC communities all the time. If you want to see Innovation Collective in your area just click the button below and let us know!


Coeur d'Alene, Id

Reno, NV

North Las Vegas, NV

Brooksville, FL

Utica, NY

Rome, NY

Syracuse, NY

Victoria, TX