Dr. Summer DeRuyter, as the President of DeRuyter R&D, builds and organizes teams around funding opportunities to focus their business models and accelerate their growth. She has a PhD in Co-Evolutionary Ecology and uses it to help start-up companies find the open niche in their market, find the resources they need, and develop powerful collaborations that benefit all parties. She was the Research Director for a green energy start-up company, CE&P, writing a $12M DOD consortium grant in collaboration with Caltech, which helped to establish a small wind energy research center. She helped CE&P raise 2.5M in private investment.
How Business Creates Value:
DeRuyter R&D creates value by being your one-stop-shop for start-up for-profit and non-profit companies. We have a variety of business, research and development skills and a logical framework for business development that takes the guesswork out of how to make your business successful.
How Member Creates Value:
I want to help you build a company of your dreams, so that is where I start: Where do you want this business to be in 1, 5 or the next 10 years? If you want to stay small and local, that's great, if you want to build a huge, multi-national company, we can help you get started on that too!