Startup ROI (A Konnectic Energy Company)

We are a global AI 1st innovation accelerator that helps startup founders build and grow ROI driven products and scale their business from concept to market traction.


We are a global AI 1st innovation accelerator that helps startup founders build and grow ROI driven products and scale their business from concept to market traction. Our accelerator ensures early founders have a solid foundation for growth and access to staff, key partnerships, initial customers, financial backing, and essential resources. A 13-Month CoWorking Experience From Idea To Traction. Our program is divided into 4 parts:
  • ¬†Founder Mindset & Idea Validation – This is a 14-Week hands-on Concept to Customer Feedback to Prototype process where we partner with founders to create a functioning prototype from their idea that will allow them to ask potential customers key questions before development begins.
  • Growth Enablement For Your MVP – During this 12-Week period, we focus on advising and supporting startups in creating a viable business model, great online presence, a strong team, and implement a growth plan all aimed at attracting customers, partners, and investors
  • Sales Enablement for Increasing Revenue – This 16-Week period will help startups with some revenue kick their sales process into the next gear. We guide and equip startups with better customer targeting, a more advanced pricing model, and a winning sales strategy.
  • Scaling and GTM Enablement – This 16-Week period is for elite startups that have reached $10k+ in recurring revenue. We advise startups in aligning partnerships for greater reach, In preparing their tech stack to scale, in preparation for receiving investments, and in improving their exit strategy.

Services Provided

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) (Specialty)
  • Valuation (Specialty)

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting (Specialty)
  • Business Succession Planning (Specialty)
  • Forming a Business (Specialty)
  • Market Plan Development (Specialty)
  • Market Research (Specialty)

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Angel Investment Providers (Specialty)
  • Debt Funding Preparation (Specialty)
  • Equity Funding Preparation (Specialty)
  • Matching Fund Providers (Specialty)
  • Revenue Based Financing (i.e. factoring)
  • Technology Grant Providers
  • Venture Capital Providers (Specialty)

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Diversity Equity and Inclusion (Specialty)
  • Hiring and Firing (Specialty)
  • Leadership/Professional Development (Specialty)
  • Recruiting (Specialty)

Import and Export Assistance

  • Financial Assistance for Exporting Activities
  • Networking/Exploring Exporting

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources
  • Company Data/Prospect Lists

Management Issues

  • Diversity Equity and Inclusion
  • Leadership/Professional Development (Specialty)
  • Recruiting Assistance (Specialty)

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Augmented / Virtual Reality and Holographics
  • High Tech Development (Specialty)
  • Industrial Technology Research
  • Manufacturing Development
  • Technology Transfer

Marketing and Sales

  • Advertising
  • Award Recognition
  • Competitive Analysis
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Market Plan Development and Training (Specialty)
  • Market Research
  • Digital Marketing Consulting (Specialty)
  • Website Development (Specialty)


  • Formal Mentoring Programs (Specialty)
  • One-on-One Counseling (Specialty)

Networking and Associations

  • International Trade
  • Small Business/General

Product Development

  • Product Design and Development (Specialty)
  • Prototype Development (Specialty)
  • R&D Support

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • African-American Business
  • Women’s Business Issues

Regulatory Compliance

  • International Regulatory Compliance

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Government and Military Specifications (Specialty)
  • Obtaining Corporate Contracts (Specialty)

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources (Specialty)
  • Startup Business Counseling (Specialty)
  • Startup Classes (Specialty)

Technical Assistance

  • Design Services
  • Website Development (Specialty)


  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Business Management Training (Specialty)
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance (Specialty)
  • Marketing Plan Training (Specialty)
  • Online Courses and Videos (Specialty)
  • Startup Classes (Specialty)

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator (Specialty)

Events and Community Building

  • Hackathon / Startup Week or Weekends
  • Pitch Events
  • Startup Drinks
Contact Information
Kiara Thomas
201 Rue Beauregard
Lafayette, LA 70508