The NWIRC is a strategic partner for entrepreneurs and inventors to help bring their ideas to life. We assist by building a customized strategy for success through an expert business toolkit, access to an exclusive Just-In-Time mentorship program and an expansive community of local resources.

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Whether you are an inventor or entrepreneur, NWIRC helps you evaluate the idea, identify your needs and create a customized road map for success.

Strategy

Every business needs a roadmap to help navigate the pitfalls. Using years of entrepreneurial expertise, we build customized strategies to meet the individual needs of your business.

Tools

Every business needs a toolkit to keep the business moving forward. We have an experienced toolkit full of business expertise and know-how to keep you on track.

Community

Every business needs others people, whether they are mentors or customers. Our exclusive Just-In-Time mentorship program will connect you to an expansive community of local people who can help.

I suspect that most of you are like me. Creative, intelligent, you know a good idea when it comes along. And you haven’t the foggiest idea what to do with that idea. My project is still young but I feel it has a strong foundation that would have been lacking without the help of Lara and NWIRC.

~Todd Spalti

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