• Marketing and Business Development specialists in
    • Small & Mid-sized Growth Companies 
    • Technology and Industrial Products and Services
    • Emerging and Rapidly Changing Markets 
    • Funded Start-Ups and New Ventures
  • Reduce the time, cost and riskof growth and success
    • Product launches
    • New market entries
    • Re-purpose capabilities
    • Leverage intellectual property
    • Cross-promotion and channel partnerships
  • Measurable performancespecific ROI and revenue targets
    • Define your business model
    • Understand the entire investment requirement
    • Avoid ambush by unexpected costs
    • Forecast first dollar, profitability and ROI
     
  • Planning PLUS executionfrom 'consult' to 'result'
    • Thorough intelligence gathering 
    • Comprehensive analysis
    • Start-to-finish program blueprints and timetables
    • Hands-on management and execution

Grow

Leverage your position 
 

Branding and positioning

New market entry

Distribution channels

Value enhancement
 

 

Compete

Own your 'sweet spot'  

Competitive analyses
Market mapping
Improve visibility
Cross-promotion 
 
 

Adapt

Make change work
 
Anticipate market needs
Re-position
Meet regulatory change
Assess technology impact
 
 

Prepare

Structure for success

Due diligence preparation
Refine business model 
Find the right partners
Define exit strategy
 
 

Execute

Follow through

Clear success metrics
Start-to-finish planning
Hands-on execution
Experienced leadership
 
 

  • Cash for all seasons

    "
    That's why Joseph Fulvio of Third Coast Partners, a consulting firm that specializes in working with emerging businesses . . ."
    www.entrepreneur.com/magazine/.../2010/june/206996.html
  • Online vs. retail

    "
    ... look positively simple by comparison," says Joseph Fulvio, a consultant who advises ... That's why Fulvio says startup retailers need to make sure they ..."
    www.entrepreneur.com/magazine/.../2009/march/200582.html
  • Seeking Investors

    "
    . . . and what the payoff for your supplier will likely be," says consultant Joe Fulvio, who specializes in working with startups and emerging markets . . ."
    www.entrepreneur.com/magazine/.../2008/december/198576.html

What we do

For 25 years, we've helped growth companies open new markets, tap new revenue streams, position and launch products and services, and build distribution channels. 
Measurable results
 
We focus on companies in fast-moving emerging and changing markets.  Our experience refining business models, developing competitive strategies and delivering measurable results means improvements in revenue, profitability and shareholder value.
Proven methods
   

We use these same methods in ventures where we hold direct investment and ownership positions.  These include import-export, offshore manufacturing, telecommunications, publishing and internet commerce.