Our Vision? An eco-system that supports the growth of small business ventures.
What is Blue Riley?
Blue Riley is a virtual business incubator and a broad-spectrum intermediary for corporations, non-profits, government agencies, and general consumers. Our mission is to build an active community that links small businesses to large end-users in a risk-mitigated environment. What does all of that mean? We bring businesses together!
What's In a Name?
The name "Blue Riley" represents the primary concepts of our vision:
"BLUE" reflects our commitment to be a trustworthy and reliable provider, with integrity in service delivery and the strength of a shared community.
The second part of our name, "RILEY", refers to the forming of our eco-system. Inspired by the mathematical theory of the Riley Slice where a family of groups is generated by two parabolic elements coming together, Blue Riley member entrepreneurs, small businesses, industry professionals, corporations, and government agencies come together to form new communities and working groups that support small business ventures and local economies nationwide.
Who's Behind the Curtain?
Blue Riley was founded by a group of MBAs from the University of Michigan and the Wharton Business School. The primary objective in forming Blue Riley was to create a user-friendly, targeted vehicle for knowledge sharing, and to make key professional support services easily accessible to small business ventures.