Startup Partners Group
Startup Partners is a growth acceleration group helping entrepreneurs, stealth startups and emerging companies disrupt, scale and grow faster, seize emerging market opportunities and form partnerships that make companies relevant faster – while building value more efficiently for their investors. As an 1871 board member, entrepreneurial mentor, rebooter-in-residence and Chairman of Startup Partners, Dean DeBiase helps create high-growth companies, through lead director, advisor and chairman roles.
Even startups need a Reboot–that’s why people rely on us to make sure their emerging companies focus on what they need to keep the growth curve accelerating. With a talent and capabilities keiretsu that has driven some of the most successful startups on the planet–we help founders, entrepreneurs, CEOs and boards tackle their most challenging issues, seize emerging opportunities and make sure their people deliver on the next generation of innovation, value and tangible business results.
Co-Producing and Hosting the Dancing with Startups demo days, which helps emerging growth companies to connect with new partners, clients, mentors, talent, funding and other critical resources to scale startups faster.round the world.
A “Parallel CEO” and master of the “art of the start”, Dean founded four new companies for us, and ran them simultaneously, including wireXpress which became a $100 million brand; ANTEC International, which expanded our European presence; and ONI, which repositioned Anixter into a market leader and transformed the CableTV industry by inventing fiber systems in partnership with AT&T/Bell Labs. He grew ONI into our fastest growing company, which won the NCTA’s prestigious Vanguard Award, and also laid the early foundation for the formulation, spinout and IPO of ANTEC.”