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Innovation Leadership​


We convert innovations into successful businesses.  For over thirty years, we've helped the entrepreneur with an idea, the early stage company with a growth opportunity, and the mature company wrestling with change. 



Andy Starr, founder of StarrGreen, is an entrepreneur, marketing manager and winemaker with both Fortune 500 and start-up experience.  He is best known as Founder and President of Neocork Technologies, the synthetic wine cork pioneer.



  • New product/business development for cleantech and beverage alcohol.

  • Change and growth strategy.

  • Business plans, forecasts, budgets.

  • Marketing strategy

  • Capital raising.

  • General management.

Clients (partial)


Solarvest: Sustainable omega-3s 

Koloa Rum, Kauai’s first rum distillery

PlastiPure: Safer plastic packaging

Phyterra: Biotech/wine yeast

JottShots:  Flavor Development


"In the wine industry and many others, no one wants to be the first, but everyone wants to be 'the first to be second.'  Yet the notable successes are those who led -- who innovated, differentiated and executed."             Andy Starr
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