We help startups!

Since 1995, as Carryer Consulting, Babs Carryer and her associates have worked with startups in the technology and biomedical spaces. Carryer Consulting helps entrepreneurs to focus on what is important: markets, customers, differentiators and business models. Carryer Consulting has helped companies raise funding, get their first customers, grow, and reach exit.

Carryer Consulting has a proven track record of successful projects, including the following:


Babs works on entrepeneurial curriculum for this Start/Build Hub – incubator, co-working space,. and educational programs for entrepreneurs. https://ascenderpgh.com

Penn State, New Kensington

Babs worked with the Chancellor, select faculty and staff to help them instill a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship on campus and in the community.

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Babs worked with the Provost and VP of Academic Affairs to assess and make recommendations to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship on campus.

Association for University Technology Managers (AUTM)
Babs has worked with this industry organization to do entrepreneurship workshops and seminars internationally in countries which want to learn how to encourage entrepreneurship.

VentureWell (formerly National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance, NCIIA)
For much of 2013, Babs was Director of Training and Faculty Development at this organization which seeks to promote and support entrepreneurship at US colleges and universities.

Safaba Translation Solutions
Carryer Consulting provided market research and business planning services to this CMU spinout company, which is marketing a SaaS solution for machine translation targeting the $26B US translation market. Safaba was acquired by Amazon.

MedRespond LLC
Carryer Consulting provided project management services to help this company manage contracts with major pharmaceutical companies that employ MedRespond’s unique system for delivering online information about a particular drug.

Eagle Ventures
Carryer Consulting has created several business plans for this acquisition and funding firm.

Dick Corporation
Carryer Consulting assisted this major construction company on marketing, business development and strategic issues which enabled the company to double its revenues the following year to $1B.

PNC Bank
Carryer Consulting created and led a series of seminars to help PNC personnel from their electronic commerce and other computer departments to develop intrapreneurial ventures utilizing ecommerce and web technologies.