Last month, The Economy League/PAGE signed a 6-month pilot agreement with Tiffanie Stanard of Stimulus Inc. Stimulus is a relationship intelligence SaaS platform that uses data and analytics to help companies (of all sizes and across industries) make better purchasing decisions; and build value through stronger vendor and supplier networks. The Stimulus platform will allow the PAGE team and participating anchors to digitize our manual process, track, evaluate and manage our goals - including finding the right supplier at the right time for projects and searching for suppliers currently used by other anchors.
After launching several ventures, Tiffanie launched Stimulus in 2017, as a way to increase collaboration across an entire organization, build better relationships between buyers/vendors and help organizations make better purchasing decisions. Local and global supply chains have faced a host of new challenges over the last few months. The Stimulus platform will help teams avoid risks and save costs by identifying business opportunities and disruptions across the supply chain. Juno Capital, one of Stimulus’ investment partners, notes that “With further disruption imminent from the continued effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, a transition of presidential power, and trade wars, it’s time for companies to start (if they haven’t already) analyzing their current supply chain structure and investing in technology that will provide real-time updates, promote communication, and allow for better and more ethical purchasing decisions – in other words, invest in a solution such as Stimulus” says Dylan Foley of Juno Capital. In addition to Juno Capital, Stimulus has successfully attracted investment from great investors like Darco Capital, Gabriel Investments, Angel groups, Google for Startups ‘Black Founders Fund’ and more. In addition, Stimulus has received a grant with support from the City of Philadelphia’s ‘StartupPHL Venture Program and became a Microsoft Cloud partner. Some of Tiffanie’s latest press features include, The Plug, and The Philadelphia Tribune.
For 2021, The Stimulus team is focusing on expanding product features, hiring and customer growth strategies. Tiffanie is excited about working with PAGE and our anchor partners because she “knows the value in more Philly companies spending more of their annual spend on goods and services with Philly companies” and she sees anchor institutions as a key part of the solution. Stimulus provides us a powerful new tool for analyzing data and making matches - critical to enhancing economic empowerment for local businesses especially Black and Brown; and amplifying the great work that our anchors are and will continue to be doing!
You can learn more about Tiffanie on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/tiffaniestanard/
Stimulus, Inc. website - https://www.getstimulus.io/
Tiffanie Stanard, Founder, Stimulus Inc.