Entrepreneurs interact with resource providers in three different stages to determine which stage of support is most appropriate, they are not required to be successive activities:
- Resource provider obtains entrepreneurial intentions or self-selection of stage from entrepreneur with initial intake or questionnaire then orient entrepreneur to Innovator’s Journey framework and tools.
- Resource provider assesses entrepreneurial alertness through form completion, interaction, and/or testing of entrepreneur to provide information for Innovator’s Journey Stack selection by resource provider.
- Resource provider educates entrepreneur on different forms of opportunity recognition and provides feedback. Examples of opportunity recognition may include: Funding, launching new initiatives, innovating, planning, sales development, and/or supply chain development.