About Us

Founded on the belief that every idea deserves a chance to become a reality and every innovator deserves an opportunity to pursue their dreams, we would like to see a world where everyone can collaborate with others in bringing their ideas to reality, regardless of their location or background.

Bir Network’s mission is to connect entrepreneurial ecosystems globally, supporting communities in developing innovative ideas and bringing them to reality.

Bir Network is supported by a group of serial entrepreneurs, investors, technology specialists and innovation experts, committed to develop technologies and associated support systems for entrepreneurs and innovators.

Started in 2013, Bir Network has developed world’s first SaaS based Virtual Business Incubator, which now hosts more than 300 communities worldwide. Bir Network has also introduced world’s first community based crowdfunding solution, exclusively available to our network members. Team at Bir Network welcomes your ideas on how we can support entrepreneurs and their communities.

Our People

Our team members have an average of 20+ years of leadership experience in technology, marketing, PR, finance, operations, and sales. In addition to our staff and partners, we have a network of 90 consulting experts of diverse backgrounds. We form well balanced teams for every project, covering all aspects of business planning.

Azeem Amir

Azeem Amir

An intuitive, creative and ‘out of the box’ visual marketing director

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Charley Grady

Charley Grady

Charley has over 40 years of experience in finance, marketing, and operations.

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Denis Hauptly

Denis Hauptly

Denis Hauptly is a consultant on innovation and on online information issues and President of Information Innovators Group.

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Diane Rucker

Diane Rucker

Diane is a strategic leader who is fascinated by culture – how we work together, how we use technology, and how we learn from each other.

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Elizabeth Miller

Elizabeth Miller

Human centred thinking and Design

Beth has more than 13 years of experience in human centred thinking and design.

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Evan Blumer

Evan Blumer

Sustainable development models

Dr. Evan Blumer has worked for more than 25 years to integrate wildlife, habitat and energy conservation strategies with new, sustainable development models.

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Faiyaz Alam

Faiyaz Alam

Faiyaz is a seasoned technocrat handling Program/Product Management successfully and with proven ability to lead diverse teams of professionals

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Francesco Calabrese

Francesco Calabrese

Dr. Francesco Calabrese is PT EMSE Faculty, with over fifty five years of combined business, technical and teaching experience

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Hassan Syed

Hassan Syed

Hassan Syed brings 20+ years of technology leadership experience to Bir Ventures.

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Natasha Younge

Natasha Younge

Natasha has worked in product and business management and development with a focus on design over the past 15 years.

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Paul Taylor

Paul Taylor

Paul Taylor’s “fourth career” includes an active business volunteer presence with TiE Minnesota, Midwest Region Clean Tech Open and MN High Tech Association.

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Qaiser Khan

Qaiser Khan

Dr. Qaiser Khan has a consultative command on evidence-based research in multiple areas of management and technology.

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Rajiv Tandon

Rajiv Tandon

Dr. Rajiv Tandon is presently teaching classes in entrepreneurship at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota.

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Ranita Basu-Ray

Ranita Basu-Ray

Customer analytics and business consulting

Working in the area of analytics and consulting for the last eight years, Ranita brings vast experience in customer analytics and business consulting.

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Shah Khan

Shah Khan

Finance and administration

Shah brings forty years of legal, finance and administration experience to the Bir Ventures’ team.

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Vikas Gupta

Vikas Gupta

A technologist by choice , Vikas has decades of international experience in designing, architecture definition and building SaaS based products.

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Yasir Syed

Yasir Syed

Yasir is an accomplished and goal-driven professional with international work experience in different sectors.

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