Bizologie can help your organization grow smarter by solving your business information questions in a fast, flexible, and cost-effective way.

What makes us different?


Research is our superpower. 

We have expertise, experience, industry-leading resources, and proprietary methods. You get authoritative insights that deliver on your business goals.

Flexibility is our M.O.

We match our services to your needs. Through our experience with companies, investment firms, advertising agencies and a wide range of other clients, we understand that different businesses have different information needs—at every stage of their growth.

ROI is your end-game.

We are big on impact and low on overhead. Whether you need a full-time outsourced research team or have just a short list of questions to be answered, we can provide all your due diligence and competitive intelligence research at the biggest bang for your buck.


Authoritative business and market insights:

We know what to ask, where to look and what to do with what we find. Bizologie offers both primary and secondary research. Leveraging our backgrounds in information science, marketing, strategy, and consumer psychology we give you breadth and depth. We synthesize and analyze data into actionable insights, delivered as fully customizable reports.



Meet the Team

Laura Young,  Partner + Research Analyst:
Laura Young is a seasoned expert in business research and competitive intelligence. After leading the due diligence research department at Austin Ventures and providing reference service at The University of Texas Libraries, she founded Bizologie and now also serves on the Baker for Business team at Harvard Business School. Laura can tackle any research project, in any industry, with grace and speed. Having spent years as a Walt Disney World Cast Member, she brings that same level of customer service to Bizologie clients. Laura completed her Master in Information Studies at The University of Texas at Austin. When she's not digging for the next important piece of data, Laura can be found relaxing with her Basset Hound and PBGV rescues, catching up on the latest Netflix series, or culling design ideas from local architectural tours.

April Kessler, Partner + Research Analyst:
April Kessler skillfully resolves complex custom research requests for clients. She is a researcher for the Baker for Business team at Harvard Business School and teaches the Competitive Intelligence course at The University of Texas School of Information. Prior to joining Bizologie, April was a research analyst for Austin Ventures and served ten years as the Business Librarian at UT Libraries working with the McCombs School of Business (including Texas Venture Labs and the MSTC program). She earned her Master in Information Studies from UT Austin and her MBA from Wichita State University. In addition to her research experience, she also has nearly ten years of experience in marketing and public relations. April enjoys checking out Austin's vibrant restaurant scene, frequenting the Sundance Film Festival, and tossing the ball for her Pointer/Pittie mix.

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Nicole Rosen, Research Analyst:
Nicole Rosen recently joined Bizologie as a Research Analyst, bringing with her over ten years experience doing business research and competitive intelligence.  As a researcher and writer for the Baker for Business research team at Harvard Business School, Nicole has been working on market research, industry overviews, competitive landscapes, company and transaction screening, and other research as needed.  Prior to working at Harvard Business School, Nicole was a Data Research Manager at Searchlogic, a digital advertising agency, where she provided targeted research for the CEO, Marketing Director, and Sales Team.  Nicole also spent five years working for Deloitte (in both the Los Angeles and Portland, Oregon offices) as a Research Specialist in the Strategy, Research, and Innovation department where she worked closely with the Market Intelligence team.  During her time at Deloitte, Nicole specialized in research on Consumer Products, Manufacturing, and Aviation.  In addition, Nicole worked closely with her competitive intelligence colleagues on Executive Biographies.  Nicole also has experience doing legal research after working as an Information Resources Librarian at the Los Angeles location of Manatt, Phelps, & Phillips, a global law firm.  Nicole received her Master of Library & Information Science degree from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.  In between doing research, Nicole enjoys spending time with her family, singing the latest Broadway hits with her kids, and exploring Oregon.  


Michael Hill, Research Analyst: 
Michael Hill is a seasoned research professional and journalist whose experience has straddled start-ups and big business. In addition to co-managing the research department at Austin Ventures, he has recommended and coordinated syndicated research engagements for Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and applied his research expertise to roles supporting university fundraising, software applications and human resources. Prior to earning his MLIS from the University of Washington, Michael wrote full-time for a range of daily newspapers and business publications, including the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Tacoma News Tribune and the Puget Sound Business Journal. He continues to write for publication today, and most recently contributed to periodicals such as Information Outlook, the Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship and The Fort Collins Coloradoan. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, taking in live music, reading, running, and fly fishing.


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