Accelerators

The Heritage Group Accelerator powered by Techstars

This program supports disruptive companies focused on pioneering next-gen solutions that serve our core business needs: construction, specialty chemicals, environment and energy. In 2021 this program hopes to run in-person, dependent on COVID-19 conditions.

Indianapolis, Indiana

In Person Program
This program hopes to run in-person, dependent on COVID-19 conditions.

Feb 22nd, 2021

Applications Open

May 12th, 2021

Final Deadline

Sep 13th, 2021

Accelerator Starts

Dec 9th, 2021

Demo Day

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"Founders with a passion for building, solving problems and intimate buyer knowledge are the core of our program."

Scott Kraege, Managing Director
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Partners

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"Mentor Madness is one of the rare times we can merge the depth of materials science expertise of the Heritage Group with the unbridled passion and vision of entrepreneurs."
Kip Frey
Executive Vice President of New Ventures for The Heritage Group and Techstars mentor
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"The entrepreneurs’ tenacity and curiosity forces me to bring my 'A game,' and we often push each other to expand our perspectives and create new experiences."
Ginger Rothrock
Senior Director of HG Ventures at The Heritage Group and Techstars mentor
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"I mentor because I’m energized by the entrepreneurial possibilities between our accelerator startups and The Heritage Group’s operating companies and managers."
Amy Schumacher
CEO of The Heritage Group and Techstars mentor

Mentors

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"We are leveraging Indy’s strength in tech, sports, and advanced materials while accelerating innovation with the amazing Techstars team and playbook.” 
Scott Dorsey
Managing Partner at High Alpha and mentor for The Heritage Group Accelerator powered by Techstars
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"It’s very rewarding mentoring startup companies that are leveraging sustainable, advanced materials and innovations to address global challenges and make our world better."
Purnesh Seegopual
General Partner at Pangaea Ventures and a mentor for The Heritage Group Accelerator powered by Techstars