Providing entrepreneurs in Northeast Indiana with a clear path to investment


Providing entrepreneurs in Northeast Indiana with a clear path to investment


Elevate Northeast Indiana is here to provide coaching and resources so you can:

Develop an investor-ready pitch deck

Discover crucial connections in your area

Dive deep into your target market

Create strategies that work

Find and build a dream team

Clarify important legal information

Understand financials and keep them in good standing

Who is this for?

  • Entrepreneurs in Northeast Indiana looking for resources

  • High-growth startups seeking investment

Where we serve

Our 11-county region includes Adams, Allen, Dekalb, Huntington, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, and Whitley counties.

A note from Dan Meek

Entrepreneur-in-Residence for Elevate Northeast Indiana

Elevate Northeast Indiana helps entrepreneurs who are building high-growth, scalable companies find the resources they need to move the needle in their business, pitch in front of the right people, and achieve investment to rapidly scale. We encourage companies to think and execute strategically, to create opportunity, competitive advantage, and scale. I look forward to meeting you!

Our team

Regional Partners

Mirro Family Foundation
Olive B. Cole Foundation

Board of Directors

Dr. Michael J. Mirro
•  Board Chair  •

Parkview Mirro Center for Research & Education

Dan Meek
Elevate Ventures   

Brandon Noll
Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership

Mark Michael
•  Vice Board Chair  •

Fort Wayne Metals

Charlotte Gabet
Parkview Health

Eric Ottinger
Lake City Bank

Anthony T. Armstrong
IU Ventures

Brian More
•  Board Treasurer  •

Sarah Earls
Rouff Home Mortgage

Dr. Sherilyn Emberton
Huntington University

Jason Blume
Trine University

Bob Vitoux
•  Board Secretary  •
Ambassador Enterprises

Jordan Breiner
Steel Dynamics

Lisa Peckham
Medical Informatics Engineering


Connect with Dan to get started!

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