An initiative that aims to reduce barriers for historically underserved entrepreneurs in Indiana and leverage collaboration to spur innovation, funding and economic development amongst minority groups—specifically, Black, Brown and female founders.
Entrepreneur-in-Residence for Central Indiana
“The words Elevate Me define our new program succinctly. We want to give minority and women founders a leg up. The disparity in funding within minority groups is currently being addressed through multiple stakeholder interventions, but this isn’t sufficient to close the gap. As a result, there's a need for more VCs to play within this space. This is our why.”