Elevate Ventures


One part venture capital firm. One part entrepreneurial development advocate. 

Ways to Engage

  • Elevate Ventures is the State of Indiana’s venture development partner. Their recently launched Smart & Advanced Manufacturing (SAM) Fund supports innovation in manufacturing, manufacturing technology, and supply chain. The $3M fund is an early-stage investment fund targeting investments from $100K to $500K and empowers manufacturers and manufacturing entrepreneurs to decide whether their ideas have potential by connecting them with existing manufacturers, interested angel investors, and other funds. Elevate caters to all aspects of startup companies by providing robust advisory services and has the capability to support the right idea with up to $4M. Elevate manages 13 funds, is industry agnostic, and has invested over $113M+ in the last decade into 400+ startups. Companies interested in learning more can apply here.