Two dynamic Indiana cities have joined together to shift your startup into high gear.

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The Mill of Bloomington and Columbus Chamber of Commerce have joined with Elevate Ventures to form Velocities—a partnership that provides a wealth of resources to entrepreneurs and startups. Starting and growing a business takes more than passion. It takes the support and resources that two of Indiana’s most inspiring and vibrant cities can offer. Let passion fuel your dreams. The partners of Velocities can provide funding, marketing support, business coaching, and professional resources to accelerate your success.
Dimension Mill Bloomington, IN

The Mill / Bloomington, IN

Located in the culturally dynamic city that is home to Indiana University, The Mill is 19,000 sq. ft. of coworking and incubator space. This new facility is at the heart of an infrastructure entrepreneurs need to become successful. Financially supported by the City of Bloomington, Redevelopment Commission, and community donors.

Columbus Chamber / Columbus, IN

Columbus consistently ranks in the Top 10 Best Performing Small Cities for High-Tech GDP and Job Growth. It is home to four corporate North American R & D Centers, and is one of 24 nationally recognized Talent Hubs. The Columbus Chamber works diligently to create and foster a regional business climate in which entrepreneurship thrives.

Columbus Chamber Indiana
Elevate Ventures

Elevate Ventures

Founded in 2011, Elevate Ventures believes that communities and regions across Indiana can achieve more when they make entrepreneurism part of their DNA. Elevate’s hybrid approach to business challenges is to be part venture capital fund, and part entrepreneurial partner, resulting in more successful outcomes.

Our mission is to accelerate and promote entrepreneurship and innovation in south-central Indiana

Our vision is to create a diverse and skilled ecosystem in order to support our startups and develop a sustainable entrepreneurial culture in our region

Since the launch of this partnership in July 2019, we have awarded $100,000+ in Community Ideation Fund awards, held monthly ecosystem events, connected entrepreneurs and stakeholders, coached entrepreneurs through pitch decks and pitching and helped startups gain access to seed funding. Will your startup be the next company we help succeed? 

Resources ready to accelerate your business forward.

COWORK SPACE

KNOWLEDGE PORTAL

ADVISORY SERVICES

ENTREPRENEUR-IN-RESIDENCE

CAPITAL ASSISTANCE

Don’t grow it alone. Now, Velocities can provide the important support necessary to accelerate your business at any stage. Engage the resources vital for the cultivation and growth of your business. The innovation corridor that is Bloomington and Columbus provides a sustainable ecosystem where entrepreneurs can thrive and flourish. Contact a Velocities partner today.