Powered by Elevate Ventures, Kinetic is designed to be the go-to conference in Indiana for entrepreneurs and investors.

This event provides access the knowledge, networks, and opportunities needed for the attendees to accelerate their entrepreneurial ambitions. Attracting nearly 500 guests from across the Midwest, Kinetic features content sessions, first-in-class speakers, curated investor one-on-one meetings, Elevate awards, company pitches and more. 

Join us at Kinetic to be part of fueling the growth of Indiana entrepreneurs, high growth startups and entrepreneurial ecosystems.

We are planning to hold Kinetic 2021 in person, however, the safety and health of our attendees is our top priority. We will continually monitor developments related to COVID-19, as well as local and national guidelines to ensure the health of the public. If needed, we will pivot to a virtual format. Any sponsorship perk changes will be communicated via the Kinetic website, email and social media. 

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Why Attend Kinetic

Kinetic offers Elevate Ventures portfolio companies and other Indiana startups the opportunity to:

  • Engage with experienced Indiana entrepreneurs to share knowledge, solutions to challenges, and recommended resources.
  • Network with active angel and institutional investors.
  • Learn what Indiana is doing to support your entrepreneurial efforts.


Angel and institutional investors at Kinetic can:

  • Meet one-on-one with high-potential, high-growth companies in Indiana.
  • Network and engage with fellow investors from across the Midwest.
  • Hear the latest US and global economic forecasts, venture capital investment trends, and new best practices in due diligence.


Kinetic offers entrepreneurial ecosystem partners, stakeholders, and private sector companies the opportunity to:

  • Engage with fellow leaders within innovative Indiana communities.
  • Access to up and coming technology.
  • Connect with government leaders.
  • Platform to share innovative ideas for a potential spinout.
  • Hear the latest research on entrepreneurial ecosystems’ economic impact.
  • Learn from their peers, sharing how regions are leveraging their unique cultures and community assets to fuel new startup company growth.


The Kinetic Program

Key elements of the Kinetic conference include informational sessions led by industry thought leaders and professionals on topics for entrepreneurs, investors, entrepreneurial ecosystem partners, and entrepreneurial-minded stakeholders. Kinetic features multiple content sessions, numerous investor one-on-ones, company pitches, and various networking opportunities with a focus on entrepreneurial needs and first-class execution.


Past Kinetics

Kinetic 2019 highlights and videos

Kinetic 2018 highlights



Kinetic is powered by Elevate Ventures.