Useful Links And Resources


Preferred Partner Program
At Elevate Ventures, we understand the importance of engaging high-quality consultants to enhance your business operations and growth. The following is a list of vendors we or our portfolio companies have known or used in the past. Every vendor has its own strengths. We encourage you to evaluate multiple options and find the best fit for your needs. Be sure to mention the Elevate Ventures referral through this preferred partner program, for unique discounts or preferred packages.

Talent Recruitment

Reiff Search Solutions specializes in Board and senior management searches (CxO and VP Sales) for technology and life science companies.
Contact: Mark Reiff

Profyle Tracker is a full service firm offering both permanent and temporary placement. We service all verticals, and understand start ups because we have worked for and with them. We cater to start ups while providing staff through C-level top talent.
Contact: Doug Rowe

Strategy
Startups In 13 Sentences by Paul Graham


Finance
Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Convertible Note Seed Financings (But Were Afraid To Ask)
Convertible Note Seed Financings: Econ 101 for Founders
An Introduction to Stock & Options for the Tech Entrepreneur or Startup Employee


Trends
Mary Meeker's 2012 Internet Trends Report
Mary Meeker's 2011 Internet Trends Report - Web 2.0 Summit


SBIR
SBIR Gateway - The Most Comprehensive and Easy to Use SBIR Information Site
Federal Grants Wire - A free resource for federal grants, government grants and loans.
AAAS - Grants & Funding - A list of places you can search for information on funding programs


Miscellaneous
Indiana Venture Capital Tax Credit Application
INDURE - Indiana Database of University Research Expertise
Indiana Small Business Development Center