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October 16th, 2019

Elevate Ventures Adds Entrepreneur-in-Residence

New hire brings experience in life sciences, product development and new ventures to foster growth in northeast Indiana

Fort Wayne, IN — Elevate Ventures today announced the hiring of a new Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) in northeast Indiana. Dan Meek will start on Nov. 4. Meek is experienced in seed stage and angel investing in the life science and digital health industries.

Meek most recently worked as president for his consulting practice, Seneca Business Ventures, a firm focused on providing strategic value to customers seeking to grow their business. Prior to that Meek was vice president of venture development and director of bioscience commercialization at Rev1 Ventures. At Rev1 Ventures, he led investments in companies spun out from institutions including OhioHealth, Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University. Meek was also involved in creating investment funds at OhioHealth and Nationwide Children’s.

“I am honored to join Elevate Ventures and excited by the northeast Indiana entrepreneurial community,” said Meek. “With the strong and committed resources in the region, Elevate Ventures and Elevate Northeast Indiana are positioned to achieve great outcomes in company formation, investment and growth. I look forward to moving to the region soon.”

Elevate Ventures and Elevate Northeast Indiana began their partnership in April 2017. The partnership encourages entrepreneurs, and nurtures emerging and existing businesses into high-performing companies. The region is composed of 11 counties.

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