The Heritage Group Accelerator Powered by Techstars Announces 2021 Class

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – September 24, 2021 –

The Heritage Group and Techstars are teaming up for the third year to help 10 startups scale their innovative ideas.

This year’s cohort represents diverse geographies and industries within the hard tech and deep tech spaces. Over the next 13 weeks, each startup will scale their business and go to-market strategy under the guidance of mentors from Techstars and THG’s networks. Founders will work with experts to accelerate and overcome some of hard tech’s common challenges, including planning commercialization strategy, demonstrating proof of technology, securing pilot project opportunities, and acquiring new customers to grow revenue streams.

“We identified remarkable founders working towards building innovative solutions in some of the world’s toughest industries,” said Scott Kraege, Techstars Managing Director. “Our 2021 class of companies align with the most pressing areas of innovation for The Heritage Group including: material science, energy, chemicals, and construction technology. Every person involved in our program – from the founding teams to The Heritage Group’s 5,000+ employees to the Techstars team – shares the mission of solving these challenges.”

Introducing the 2021 class of The Heritage Group Accelerator powered by Techstars:


Cancrie transforms waste into superior quality advanced battery material to increases the efficiency of energy storage devices through a simple drop-in solution.


EnviCore’s technologies offer the mining industry a revolutionary circular oil tailings mitigation and dewatering solution that provides unique environmental benefits.


InFLOWS AI creates next-gen Computer Aided formulation toolboxes for chemists, enabling R&D labs to design chemicals faster, smarter, and cleaner.


Simplifyber is transforming fashion’s antiquated factory system into sustainable, advanced manufacturing.


Kintail simplifies and integrates analytics for commercial construction firms, empowering construction teams to make smarter, faster decisions.


Innovakote turns used powder coating into fresh powder through its proprietary recycling process, eliminating waste and reducing the carbon footprint of the industry’s supply chain.

 Engaged Citizens

Engaged Citizens’ AI-powered platform delivers the government data you need so you can stay focused on your business.

 Carbon Limit

Carbon Limit transforms CO2 pollution into carbon negative sustainable resources and products we use everyday.


Cybrik has developed an enterprise platform that captures and automates administrative data for project management teams in the engineering and construction industry.


BroadLoop is a virtual fleet logistics and dispatch intelligence platform that brings material producers, contractors, and fleet operators together to drive down costs and increase job profitability