Accelerator

The InnoLoft is a first-of-its-kind accelerator. It’s designed to support entrepreneurs passionate about helping small businesses by building new products, features and services.

Twice a year, small classes of startups will take up residence in our show-stopping InnoLoft: part lab, test kitchen, play room, business school, safe space, and launch pad for startups to work, disrupt, dream, test, strategize and plan.

In three-month sessions, startups get the run of the InnoLoft, from reconfigurable meeting and work space to showers for those late nights. And they get the run of our network, too. From our marketing, social media, tech and small business experts, to advisors, investors, and potential customers. They’ll meet everyone critical to the growth, scalability and success of their startup.

Be the envy of other startups.

In three months, you’ll take your company further than you ever expected at the InnoLoft with definite strategic advantages like:

  • Free space
  • Collaboration
  • Feedback
Want in? Great. We have just a few requirements:
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Your product or solution must already exist in the market and have some sort of user base (it can be small). One of the goals for the SMB InnoLoft is to help make the startups that participate more scalable.
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Whatever you offer, it must help small businesses be more successful. We define that as "building stronger, more meaningful relationships with customers and prospects and being able to grow." You may have your own definition. We welcome it.
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Your company has to relocate temporarily to our office as part of the program. No Skyping, no emailing it in. Inspiration and good ideas happen at any time. We want you to be there for them. And we’re going to have visitors dropping by to help you, too.
Hear what our startups are saying about the InnoLoft
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How do we choose?
Our Co-Founders decide which teams are selected.
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Andy Miller Co-Founder & CEO
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Laura C. Northridge Co-Founder & COO
Be a part of the InnoLoft!


Corporate Innovation
It’s a forward-charging squad that seeks and inspires new and interesting ways to help small businesses and nonprofits, disrupts old ways of thinking, and maybe has a little fun along the way (how’s that for ambitious?).
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In addition to running the InnoLoft Program, the team is well-versed in corporate innovation and runs internal Innovation Jams, hackathons, meetups and sessions for networking, idea-sharing, spirited conversation, and even having a beer or two.
The program is led by Andy Miller, InnoLoft CEO, serial entrepreneur and the former Chief Innovation Architect of Constant Contact. Prior to that, he was CEO of CardStar where he was responsible for overall business development and strategic direction before being acquired by Constant Contact. Andy holds a BA in Economics from SUNY Oswego, and a MS in Entrepreneurial Studies from Suffolk University.
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Get in Touch

Got a question on anything InnoLoft or innovation?
Just ask! Drop a line to:

For requirements and eligibility, see our Frequently Asked Questions
Test Drive Team
Like new toys? Like being the first to test out new technology? Like sharing your opinions? Join our Test Drive Team! The TDT is the official focus group for the Innovation Program— troubleshooting products, services and solutions for InnoLoft classes. If you want to be the first to help shape success for small businesses, we want to hear from you.
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