Vita acquires Aerospace Accelerator
Last night at EAA’s AirVenture in Oshkosh Wisconsin, Vita Inclinata Technologies announced that Vita has acquired the aerospace accelerator program, AeroInnovate. While at the program’s 11th annual Pitch and Mingle, where four innovative startups presented their ideas to industry, investors, and the general aviation community, Vita expressed its excitement and confidence in the future of the accelerator.
“Vita’s intention is to pay it forward.” said Caleb Carr, the President and CEO. “It is Vita’s belief that by empowering AeroInnovate to continue it’s mission out of Vita’s headquarters, we can ensure that the next generation of aerospace entrepreneurs have the resources and the network to be able to thrive, save lives, and provide technologies to the modern warfighter.” Carr expressed in his closing remarks.
AeroInnovate is a business accelerator for early-stage companies in the aviation, aerospace, and UAS industries. The mission of AeroInnovate is to help aero-innovators from across the globe bring their new technologies to the market place. With 11 years of successful coaching and business development, AeroInnovate has spurred countless innovations, pushing the industry forward and enabling young companies to scale.
“I am thrilled to be involved with AeroInnovate and this new chapter. Like the startups we work with AeroInnovate needs to grow and evolve in order to remain relevant. This new environment is a place where AeroInnovate will have the resources to do exactly that.” Said Teresa Murray, Managing Director. AeroInnovate carries sponsorship from Boeing, Lockheed Martin, and multiple other large aerospace companies; all of which believe that early stage innovation is key to the success of the aerospace industry. Over the next year, AeroInnovate’s team will be seen growing the network of startups and mentors along with partnership opportunities based out of Vita’s head quarters in Denver, CO.