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December 9, 2020

Food Navigator Names Epogee A Food Technology Company to Watch in 2021

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Dec 9, 2020 –EPG (brand name: Epogee) is a plant-based oil that has been restructured in such a way that virtually none of it is absorbed by the body (instead of the usual 9 calories per gram, this fat has 0.7). And it’s attracting interest from formulators across the food industry, as firms see an opportunity to make significant calorie reductions without compromising taste or texture, claims commercial officer Jayme Caruso.

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December 4, 2020

Portfolio Company and Accelerator Participants Recognized in Forbes 30 Under 30

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Dec 4, 2020 – MITO Material Solutions co-founders, Haley Marie Keith and Kevin Keith, were named to the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 Manufacturing & Industry list. MITO Material Solutions is a HG Ventures portfolio company, and was a member of the 2019 class of The Heritage Group Accelerator Powered by Techstars. The company’s proprietary graphene-functionalization technique creates hybrid polymer modifiers that enhance durability while cutting the weight of materials. HG Ventures participated in the company’s oversubscribed $1M Series Seed round earlier this year.

Congratulations to accelerator participants, Myriam Sbeiti and Daniela Blanco, the co-founders of Sunthetics, for being named to the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 Energy list. Sunthetics was a member of the 2020 class of The Heritage Group Accelerator Powered by Techstars. The company is developing the first generation of smart electrochemical equipment that will allow traditional, fossil-fuel reliant reactions to be replaced with faster, more sustainable electric processes.