Our companies influence outcomes for campaigns and causes.
We influence outcomes for our companies.
Our program is structured around monthly intensives - 3 day bootcamps where we bring our founders together for training and coaching workshops focused on product and business development.
The intensives include speakers from all over the country to talk with our founders.
Executive Director of MoveOn.org
City Clerk of Chicago
Product Lead at Venmo
Cook County Commissioner
US Ambassador to Canada
CEO of Flippable
Director of UChicago IOP
Community Engagement at Airbnb
CEO at Catalist
CEO of CodeNow
EVP of BD at Amalgamated Bank
CTO at Emily's List
Recruiting, Sequoia Capital
Partner at Hustle Fund
Head of Product Engineering at Hustle
President of NARAL Pro-Choice America
CEO of Solstice
Founder at Hear Me Code
Sample Intensive Schedule
Our founders get a chance to pitch their product to top clients in progressive politics and investors prepared to invest in this space.
Higher Ground Labs - Accelerator Intensive | Program Schedule for Founders
Tuesday - October 3
1:00pm-1:20pm - Welcome to Acceleratior Intensive #3 @ 1776 | Betsy Hoover, Shomik Dutta, Joselyn Lai - Team, Higher Ground Labs
1:25pm-1:55pm - Cohort Break-out Groups @ 1776 | HGL Company Founders
2:00pm-4:00pm - Sales Workshop @ 1776 | John Barrows - Owner, JBarrows Sales Training & SalesFromTheStreets
4:10pm-5:00pm - Cohort Pitch Practice @ 1776 | HGL Company Founders
6:00pm-8:00pm - Welcome & VIP Reception @ Revolution | Ron Klain - General Counsel, Revolution
Wednesday - October 4
9:00am-9:05am - Day 2 Kick-off @ 270 Strategies | Betsy Hoover, Shomik Dutta, Joselyn Lai - Team, Higher Ground Labs
9:05am-9:30am - Data in Politics @ 270 Strategies| Laura Quinn - Founder & CEO, Catalis
10:00am-12:00pm - Pitch: Labor Leadership Convening @ AFL-CIO, Murray Green Room | Hosted by AFL-CIO
3:00pm-5:00pm - Pitch: Political Consultant Convening @ AFL-CIO, Gompers Room
5:00pm-6:00pm - Cohort Recap & Sharing @ 270 Strategies | HGL Company Founders