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IT’S TIME TO

Change the narrative

The Peoria Innovation Alliance is fostering a collaborative movement to reposition the region and change our narrative to one of positivity and progress through the support and celebration of innovation, entrepreneurship, and startup activity.

 
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Rooted in History. Growing our Future.

The mission of the Peoria Innovation Alliance is to share our region’s innovation history, promote our progress and vision for the future, and enable and empower the next round of innovators, entrepreneurs, and startups that call Greater Peoria home.

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Our Programs

Our goal is not to duplicate nor replicate activities and progress already in motion, but rather to amplify existing efforts, tout our successes, accelerate our growth and further rally community involvement.

The Peoria Innovative Alliance seeks to drive collaboration and results through five pillars of success:

EVENTS &
EDUCATION

PEORIA SEED
FUND

KEYSTART
ACCELERATOR

 
 

SMART CITY
PEORIA

NATIONAL
STORYTELLING

 
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FEBRUARY 2015

We can no longer afford to maintain the status quo in our region if we want to see truly meaningful change happen.

Jake Hamann / Read Full Article

 

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Our Partners

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DID YOU KNOW?

The primogenitor for almost all of the world’s penicillin was found, by chance, on an overripe cantaloupe purchased at a Peoria grocery store.

HistoryNet.com / Read Full Article 

 
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Get Involved

Whether you are an entrepreneur, investor, current business owner or simply a citizen of the region who sees, understands and wants to help drive Greater Peoria to be the aspirational community we have been before and can be in the future, Peoria Innovative Alliance has room for everyone.

With an intentional focus on diversity and inclusion, our aim is to encourage and support people from all walks of life with big ideas of any kind!

 

BECOME AN EVANGELIST

Promote Greater Peoria’s potential by sharing positive stories through your relationships and social media channels.

Volunteer / MENTOR

Give back and share expertise by offering your time and talent to those seeking to expand their knowledge and skills.

DonatE / SPONSOR

Help build our ecosystem by financially contributing to our overall vision or to specific events and/or programs.