How a Lake Nona accelerator put Orlando startup Nestre on path to investment round

Before the Lead Lake Nona Sports & Health Tech Accelerator was open, Tommy Shavers knew he wanted his young company to be part of it. 

Shavers even knocked on the door of the accelerator before it opened, he told Orlando Inno. Shavers got his wish when his company, Orlando-based Nestre Health & Performance Inc., was one of six companies accepted into the accelerator’s inaugural cohort in 2020.

That six-month program played a pivotal role in putting Nestre on a path to its recent $1.6 million…