A TEAM FOR ACCOUNTABILITY
WE KNOW WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED.
You do not have to go it alone on your entrepreneurial journey. It helps to have someone come alongside you. The NIIC’s business coaches and dedicated, professional staff are with you every step of the way. We know what it takes and have walked the entrepreneurial path.
Dream big. Get real. Start small. – with our programs, training and workshops, and entrepreneurial community. Like business builders who have walked the path ahead of you and tapped into The NIIC resources to start, grow, and innovate their ventures to excel.
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WEOC Women’s Business Center
Get support and accountability beyond the initial startup stage through business coaches lead training and workshops, business coaching, mentoring, and our business accelerator program.
COMMUNITY NAVIGATOR PROGRAM
Are you a minority, woman, rural or traditionally underserved business owner? We meet you where you are through organizations you already know—like the Allen County Public Library, Bankable, Fort Wayne Urban League, Purdue Extension Allen County, and Region 3a.
Do you dream about creating a new life for yourself by creating a new business? I’ts your time to Breakthrough. We come alongside you, step-by-step to form a workable, real-life plan through resources, mentoring, feedback, and support you need.
CONNECTED Health Lab
Are you in the digital health space and looking to connect with others to innovate solutions? Connect, learn, and network through our Connected Health Lab. Collaborate with others to develop ideas into innovative products, businesses, and markets.
KIVA NORTHEAST INDIANA
What could up to $10,000 do for your start-up or small business? Access microlending for your new business for those who may lack the credit history for traditional lending.
Student Business Builder
You’re never too young to innovate. Are you an entrepreneurial-minded student or recent graduate with an idea for a business? Innovation knows no age. Contact us today.
My BREAKTHROUGH moment came when I realized I could do this.”
Paul Williams, founder, Blessed Life Apparel
SEE AND BELIEVE:
From creating innovative hiring business models for engineers to navigating complex healthcare systems to staffing private jets across the U.S.—right here from Northeast Indiana—see and believe Indiana entrepreneurs have the mindset to make things happen.
Don’t take our word for it. Cameron Smith, Holm Court Reporting & Video, tells how he built on the company’s solid foundation to innovate its services to grow his company.