08.14.19

CELEBRATING SPONSORS & CLIENTS AT THE 6TH ANNUAL PICNIIC

Taryn R. Ellis, NIIC Marketing Intern NIIC and WEOC clients plus Ideas@Work sponsors are all reasons to celebrate. That’s the purpose for our annual PicNIIC. We realize everyone works hard at building their businesses, and we appreciate the support to keep the Ideas@Work movement momentum going year round. The PicNIIC was held in The NIIC […]

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07.30.19

Working together to cultivate startup growth

Tammy Y. Allen, Director, Marketing & Programs, The NIIC Photo Caption: Congratulations to Cohort 3 Build Institute graduates Jennifer Bermejo, Brenna Curry, Janie Garrison, Angela Harrison, Ricco Nettles, Virginia Richardson and Tyler Stevenson. This cohort was hosted at The NIIC. Many entrepreneurs commit to starting a business yet don’t know where to turn for expertise […]

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06.26.19

Junior Achievement Young Entrepreneur Campers Spend Experiential Learning Day At The NIIC

Photo by The NIIC By Taryn Ellis, NIIC Marketing Intern Middle school students from Northeast Indiana schools participated in JA Young Entrepreneur Summer Camp the week of June 17, 2019. It included spending a day at The NIIC, engrossed in experiential learning. The goal of the camp is to “inspire them to someday make business […]

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05.15.19

Mental Health Assessment Tools

Photo from LookUp Indiana By Taryn Ellis, NIIC Marketing Intern May is National Mental Health Awareness month. Not only is it important to bring this topic to the forefront of our conversations, but also educate everyone on where to reach out for help and resources. LookUp Indiana is driven to start the conversations and silence […]

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04.15.19

Collaborating To Strengthen The Community

. Photo caption: NIIC Business Concierges, Courtney Kimble and Alecia Vece shown with items donated by NIIC clients and staff for ACPL’s National Libraries Week Food Drive to benefit Community Harvest Food Bank. By Taryn Ellis, NIIC Marketing Intern During National Libraries Week, Allen County Public Library (ACPL) made it their mission to collect non-perishable […]

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01.29.19

Entrepreneurial Community Supports Out of a Jam

by Taryn Ellis, NIIC Marketing Intern Paula Kauffman, Founder & Director, Out of a Jam, expressed her joy to NIIC clients and staff, as the recipient of The NIIC’s annual Merry-Giving Tree drive. The donated items will help Out of a Jam as it expands programming and moves forward with community outreach. Kauffman started Out of a […]

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01.29.19

Focus on What Matters

by Suzanne Haga, WEOC Coordinator Photo by McKinsey, Rawpixel.com How many times have you been at your desk working when your mind begins to wander? You look out the window and dream of warm weather. Or think about the seemingly million tasks you need to finish in the next two days.  These are examples of lost […]

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01.22.19

Ideas@Work Movement

Join up to 500 entrepreneurs, business leaders, and students to fuel the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit in Northeast Indiana and the greater region on April 16, 2019. The Ideas@Work event will be at the Parkview Mirro Center for Research and Innovation. For more information, please click here

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01.22.19

WEOC GETTING VULNERABLE & GOING STRONG VLOG

Noah Smith, President, and CEO of BOD Financial Group, sits down with Leslee Hill, Director of the Women’s Entrepreneurial Opportunity Center, to talk about considerations to take when selling a business. Click here to watch the vlog.

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01.22.19

PLYMOUTH GROWTH PARTNERS INVEST IN FORT WAYNE-BASED FINTECH COMPANY, ALLIED PAYMENT NET...

by Lisa Kuhn Phillips, VP Business Development, Allied Payment Network, LLC Fort Wayne-based Allied Payment Network, a provider of payment solutions to financial institutions, announced today that it has received a multi-million dollar investment from Plymouth Growth Partners of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Allied gained a reputation in the industry for being the first to market […]

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