Idea Man Keeps on Pitching

Where big ideas come from and what comes next are topics J.B. Bernstein will tackle on Tuesday when he comes to Fort Wayne as keynote speaker for the Northeast Indiana Innovation Center’s annual fundraiser, Ideas@Work. Money raised will benefit the innovation center’s Student Venture Program, the Women’s Economic Opportunity Center and regional entrepreneurship outreach. Organizers […]

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The Power of the ‘Why’

If you have not read the book or seen the Ted Talk on Start with Why Sinek Video, you really should. Simon Sinek captures the essence of “people don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” Often this is the rallying cry of entrepreneurs and would be entrepreneurs in recruitment of talent, […]

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Northeast Indiana Innovation Center Ideas@Work Event Celebrates Entrepreneurship

The Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (NIIC), a business incubator and entrepreneurial resource center based in Fort Wayne, Ind., is celebrating entrepreneurial excellence at NIIC’s annual signature Ideas@Work Event on April 26, 2016, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. A limited number of event tickets remain, and the public is invited to attend. The event will be […]


D-n-S Design Receives The Northeast Indiana Innovation Center – Mirro Student Founder A...

April 28, 2016, Fort Wayne, Ind. – Nearly 400 entrepreneurs, business leaders and students attended The Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (The NIIC) annual signature Ideas@Work Event on April 26, 2016, at the Parkview Mirro Center for Research and Innovation. “We are thrilled with the support of our sponsors, clients and business leaders at this year’s […]

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Torchbearers for Innovation

Jeff and Rick Erickson dream of a world in which lazy Sunday mornings aren’t interrupted by noisy neighbors’ lawnmowers, snowblowers and chain saws. A quieter engine designed by their late father, Frederick Erickson, makes that world possible. The challenge facing the brothers and their company, Engine Research Associates Inc., is getting enough money to adapt […]

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