Live On Goods Chosen as Finalist in Pitch Competition at Indiana Conference for Women

Live On Goods, a local startup company and client of The Northeast Indiana Innovation Center, was selected after a stringent evaluation process as one of the four finalists in the Pitch Competition at the Indiana Conference for Women, to be held October 26, 2016, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Thirty-one companies applied to participate in the competition, which […]

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Local Startup Announces First Local Retail Location

September 7, 2016, Fort Wayne, Ind.–Live On Goods, LLC, a Fort Wayne, Indiana based startup company, is pleased to announce placement of its bonTop Collection in its first local retail location. The bonTops™ are now available at the Lutheran Hospital Gift Shop located on the Lutheran Hospital campus, 7900 West Jefferson Boulevard, Fort Wayne, Indiana. […]

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Northeast Indiana Innovation Center Adds Seasoned Entrepreneurial Business Coach

September 6, 2016, Fort Wayne, Ind.–The Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (NIIC), a comprehensive entrepreneurial resource center based in Fort Wayne, Ind., announces the addition of Gary Fry as a new Business Coach. Fry will lead the NIIC Student Venture Lab (SVL) Program and advance The NIIC’s entrepreneurial education initiatives. He will also provide coaching support […]


Entrepreneurial Pathways Program Expands Indiana’s Influence at Chinese University

August 31, 2016, Fort Wayne, Ind. – A strategic partnership among four key resources in the entrepreneurial community has led to development and launch of a pilot program to train Chinese students for careers in entrepreneurship. The Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (The NIIC), Global Alliance for Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurship (GAT2E), Indiana University Johnson Center […]

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Manufacturing Student Entrepreneurs

“Northeast Indiana Innovation Center President Karl LaPan says the organization’s Student Venture Lab allows high school students to ‘create their own internship’ for the jobs they want in the future. The program, which is currently seeking its next cohort, involves mentorship and funding opportunities to help students launch businesses. In previous years, participants have developed […]

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