Allied Payment Network Announces Record Growth in 2020; Expands Management Team

Company Taps Financial Industry Veterans to Continue Growth, Client and Consumer Engagement in 2021 and Beyond FORT WAYNE, Ind.—(January 12, 2020)—Fort Wayne, Ind.-based Allied Payment Network, the industry’s most progressive provider of online and mobile bill payment services to banks and credit unions, announced today that in 2021, it doubled from the previous year both revenue […]

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Could you start a business? This Northeast Indiana program breaks barriers to entrepren...

For Breakthrough Program, Karl LaPan called on Julie Sanchez to help design. It uses The NIIC’s legacy of entrepreneurship resources and knowledge, and makes this information more accessible to the community by packaging it into a virtual and flexible eight-path program. The course takes entrepreneurs from Awareness to Thrive, with one-on-one coaching sessions, training workshops, resource, and capital connections, and access to The NIIC Navigator(r) Online Training and support.

Sanchez says that while many entrepreneurship programs exist in Fort Wayne, what makes Breakthrough unique is its focus on the pre-idea stage of entrepreneurship, helping diverse communities overcome early obstacles that might prevent them from even thinking about starting ventures—whether it’s time, funding, information, or confidence.

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Allied Payment Network provides thousands of meals through giving program, ‘Be an Ally ...

NEWS RELEASE Fort Wayne, Ind.–Allied Payment Network, the industry’s most progressive provider of online and mobile bill payment services to banks and credit unions, has created a giving program, “Be an Ally to our Fort Wayne Heroes,” to provide meals throughout December to hospital healthcare workers in Fort Wayne, where the company headquarters is located. […]


The NIIC Receives $20K Zollner Grant to Support Diverse Business Builders

For immediate release December 10, 2020, Fort Wayne, Ind.— The NIIC recently received an operating grant of $20,000 from The Zollner Foundation. The funds will be used to support the delivery of The NIIC’s educational programs and services to our most vulnerable and historically-excluded members of our entrepreneurial community. By focusing on major barriers facing […]

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Underrepresented entrepreneurs connect to business-building expertise,

The NIIC’s Breakthrough Program breaks barriers to success For Immediate Release November 30, 2020, Fort Wayne, Ind.—Irene Paxia has been advocating for immigrant and refugee groups since before arriving in Fort Wayne from her native Italy 15 years ago. The Indiana University (Bloomington) graduate understands the challenges faced by newcomers. Today, as Executive Director of […]

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