Resiliency Training Available for Indiana Business Owners

Aimed at Increasing Success through Harnessing Failure May 11, 2021, Fort Wayne, Ind.—Entrepreneurship is not easy. It often includes struggling to make payroll, launching products people will buy or chasing that next big idea. Successful business ownership takes resilience. In this spirit, The NIIC created new training for business owners, The Resilient Entrepreneur: Building Success […]

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NIIC Partners to Bring New Tool to Businesses

For Immediate Release May 10, 2021, Fort Wayne, Ind. The Northeast Indiana Innovation Center has announced a partnership to help Hoosier small businesses grow. The Fort Wayne-based business incubator says the partnership with Palo Alto Software in Oregon will provide at least 50 businesses throughout the state access to a tool that can help prepare and […]

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Partnership Aims to Ease Entrepreneurial Struggle,

LivePlan Now Available for Indiana Small Businesses May 7, 2021, Fort Wayne, Ind.— Entrepreneurs often struggle with the business planning aspects of preparing an investment pitch, the financial statements that accompany them, and walking through crucial elements of their business model. In partnership with Palo Alto Software, The NIIC announces it will provide access to […]


Innovation Center’s 1st Leader Steps Down

For Immediate Release May 2, 2021, Fort Wayne, Ind. For 21 years, Karl R. LaPan has been a visionary, a chief executive overseeing the implementation of plans and programs to help Fort Wayne-area entrepreneurs. Under his leadership, the Northeast Indiana Innovation Center counts these among its accomplishments: • Building a broad portfolio of support grants, including the […]

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NIIC CEO Leaving, Named Director-Incubation Services, UF Innovate

For Immediate Release April 30, 2021, Fort Wayne, Ind.—Karl R. LaPan, President & CEO, The NIIC (www.theniic.org), has announced that he has accepted the position of Director – UF Innovate | Incubation Services for the University of Florida (UF) (https://innovate.research.ufl.edu). The UF Innovate | Incubation Services team leverages the world-class capabilities of the university’s research […]

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