Why wait until you graduate? High schoolers in Fort Wayne can launch businesses now

Excerpt “Teens are often asked: ‘What do you want to do after you graduate high school?’ But one question that is not directed at them often enough is: ‘What do you want to do right now?’ There is a common perception that middle and high school students can help adults with their businesses or large-scale […]

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SBA Awards Grants to 24 Organizations to Support Small Business Innovation and R&D...

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration granted 24 awards up to $125,000 per recipient in FY 2019 under its Federal and State Technology (FAST) Partnership Program.  FAST’s objective is to improve outcomes for underrepresented entrepreneurs in SBA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs and increase participation for women-owned, […]

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Northeast Indiana Business Startups to Receive Additional Support

Flagstar Foundation Awards Grant to Women’s Entrepreneurial Opportunity Center (WEOC) August 19, 2019, Fort Wayne, Ind.—Underserved entrepreneurs in Northeast Indiana are the focus of a $5,000 grant from the Flagstar Foundation, the charitable arm of Flagstar Bank. It recently awarded the grant to The Women’s Entrepreneurial Opportunity Center (WEOC), located at The NIIC. “Hoosiers start […]


Connected Health Lab Adds Staff, Near Term Focus—Furthering Partner Engagement

August 19, 2019, Fort Wayne, Ind.—Staffing has begun for the Connected Health Lab, forming to strengthen and diversify Indiana’s health-related markets. The long-term vision is to help make Indiana a recognized global leader in health IoT (Internet of Things). Jessica Carender is the new Partner Engagement Manager, and Larry Rottmeyer, Ph.D., is the new Business […]

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Allied Payment Network and Mahalo Technologies Partner to Offer Credit Unions Engaging,...

Collaboration Enhances Member Experience, Provides Competitive Edge for Credit Unions FORT WAYNE, Ind.–(August 13, 2019)–Allied Payment Network, the industry’s most progressive provider of online and mobile bill payment services to banks and credit unions, today announced its partnership with Chelsea, Mich.-based Mahalo Technologies Inc., a provider of omni-experience online and mobile banking solutions for credit […]

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