Foellinger Foundation Awards Northeast Indiana Innovation Center $279,900 in Breakthrou...

Northeast Indiana Innovation Center has received a Foellinger Foundation grant of $279,900 to help get NIIC services to potential entrepreneurs in under-represented groups. In announcing the grant Oct. 15 at the center near the intersection of Hobson and Stellhorn roads in Fort Wayne, the foundation’s president, Cheryl Taylor, said the NIIC’s new Connected Communities program […]

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Women making headway

Excerpt “Report shows business growth, but more work needed Women will lead the way in economic growth – if their recent track record as bosses is an indicator. Consider these statistics covering the past five years for women-owned businesses: • Their overall number increased 21% to more than 12,943,000 compared with 9% for all businesses. • The […]

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SBA Announces $3 Million for 60 Growth Accelerator Fund Competition Recipients Supporti...

$3 Million for High Tech, Small Business Focused Accelerators in 2019 For the fifth year, the U.S. Small Business Administration launched the Growth Accelerator Fund competition for the nation’s most innovative and promising small business accelerators and incubators to compete for monetary prizes of $50,000 each. The 2019 Competition focused on accelerators that work with […]


Prioritize Your Mental Wellbeing: It’s Up to You

Excerpt One in five American adults experienced a poor mental health condition in the past year. In our lifetime, that number will increase to one in two – half the population, according to LookUp Indiana. Many businesses work together to ensure the topic of mental well-being and self-care among business builders is recognized and supported. […]

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Business to watch: This female-owned company is using technology to save interior desig...

Excerpt “As the saying goes, time is money, and that saying especially rings true in an office environment. One female entrepreneur is helping interior designers save time on everyday tasks with the help of a newly released app, Sample Snap. You could say the concept behind Sample Snap is 20 years in the making. Melissa […]

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