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INDIANAPOLIS – Kelly Schwedland has been named entrepreneur-in-residence for Northwest Indiana by Elevate Ventures.
Schwedland has experience in manufacturing, information technology, financial, business services and other business sector and is responsible for advising clients and helping them to strengthen their operations.Read Full Article
GARY – Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Regional Director Lorri Feldt and an Accion Chicago representative will available for one-on-one business counseling between 9 a.m. and noon Tuesday, June 4, at Gary City Hall annex building, 839 Broadway.
Appointments are preferred by calling (219) 644-3513 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NW-ISBDC business adviser Bill Gregroy is on-hand for consultingthe first Tuesday of the month as …Read Full Article
MERRILLVILLE – The Gerald I Lamkin Innovation and Entrepreneur Center and the Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana, based at Ivy Tech Community College, will hold “Idea Ingine Ivent 2013 at 5:30 p.m. on April 18 at Avalon Manor in Merrillville.Read Full Article
WEST LAFAYETTE – Indiana high school administrators, educators and community leaders have through March 29 to nominate high school sophomores and juniors for the seventh annual Purdue Research Park Entrepreneurship Academy.
For a nomination form, call Juliana Casavan, academy coordinator, at (765) 588-3368, or email@example.com. There is no fee to nominate a student, nor is there a limit to the number of students who can …Read Full Article
MERRILLVILLE – Entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to pitch their product to professionals during The Big Sell on March 23 at the Radisson Star Plaza.
The Big Sell, sponsored by Purdue University Calumet’s Center for Entrepreneurship Success, offers entrepreneurs a chance to make a two-minute pitch for the opportunity to share $60,000 in cash and prices, including office space for one year and assistance …Read Full Article
Setting an example with perseverance and hard work.
by Rick A. Richards
The 2012 Entrepreneurial Excellence Award recipients have one thing in common: Not one of them expected to be where they are today and none anticipated they would be held up as a mentor for others.
But when the Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center named its 2012 recipients, each of the nine became …Read Full Article
CROWN POINT – Gary Brownlee has joined the Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center as a business adviser. He will work primarily with businesses in Porter County bringing 30 years of experience in the financial services industry to his role.
Brownlee will work directly with new and existing business owners on business planning and execution as well as serve as a guide toward community resources …Read Full Article
INDIANAPOLIS – About 100 participants are expected at the eighth Startup Weekend Indianapolis where entrepreneurs will join forces to present their ideas, discoveries and potential startups during a 54-hour brainstorming and business-building event, Nov. 16-18 at the Speak Easy, 5255 N. Winthrop Ave., Indianapolis.
The event is part of the Kauffman Foundation Global Entrepreneurship Week. The program is part of a worldwide grassroots movement of …Read Full Article
SOUTH BEND – 1ST Source Bank will donate $50,000 to support entrepreneurship and venture development in Northwest Indiana. The donation to Elevate Ventures, an Indiana venture development organization, will help provide rigorous business analysis and advisory service to area entrepreneurs.
The banks donation will be matched by $3 million in investments from the Indiana Economic Development and other area businesses and institutions.
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WEST LAFAYETTE – Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management will host 28 veterans in its Entrepreneurship Boot Camp for Veterans with Disabilities.
Purdue is one of eight schools around the country using the boot camp to teach veterans how to start their own business. The program focuses on a self-study session; an on-campus residency program; and a 12-month mentorship with faculty.
Among the speakers are …Read Full Article