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Startup prodigy Jaramillo started at age 7Restricted Content

September 20, 2014
Santiago Jaramillo is CEO of Bluebridge Digital LLC, which creates and manages apps primarily for not-for-profits, and it’s one of the first app companies to operate on a subscription model. But Jaramillo was his own boss well before mobile apps and smartphones even existed.More.

Entrepreneur to offer home brewing minus the hassle

September 13, 2014
The cost, time and mess that come with brewing beer at home scares a lot of beer connoisseurs, but a Greenwood health care executive thinks he has the answer.More.

Taxi drivers settle with Speedway over confiscated licenses

September 5, 2014
Under the agreement, drivers who had their licenses taken by police on the day of the 2013 Indianapolis 500 will receive a payment and assurances that the town won't take similar action on race days.More.

Local Lotus dealership is one of only 42 in United States

August 30, 2014
Gator Motorsport opened in October as Indiana’s sole Lotus dealer. It’s owned by 41-year-old Young Kim, a first-generation Korean immigrant and Ball State University grad who fell in love with the British hand-built brand as a youngster growing up in Chicago.More.

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Veteran private investigator steps up cyber sleuthingRestricted Content

Overbearing spouses, disgruntled employees and corporate moles have a wide new path for spying, considering that nine in 10 adults own mobile phones. Aiding the hackers is protective software that’s thin at best.More.

Indiana office to promote startups, small business

Gov. Mike Pence has created the Indiana Office of Small Business and Entrepreneurship that he says will focus on consulting, specialty programming, and integrating universities, private businesses and government agencies.More.

WOJTOWICZ: Lots to consider when weighing mortgage payoff

You certainly don’t want to keep paying a mortgage if it restricts your business in other areas. But you don’t want to cough up too much at once and have the same effect.More.

Marketer SmallBox helping clients improve their culturesRestricted Content

In mid-2011, the staff of local Web marketing firm SmallBox began a period of self-reflection that allowed the team to identify its “North Star,” the purpose, mission and vision that keeps a company headed in the right direction. It's now spreading the word.More.

Market owner: "Look into the future"Restricted Content

Georgetown Market has stayed in the health food game since 1973, in part because of owner Rick Montieth's ability to see down the road.More.

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  3. Treasury explores ways to limit profitability of overseas shifts

  4. Pence, other governors meet with Japanese trade officials

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  18. Kokomo council rejects ban on smoking in bars

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  26. Simon Property CEO says ‘no deal’ in Australia after report

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  32. Indiana gives initial OK to off-site manure ponds

  33. Gay marriage backers want high court to step in

  34. Indiana auditor posts state assets online

  35. Accounting firm adding 100 jobs in South Bend

  36. Indiana State Police turn to online recruiting

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  38. Democrats raise doubts about Ballard’s preschool plan

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  47. Lilly cancer drug fares well in late-stage study

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  51. IU to provide business classes tailored to NFL players

  52. Melangton leaving Sports Corp. for IMS

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  54. Sports Corp., Speedway make way for new leadership

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  64. Records - Sept. 15, 2014

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