Men dominate in ownership of the fastest-growing companies and smash hits like Aprimo and Suros.
By at least one key measure, Indiana is almost back to where it left off before the recession.
Kauffman Foundation’s latest index ranks Indiana among the lowest in the weakest region of the country.
Activity won’t gain much steam until more entrepreneurs become optimistic, and optimism won’t materialize until the economy gets warmer, said John Barnard, managing director of Pearl Street Venture Funds.
Local entrepreneurs sometimes sell promising companies early because Indy is too small of a market, goes one explanation. But the market’s size might not be the real reason.