Indianapolis Business Journal

MAY 3-9, 2024

Less than two weeks ago, everything that we had assumed about the future of pro soccer in Indianapolis and the creation of a publicly owned downtown stadium for the Indy Eleven soccer team received a swift kick between the stitches. Mickey Shuey details the city’s shift in strategy and how the Indy Eleven stadium deal fell apart. Also in this week’s issue, John Russell explores the shortages of Eli Lilly and Co’s new diabetes and obesity drugs. And Susan Orr explains how Eleven Fifty Academy is shifting its focus from coding and cybersecurity to artificial intelligence.

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Indiana 250: Max Siegel

Max Siegel has been CEO of Indianapolis-based USA Track & Field—the national governing body for track and field, long-distance running and race walking—since 2012. Additionally, he’s been the owner of Rev Racing since 2010 and has led NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity program. Locally, he’s a trustee at Martin University and Brebeuf Jesuit High School. First […]

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Made in Indiana: Candles by Antique Candle Co.

How it started: Brittany Whitenack was “disillusioned” with her traditional workplace job in retail management. So she quit and started looking for another job, picking up a few hobbies along the way that included candle making. “Instead of heading back to the traditional workforce, I wondered if I could potentially work back up to the […]

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Vince Wong: Indiana is poised to extend its leadership in life sciences

The four pillars of our state’s new life sciences strategy—fostering R&D and innovation, enhancing Indiana’s manufacturing ecosystem, boosting the state’s life sciences talent and workforce, and supporting connections and outreach—will help Indiana attract and retain new investments and top talent, enabling the state to solidify and extend our leadership.

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Editorial: Don’t give away your vote

Boycotting a race doesn’t help a candidate understand why a particular voice or a particular group of voices is important. It doesn’t do anything to help a candidate appreciate and empathize with a voter’s story or concerns. It doesn’t build a relationship.

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Nate Feltman: Why IBJ has named an award for Mickey Maurer

Significant to the naming of this award, Mickey brought IBJ Media back under local ownership when he and partner Bob Schloss purchased the company back in 1990. He understood the importance of a local news organization, with local owners who are engaged in their community and take great care in producing factual and balanced reporting.

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