Venture Club’s Innovation Showcase is a go

After InXInnovate LTD suddenly cancelled its local event this fall, the Venture Club of Indiana was forced to hustle to re-schedule their annual Innovation Showcase. With the help of The Heritage Group and other corporate supporters, it’s now set for October.

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Ball State-birthed musical aims for Broadway

If the team behind “The Circus in Winter” has its way (and if enough money can be raised and script kinks worked out), the Ball State University-incubated musical might be the first Tony award winner conceived as a collaborative class project.

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Funding drought pinches life sciences firms

Nationally, venture capital investments into life sciences firms totaled $4.9 billion during the first nine months of 2013, down 30 percent from the same period in 2008, according to data from Thomson Reuters and PricewaterhouseCoopers. In Indiana, life sciences firms raised $21 million during the first nine months of the year, far lower than any year since 2003.

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