Dozens of small businesses have been helped by microloans—smaller than $50,000—from the Indy Chamber’s Business Ownership Initiative.
Participation at Business Ownership Initiative-led training sessions is up nearly 30 percent so far this year as more Hoosiers start businesses of their own. Executive Director Julie Grice is looking for more counselors and money.
Business Ownership Initiative of Central Indiana focuses on one-on-one counseling, capital access.
Julie Grice, a 10-year veteran of the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce and former business owner, began her tenure as executive director of the not-for-profit Business Ownership Initiative of Indiana on Sunday.