The program will allow a small number of entrepreneurs, particularly minorities, to pitch their products directly to Lowe’s, sidestepping a traditionally arduous process of getting their goods sold in 2,200 stores.
Groundbreaking well-being app targets Black women’s stressors
Entrepreneur Katara McCarty says the Exhale app she developed “speaks to the path of women of color.”Read More
City Market leadership hopeful better times are ahead
The historic market’s leaders are optimistic the market can overcome its current troubles and emerge as a stronger institution. But they also acknowledge the hurdles ahead.Read More
After years of struggle, WhatFriendsDo finds its wings
The online platform designed to rally support around people who are sick or otherwise in need is now on a path to expansion.Read More
Market Wagon looks to expand produce-delivery service nationwide
The 4-year-old company uses proprietary software and legions of small farmers and gig drivers to create an Amazon-like system that delivers fresh produce, meats, dairy products and other local food.Read More
Carmel-based MBX Biosciences Inc., co-founded by serial entrepreneur Richard DiMarchi, aims to develop therapeutics to treat rare endocrine disorders.
The skill sets of husband-and-wife duo Jason and Diana Brugh are as perfectly blended for the task they aim to accomplish as the abilities of the integrated robots they’re building to kill germs and fight coronavirus in the workplace. Diana Brugh is a microbiologist with experience in food science and working with bacteria- and virus-killing […]
The business accelerator has launched a blitz of business-accelerator programs in Indiana since arriving in the state two years ago.
Cincinnati-based Lightship Capital is opening an Indianapolis-area office within three months to provide underrepresented entrepreneurs here access to a $50 million investment fund.
The owners of Moonshot Games are launching a delivery service they say can help local independent retailers compete with Amazon.com and the big-box stores.
The “blank check company”—formed to acquire one or more businesses and merge with them as a way to take those companies public—closed its funding round in May and is looking for a business to buy.
Kristian Andersen will be recognized Thursday night during a live broadcast of TechPoint’s 21st annual Mira Awards, which are being held virtually for the first time, due to the pandemic.
Philip and Martin Low’s latest venture, Eradivir, was incorporated in February to develop a treatment that would fight the influenza virus, but COVID-19 prompted a tweak to the business plan.
Indianapolis-based venture studio High Alpha on Thursday announced the launch of High Alpha Innovation, a business founded to help companies create and grow startup firms. The new firm has already snagged several big-name customers.
Executive coach Peter Fuller developed an artificial intelligence-driven platform that lets business leaders know how effectively they’re leading their firm and whether their company is headed in the right direction.
Investing locally is rewarding as part of a balanced portfolio. It is also exciting and gratifying to be part of allowing a local startup to launch or grow.
We check in with firms of all stripes to learn how they’re seeking to persevere—and how some are plotting to gain a competitive advantage when normalcy returns.
Desi Spears and Foster-Adesokan have both heard from clients who want to make appointments for when they reopen their shops.
For now—although some restaurants can still sell Circle Kombucha with takeout orders—most of the company’s sales are taking place at about 150 grocery stores in Indiana and the region.
When Indianapolis outdoorsman and filmmaker Eddie Brochin was asked to lead adventure tours on a Mexican ranch in 2013, he had no idea it would lead him to import and distribute wine.
The latest is firm for venture studio High Alpha is Casted, a software-as-a-service firm that markets a platform for branded podcasts—those produced by businesses and other organizations.
Docket, a software-as-a-service firm, announced the completion of a $1.5 million seed round led by locally based Allos Ventures, with participation from High Alpha Capital, Elevate Ventures and Simon Equity Partners.