The Indianapolis-based Be Nimble Foundation wrapped up its first Black Innovation Week with an inaugural Idea-Stage Pitch Pardi competition—and chose 12 fledgling startups in the tech and consumer products sectors to honor.
Artisan marketplace at 16 Tech adds tenants, amps up for grand opening
About half of the 20 vendors so far are already open at The AMP, which has its grand opening later this month. The AMP, a food-and-drink-based artisan marketplace, is on the campus of 16 Tech on the western edge of downtown.Read More
Startups in anything from incubators to shared workspaces generally fly the coop when the facility can’t physically accommodate their growing space requirements or employee headcount, or their host entity can no longer supply value through its services.
Resilient Venture Studio will start out this year as a program under the High Alpha Innovation umbrella, but the organization’s leaders hope it will be spun off into its own venture studio launching 10 to 12 immigrant-led companies annually.
Seventeen of the state’s 23 tech parks have either hit or soon will hit the cap on the amount of tax revenue they can capture—and the people who run the sites say that puts all their progress at risk.
The 10 chosen companies deal with a diverse range of technologies, including advanced materials, construction, infrastructure, sensors and environmental services, according to Heritage Group officials.
The tech incubator owners plan to construct a six-story building directly south of the existing Union 525 building.
Wisconsin-based Gener8tor, which seeks to helps fledgling companies boost revenue and grow jobs, said it’s one-year pilot program in Indianapolis was so successful that it wants to spread its services to additional Hoosier communities.
Following a multimillion-dollar renovation, a far-east-side building that was on track for demolition is set to emerge as a retail-startup hub that supporters say could revitalize a neglected part of town.
The Food Beauty Center, a new food-focused makerspace in Garfield Park aims to serve entrepreneurs two ingredients for success—collaboration and commercial kitchen space.
When Goshen native Luke Jacobs, an environmental scientist and self-taught techie, developed software to streamline his job, he got a tepid response from his employer. Displeased, he tapped his brainiac brother and equally smart Indiana University classmate to start their own firm.
Nationally ranked firm Gener8tor has announced the five participants for its gBeta Indy fall class. They range from a company automating emotion recognition for user experience researchers to a consumer app for organizing, editing, and sharing milestone baby photos.
The Foundry Investment Fund will join with other investors to provide funding for companies that use Purdue-licensed technology or expertise in human and animal health and plant sciences.
Twelve lucky entrepreneurs chosen from hundreds of applicants will spend two months this summer in a luxury facility working on bringing new business ideas to market.
Infuse Accelerator hopes to make early-stage investments in 12 to 15 companies a year.