The new tech venue in Fishers gives companies that specialize in connecting devices to the internet the access they need to hardware, talent and capital.
Dozens of small businesses have been helped by microloans—smaller than $50,000—from the Indy Chamber’s Business Ownership Initiative.
The Hatch plans to target creative types with its art studios, recording booths, green screens and more. It’s slated to open in early August.
The PitchFeast crowd votes on the best pitch, and the winner gets 75 percent of admission proceeds plus pro bono business services.
The cost, time and mess that come with brewing beer at home scares a lot of beer connoisseurs, but a Greenwood health care executive thinks he has the answer.
Business Ownership Initiative, a unit of the Indy Chamber, launched its microloan fund last September to help small business owners in Indianapolis.
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.
Low-income women could receive loans in weeks.
Avec Moi, a company that prepares meals to go, is moving to a permanent home at 701 E. 62nd St. In recognition of the event, the city of Indianapolis awarded Indy’s Kitchen a $17,000 grant.
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.