Indiana University has launched a support program at all its campuses that school officials hope will lead to an onslaught of startups coming out of the school.
Elevate Ventures, Bloomington-based incubator The Mill and the Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce on Thursday announced they have entered a three-year agreement to invest $2.5 million to bolster the entrepreneurial ecosystems in Bartholomew, Brown and Monroe counties.
A good board serves multiple valuable functions. If nothing else, regular meetings require company management to articulate where the company is (performance) and where it is going (strategy).
Ten years after the official start of the downturn, entrepreneurs who survived the recession share painful memories and lessons they learned.
Gener8tor, a Wisconsin-based startup accelerator, is looking to set up shop in Indianapolis within the next year. Today, there are no application-based accelerators in the area.
Called 1 Million Cups, the weekly program has a format designed to be more collaborative and educational than more typical pitch events. It’s already in more than 100 other communities.
You certainly don’t want to keep paying a mortgage if it restricts your business in other areas. But you don’t want to cough up too much at once and have the same effect.
The Krannert School of Management is one of eight programs around the country that teach the boot camp aimed at helping post-9/11 disabled veterans start their own businesses.
Co-working sites—shared office spaces designed to give entrepreneurs, free-lancers and consultants the tools they need to get the job done as well as the chance to interact with other professionals, sans cubicle—are gaining popularity nationally and, finally, 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.
A recent study from Credit Suisse found that over $15 billion of small commercial mortgages (under $5 million) are coming due in the next few years.
Prepare to talk in detail about your business, the plans you are making and the reasons for expanding before you show the banker the facts and figures.