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In November 2019, Tichina Clark officially launched her business, which sells homemade soups, salads and desserts packaged in mason jars.
Covideo’s platform allows users to send 60- to 90-second video clips embedded in email and text messages and to track if, when and how many times the videos are viewed.
While her battle with cancer was difficult, Kristine Camron says, it wasn’t nearly as tough as the struggles she’s faced this year during the pandemic.
Mandolin’s digital platform—designed to help artists, venues and fans connect through live music—has attracted some big-name investors including Marc Benioff, the founder and CEO of Salesforce.
The state has seen a lower-than-expected response to its Small Business Restart Fund, which it launched in June to help companies with fewer than 50 employees cover the costs of pandemic-related expenses.
Standard for Success, a Cloverdale-based educational software company, through 2019 has been growing at a strong double-digit clip and earlier this year launched a new service line company officials are confident will help the firm expand further by signing deals with colleges and universities nationwide.
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.
The worst part for the hundreds of Hoosier small-business owners whose livelihood is linked to universities is the uncertainty.
A lifetime athlete and neurologist for nearly 20 years, the Carmel resident has created an organic, anti-bacterial balm that treats everything from itchy, dry skin and eczema to migraines and joint pain.
Meanwhile, plans are in the works for a $12 million International Marketplace welcome center and museum that would replace a former Value City Furniture store.
Entrepreneur Katara McCarty says the Exhale app she developed “speaks to the path of women of color.”
In Indiana, 24.6% of companies reported a large negative overall effect from the pandemic. That was 8.4% lower than the national average.
Indianapolis-based Synovia Solutions’ latest platform—Bus Guardian—helps with contact tracing and hygiene verification for school buses.
IU senior Hawley Hunter has developed a platform that gives high schools the same types of video analysis and analytics big universities and professional teams use—at a much lower cost.
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.
The online platform designed to rally support around people who are sick or otherwise in need is now on a path to expansion.
About 60 entertainment stages, bars and studios across Indiana have joined forces in a new association to fight for government assistance they say is needed to survive.
Fletcher Place restaurant Bluebeard, which was the museum’s original choice of cafe operator, says it can’t tackle the project right now because of uncertainty around the pandemic.