Since January, Heartland Distillers has turned out several small batches of its first signature spirit—Indiana Vodka—available at about 300 area retailers.
After a stint making parts for electric cars, Symphony Motors recently became Indy Power Systems, changing course to make power control boxes for a variety of vehicles and also industrial and military applications.
Financing is the lifeblood of companies turning intellectual property into a product or service, but turbulent economic conditions
have made it increasingly difficult to raise cash from investors who are content to wait
out the storm by concentrating on their existing portfolios.
In January, St. Paul, Minn.-based 3M will release “Clinpro 5000,” a specialty toothpaste Indiana Nanotech developed.
After a 25-year real estate career, Claudia Lynch opened a modeling/acting school after she couldn’t find a quality school
where her own grandchildren could have fun, learn poise and gain confidence.
Healthy banks have adopted stronger risk prevention measures for good reasons, but it’s important to know that well-performing
banks are still writing loans for small business and servicing their needs every day.
Amanda Briggs weaves in and out of the bustling lunch crowd in downtown Indianapolis, keeping a close eye on her canine clients
Griffen and Isabella. Briggs, 25, continues her walk through the busy streets, heading to the American Legion Mall and some
much-needed grass. Such is the life of a professional dog walker and pet sitter.
Neighborhood Pizza, which operates out of the back of a souped-up box truck equipped with a pizza oven and other necessities,
is among a growing number of startups that are hitting the road–literally.