Entrepreneurs who are dreaming big do not have much longer to submit applications for a contest that will give them a public showcase for their ideas and a potential springboard for launching a business.
Past participants at The Big Sell Entrepreneurs in Action contest have pitched a wide range of ideas: biodegradable to-go soup containers, solar cells, all-in-one portable campfires, closed-finger Mixed Martial Arts gloves and more.
VALPARAISO | With the help of a carryover balance of almost $800,000 and a little less financial uncertainty in the city's health insurance, Valparaiso expects to spend about $3 million in economic development income taxes this year.
GARY | The Northwest Indiana World Trade Council promoted international commerce in Northwest Indiana for more than two decades, before it disbanded about five years ago.
VALPARAISO | A new business accelerator planned for downtown Valparaiso aims to launch high-tech and entrepreneurial startup companies.
VALPARAISO | Local startup community Startup Front will host a meetup at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Zao Island, 1050 Horse Prairie Ave., in the Dune Room.
A state-sponsored entrepreneurial initiative is touting a $33.2 million economic impact in Northwest Indiana.
VALPARAISO | As she looked at the designs for the proposed expansion of Central Park Plaza, Donna Phelps said she really would rather have a parking garage than more park downtown.
VALPARAISO | Anyone who is tech-minded or would like to learn more about starting a company is invited to attend a free event from 6:30 to 8:30 Aug. 15 at Figure Eight Brewing, 150 Washington St.
The Indiana Economic Develpment Corp. hired private nonprofit Elevate Ventures to choose Hoosier startup companies worthy of taxpayer money. What could possibly go wrong?
VALPARAISO | Elevate Ventures will be adding a leadership assessment, access to executive roundtables, follow-on engagements and implementation services to its popular Economic Gardening program.
PORTAGE | Elevate Ventures is seeking 25 local companies to fill openings in its Economic Gardening Program in Northwest Indiana.
Elevate Ventures has added Kelly Schwedland as an entrepreneur-in-residence for its Northwest and North Central Indiana regions.
MICHIGAN CITY | Like in a garden, growing businesses into sustainable job-creators in Indiana takes resources, planting, tending and sometimes weeding out what’s not thriving.
Talk to Charlie McGill, the new "entrepreneur in residence" for Elevate Ventures, and get ready to be inspired about the future for Northwest Indiana.
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