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Helping small businesses start, grow, succeed

Helping small businesses start, grow, succeed

GARY | Small businesses are the backbone of the nation’s economy. Yet many fail in the first two to three years because they are undercapitalized and their owners don’t know how to run a business.

June 03, 2014 2:54 pm Photos

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Workshop assists new entrepreneurs with initial steps

The Northwest ISBDC continues to offer its Launch Your Own Business Workshop: A Sound and Proven Path at various locations throughout the region.

May 03, 2014 11:32 am

Startup weekend to groom tomorrow's tech entrepreneurs

Northwest Indiana's first Startup Weekend will teach tech entrepreneurs how to take their business ideas from concept to launch.

April 02, 2014 12:00 pm

Business feasibility workshop at new location in Portage

PORTAGE |  The Northwest ISBDC is offering its "Launch Your Own Business Workshop: A Sound and Proven Path" at a new location: Portage University Center, 6260 Central Ave.

January 18, 2014 1:53 pm

Coats, Google offer small business seminar

MERRILLVILLE | Representatives from Google will host a free tech workshop for Hoosier small businesses from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 6 at the Radisson Star Plaza, 800 E. 81st Ave.

November 29, 2013 6:30 am

Seminar offers job, entrepreneural resources for vets

HAMMOND |The Hammond Development Corp. is offering a seminar offering tips and tricks on how to land a job as a veteran entrepreneur or job seeker

November 13, 2013 10:28 am
From people to processes, business helps organizations grow, develop

From people to processes, business helps organizations grow, develop

The Northwest ISBDC is honoring region entrepreneurs and champions at its 22nd annual Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards event on Nov. 6! The Class of 2013 includes Desila Rosetti of Westville-based Organizational Development Solutions. She has been named the Woman-Owned Business of the Year.…

October 29, 2013 5:47 pm

Urban Entrepreneur Initiative launches in Gary

GARY | A new program announced Thursday is geared to provide opportunities for economic development and help build Gary “one small business at a time.”

August 22, 2013 1:32 pm

Elevate Ventures announces 25 openings in Economic Gardening Program

PORTAGE | Elevate Ventures is seeking 25 local companies to fill openings in its Economic Gardening Program in Northwest Indiana.

June 25, 2013 10:55 am

Big Sell offers entrepreneurs opportunity to promote ideas

Bringing the next big idea to market requires resources and opportunities to come together.

February 08, 2013 1:00 pm

How many Hoosiers does it take to get to Mars?

Having graduated from Indiana University's School of Business a couple of decades ago, give or take one or two, one might find this title to be a little perplexing, given my business background.

November 09, 2012 12:00 am
Business plan seminar

Business plan seminar

Donna Crisp, left, of Gary, and Becky Clark, of Griffith, review material during a business plan seminar at Purdue Calumet in Hammond Thursday night for aspiring entrepreneurs who want to start their own business and learn how to develop a plan for success. 

August 31, 2012 2:30 pm
Business plan seminar

Business plan seminar

Dushan Nikolovski, director of University of Purdue Calumet's Center for Entrepreneurship Success, center, talks Thursday night with Angela Buckman, left, and Lurlene Haworth, both of Crown Poin, in the Alumni room at the Library Center on PUC campus. Nikolovski was leading a business plan s…

August 31, 2012 2:30 pm
Business plan seminar

Business plan seminar

Nearly 250 aspiring entrepreneurs attend a free seminar Thursday night at Purdue University Calumet. Led by Purdue University Calumet's Center for Entrepreneurship Success director Dushan Nikolovski, the seminar was open to both the community and students who want to start their own business…

August 31, 2012 2:30 pm

State-based initiative looks to raise $18 million for entrepreneurs

A program to spark entrepreneurial growth in northern Indiana launched this week.

March 02, 2012 4:00 pm

Workshop focuses on business ownership

MERRILLVILLE | The Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center is offering its business feasibility workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Room 246 at the Purdue University Calumet Academic Learning Center, 9900 Connecticut Drive.

October 12, 2011 12:00 am

Business plan workshop launches Saturday

MERRILLVILLE | The Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center will open its business plan writing workshop with Session 1 from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Purdue University Calumet Academic Learning Center, 9900 Connecticut Drive, in room 233.

September 13, 2011 1:00 pm

PUC Small Business Institute offers consulting services

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet's Small Business Institute is offering free consulting assistance to Northwest Indiana small businesses.

August 29, 2011 1:45 pm

NWI workshops will outline business plan writing process

MERRILLVILLE | The Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center will open its business plan writing workshop with Session 1 from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 17 at the Purdue University Calumet Academic Learning Center, 9900 Connecticut Drive, in room 233.

August 26, 2011 12:00 am
Finding investors remains obstacle for NWI startups

Finding investors remains obstacle for NWI startups

The long recession and the slow pace of the economic recovery have thrown more than the usual challenges at entrepreneurs across the region. So-called "angel investors" are just now getting back to making investments in startups.

August 22, 2011 12:00 am
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