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.
The Northwest ISBDC continues to offer its Launch Your Own Business Workshop: A Sound and Proven Path at various locations throughout the region.
Northwest Indiana's first Startup Weekend will teach tech entrepreneurs how to take their business ideas from concept to launch.
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.
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.
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
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.…
GARY | A new program announced Thursday is geared to provide opportunities for economic development and help build Gary “one small business at a time.”
PORTAGE | Elevate Ventures is seeking 25 local companies to fill openings in its Economic Gardening Program in Northwest Indiana.
Bringing the next big idea to market requires resources and opportunities to come together.
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.
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.
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…
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…
A program to spark entrepreneurial growth in northern Indiana launched this week.
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.
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.
HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet's Small Business Institute is offering free consulting assistance to Northwest Indiana small businesses.
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.
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.
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