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Scholarship winner to match hairstyling with business degree

Scholarship winner to match hairstyling with business degree

Morgan Howard, of Crown Point, was recently awarded a Vidal Sassoon Professional Beauty Education Scholarship through the Beauty Changes Lives Foundation, with funding from Wella Professional’s Hairdressers at Heart program.              

August 20, 2014 12:00 am

State is accepting nominations for Company to Watch awards

Indiana is looking for few good businesses.

February 28, 2014 5:00 am

Big Sell deadline looms

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.

February 24, 2014 12:00 pm

Who is the Midwest's most innovative entrepreneur?

A global professional services firm is searching for the most innovative entrepreneurs in the Midwest.

February 03, 2014 12:15 pm
Got an idea for a product? Pitch it at The Big Sell

Got an idea for a product? Pitch it at The Big Sell

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.

January 25, 2014 2:00 pm
Businesses in Gary and Merrillville earn statewide awards

Businesses in Gary and Merrillville earn statewide awards

Two small businesses from Northwest Indiana got statewide recognition for their entrepreneurial spirit and economic contributions.

January 14, 2014 1:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Business, entrepreneurship igniting a stronger Latino community

GUEST COMMENTARY: Business, entrepreneurship igniting a stronger Latino community

Each September, Hispanic Heritage Month is an opportunity to celebrate “Latino culture,” an all-encompassing term that by no means does justice to the diversity of the population. It also represents a chance to explore the transformations underway at both the community and state levels, and …

September 29, 2013 10:24 pm

Purdue foundation's website helps entrepreneurs

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. | The Purdue Research Foundation has launched a website called "Innovation and Entrepreneurship" that offers a how-to approach to help entrepreneurs, investors, collaborators and others find information about commercializing Purdue innovations.

September 01, 2013 11:00 am

Entrepreneurship academy set for Hammond youths

HAMMOND |  The Hammond Development Corp., Urban Enterprise Academy and Northwest Indiana Reinvestment Alliance are offering training sessions to young adults who are interested in becoming business owners in the future.

July 11, 2013 4:26 pm

Indiana refocuses efforts to aid small business, entrepreneurs

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has reorganized Indiana's outreach to small businesses by shifting several existing state assistance programs under a new umbrella agency dubbed the Office of Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

June 27, 2013 11:34 am
Local students learn entrepreneurship skills

Local students learn entrepreneurship skills

WEST LAFAYETTE │ Several Northwest Indiana high school students were among 50 juniors and seniors chosen from across the state to participate in a nationally-known entrepreneurship program at Purdue University.

June 26, 2013 1:37 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Now is the time to invest in startups

GUEST COMMENTARY: Now is the time to invest in startups

Northwest Indiana needs more innovation-driven enterprise startups and the entrepreneurial ecosystem that supports them.

June 23, 2013 12:00 am

Purdue students invited to Sept. 13 callout for $100,000 competition

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. | Purdue University students with an interest in entrepreneurship and clean-energy solutions can attend an informational callout meeting Sept. 13 to learn about a U.S. Department of Energy-sponsored business creation competition.

September 06, 2012 12:00 am

Gubernatorial candidates promote job plans

INDIANAPOLIS | The top candidates for Indiana governor on Thursday each released plans they claimed will lead to more jobs for Hoosier workers.

August 16, 2012 6:00 pm Related

GSU sponsors award-winning veterans entrepreneurial boot camp

UNIVERSITY PARK | CenterPoint at Governors State University is hosting its semiannual, award-winning Veterans Entrepreneurial Boot Camp on May 9. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., with registration beginning at 7:45 a.m.

April 15, 2012 12:00 am

Young biz whiz from Munster among winners at small business awards show

FLOSSMOOR | The South Suburban Small Business Association honored entrepreneurs, businesses and economic development leaders Wednesday during its 10th annual Summit Awards at Idlewild Country Club.

February 16, 2012 12:00 am

Free entrepreneurs’ coaching session for aspiring ‘Big Sell’ competitors is Feb. 8

HAMMOND | Aspiring entrepreneurs planning to participate in ‘The Big Sell' Entrepreneurs in Action competition can gain valuable insight at a free, ‘Big Sell' coaching session Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 6 p.m.

January 31, 2012 10:39 am

Ind. Chamber of Commerce sets goals for state's future

INDIANAPOLIS | If the Indiana Chamber of Commerce gets its way, in 14 years Indiana will be a state that encourages entrepreneurs and attracts businesses thanks to its talented workforce and superior infrastructure. 

November 27, 2011 12:00 am

SBDC brings business feasibility workshop to La Porte

LAPORTE | The Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center is offering its business feasibility workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Greater La Porte Economic Development Corp., 809 Washington St.

November 19, 2011 12:00 am

Indiana at top of business climate ranks

INDIANAPOLIS | A second business site-selection publication has declared Indiana's business climate among the best in the nation.

November 02, 2011 3:45 pm
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