What's the Inside Indiana Business Vision?
|Our goal is to provide you with Indiana business news and information when you want it, where you want it and how you want it. To be your business news source and resource for the people, enterprises, startups, organizations and issues shaping the Indiana economy.|
That is the vision that drives Grow INdiana Media Ventures, the Indianapolis-based parent company of the Inside INdiana Business brand of multi-media business news products. Technology visionary Scott Jones and I launched GIMV in 2000.
Today, more people access our brand for Indiana business news than any other source, through our fully-integrated portfolio of television, radio, Internet, subscription-based email and on-demand business news products.
Thank you, as always, for your support and for all you do to Grow Indiana!
Gerry A. Dick
Market Volatility - Fodder for Financial Fears
Fact: The value of the stock market goes up and down. It’s called “market volatility”. How concerned should you be with a thousand point change in the index? Since your reaction can impact your personal portfolio, it’s most important that you have a good perspective. Significant price movements in the stock market grabbed headlines and captivated media pundits throughout 2018. The last week of the year the market experienced large price swings...
Most Popular Stories
Indiana Liquor Group to Buy Save-On Liquor Chain
Indiana Liquor Group LLC will work with the Indiana Alcohol & Tobacco Commission this week for final approval of its purchase of Save-On Liquor stores. Our partners at The Herald Bulletin report Phillip E. Miller agreed to sell the 31-location package store chain to ILG last month.
Loeb Stadium Project in Final Design Phase
The $17 million overhaul of Loeb Stadium in Lafayette is in its final planning stages. The Journal & Courier says the overall design of the project is complete, which includes flipping the field, an additional suite and a new entrance designed to be a more visible landmark. Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski unveiled plans for the reimagining of the more than 75-year-old stadium in 2017. The city council earlier this month approved a $17 million bond to fund the project.
BMWC Constructors Announce Leadership Changes
Indianapolis-based BMWC Constructors, Inc. continues their strategic growth with leadership changes. Chairman of the Board Jim Davis retired after eight years in the role and after 30 years with the company. President and Chief Executive Officer Brian Acton will move into the role of Chairman of the Board, while remaining CEO.
New Tourism Director Has Plans For Growth
The new director of the Indiana Office of Tourism Development says she hopes to create a strategic plan to continue the growth of tourism in the state. Misty Weisensteiner began her new role earlier this month after being appointed by Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch in December. The former executive director of the Orange County Economic Development Partnership says tourism and economic development go hand-in-hand and there needs to be a greater focus on that relationship.
Eleven Fifty Says State Support Will Bring '100x Return'
As Eleven Fifty Academy looks to expand statewide, founder Scott Jones is looking to state legislators for support. He says Next Level Jobs legislation two years ago allowed the coding academy to access about $1.5 million to grow its programs, which he says will result in $150 million in Hoosier income over 10 years. Jones is now looking for up to $20 million, which he says could lead to $1.5 billion in Hoosier income over a decade. During an interview on Inside INdiana Business...