• INsiders: Asia Trips, GFS Westfield & Brewery Awards

    Each week a group of INsiders joins us to offer perspective on the week’s top stories. This week we’re sounding off on the potential impact of increased overseas economic development trips, a new distribution center and hundreds of jobs coming to Westfield and Hoosier breweries shine in Denver.

  • Inside the All-Star Legacy Project 2021

    Indianapolis is gearing up to host the star-studded NBA All-Star weekend in less than a year and-a-half.  All-Star Legacy Project host committee co-chair Rafael Sanchez explains how it’s going to be an event with statewide impact and a potential game-changer for 21 youth-serving nonprofits and hundreds of kids around the state. 

  • (i) on Education: Marion Aviation Academy

    Students in Marion are soaring to new heights in the Aviation Academy at the Marion Regional Career Center. The unique, two-year program is a partnership with Marion Community Schools in Grant County. Aviation Instructor Scott Simpson and Aviation Academy Student Emma Jacobs talk about the program and how it could help attract new business to Grant County.

  • Business of Health: ChamberCare

    It’s being billed as a game-changer for Indiana small businesses when it comes to health insurance. Thanks to a new alliance between the Indiana Chamber and Anthem, small businesses can now participate in plans typically only available to larger companies.  Leadership from the Chamber and Anthem are in studio with details.

  • International Economic Development Council Conference in Indy

    The International Economic Development Council is a nonprofit, non-partisan membership organization serving economic developers around the globe. With more than 5,000 members, IEDC is the largest organization of its kind in the world. This year the annual conference will be held in Indianapolis and the theme is Driving Growth, the race for talent, innovation and place. Host Committee Chairperson Maureen Krauss shares how Indy landed the conference and why it’s important.

  • Hoosier Lottery Celebrates 30 Years

    The Hoosier Lottery celebrated a milestone over the weekend. Sunday marked the 30 years since the first Hoosier Lottery ticket was sold and the lottery is touting its successes over the past three decades. 

  • Inside Innovation: Genesys

    Genesys says it powers more than 25 billion of the world’s best customer experiences each year. More than 11,000 companies in over 100 countries trust Genesys Cloud’s platform. Vice President of Corporate Affairs Todd Pedersen explains why the company was recently named Powderkeg’s Top-Rated Social Impact winner.

  • India Wants to Partner with Indiana on Sports

    Indiana Secretary of Commerce Jim Schellinger says a recent trade trip to India included a rare meeting that produced some interesting results.  Schellinger and Governor Eric Holcomb were granted an audience with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 

  • I on Education: PopUp Business School

    An alternative to the traditional way of starting a business which usually consists of things like writing a business plan and securing a loan.  It’s called the PopUp Business School. It’s free and it’s coming to Indianapolis. Assistant Vice Chancellor for the Office of Community Engagement at IUPUI Teresa Bennett explains how the school works.

  • The INsiders: Indiana National Lab Day

    Each week a group of INsiders joins me to offer perspective on what’s happening around Indiana. This week we discuss the importance of the Indiana National Lab Day event which is Monday. It’s an effort to bring together researchers, industry, government and other key stakeholders from Indiana and the U.S. to build on the research capabilities and strengths in Indiana in the areas of Trusted Microelectronics, Artificial Intelligence, Hypersonics and Quantum Science.

  • Around INdiana: Bosma Enterprises' New CEO

    Bosma Enterprises has provided jobs and opportunities to the blind and visually impaired for more than a century and now the company has a new leader. Meet Bosma CEO Jeff Mittman and learn about his plans for growth.

  • Tech: AuthentiCx

    Indianapolis-based Powderkeg recently honored Indiana tech companies who emphasize and prioritize strong workplace culture. This week, we profile AuthentiCx, a business that walked away with the top award for “emerging culture.” Founder and CEO Amy Brown shares their keys to success.

  • Trendiana: Five Fresh Ways to Celebrate Fall

    Fall is a wonderful time of year in Indiana to get outside and see the changing colors or even try something new. In this month’s Trendiana, Yelp’s Brittany Smith shows us a few new ways to experience fall around the state.

  • Business of Health: New Concept Focused on Memory Care

    Indianapolis-based Senior Home Companions has been providing non-medical in-home care for aging Hoosiers for 25 years. Building on that experience, the company is launching a new concept focused on memory care. Owner and President David Morgan shows us more of how the new model in memory care works. 

  • Indy Eleven's Season & Eleven Park Update

    The Indy Eleven are about to wrap up a very successful regular season and head into the United Soccer League playoffs. Despite a recent rough road stretch, the Eleven remain very much in the USL playoff hunt, especially because of an amazing run of dominance on their home pitch at Lucas Oil Stadium. Team President and CEO Greg Stremlaw discusses the season thus far and has an update on plans for a hoped-for new home of Indy Eleven Park.

  • Impact of IND on the Indiana Economy

    The impact of Indianapolis International Airport on the Indiana economy. For the second time in four years J.D. Power has named Indy the best medium-sized airport in North America. But with more nonstop flights and massive development on the way, the economic impact continues to grow. Airport Executive Director Mario Rodriguez has details.

  • Tech: IU Ventures

    IU Ventures recently launched the IU Angel Network to help connect IU affiliated companies with prospective investor’s among Indiana University’s global community of alumni, faculty, staff and students. IU Ventures CEO Tony Armstrong and Associate Vice President Jason Whitney explain how the network will further IU’s mission of fostering an entrepreneurial culture that contributes to the state’s economy.

  • Business Spotlight: Baker Hill

    Built on more than 30 years of industry experience, Carmel-based Baker Hill says it is continuing to deliver cutting-edge banking solutions that empower financial institutions. Its NextGen platform serves 500 financial institutions, including more than 20% of the top 150 U.S. banks and 20% of the top 25 U.S. credit unions. CEO John Deignan explains what’s next at Baker Hill.

  • The INsiders

    Each week a group of INsiders joins me to offer perspective on the week’s top stories. This week we’re sounding off on is Indiana’s Venture Capital environment improving and Eleven Fifty Academy opens a new headquarters and the Pacers are headed overseas.

  • I on Education: IUPUC Using VR

    IUPU Columbus is a pioneer in the nation with the use of virtual reality technology in its nursing simulation lab. One scenario that was developed for the lab is both timely and common to the region—neonatal abstinence syndrome, which involves an infant born to a mother addicted to drugs. UITS Executive Director of IT Services Bill Fields and IUPUC Director of Regional Healthcare Pipeline Carrie Shaver explain how the technology helps students prepare for real-life situations.

  • Business of Health: Hot Flashes? Cool!

    Every woman, eventually, will have to make peace with menopause, and likely, the hot flashes that come with it. An IU expert believes the condition could benefit from more open dialogue, empathy, and the debunking of myths. Those are just a few goals of the new art exhibit created by Associate Dean for Research and Distinguished Professor at the IU School of Nursing Janet Carpenter. She shares more about her creation.

  • Pacers President Talks Mumbai Games, Fieldhouse Upgrades

    The Indiana Pacers will be part of NBA history this week as the team participates in the National Basketball Association’s first games ever in India.  The Pacers and Sacramento Kings will play preseason games Friday and Saturday at the NSCI Dome in Mumbai. The team will embark on the 20-hour flight Tuesday.  

  • Around INdiana: Concerts for a Cause

    Since 2016, special concerts by local and national artists, have helped raise nearly $200,000 for 14 nonprofits to help kids, adults and families in need. Concerts for a Cause hosts the quarterly live concerts to raise money for charities. Co-founder Bruce Kidd has a preview of the next concert in a few weeks and a look ahead to next year.

  • Zylo's $22.5M Series B Funding

    Big news on the Indiana tech scene! Indianapolis-based Zylo, the largest independent enterprise Software-as-a-Service management platform, has completed one of the largest Series B rounds of funding ever in the state. CEO Eric Christopher discusses how the money will create jobs and a national tech brand.

  • IndyGo's Red Line Launches

    After years of talk... and months of construction... the IndyGo Red Line Bus Rapid Transit is ready to welcome passengers. IndyGo’s new CEO Inez Evans explains what to expect from Indy’s voyage into mass transit and her vision on the transit system.

  • I on Education: Old National Bank Center For Closely Held Business at Butler University

    The Old National Bank Center for Closely Held Business in Butler University’s Andre B. Lacy School serves as a strategic advisory group designed to identify member company’s gaps between current and targeted performance. Director Mark McFatridge explains how the unique center works the recent announcement of 15 new accredited partners.

  • Medical Management Certificate at IUPUI

    The healthcare system needs to be fixed from “the inside out”…that’s the sentiment from the IU Kelley School of Business. A new program aims to equip front-line healthcare professionals with tools for change. IU Kelley on IUPUI’s campus launched its physician MBA program five years ago, but the college says it’s not just docs who have ideas about changing the business of medicine.

  • The INsiders

    Each week a group of INsiders joins me to offer perspective on the week’s top stories. This week sounding off on the strike by GM workers and its impact in Indiana, the latest harvest outlook for Hoosier farmers and a big jobs announcement in Indianapolis.

  • Innovators with Dr. K: Chexology

    The entrepreneur behind start-up Chexology has seen his business grow from humble beginnings in a Broad Ripple basement to an appearance on Shark Tank to where it is today: a multi-million-dollar global company. Chexology Founder and CEO Derek Pacqué shares what’s fueling growth with Dr. K.

  • Business Spotlight: Pier 48 Fish House & Oyster Bar

    The newest restaurant to hit the downtown Indianapolis scene is the brainchild of a former NHL hockey player with deep generational roots to the East Coast fishing industry. Meet Fred Knipscheer and learn how his family plays a key role in getting fish from sea to plate within 24 hours.

  • Inside INdiana Sports: Indy Premier Soccer

    Six years after a merger made it Indiana’s largest youth soccer club, Indy Premier is growing physically as well as expanding its statewide presence. In addition to debuting two new turf fields, Indy Premier has formed club partnerships in Terre Haute and South Bend and now boasts of more than 2,000 players ranging from 2 years old to adults. Executive Director Bryan Michel has more on soccer’s ever-growing Hoosier presence.

  • Business of Health: Regenstrief Institute

    Researchers at the Regenstrief Institute in Indianapolis are taking the lead on numerous healthcare issues. From collecting and analyzing data on opioids, to the study of how certain drugs could possibly cause Alzheimer’s and dementia to trials on ways to eliminate back pain… and that’s not all. Regenstrief President and CEO Peter Embi has more on the institute’s projects.

  • Around INdiana: Under Secretary for Benefits

    Indiana has nearly a half million veterans living in the state. And a top priority of the US Department of Veterans Affairs is to ensure that those veterans receive the benefits and services they have earned. Technology has helped the Veterans Benefits Administration streamline programs and improve benefit delivery. Under Secretary for Benefits Dr. Paul Lawrence explains what is being done to help our veterans.

  • Tech: Powderkeg's Tech Culture Awards

    Indianapolis-based Powderkeg is honoring Indiana tech companies for workplace culture. The tech networking platform has handed out its Breakout Tech Culture Awards and Socio walked away as the top overall winner. Socio Founder Yarkin Sakucoglu and Powderkeg CEO Matt Hunckler explain what the awards mean for Indiana’s growing tech sector.

  • GM Strike

    Nearly 50,000 United Auto Workers are on strike across the US including 7,000 thousand union workers at four plants in Indiana. Director for the Center for Business and Research at Ball State University Michael Hicks looks at the impact it could have on the Hoosier state.

  • ‘Potential’ Fueling Downtown Makeover in Fort Wayne

    As Fort Wayne prepares to christen its latest big downtown project, Mayor Tom Henry says there are no signs of transformational development slowing down in the state’s second largest city. The Landing, a $34 million downtown redevelopment project, is expected to officially open soon, one of an estimated 14 projects that Henry says can help Fort Wayne become a destination city. 

  • Around INdiana: Conexus Indiana

    Indiana has the highest concentration of manufacturing workers in the country, but the industry’s negative perception is hurting talent attraction efforts. Conexus Indiana CEO Mark Howell talks about changing the perception and putting more students on the path to advanced manufacturing and logistics jobs. If you would like to learn more about how you can participate in Manufacturing Day, visit MFGDay.com.

  • I on Economic Development

    How strong is Indiana’s economy if a recession were to hit? KSM Location Advisors CEO Tim Cook and President Katie Culp weigh in on this month’s (i) on Economic Development.

  • Around INdiana: State Road 37 Project

    Major improvements are coming to the 37-Corridor in Hamilton County. And it’s going to have a major impact on not only travel, but on businesses in the area. Our Mary-Rachel Redman has more from Fishers.

  • I on Education: Indiana Campus Compact

    Learn how one Indiana organization is preparing the next generation to go beyond simply clocking in and out of work by pushing them to become civic leaders and changemakers. We’ll explain the mission of Indiana Campus Compact with Executive Director J.R. Jamison and UIndy Junior and ICC Grant Recipient Ally Nickerson.

  • Inside INdiana Sports: Pickleball

    Have you ever heard of pickleball?  See why this combination of tennis, racquetball and ping pong is one of the fastest growing sports in the country. Pickleball Professional Rick Witsken explains why it’s starting to catch on here in Indiana.

  • Business Spotlight: Schott Design's schottXchange

    Schott Design is reusing, recycling, and redesigning building materials to keep them out of landfills. Schott leadership talks about a unique sustainability effort and getting others to join in.

  • Project Lead The Way: Rolls-Royce

    We continue our Project Lead The Way “Indiana’s Future-Ready Workforce” series and learn about the value of connecting students with local businesses, especially in careers like engineering, where the job market is tight. Rolls-Royce Engineer Cameron Crenshaw explains how Project Lead The Way played a key role on his path to success.

  • The INsiders

    Each week a group of INsiders joins me to offer perspective on some of the week’s top stories. This week sounding off on IndyGo launches its Red Line, it’s legal to place sports bets in Indiana and honoring Andrew Luck.

  • Inside INdiana Sports: IWit LPGA Golf Championship

    In just a few weeks, the Brickyard Crossing Golf Course will host third Indiana Women in Tech Championship. It’s more than just an LPGA Tour event! It includes a leadership summit focusing on tech, diversity and inclusion as well as a STEM event for area youth. Chair of the IWiT local organizing committee Jennifer Pope Baker has more on all of the events.

  • I on Education: Evening MBA at IUPUI

    The IU Kelley School of Business at IUPUI has revamped its Evening MBA Program. The program is one of the most affordable top-ranked programs in the United States. Evening MBA Faculty Chair Kyle Anderson explains the reasons behind the changes to the 24-month MBA program.

  • Business of Health: 120WaterAudit

    Children are more vulnerable to lead than adults; it can cause lower IQs and slowed physical growth. The Flint lead crisis rang alarm bells nationwide, but there are no federal regulations that require schools to test for lead, and most states have also not created laws. Here in Indiana, public schools are not required to test for lead. Zionsville-based 120WaterAudit wants to help parents, and school administrators, who may be thirsty for answers.

  • Trendiana: Destination Shopping

    Instead of shopping online, why not hop in the car and head to hidden gems around Indiana! Yelp’s Brittany Smith has more on a Hoosier twist on a growing trend...destination shopping. Walk through countless booths at antiques malls or visit a converted diner and truck stop where many local artisans are featured under one roof.

  • Around INdiana: Nelbud Services

    An Indianapolis-based restaurant kitchen hood cleaning company is expanding again…Nelbud already has an impressive portfolio which includes the Pentagon, Air Force One, NFL stadiums and casinos in Vegas. CEO Michael Crafton discusses new locations, adding jobs and why they’ve targeted Indy as a “dominate” market.

  • Tech: Vennli

    South Bend-based Vennli is using a combination of artificial intelligence and customer data to build content strategies to help companies deliver bottom line results. Vennli Vice President of Product Strategy Bart Frischknecht explains why you should not be afraid of AI.

  • Sports Betting Legal in Indiana

    Betting on sports is now legal in Indiana. We are the 12th state in the nation to join a growing market. Casino Association of Indiana CEO Matt Bell explains ways that Indiana can cash-in, including attracting gamblers from neighboring states.

  • The INsiders

    Each week a group of INsiders joins me to offer perspective on some of the week’s top stories. This week we’re sounding off on the Andrew Luck retirement, IndyGo’s Red Line launches and the first year for ILEARN and the scores are in and much more.

  • WNBA Commissioner in Town

    One month into the job, new WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert says she is ready to stir things up and use her business acumen to shore up the financial outlook for the professional basketball league. Our Mary-Rachel Redman caught up with the former chief executive officer of accounting firm Deloitte this week when she was in Indianapolis for Inspiring Women Night at an Indiana Fever game.

  • Inside INdiana Sports: AC on Luck's Retirement & Colts Season

    Colts quarterback Andrew Luck’s retirement shook the entire sports world...and state of Indiana...and one of the first tasked to capture and comment on the bombshell news was WISH-TV’s Sports Director Anthony Calhoun. He takes a look both back, and forward, on what occurred and what it portends.

  • Business of Health: Alzheimer's Leads Study

    The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana Chapter is backing its mission with its largest ever research grant. Dr. Liana Apostolova, a professor at the IU School of Medicine, and Natalie Sutton, Executive Director of the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana Chapter explain how the money pushes a prestigious IU School of Medicine study to the next level.

  • I on Education: Snapology

    Snapology is a company that combines play with education. Fun programs teach children ages 3-14 a mixture of interactive play-based programs in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics using building toys and technology. We look at the STEAM-based program with Snapology Indy West owner Steve Berg.

  • Business Spotlight: Ratio Architects Merges With HPA

    For more than three decades, Indianapolis-based RATIO Architects has completed projects across the country and around the globe. Founding Principal Bill Browne shares how a high-profile merger will extend the firm’s footprint even further.

  • Around Indiana: Brickyard 400

    The Brickyard 400 is next weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. An event that was once sold out has struggled to attract fans and interest. IMS President Doug Boles details plans to get more fans in the stands for what remains an important event for NASCAR and Indiana.

  • Tech: Techstars

    The Techstars SportsTech Accelerator Powered by Indy has selected 10 startups to take part in its inaugural class. The startups will relocate to Indianapolis for three months for mentorship with experienced entrepreneurs and industry experts. Techstars Managing Director Jordan Fliegel has more on the 2019 Class of startups and what this innovative initiative is all about.

  • Around INdiana: BeeFree Gluten-Free Bakery

    BeeFree Gluten-Free Bakery has seen tremendous growth in less than a decade! From humble beginnings at farmers markets to the shelves of thousands of food store chains nationwide. BeeFree Creator Jennifer Wiese shares what’s fueling success, including a major deal with Wal-Mart.

  • I on Economic Development

    In our (I) on Economic Development segment, we’ll dive into the long-awaited launch of the Red Line and its potential impact...a promising report on Indiana’s venture capital activity and much more with KSM Location Advisors CEO Tim Cook and President Katie Culp.

  • German Consul General Pitches Apprenticeship Program

    Germany and Indiana have built a strong working relationship over the years, with Germany serving as the state’s second largest foreign direct investor with 120 businesses across Indiana.  The German Consul General for the Midwest was here this week to talk about ways to continue building Germany’s relationship with Indiana and he sat down with our Mary-Rachel Redman.

  • Inside INdiana Sports: U.S. Nationals Drag Racing Championships

    The 65th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, the World’s Biggest Drag Race, is just around the corner. This iconic event at Lucas Oil Raceway will feature intense side-by-side racing at more than 320 mph as drivers in Top Fuel and Funny Car battle for glory.

  • I on Education: Christian Theological Seminary's New President

    Christian Theological Seminary traces its origins to 1855 and the founding of North Western Christian University in downtown Indianapolis. The seminary has named its seventh president... Dr. David Mellott. He explains his vision for CTS.

  • Business Spotlight: Reverse Trade Show

    It can be a challenge to get minority, women, veteran and disabled business owners if front of prospective buyers for projects. Leadership from the Office of Minority Women and Business Development explains how its Reverse Trade Show helps foster growth for local minority-owned businesses.

  • Business of Health: Life Extend App

    An Indiana tech company and a research powerhouse are combining forces to put health at Hoosiers’ fingertips with a new free app. Becoming a healthier state means more Hoosiers need to get involved, so the Life Extend app is designed just for Indiana residents aims to make daily health habits a little more fun and interactive by the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute and Indianapolis-based tech startup LifeOmic.

  • Inside Innovation: New Renewable Natural Gas Facility

    A major Renewable Natural Gas facility is coming to Indianapolis. It will convert landfill gas into approximately 8 million gallons of RNG annually. Kinetrex Energy CEO Aaron Johnson has more on the environmental and economic impact of this big investment.

  • Indiana's Great Southwest

    Indiana’s Great Southwest is about to shine on an international stage...we’ll show you the ads that will appear on the Golf Channel touting business, industry and quality of life and economic development chief Greg Wathen has details on nearly a billion dollars in projects in the region.

  • INnovators with Dr. K: FlykeART

    FlykeART, a Purdue University-affiliated student startup, has developed a lighter and smarter galley cart for airlines. In this month’s INnovators with Dr. K, learn how FlykeART is helping airlines become more efficient.

  • Project Lead The Way: Nursing Shortage

    We continue our Project Lead The Way “Indiana’s Future-Ready Workforce” series with a focus on the nursing shortage…it’s the most in-demand occupation in the state. Find out why and what businesses and educators are doing to address the shortage.

  • The INsiders

    Each week a group of INsiders joins me to offer perspective on some of the week’s top stories. This week we’re sounding off on Indiana colleges and universities engaging in economic development, a tough year continues for farmers and how is Andrew Luck?

  • Inside INdiana Sports: PUFW to Join Horizon League

    The Mastodons are on the move. Purdue Fort Wayne will soon have a new home – with an Indianapolis connection. Horizon League with Commissioner Jon LeCrone has more on the school’s switch.

  • I on Education: Safe Hiring Solutions

    Safe Hiring Solutions in Danville is using next generation technology to improve school safety. It is one of very few firms across the nation integrated with police level background screening. They have conducted more than 750,000 K-12 background checks, as well as providing screening options for higher education institutions like Purdue and I.U.

  • Business of Health: Heartland Harvest Processing

    CBD is part of a hot consumer health trend, and it’s taking on new importance in Indiana. July 1, it became legal for Hoosier farmers to grow hemp, the plant source for CBD. Heartland Harvest Processing Founder and Chief Marketing Officer Chris Moorman explains how they are helping farmers connect the new agricultural commodity to consumer products.

  • Trendiana: Coffee Shops

    It’s National Coffee Month and across Indiana there’s something for everyone whether you like it strong, hot, iced or something with global flair! In our Trendiana segment, Yelp’s Brittany Smith introduces us to the entrepreneurs and their coffee shops that are transforming neighborhoods.

  • Tech: Anvl

    Anvl, a spin-off of Indianapolis-based venture studio High Alpha, has completed a $2 million seed round of funding and is expanding again. Founder and CEO Robin Fleming has more on plans to create dozens of jobs.

  • Westfield’s Transformation

    Some doubted Westfield’s ambitious sports strategy... but as Grand Park celebrates its 5th anniversary, the Colts are wrapping up camp there and more big changes are on the way downtown, the new $37 million plan for the Grand Junction District. Mayor Andy Cook has details on his city’s transformation...and what’s next.

  • The INsiders

    Each week a group of INsiders joins me to offer perspective on some of the week’s top stories. This week sounding off on the economic impact the Indiana State Fair has on the state, plus the impact weather has on the farm economy...Colts training camp continues and much more.

  • Inside INdiana Sports: IndyCar Hybrid System

    IndyCar, in partnership with engine manufacturers Chevrolet and Honda, announced a new system will bring both added horsepower and competitiveness to the series beginning in 2022 while next season an important safety component called an Aeroscreen will provide added protection for drivers. INDYCAR President Jay Frye discusses both of these important developments.

  • I on Education: Orr Fellowship

    The Orr Fellowship has just welcomed its largest class of fellows ever-68 top college grads! Orr Fellowship Founder and President Scott Brenton and Director of Recruitment Kristen McCauley join us to explain the importance and how college seniors from 47 states applied for the program.

  • Business of Health: IU Simon Cancer Center Earns Key Designation

    The Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center has been advancing health care in the state for two decades, and just this week, it earned one of the highest honors in the country. IU Simon Cancer Center Dr. Patrick Loehrer explains what this means for the center and for Hoosier patients.

  • At The Fair: Reynold's Farm Equipment

    A popular destination for fair goers interested in the latest John Deere equipment from everything to lawnmowers to combines is the MacReynolds Barn. Our Mary-Rachel Redman stopped by to talk with the team from Reynolds Farm Equipment to learn about the newest technology changing the game for Indiana farmers.

  • At The Fair: A Farmer's Perspective

    What started as a dream and 240 acres...today, Lamb Farms in Boone County includes more than 10,000 acres and serves as a model of modern agriculture. Vice President Don Lamb starts about a difficult 2019 and gives his take on the state of ag in Indiana.

  • At The Fair: State of Indiana's Ag Economy

    The state of Indiana’s agriculture economy. The wet spring led to late planting and in many cases, no planting at all. It has taken a heavy toll on farmers across the state. Indiana State Department of Agriculture Director Bruce Kettler talks about the impact, a trade trip to Mexico and the state of the Hoosier agriculture economy.

  • State Fair's Economic Impact

    We paid a visit to the Indiana State Fairgrounds this week to learn more about the fair’s economic impact, including a $50 million plan to replace the aging Swine Barn with a multi-purpose, year-round event facility envisioned as a best-in-class livestock venue. Indiana State Fairgrounds and Events Center Vice President of Development Ray Allison shares more about the big investment.

  • The INsiders: CICP 20th Anniversary

    Each week a group of INsiders joins me to offer perspective on some of the week’s top stories. This week sounding off on the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership celebrating a major milestone… its 20th Anniversary. It is a holding company for several statewide initiatives, including AgriNovus Indiana, Ascend Indiana, BioCrossroads, Conexus Indiana, Energy Systems Network, and TechPoint. We look at the impact of the CICP and what’s next.

  • Indianapolis Indians New Partnership with Elements Financial

    The Indianapolis Indians and Elements Financial announced a major financial partnership this week that will result in the most significant upgrade in Victory Field’s 23-year history. 

  • Inside INdiana Sports: SVRA's New President

    The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association is returning to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend for the Brickyard Invitational, and it does so under new leadership. President Matt Breeden discusses the growing membership, more cars and an increasing schedule and discusses his role with this unique part of the motorsport’s universe.

  • I on Education: Butler's Big Projects

    In just a few weeks, Butler University will welcome students in a new building for the Lacy School of Business. We were allowed inside first to give you a sneak peek. Plus, a new sciences complex is set to take shape on campus. The $100 million renovation and expansion are billed as the largest investment ever by trustees in the school’s future. President James Danko talks about the reasons behind the big investment.

  • Business of Health: Health IoT Lab

    Economic development leaders in the northeast part of the state say Indiana is fertile soil for the development of health-focused “Internet of Things” technologies…and Fort Wayne is leading the charge. In the Business of Health, learn more about the new Indiana Connected Health IoT Lab.

  • Business Spotlight: New Hope of Indiana's New Food Truck

    It’s a first of its kind in the Midwest, the “Cheese and Thank You” food truck, where the food is prepped, marketed and served by young adults with developmental disabilities. New Hope of Indiana is behind the program and Director of Community Outreach Kathy Ballard joins us with details.

  • Around INdiana: Indiana Limestone Co. Merger with Polycor

    Indiana Limestone Company was in bankruptcy in 2014, but a merger with Canada-based Polycor created the world’s leading producer of natural stone. We’ll take a look inside a turnaround at this traditional Indiana company.

  • Tech: IWit Ignite Your Superpower STEM Day

    Indy Women in Tech is helping hundreds of middle school girls “Ignite Their Superpowers” at a third annual STEM Day. IWiT leadership explains how the hands-on learning event can help put girls on the path to STEM careers.

  • Convention & Hotel Business

    It is one of the largest, and most unique, conventions in Indiana. Gen Con is back, and organizers expect the event to generate more than $70 million in economic impact for Indianapolis. But what about future big conventions now that a big hotel project is being delayed? Visit Indy’s Chris Gahl joins with details.

  • The INsiders

    Each week a group of INsiders joins me to offer perspective on some of the week’s top stories. This week sounding off on Indy hosting two high profile conferences: Cybertech Midwest and the National Urban League.

  • Inside INdiana Sports: USA Football

    USA Football, the sport’s national governing body and a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee, and TeachAids have announced a groundbreaking partnership. As we go Inside INdiana Sports, learn how the organizations will work together to advance smarter play across America’s favorite sport through TeachAids’ CrashCourse curriculum.

  • ICI & Ascend Indiana Partnership

    Independent Colleges of Indiana and Ascend Indiana have form what they're calling a strategic alliance. The partnership aims to enhance the connections between students and employers in an effort to meet the "changing demands in the Indiana labor market." Ascend Indiana, the state's talent and workforce development initiative, says it will work with ICI member institutions to guide students through the internship and job search process.

  • I on Education: Teachers' Treasures

    For nearly two decades, an Indianapolis-based nonprofit has helped schools, teachers, classrooms and kids in need. And now Teachers’ Treasures is expanding its reach. Teachers’ Treasures Director of Operations David Hobson and IPS Northwest Middle School Principal Phil Shults to explain how the second location became a reality.

  • Business of Health: CoolRevolution Pajamas

    Two Fishers entrepreneurs say they’re taking lounging to the next level for women going through menopause. Night sweats were becoming a nightmare for Laura Musall, but she came up empty-handed after her search for a better pair of pajamas. She discovered it was a common struggle among women going through menopause, so she joined her friend, Mindy Ford, and started their own company: CoolRevolution pajamas.

  • Trendiana: Hot Dogs

    Nothing says summer like a hot dog. Indiana has no shortage of tasty and loaded dogs and in this month’s Trendiana, Yelp's Midwest Regional Director Brittany Smith shows us where you can find the best dogs from Portage to Fort Wayne to Bloomington.

  • Around INdiana: Cybertech Midwest 2019

    Indiana played host this week to hundreds of thought leaders and industry executives from around the world at the Cybertech Midwest Summit... cybersecurity is an issue that affects all of us...but could it be also be a major boon for the state’s economy? The Consul General of Israel to the Midwest talks about that and Indiana’s growing relationship with Israel.

  • Tech: SoChatti Chocolate

    Indianapolis-based SoChatti Chocolate is changing the way people eat chocolate! The startup created a fully integrated process of crafting and delivering an artisanal melted dark chocolate that’s all natural, made with three simple ingredients. Founder and CEO Matt Rubin explains what’s behind the idea to develop an innovative warmer to enhance the flavor of SoChatti chocolate.

  • Indiana Housing Market

    Bidding wars for homes...will it continue? Hoosiers have been paying above asking price for homes they love. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Broker Greg Cooper explains why it’s happening and how far up has it driven up home values.

  • Economic Development Momentum in Greenwood

    The city of Greenwood continues to experience significant economic development momentum, from a $35 million investment by Cummins for a cutting edge digital & IT Hub to numerous quality of life projects and a revitalized downtown. Mayor Mark W. Myers has a look at what’s fueling growth and what’s next.

  • The INsiders

    Each week a group of INsiders offer perspective on the week’s top stories. This week sounding off on Indiana’s requests for agricultural disaster assistance, Jeffersonville is being considered for CBD plant and Indy’s airport ranks among world’s best...again.

  • I on Education: Independent Colleges of Indiana

    The Princeton Review cites campus visits as the “most important part of your research” when deciding which college or university to attend. That’s why Independent Colleges of Indiana helps families explore the possibilities at 30 institutions around Indiana. ICI President and CEO David Wantz explains how.

  • Hub & Spoke Groundbreaking

    Officials in Fishers broke ground this week on the Hub & Spoke, a $16 million mixed-use development, which will include a design center, coworking space and makerspace when completed. 

  • Inside INdiana Sports: Kokomo Championship Park

    The developer of Westfield’s successful Grand Park is looking north to Kokomo for its next youth sports complex while also adding another Pete Dye gem to its golfing resume. Henke Development Group is joining the city of Kokomo in a youth sports venture called Championship Park and at the same time is bringing to reality a golf and residential community called Holliday Farms just northwest of Zionsville. Henke Development Partner Brad Henke has details on both projects.

  • Around INdiana: Constant Canopy

    A farmer in Gaston is blazing a new path, getting national attention for using cash and cover crops in unison. Meet the brains behind Constant Canopy and learn how their cropping system owns the state record for soybean yield per acre.

  • Business of Health: Riley & BaM Team Up to Use VR for Fundraising

    A major hurdle in fundraising is getting people to care about your cause. The fundraising arm of Riley Hospital for Children at I.U. Health is launching a high-tech approach to connect with potential donors: virtual reality. The foundation worked with Bradley and Montgomery, or BAM, an Indianapolis-based creative agency, to build the VR experience.

  • Tech: Elevate Nexus Program

    Elevate Ventures has launched a pitch competition program with very specific targets:  targeting entrepreneurs and higher education institutions throughout the state. Entrepreneur-in-residence Jacob Schpok explains the lofty goals of Elevate Nexus.

  • I on Economic Development: Qualified Opportunity Zones

    The 2017 federal tax reform package included the creation of qualified opportunity zones, or QOZs – distressed areas that offer tax benefits for developers and other investors. They were hailed as a potential economic boon... but how has Indiana’s economy fared so far in taking advantage of QOZs? And what does the future look like?

  • Inside INdiana Sports: Indy Thunder

    Later this month, the Indy Thunder from Indianapolis will be off in pursuit of a fourth straight national championship. But this team is different: it is comprised of the blind and visually impaired. The Thunder are the three-time defending champions in the World Series of Beep Baseball, a game modeled on baseball. Coach and General Manager Darnell Booker has more on their trip and about the game.

  • I on Education: Purdue Polytechnic High School

    Purdue Polytechnic is getting ready to open a second campus this school year for grades nine and ten. Their goal is to provide high-quality education to underrepresented student groups and increase the diversity of both students entering Purdue and workers in high-wage IT, Science and Engineering roles. Head of Purdue Polytechnic High School-Indianapolis Scott Bess has more on the second school.

  • Business of Health: Jane Pauley Community Health Center

    Indianapolis native and legendary network broadcaster Jane Pauley was in Indianapolis this week to celebrate the opening of another community health center named after her. Among the services offered at the Jane Pauley Community Health Center is mental health help. CEO Marc Hackett explains why this offering is unique and important to her.

  • IU Team Continuing Bone Study in Space

    A team of researchers from the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis has teamed up with the U.S. Army and NASA as it begins the second phase of an experiment heading to space. IU School of Medicine professor Melissa Kacena and her team of 8 students left for Cape Canaveral Florida this week to complete the second phase of their bone-healing research project.

  • Business Spotlight: Casey Wright

    Indiana’s Small Business Person of the Year for 2019 is the CEO of a Greenwood-based company. Casey Wright is the CEO of Wright's Gymnastics Academy and NinjaZone. She has more on what prompted her journey to NinjaZone and details on future growth plans.

  • Around INdiana: Republic Airways LIFT Academy

    Republic Airways has found a unique way to develop talent and engage future workers with the Lift Academy. In our second installment of Indiana’s Future-Ready Workforce series with Project Lead the Way, see how the academy is creating a direct-to-hire, classroom-to-cockpit, path for its students.

  • Tech: Quillo

    In the $80 billion developmental disabilities field, staff turnover nationwide exceeds 50% annually, at a cost of more than $10 billion to the system.  Quillo Founder John Dickerson, a former, long-time leader of The Arc of Indiana, has innovation that could be an industry game changer.

  • Allegion Ventures' Tremendous Growth

    Allegion Ventures, the venture capital arm of Allegion plc, has added more innovative companies to its investment portfolio: Boston-based HqO, Robin Powered Inc. and Pindrop. Allegion Ventures President Rob Martens is in-studio to give details on the new additions and tech trends and opportunities that he is seeing in Indiana and beyond.

  • INsiders: Filling the Tech Talent Gap

    States around the country are grappling with how to fill the Talent pipeline as Baby Boomers retire and there just don’t seem to be enough younger people to replace them. One of the industry sectors that’s feeling that talent gap the most is the tech ecosystem. Today we talk to INsiders who are dealing with the problem but also addressing it in a way that uses a new approach to recruiting that some may say is uniquely Hoosier.

  • Indiana Grand Gearing Up For Indiana Derby

    It is being billed as Indiana's biggest summer sporting event...and it's all about horsepower. Indiana Grand Racing & Casino Track Analyst and Host Rachel McLaughlin joins Bill Benner on Inside INdiana Sports to talk about the 25th anniversary of the popular Indy Derby.

  • Indiana Fashion Week Looking to Grow

    The Indiana Fashion Foundation recently wrapped up the inaugural Indiana Fashion Week. Now, the newly-established nonprofit says it is planning to launch a cohort to help up-and-coming individuals in the state's fashion industry ahead of next year's event. Inside INdiana Business Reporter Mary-Rachel Redman has more.

  • Indyfluence Aims to Keep Graduates in Indy

    Some of Indianapolis' top companies and organizations are collaborating on a first-of-its-kind service and community day in an effort to encourage more college students to choose Indianapolis after they graduate. The inaugural Indyfluence is focused on keeping talent in-state by collectively working together to showcase the unique community-focused opportunities available to talent. Liz Huldin with Catalytic Talent and OneAmerica SVP Karin Sarratt talk about the new event.

  • Indiana Blood Center Rebrands as Versiti

    After more than six decades, the Indiana Blood Center is getting a new name and becoming part of a larger network that spans the Midwest. Now known as Versiti Blood Center of Indiana, the center's new parent says it will better serve Hoosier patients and the 50 hospitals throughout the state that it supplies blood to. Chris Miskel, president and CEO of Versiti, joins Kylie Veleta on the Business of Health.

  • Around Indiana: Indiana Latino Institute

    The Indiana Latino Institute is a statewide organization committed to serving Latino communities throughout the state. The institute has welcome the inaugural class of its Leadership Circle, a three-year, multi-pronged approach to bring young talented Latinos front and center. Class moderator and emeritus board member Charlie Garcia and Leadership Circle participant Edwardo Garcia talk about how these emerging leaders will connect with established Latino community leaders.

  • Big Things Happening in Logansport

    Logansport Mall, a once bustling regional retail destination that has dwindled to a single store, may be in line for a rebirth.  Logansport Mayor Dave Kitchell says he is optimistic a redevelopment of the more than 50-year-old property is in the offing. Kitchell joined Gerry Dick in-studio to talk about prospects for the mall and momentum in the Cass County city

  • The Indianapolis 500 Insiders

    Each week a group of INsiders offer perspective on the week’s top stories. This week we sound off on the Greatest Spectacle in Racing, there’s a new TV network, new presenting sponsor and a weekend of qualifications that had fans on the edge of their seats.

  • Inside INdiana Sports: State of IU Athletics

    As he concludes his 11th year as director of athletics at Indiana University, Fred Glass can look back on enormous improvements to facilities and he hopes, look forward to greater success in IU’s two most high-profile programs. IU’s Vice President and Director of Athletics has more on the state of the art additions and a look at the state of IU athletics.

  • Saint Joseph's College at Marian University - Indianapolis

    Marian University is set to launch a new, innovative two-year college. It's a collaboration with Saint Joseph's College, which suspended operations at its Rensselaer campus in May 2017. Marian University President Dan Elsener explains how the unique Earn and Learn model works. 

  • Business of Health: Pill Box Pharmacy

    The state’s first licensed telepharmacy has opened its doors in Albion in northeast Indiana, and it’s expected to be a model for other rural communities that have lost their local pharmacies. It’s a growing dilemma for many Hoosiers living in rural areas. Pill Box Owner and President Greg Winn explains how it could be good medicine for other small towns.

  • Business Spotlight: Fishers Test Kitchen

    The Fishers Test Kitchen restaurant accelerator, which the city says will be the first of its kind in the state, is on track to open this fall, but it needs to find a few chefs first. It will open inside the Sun King Brewing location in The Yard at Fishers District. It’s one part of a $150 million mixed-use development. Members of the selection board explain the vision for the unique concept.

  • Around Indiana: TeenWorks Summer Program

    TeenWorks offers youth the opportunity to learn important professional development skills through summer and year-round employment, robust college readiness programming and support.  The organization's new CEO Nick Duvall explains the importance of connecting at-risk teens with meaningful first jobs.

  • Indianapolis 500 Preview Part 2

    It is Race Weekend in Indianapolis! Drivers, fans and the entire state gearing up for the 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500. From a new network to a new presenting sponsor and more, we have an extended interview with Indianapolis Motor Speedway President Doug Boles on the state of The Greatest Spectacle in Racing and the future at IMS.

  • Indianapolis 500 Preview Part 1

    It is Race Weekend in Indianapolis! Drivers, fans and the entire state gearing up for the 103rd Running of the Indianapolis 500. From a new network to a new presenting sponsor and more, we have an extended interview with Indianapolis Motor Speedway President Doug Boles on the state of The Greatest Spectacle in Racing and the future at IMS.

  • (i) on Economic Development: Elections Impact

    Economic development issues were front and center in several Hoosier communities during this primary election season. KSM Location Advisors CEO Tim Cook and President Katie Culp look at how elections impact economic development, and vice versa.

  • MetaCX Scaling Up

    Indianapolis-based Software-as-a-Service startup MetaCX announced it is scaling up operations in central Indiana with plans to create 75 high wage jobs by 2023 in new headquarters space. The High Alpha portfolio company will invest $1.4 million to renovate and equip office space in the Salesforce Tower.

  • 'Extra Innings' Illustrates Career of Indians Icon

    From ticket manager to general manager to chairman of the board of the Indianapolis Indians… now a new book captures the memories and accomplishments of Max Schumacher’s extraordinary career. Hear more from the icon for minor league baseball and the co-author of “Extra Innings My Life in Baseball.”

  • State of Higher Education

    There are multiple educational pathways to a good job. And the Indiana Commission for Higher Education says it supports pathways not only for high school graduates but also for returning adults. In our (i) on Education segment, Commissioner Teresa Lubbers explains how a high school diploma coupled with an industry certification or workforce credential can jumpstart a career.

  • Farmer's Fridge Expanding to Indy

    A Chicago-based company wants to make fresh, healthy food as convenient as a candy bar. Farmer’s Fridge is sinking its teeth into the Indianapolis market, launching its “smart fridges” in many downtown locations. The fridges are stocked with healthy salads, bowls and snacks made fresh each day in Chicago and delivered overnight to 18 fridges in and around Indy.

  • UIndy Creates the Sease Institute

    The University of Indianapolis has created The Gene and Joanne Sease Institute...saying it answers the call for higher education to offer relevant, customized workforce education. UIndy President Rob Manuel and Sease Institute Vice President Corey Wilson explain their new model to develop talent.

  • 2019 Legislative Wrap-Up

    Several bills that passed muster in the 2019 General Assembly could have a big impact on Hoosier business and the ability of the state to attract investment and jobs. Ginovus Executive Managing Director Larry Gigerich shares some insight on key bills and their impact and what key issues will be assigned to Summer Study Committees.

  • Zylo's Challenge to Pledge 1%

    Zylo, which bills itself as an online command center for cloud-based software, is challenging other tech companies to help the community by Pledging 1%. CEO Eric Christopher explains why it’s never too early to start building community involvement into the DNA of your company.

  • Cummins Expansion Plans

    Cummins is growing again and increasing its footprint in Indiana with a huge investment in three locations and adding jobs. CEO Tom Linebarger has details on the growing “Cummins Corridor” along I-65, from its global headquarters in Columbus to Greenwood and Indianapolis.

  • INsiders: Saab, Ag Tech Deal, Election Day

    Each week a group of INsiders joins me to offer perspective on the week’s top stories. This week sounding off on Indiana landing a new U.S. site for global defense & security giant Saab, plus another ag tech deal for Indiana and Election Day brings a big upset in Gary.

  • Spot Freight Expands HQ

    Indianapolis-based Spot Freight has completed another expansion of its downtown Indy headquarters. The logistics company, which moved into the former Jillian's building in 2016, has renovated the building's third floor to accommodate more than 150 new work stations and top of the line amenities. Spot’s office space isn’t the only part of the company that’s growing.

  • WGU Indiana's New Chancellor

    Alison Bell has returned to WGU Indiana as the online university’s new chancellor. Previously, Bell spent four years at WGU Indiana as general manager of operations. She has been in her new role two months and in our (i) on Education, she joins us to explain her vision for the school.

  • IHTC Helping Kenyans

    A person living in the U.S. diagnosed with hemophilia can still lead a normal life, but that’s not the case for patients in developing countries. The Indiana Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center is on a mission to change that for people living in Kenya, where there was little to no treatment available until the center came along.

  • Business Spotlight: Class UFC Gym

    There’s a new and challenging way for Hoosiers to get fit… Ultimate Fighting Championship style at the UFC Gym! The first central Indiana location has just opened in Noblesville. This new concept in boutique fitness studios offers a modern twist on traditional boxing and high-intensity interval training. Owner Todd Wood explains why he opened the gym after returning from combat in Afghanistan.

  • IU Grand Challenges Climate Change Survey

    The Indiana University Grand Challenges initiative is offering some insight into Hoosier views of climate change. A new statewide survey reveals that 4 out of 5 Indiana residents believe climate change is happening, and 3 out of 4 support efforts to address the impact of climate change. We break down the numbers and how Indiana might respond to environmental change.

  • Inside INnovation: The Bee Corp.

    The Bee Corp is buzzing with the launch of a new product. It’s called Verifli and the Hoosier startup spent nearly 10 months creating the infrared hive grading solution. CEO Ellie Symes is back to explain how the product will help growers and beekeepers and plans to move the company’s headquarters out of Bloomington.

  • Inside Saab's $37M Investment at Purdue Discovery Park District

    Global Defense & Security Company Saab has picked Purdue University’s Discovery Park District for its new $37 million aerospace production facility and 300 jobs. Indiana Secretary of Commerce Jim Schellinger discusses the impact and how Indiana landed the big deal.

  • Insiders: Lugar and Bayh, Beck's Expansion, New Westfield Development

    Each week a group of INsiders joins me to offer perspective on the week’s top stories. This week we’re sounding off on Beck’s huge expansion, a major development coming to downtown Westfield and how Hoosiers are remembering Richard Lugar and Birch Bayh.

  • Transition at the Top at Old National

    There was a change in leadership this week at Evansville-based Old National Bancorp. After 14 years as CEO, Bob Jones is retiring, although he’ll stay on as chairman through January. Chief Financial Officer Jim Ryan, who has been with the bank since 2000, will succeed Jones as CEO. They both stopped by our Studio (i) to talk about it.

  • Indy Eleven's New Stadium Plans

    The Indy Eleven this week cleared a large and necessary hurdle to help ensure the team’s futurewhen Governor Eric Holcomb signed into law Senate Bill 7, paving the way for a new multi-purpose stadium. As we go Inside INdiana Sports, Bill Benner chats about the stadium with Indy Eleven’s new CEO Greg Stremlaw.

  • Ball State's Digital Marketing Summer Academy

    Ball State University is offering a new unique program this summer for high school students to explore career interests and get a taste of life on a college campus. The Digital Marketing Summer Academy includes courses designed with 21st-century skills in mind, with a focus on innovation, collaboration, and communication. For more information about the academy or to apply online click here.

  • Business of Health: Purdue School of Nursing

    In just a matter of days, Purdue University will graduate an unusually large group of nursing students. The Class of 2019 marks a milestone for the college…it’s doubled the number of nursing students that graduated last spring. Why Purdue believes that’s the perfect medicine for the nursing shortage.

  • Trendiana: Non-Alcoholic Beverages

    Indiana’s non-alcoholic beverage industry is booming. Gourmet chai and tea blends, to locally roasted cold-brew coffee and kombuchas and cold-pressed juices and unique sodas. In this month’s Trendiana segment, we’ll show you what Hoosier companies are mixing up!

  • 2019 Statehouse Wrap-Up

    One of the top priorities for the Indiana Chamber of Commerce during the General Assembly was the health of Hoosiers...advocating for an increase in the cigarette tax and increasing the legal smoking age to 21...but neither happened. We have reaction from Chamber President Kevin Brinegar.

  • Inside Beck's $62M Expansion Plans

    For decades Beck’s has seen tremendous growth, doubling in size every six years... but now, even bigger plans for its northern Hamilton County headquarters. CEO Sonny Beck and IEDC President Elaine Bedel discuss a $62 million expansion that will essentially double production and processing operations at its Atlanta headquarters...and also adding to the 375 workers the company currently has in Indiana.

  • Inside INnovation: TechServ

    A central Indiana tech company says it is making a difference by providing the health care, higher education and public safety sectors with the data-driven tools needed for success. TechServ Corp. President Sunny Lu Williams explains how the IT solutions management firm is growing its global footprint.

  • INsiders: General Assembly Wrap-Up, Indy Eleven Stadium, IndyCar

    Each week a group of INsiders offers perspective on the week's top stories. This week we’re sounding off on the Indiana General Assembly, as things wrap up for another year...state lawmakers pass a two-year budget and a bill for a new soccer stadium...and another big milestone for Subaru of Indiana Automotive in Lafayette.

  • LifeOmic Develops New App

    “Intermittent fasting” is a health lifestyle that has quickly gained a large following…and Indianapolis-based startup LifeOmic has created an app to help people adopt the practice. The app, called LIFE Fasting Tracker, has already surpassed 300,000 downloads. Serial entrepreneur and Indiana tech giant Don Brown explains how it works.

  • State of Downtown Indianapolis

    What is the state of downtown Indianapolis? Downtown Indy is out with new research and data measuring the strength of the heart of the state’s Capitol City...Downtown Indy President Sherry Seiwert and International Downtown Association CEO David Downey break it all down.

  • Ag+Bio+Science Start-Up Showcase

    FoundryX and AgriNovus Indiana teamed up again for the Ag+Bio+Science Start-up Showcase. Meet some of the entrepreneurs who walked away with awards for their innovative agbioscience start-ups. 

  • Business is Booming in Shelbyville

    Shelbyville is on a roll! Mayor Tom DeBaun joins us to talk about several big projects, economic impact, jobs and why Shelbyville could be the state’s next “it” city.

  • Women & Hi Tech Celebrating 20 Years in Indy

    Nonprofit Women & Hi Tech is marking its 20th year in Indianapolis. The organization is celebrating by awarding more than $20,000 in scholarships and grants to women in Indiana studying in the STEM fields. Plus, they are getting ready for the third annual "Ignite Your Superpower" STEM day. 

  • Gearing Up for the Month of May

    Before the revving of engines at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, there will be the revving of Rev, the benefit event that serves as figurative green flag for the month of May. In just five years, Rev has blossomed into one of Indy’s most looked-forward-to gatherings while raising more than $2.5 million for the trauma and critical programs of IU Health.

  • Indy Airport Teams Up for Employer Health

    In our Business of Health segment, we revisit Indiana’s On Target Health…a company gaining traction for its success in helping create healthier workplaces.  We’ll explain how the company helps employers assist their workers in losing weight.

  • (i) on Economic Development: New Pacers Deal

    The Indiana Pacers and Capital Improvement Board recently reached a deal to keep the Pacers and Fever in town for the long-term, Governor Holcomb signs a Hate Crimes Bill and there were more retail closures in the U.S. through the first week in April YTD than in all of 2018, there’s a lot to discuss in the world of economic development in Indiana. Leadership from KSM Location Advisors have insight on these topics.

  • New Vision for All-Star Game

    For many basketball fans, the Indiana Kentucky High School All-Star Game is a yearly “can’t miss” rivalry featuring the best players from both states.  The new game director has a new vision for the game.

  • Decatur Schools Piloting Social Emotional Curriculum

    The Metropolitan School District of Decatur Township has added new social emotional learning programs to help students of all ages develop deeper relationships and greater understanding of social and emotional education. The district is integrating two strategies designed to drastically improve school climate as well as student’s mental health, social skills and overall academic achievement.

  • INnovators: Peak XV Marketing

    One of the biggest challenges for retailers?  How to drive people from their desktops and mobile devices…into their stores.  Dr. K explains how Peak XV Marketing’s new Close the Loop works.

  • Mira Awards 2019: Tech Educator of the Year

    Ariel Crawley is a dedicated leader, mentor, and advocate for the Ivy Works program at Ivy Tech Community College...it’s a unique partnership with Indy Women in Tech. Learn how this Tech Educator of the Year forges relationships with students and companies and the impact she is having on the tech community.

  • Mira Awards 2019: New Tech Product of the Year

    This year’s Mira Award for New Tech Product has its roots at the University of Notre Dame and with the U.S. military. Find out more about how SIMBA Chain says it is revolutionizing the consumer end of technology.

  • Mira Awards 2019: Innovation of the Year

    Innovative Neurological Devices has created an affordable medical device that treats anxiety, insomnia and depression without using drugs. Their flagship product, Cervella, earned the Innovation of the Year Award. CEO Bart Waclawik explains how the headphones seamlessly integrate treatment electrodes allowing patients to receive treatment anywhere at any time.

  • Mira Awards 2019: Tech Scale-Up of the Year

    Indiana’s tech initiative TechPoint honored the best in Indiana technology and innovation at its 20thAnnual Mira Awards. The annual gala took place in front of a sold-out crowd of 1,400 attendees, which was the largest total in the program's history. The honorees came from a list of over 100 companies, organizations and individual nominees.

  • INsiders: Major Jobs Announcement, Pacers Staying in Indy

    Each week a group of INsiders offers perspective on the week's top stories. This week we’re sounding off on the more than 1,000 new jobs announced just this week in Indiana, a big agreement involving the Pacers and the CIB and a multi-year sponsorship for the Indiana Fever as Salesforce becomes the team’s new jersey partner.

  • Colts Productions Debuts All-Access Draft Day Series

    The Indianapolis Colts are beefing up their profile by evolving into a year-round entertainment organization. Colts Productions will give fans as much of an inside look at the draft process as possible. Colts VP of Communications Steve Campbell and Senior Director of Content & Production Matt Dominick explain what it means for fans.

  • Major Jobs Announcements for Central IN

    We are following two major stories this week. One is jobs. This week deals involving more than 1,000 jobs were announced...one from an international company. Indiana Secretary of Commerce Jim Schellinger details what’s behind the more than $370 million in investment.

  • IWU Launching Online Campaign

    Indiana Wesleyan University has launched a strategic plan aimed at boosting its online profile. Chancellor Matt Lucas and Director of Strategic Program Launch Erin Crisp explain the goal of the plan.

  • Exposure Tracker Using to Tech for FireFighter Safety

    Cancer is the number one killer of firefighters across the country. Bloomington-based Envisage Technologies operates training and compliance software for first responders across the country. Last year, it acquired a cloud-based software called Exposure Tracker in FirstForward. The software, now celebrating one year, helps firefighters track their exposure to carcinogens on their smartphone or any web-connected device.

  • Trendiana: Celebrating Earth Day

    To celebrate Earth Day, why not head to one of Indiana’s State Parks and enjoy Mother Nature, as well as some delicious food? In this month’s Trendiana segment, Yelp’s Brittany Smith shows us a few tasty options!

  • Performance Lab Latest Venture for FirstPerson CEO

    Trust, communication, empowerment and well-being are huge drivers for a company's financial success. The CEO of FirstPerson Bryan Brenner explains how his newest venture, Performance Lab, can help provide business leaders with these key tools.