• INsiders: Pan Am Games Anniversary, Brooks Coming to Indiana, Colts Talk

    Each week a group of INsiders offers perspective on the week's top stories. This week, we sound off on the Pan Am Games 30 years later, a running company says yes and an Ag company says no to Indiana and the Colts are preparing for the 2017 season with some questions.

  • Pan Am Games Marks 30 Years

    We continue our look back at the 1987 Pan Am Games, and the controversy that surrounded the Cuban athletes. There were anti-Castro protesters and tension at events involving Cuban athletes and teams. The games General Counsel Milt Thompson recalls how he had to convince Fidel Castro his athletes would be welcome here. 

  • Roadtrip Nation Comes to Indiana

    Three Hoosier college students are getting the opportunity or ride of a lifetime thanks to Roadtrip Indiana. They’ve been selected for a two-week RV trip throughout the state to take part in career exploration and work-based learning. The trip will be the subject of an upcoming public television documentary.

  • Ignite Your Superpower

    More than 600 middle school students, all of them girls, will take part in an event next weekend with the intriguing title “Ignite Your Superpower!” It’s designed to get students excited about potential careers in STEM.

  • Hendricks Regional Health Now Hiring

    One hundred new healthcare jobs are opening in Brownsburg. Hendricks Regional Health will open its new hospital in December, but it’s taking applications for RNs and PRNs and many other positions right now.

  • Trendiana: Craft Distilleries on the Rise

    Four years ago Hoosier distilleries got the green light to legally launch craft spirit businesses. Today, Indiana has about 30 craft distilleries, and that number is growing. Yelp’s Brittany Smith looks at local spirits from South Bend to Starlight in this month’s Trendiana. 

  • Sycamore Winery Open for Business

    After years of planning, the first and only winery and tasting room in Vigo County is now open for business. The owners of the Sycamore Winery will share how their dream became a reality.

  • Inside Lifeline Data Centers

    It’s one of the largest data centers in the Midwest, and it just received the green light to host some very sensitive data, including top secret government information. Leadership from Lifeline Data Centers shares details on what it means.

  • Pan Am Games 30 Years Ago

    It was a sporting spectacle of a lifetime. 30 years ago Indianapolis hosted the Pan American Games, and the impact is still being felt. We’ll take a look back and also get perspective from Organizing Committee Chairman and CEO Ted Boehm.

  • INsiders: Amazon Hiring, Allegiant Investment, State Fair Kickoff

    Each week a group of INsiders offers perspective on the week's top stories. This week, we sound off on Amazon’s big hiring plans, Allegiant Air investing $40 million in a new Indy base and it’s that time of year, the Indiana State Fair is kicking off this weekend.

  • Disrupt Indy Tackling Diversity in Tech

    A conversation about increasing diversity in the tech workforce took center stage this week at a two-day conference in central Indiana. The first-ever Disrupt Indy drew nearly 300 people from throughout the state and Midwest.

  • Lucas Oil Nearing 10th Anniversary

    It’s hard to believe, but Lucas Oil Stadium is nearing its 10th anniversary, and it is doing so with a new stadium director. Bill Benner talks with the new man in charge: Eric Neuburger.

  • South Bend Coding School Expanding

    The demand for qualified coders in Indiana and around the country is exceeding the supply, and a code school in northern Indiana is working hard to get teenagers to help fill that gap. The South Bend Code School, started two years ago, but is already expanding.

  • Inside Jump IN for Healthy Kids

    Jump IN is an initiative focused on getting Hoosier kids and families to lead active, healthy lives.  Barb Lewis talks with the initiative’s new CEO about what the top executives and their companies are doing to help.

  • International Center Expanding to NE Indiana

    The International Center is extending its services to the state’s second largest city. Fort Wayne’s fast-growing immigrant population includes more than 6,000 residents from Burma/Myanmar alone. The organization’s new president and CEO discuss its growing statewide presence.

  • ITAMCO Turns to 3D Innovation

    One of the largest gear manufacturers in the world is looking to innovation for its future. Plymouth-based ITAMCO is getting into the 3D printing and virtual reality game to take the company into the next century.

  • Hammond's on a Roll

    Michigan-based auto systems manufacturer Lear Corp. is investing $30 million into a new location in Hammond. Mayor Tom McDermott discusses that expansion and other projects, including luring Illinois companies to his northwest Indiana city

  • Fishers Making Progress on New Developments

    More details are emerging about a $40 million food and entertainment hub in Hamilton County. Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness has the scoop on potential eateries, a hotel and retail shops on the way. Plus, he tees up TopGolf’s big hiring plans. 

  • INsiders: Economic Development Numbers, Big Bank Merger, Andrew Luck

    Each week a group of INsiders offers perspective on the week's top stories. This week, we sound off on record-breaking mid-year economic development numbers, another big Indiana bank merger and Andrew Luck is still hurt.

  • Max Schumacher Inducted into HOF

    Indianapolis Indians Chairman Emeritus Max Schumacher will be inducted in the International League Hall of Fame this weekend. He has been with the team since 1957, and was one of the key leaders in guiding the Indians' move to Victory Field. 

  • Franklin College Investing in Science

    Construction is underway on Franklin College’s new $17 million science center. President Tom Minar says the facility will be a "cultural magnet" for students in STEM fields and beyond and help the next generation of Indiana’s life sciences workforce.

  • Whitestown Welcomes $50M Facility

    Pennsylvania-based global health care company AmerisourceBergen cut the ribbon on its new $50 million distribution facility, which could employ up to 150 people. Company officials say they are responsible for producing and distributing nearly one-third of the country's pharmaceuticals.

  • Biomedical Scientists Boost

    Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded a $25 million grant to fund the INCITE program, a collaboration among IU School of Medicine, Indiana Biosciences Research Institute and Eli Lilly and Co. The initiative aims to attract biomedical scientists to enhance research and education and strengthen the state's life sciences sector.

  • Dual Credit Trend

    More Indiana students are receiving college credit, while still in high school than ever before. A 2015 study from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education shows 55 percent of high school students earned dual credits. Chris Lowery of Ivy Tech discusses this trend and impact.

  • Cinderella Ball Highlights 50th Anniversary

    It is the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Indiana Hoosiers run for the Rose Bowl. Indiana Business Journal and National Bank of Indianapolis Chairman Mickey Maurer recounts the college football team in his new book “Cinderella Ball.” 

  • Mid-Point Performance Report Card

    2017 is off to a record-breaking year for economic development activity in Indiana, with companies committing to more than $5.4 billion so far. Indiana Secretary of Commerce Jim Schellinger says if it continues at its current rate, 2017 "could be the best year in IEDC's history.”

  • Statwax's Growth

    Statwax is a performance marketing agency focused on finding and converting customers for clients. The Fishers-based ad agency has just been named one of the top 10 fastest growing Google solution providers and plans to hire up to 50 employees by the end of 2018. 

  • INsiders: Hiring and Layoffs, Big Projects, Brickyard 400

    Each week a group of INsiders offers perspective on the week's top stories. This week, we sound off on news of both hiring and some layoffs, a pair of multi-million dollar projects and a hot weekend for racing.

  • Brickyard 400 Preview

    It's supposed to be a scorcher this weekend. Just one reason why IMS officials are moving the Brickyard 400 to a cooler month in hopes of boosting attendance. We have a preview of what's on tap for this weekend's event at the World's Greatest Racecourse.

  • Hall Render Turns Fifty

    Hall Render is marking 50 years of providing legal counsel to healthcare clients. The firm is the largest healthcare-focused law firm in the United States with nearly 200attorneys serving 12 markets. 

  • HoosierGolfer One-Stop Shop for Indiana Golf

    Golf broadcaster and Indiana native Brian Hammons has created HoosierGolfer.com to bring comprehensive coverage to all golf played in Indiana. Here you’ll find: tournament coverage, course reviews, features, equipment reviews, lessons from some of the best golf instructors in the state and more.

  • INnovators: BeLoanReady

    Three former coworkers took a leap of faith and launched a digital mortgage startup. BeLoanReady is mobile and desktop technology that takes on the role traditionally performed by a mortgage loan originator. It’s the subject of this month’s INnovators with Dr. K.

  • Sports Legends Experience Taking Shape

    Progress is being made on an immersive outdoor, indoor sports park planned at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. We have an inside look at the massive, $35 million Sports Legends Experience and details on the new home for the National Art Museum of Sport.

  • Soapy Soap Innovating Online Soap-Making Studio

    Bloomington-based Soapy Soap Co. has launched a one-of-a-kind online soap-making studio, which lets users customize their own soap. The startup has also been accepted into The Brandery, a prestigious, nationally-ranked tech business accelerator in Cincinnati.

  • IMMI's Growth

    Westfield-based IMMI, which designs, tests and manufactures a variety of advanced safety systems, is expanding its workforce. The global company is adding 55 full-time employees and is on track to do more $200 million this year. 

  • Conexus Indiana Launches INvets

    Conexus Indiana has developed a first-of-its-kind program designed to connect Hoosier companies directly to veterans as they exit the military. INvets aims to help companies close the skills gap and provide vets with high-demand career opportunities.

  • INsiders: Future of Ag, Sun King Expanding, IKEA Hiring

    Each week a group of INsiders offers perspective on the week's top stories. This week, we sound off on the future of AG in Indiana, IKEA has begun hiring and Indiana’s second largest-brewery is expanding outside the state.

  • Butler's Student-Run Insurance Company

    Butler University will open its new MJ Student-Run Insurance Company this August. The captive insurance company will give students hands-on experience that will prepare them for an industry that anticipates needing 400,000 new employees by 2020.

  • Sun King Expanding Outside Indiana

    Sun King Brewing Co., which has long billed itself as “Indiana’s Beer,” will soon be available in Louisville and Chicago. Starting next month, the popular craft beer will be sold in grocery and liquor stores, as well as bars and restaurants in both markets. 

  • AB BioTechnologies New Monroe Co. Pharma Facility

    Construction is underway on Bloomington-based AB BioTechnologies $10.5 million pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Monroe County. The 23,000 square-foot facility will be used to manufacture injectable drugs.

  • Allegient is Now DMI

    Indianapolis-based business and tech consulting firm Allegient was recently acquired by global mobility company DMI. Although its name has changed, the local team is staying in central Indiana and has plans to grow.

  • GE Balancing the Equation

    GE is launching a strategy called Balance the Equation, which aims to have a 50:50 representation of men and women in technical entry-level programs. The goal is to grow the number of women in STEM roles to 20,000 by 2020.

  • Matrix Integration Expansion

    A tech consulting and implementation company based in Jasper for more than 35 years has expanded to central Indiana. Matrix Integration LLC just opened a new regional office in Fishers with designs on attracting tech talent to the Indianapolis region.

  • McKinney: Innovation Key to Hoosier Ag Future

    Food and ag innovation is one of seven strategic priorities included in a recently-released, ten year strategic plan that Indiana State Department of Agriculture Director Ted McKinney says provides a comprehensive roadmap for the future, including job creation. In an interview on Inside INdiana Business Television, McKinney said efforts are underway to address potential shortages in the state’s ag workforce.

  • INsiders: Fight Against Opioids, Purdue Lilly Partner, Sen Kinney Calls it Quits

    Each week a group of INsiders offers perspective on the week's top stories. This week we’re sounding off on the state ramping up its fight against the opioid epidemic, Lilly and Purdue announce a landmark collaboration and State Senator Luke Kenley is calling it quits.

  • Cargo Services Fosters Student Graduation

    Global logistics firm Cargo Services is working to change outcomes for Indiana foster students. CFO and Co-founder Steve Fugate discusses the company’s involvement in a foster student graduation open house and book donation program.

  • Healthcare Startup Execs Gather for Tech Panel

    Executives from Hoosier healthcare startups gathered at the Speak Easy Downtown to discuss the future of healthcare innovation in Indiana, and if Indiana could be a leader in the health-tech space.

  • New Butler Men's Basketball Coach

    Just a few years ago he played for the Bulldogs…now he’s returning to Butler University as its head basketball coach. Bill Benner chats with LaVall Jordan about his new, multi-year contract at his alma mater.

  • Trendiana: Hot Spots for Cool Treats

    Did you know Indiana is the second largest ice cream producer in the country? In this month’s Trendiana segment, we look at some of the top ice cream creations found throughout the state with Yelp Indy’s Brittany Smith.

  • 16 Tech's New CEO

    A planned 60-acre innovation district on the near west side of Indianapolis has a new leader. 16 Tech has named Bob Coy its first president and CEO.

  • Cummins Columbus Improvement Projects

    Columbus-based Cummins Inc. has detailed plans for two major downtown projects. A combined $80 million will fund a new railroad overpass and renovation of the engine maker’s global headquarters.