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    You see them in commercials, on your favorite TV shows, at the malls…drones are all the craze these days. We talk with the founder of Carmel-based BirdsiVideo about delivering aerial imaging and data services coast to coast.

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    It’s a fact, the holidays can be stressful! Our Trendiana segment has tips for destressing and recharging this season, all while supporting Indiana businesses.   

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    A new cloud-based software startup not only wants improve workforce safety, but also increase companies’ productivity while reducing costs. Anvl Co-founder and tech vet Robin Fleming discusses her latest venture.

  • Batesville Tool & Die Turns 40

    Batesville Tool & Die has grown to nearly 1,000 employees in its 40 years of business. We talk with the manufacturer's president about its long success, and how its dealing with workforce development challenges.

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    Speakers from Elanco and the Bee Corp. preview the signature event.

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    A new museum is being planned in Terre Haute to honor “Larry Legend.” Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett shares details on the only sanctioned Larry Bird Museum, and the expected economic impact.

  • Technology Drives Black Friday, Cyber Monday

    Technology will continue to play a big role during the busy holiday shopping season. Indy-based business and tech consulting firm DMI shares tech trends for this season’s Black Friday/Cyber Monday shopping.

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    Each week a group of INsiders offers perspective on the week’s top stories. This week, we sound off a newly formed tech organization advocating for public policy, the Indiana Chamber is out with its legislative priorities for 2019 and have the Colts turned the corner?

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    Some of the biggest names and businesses in Indiana's tech sector are coming together to launch an organization to advocate for the industry with state leaders. The Indiana Technology & Innovation Association says it will push for policies to ensure the state has a strong infrastructure for tech companies to start, enough capital for them to grow and enough talent for them to sustain and scale. 

  • Chamber Pushing For Healthier Indiana

    The Indiana Chamber of Commerce outlined its legislative priorities for the 2019 session. Health is a major priority, with the chamber pushing for higher cigarette taxes and raising the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. At the annual legislative luncheon, Chief Executive Officer Kevin Brinegar also spoke with Inside INdiana Business about the chamber's stance on medical marijuana.

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    After 14 months in the making, there’s finally a decision for Amazon HQ2. A member from the Indy bid team discusses the good, the bad and what’s next after losing out on the mega jobs deal. 

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    It’s been called the cornerstone of the Trades District in Bloomington’s certified technology park. New business incubator and co-working space The Mill is now open with designs on boosting Bloomington’s innovation economy.

  • Corteva Leadership Lays Out Plans

    Dow DuPont’s massive new ag division, Corteva Agriscience, will have a major presence in Indiana. Indianapolis will serve as a Global Business Center. We talk with new leadership about its goals. 

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    Small town, big flavor. This month’s Trendiana segment serves up some of the best hidden gems along Main Street Indiana.

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    Indiana Grown is working on a new initiative to get fresh, locally grown food into school lunches. In the Business of Health, how a new school food resource guide could help school corporations.

  • Wabash Pres on Fundraising Record

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  • CityWay 2.0 moving Forward

    CityWay, the 10-acre quality of life neighborhood in the heart of downtown Indianapolis, is already home to a 209-room luxury hotel, apartments, restaurants and retail and office space, and now it’s expanding. We’ll show you how it plans to add to the city’s skyline.

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  • Study Takes Stock of Climate Change's Impact on Tourism

    A researcher at Purdue University says a first of its kind study shows how climate change could effect the state's tourism industry and stakeholders -- particularly small businesses. One example, study lead author and Associate Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management Jonathon Day says is the state will begin losing some of its "sweet spot" days where the temperature is between 65 degrees and 85 degrees. 

  • NIPSCO's Focus on Renewables

    The state’s largest natural gas utility says it’s transitioning to a more affordable and sustainable energy mix, moving away from coal. NIPSCO President Violet Sistovaris has details on a major initiative.

  • Scale Computing Scores Funding and Partnership

    Indianapolis IT startup Scale Computing scores $35 million in funding and a new product partnership with tech hardware giant Lenovo. Scale’s plans include lots of new jobs.

  • Marian University's Two New Projects

    Marian University is looking to the future with two big projects… a $9 million ethics center and a two-year college that’s a partnership with St. Joseph’s College. Marian President Dan Elsener discusses both. 

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    After months of waiting, Amazon is reportedly nearing a decision on what will be TWO locations for its second headquarters. Indianapolis is one of 20 finalists for the project, and we have new details.

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