• New Aero Kit Part of Bigger INDYCAR Plan

    INDYCAR's president of competition and operations says he hopes the new universal aero kit unveiled today will help attract another official engine manufacturer to the series. Jay Frye says the design is part of a five-year plan that includes finding a third OEM to join Honda and Chevrolet. He says fan reaction has been positive on the new kits, which he believes combine modern technology with a "historical feel."

  • Whitestown Welcomes $50M Facility

    The chief executive officer of Pennsylvania-based AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp. says the company picked Whitestown for a nearly $50 million investment, in part, because of the work force it will be able to attract there. The global health care company cut the ribbon this morning on the distribution facility, which Steven Collis says could ultimately employ up to 150.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Prof: Innovation Can Prevent Carrier-Like Cuts

    Mohan Tatikonda, professor of operations management at the IU Kelley School of Business in Indianapolis, says he would like to see companies invest in R&D to make innovative, customizable products best produced in the U.S. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • Indy Among First For New AT&T Tech

    AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is today launching 5G service in parts of Indianapolis, making it the second market for the company's newest high-speed internet service. AT&T Indiana President Bill Soards says the move is another step to creating a wider network that can accommodate autonomous vehicles, the Internet of Things and related technology.

  • Sun King on Out-Of-State Expansion: 'Why Not?'

    A co-founder of Indianapolis-based Sun King Brewing Co. says the proximity and the amount of native Hoosiers living in Louisville and Chicago led the brewery to choose those markets for its first out-of-state distribution. Dave Colt also says a change in state law boosting production limits helped lead to today's announcement that the company would expand to those markets next month.

  • Bus Rapid Transit Progressing in Indy

    The Indianapolis public transit system is moving forward on the $135 million planned Purple Line route with public input meetings over the next two weeks. IndyGo Manager of Marketing and Communications Lauren Day says the route is part of a larger bus rapid transit plan to provide a more "comfortable, upscale, upgraded experience" that isn't available now.

  • Lilly, Purdue Partner on Life Sciences Research

    Eli Lilly and Co. and Purdue University are forming a strategic life sciences research collaboration. Lilly will provide up to $52 million to fund research over five years, marking Purdue's largest strategic collaboration with a single company.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 'Monumental Marketplace' Celebrates Hoosier Producers

    Nearly 100 food and ag-related producers from throughout the state helped celebrate the Indiana Grown initiative's second anniversary today at the first-ever Monumental Marketplace event. Products available ranged from meat, produce and flowers to soap and sunflower oil. 

  • Indy Tech Town Hall: The Union 525 Overview

    Inside INdiana Business is hitting the road for our Indy Tech Town Hall. We’re broadcasting from the Union 525, an emerging tech hub in downtown Indianapolis. The man leading the transformation of an old high school into a high tech haven takes us inside a home for startups, scale up companies and universities.

  • Indy Tech Town Hall: How Did We Get Here? The ExactTarget Model

    Scott Dorsey once said he loves three things: Software as a Service, Indianapolis and the Midwest. He was able to check off all three with High Alpha. The ExactTarget cofounder talks about his new model of entrepreneurship and the tech momentum.

  • Indy Tech Town Hall: State of Venture Capital

    Despite having the 17th largest state economy, Indiana ranked 27th in the amount of venture capital invested in 2016. Leadership from TechPoint and Elevate Ventures tell us how to be more competitive and attract more venture capital to grow Indianapolis as a tech hub.

  • Indy Tech Town Hall: Women in Tech

    Indianapolis is a good place for women to work in tech, with women in Indy earning 102 percent of their male counterparts’ salaries. But few women are taking on tech roles or launching tech companies. Leadership from Found Search + Marketing and Angie’s List weigh-in on how we can be more diverse.

  • Special Tech INsiders: Tech Momentum

    Our Indy Tech Town Hall continues with a special three-part tech INsiders weighing-in on Indy’s tech momentum, challenges and opportunities for tech growth. We’ll also check the pulse of the community with a studio audience of entrepreneurs, innovators, students and community leaders.

  • Special Tech INsiders: Challenges and Opportunities

    Our Indy Tech Town Hall continues with a special three-part tech INsiders weighing-in on Indy’s tech momentum, challenges and opportunities for tech growth. We’ll also check the pulse of the community with a studio audience of entrepreneurs, innovators, students and community leaders.

  • Special Tech INsiders: Venture Capital and Funding

    Our Indy Tech Town Hall continues with a special three-part tech INsiders weighing-in on Indy’s tech momentum, challenges and opportunities for tech growth. We’ll also check the pulse of the community with a studio audience of entrepreneurs, innovators, students and community leaders.

  • 16 Tech Announces First Leader

    Bob Coy has been named first president and chief executive officer of 16 Tech Community Corp. Coy most recently served as CEO of Ohio-based venture development organization CincyTech, which pumped more than $680 million into 70 different startups during his 11 years at the helm. Coy says his top priorities will include construction projects and the continued push for top interdisciplinary talent The 60-acre innovation community located near IUPUI.

  • Event Looks to Help Avoid 'Crippling' Loans

    Federal student loan interest rates are set to increase next week, and an Indiana nonprofit is looking to help students navigate the loan process. InvestEd Chief Executive Officer Joe Wood says rates for undergraduates will increase from 3.76 percent to 4.45 percent, resulting in average payments of about $10 more per month, or $1,100 over the life of a loan.

  • Ag Industry Puts Heads Together For Strategic Plan

    Key stakeholders from the state's agriculture sector have released a strategic plan designed to boost the sector over the next decade. The major priorities include supporting infrastructure improvement efforts, extending high-speed broadband to all parts of the state and better coordinating ag education standards between educators and the industry.

  • New Operator Coming to Burns Harbors

    The Ports of Indiana is calling the move a “game-changer.” The nation’s oldest port operator, Metro Ports, is expanding to the Great Lakes for the first time at the Port of Indiana Burns Harbor. Exclusive details on a deal that some say could double bulk cargo business.

  • Nextech's New Initiatives

    Cutting edge opportunities for teachers to get out of the classroom and into the workplace to sharpen their computer science skills.  Details on Nextech’s Educator Externship Program and other teacher-focused initiatives.

  • Ball State's New President

    Geoffrey Mearns has been in his new role as president of Ball State University since May, and has big plans for the Muncie school. In our (i) on Education segment, he talks about his strategic plans with a focus on economic development and cultural vitality. 

  • Guatemala Electrification Project Update

    Hoosier lineworkers returned to Central America to bring electricity to the impoverished region and improve quality of life. It was the Indiana Electric Cooperatives’ third trip to Guatemala, and the team electrified 60 homes, a school, a church and a clinic for Project Indiana. 

  • Ivy Tech Unveils Organizational Transition

    Ivy Tech is undergoing a major statewide makeover. The college will no longer operate on a regional basis, but instead as 19 self-sustaining campuses, each with their own chancellors. Ivy Tech President Sue Ellspermann and COO Andy Bowne weigh-in on the new structure. 

  • Women & Hi Tech Partnering with Eleven Fifty

    Women & Hi Tech is partnering with Fishers-based Eleven Fifty Academy to help mentor women pursuing technology-related careers. Members of the nonprofit organization will meet each week with women currently enrolled in the Academy’s software development course.

  • Basketball Standout Turned Healthcare Exec

    Former Butler Basketball All American Chris Miskel recently became CEO of Versiti, a Midwestern healthcare company affiliated with the Indiana Blood Center. He discusses his role and the organization’s work in blood services and genomic research. 

  • Sports Corp Gearing Up for Signature Events

    The Indiana Sports Corp is gearing up for two signature events: the 30th anniversary of the Youthlinks Charity Golf Tournament and the second annual Indy Ultimate, an urban adventure race through downtown Indianapolis. 

  • BorgWarner Breaks Ground In Noblesville

    Michigan-based BorgWarner broke ground today on a $28 million technical center in Noblesville. The 100,000 square-foot facility will consolidate the company’s existing centers in Anderson and Pendleton into one location.

  • IIB Exclusive: 1-on-1 With inX3 Pitch Competition Winner Maggie Galloway

    Inside INdiana Business gooes one-on-one wiith inX3 Pitch Competition winner Maggie Galloway, Chief Executive Officer of Jeffersonville-based Inscope Medical Solutions.

  • Consul-General: Indiana-Japan Ties Getting Stronger

    The new Consul-General of Japan in Chicago says Indiana's strong incentive offerings and cooperation from its key economic leaders are key to continued strong relations between the state and the Asian nation. Naoki Ito, who represents Indiana and nine other Midwestern states, says there are currently about 280 Japanese companies operating in Indiana, supporting around 58,000 jobs. 

  • WEB EXCLUSIVE: Port Partnership Could Double Bulk Business

    In a move that Ports of Indiana Chief Executive Officer Rich Cooper says can be a "game-changer," California-based Metro Ports will next month become the new bulk terminal operator at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. Cooper predicts the agreement with the 165-year-old company, which was approved Tuesday, could double bulk cargo business at the port within the next five years. The operation will be Metro Ports' first outside of the East, West and Gulf coasts.

  • Eleven Fifty Academy, Women & Hi Tech Form Partnership

    Fishers-based Eleven Fifty Academy is partnering with Women & Hi Tech to help mentor women interested in pursuing technology-related careers. Members of the non-profit organization will meet each week with women currently enrolled in the Academy’s software development course.