• Top Videos

    • Chamber Agenda Sharpens Workforce Focus

      Workforce issues again are among the top issues for the Indiana Chamber of Commerce heading into the new legislative session. The chamber's priorities, announced at today's annual Legislative Preview, include requiring computer science for high school graduation and better aligning the state's education and workforce programs. 

    • Purdue Unveils Boiler Affordability Grants

      Purdue University is launching another affordability effort. The Boiler Affordability Grant is designed to cover expenses not taken care of after Indiana resident undergraduates have pursued need-based financial aide. It will fund tuition, fees and book costs using a pool of existing university resources, donations and through Purdue savings efforts. 

    • Sunday Alcohol Sales Truce

      The Indiana Association of Beverage Retailers and the Indiana Retail Council have come together on a slate of policy agreements they say would strengthen the state's alcohol laws. The organizations say they are supporting legalizing carry-out Sunday alcohol sales, while opposing the expansion of the sale of cold beer.

    • Inside INnovation: Center for Intellectual Property Research

      The Center for Intellectual Property Research, in partnership with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, operates two pro bono IP legal services aimed to help Indiana solo inventors, entrepreneurs, non-profits and some small businesses in need. Patent Connect matches Indiana inventors who need pro bono patent and trademark services with volunteer attorneys.

    • Ascus Biosciences Pioneering an Emerging Science

      Indianapolis tech start-up Ascus is pioneering an emerging science, Endomicrobial Ecology, that uses a natural approach to improve animal health and performance. It’s being driven by former Elanco VP of Global Research and Development William Weldon. Endomicrobial Ecology harvests the natural microbiota that already exists in an animal’s system. The research is driving the science behind Ascus’ first product which will launch in Argentina in 2018.

    • Around Indiana: Moving Forward Affordable Housing Program

      An intensive two-day workshop on bringing affordable housing and transportation to East Chicago has just wrapped up. The Moving Forward program currently has four affordable housing developments underway across the state: in Fort Wayne, Bloomington, Indianapolis and Lafayette.

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  • The Show

    • Insiders: Sunday Alcohol Sales, Venture Capital, Indy Celebrates Richard Lugar

      Each week a group of Insiders offer perspective on the week’s top stories. This week, we’re sounding off on stunning developments in the long-running debate over Sunday alcohol sales, could more venture capital be flowing into Indiana and Indy celebrates the legacy of Richard Lugar.

    • Kids Building Bikes Program Fuses STEM and Fitness

      Kids Building Bikes provides students with a hands-on opportunity to learn the fundamentals of bicycle maintenance and repair. Throughout the multi session program students will gain confidence and a foundation for independence while learning project management and critical thinking skills as we introduce a variety of STEM based principles that can be learned from working with the bicycle.

    • INnovators: Aubry Lane

      Aubry Lane is a first of its kind safety technology and fashion company. It was founded to help provide a new market to provide safety to women and children using a fashionable container. The Indy startup designs and manufacturers quality leather handbags. Each comes specially equipped with a hidden GPS tracker and SOS button that, once activated, allows the wearer to be reached virtually anywhere.

    • Ascus Biosciences Pioneering an Emerging Science

      Indianapolis tech start-up Ascus is pioneering an emerging science, Endomicrobial Ecology, that uses a natural approach to improve animal health and performance. It’s being driven by former Elanco VP of Global Research and Development William Weldon. Endomicrobial Ecology harvests the natural microbiota that already exists in an animal’s system. The research is driving the science behind Ascus’ first product which will launch in Argentina in 2018.

    • Inside Crossroads Education LLC

      Kevin Michael Berkopes, a mathematician in the School of Science at IUPUI, has launched an education and logistics tech company called Crossroads Education LLC. The startup creates innovative, collaborative learning spaces and the tech that drives and supports them. The company’s model constructs education around multiple access points, including a differentiation between students’ first access and second access to content.

    • Easley Winery Expansion Plans

      A growing Indianapolis winery is celebrating a multi-million-dollar expansion and a major production milestone. Easley Winery, which was founded in 1974, this week surpassed 200,000 gallons of wine produced in a calendar year for the first time. The winery has also invested $2 million to double production capacity with a new, fully-automated bottling line.

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  • Most Popular Videos

    • INnovators: Aubry Lane

      Aubry Lane is a first of its kind safety technology and fashion company. It was founded to help provide a new market to provide safety to women and children using a fashionable container. The Indy startup designs and manufacturers quality leather handbags. Each comes specially equipped with a hidden GPS tracker and SOS button that, once activated, allows the wearer to be reached virtually anywhere.

    • Holiday World Details Multi-Million Dollar Investment

      (Video rendering provided by Holiday World & Splashin' Safari)

      Holiday World & Splashin' Safari in Santa Claus says it will pump $3.5 million into new attractions and improvements. Plans include new children's water slide and wave pool facilities called Tembo Falls and Tembo Tides.

    • Purdue Unveils Boiler Affordability Grants

      Purdue University is launching another affordability effort. The Boiler Affordability Grant is designed to cover expenses not taken care of after Indiana resident undergraduates have pursued need-based financial aide. It will fund tuition, fees and book costs using a pool of existing university resources, donations and through Purdue savings efforts. 

    • Ascus Biosciences Pioneering an Emerging Science

      Indianapolis tech start-up Ascus is pioneering an emerging science, Endomicrobial Ecology, that uses a natural approach to improve animal health and performance. It’s being driven by former Elanco VP of Global Research and Development William Weldon. Endomicrobial Ecology harvests the natural microbiota that already exists in an animal’s system. The research is driving the science behind Ascus’ first product which will launch in Argentina in 2018.

    • Special Road Show: Bloomington's Culture

      Inside INdiana Business hit the road this week and took the show to Monroe County. Outside of Indianapolis, you can say Bloomington is the most culturally diverse city in the state. IU is credited for attracting international students and their families to the area. From dozens of eclectic restaurants to the annual Lotus World Music and Arts Festival, it is a cultural destination of the Midwest.  

    • Inside Crossroads Education LLC

      Kevin Michael Berkopes, a mathematician in the School of Science at IUPUI, has launched an education and logistics tech company called Crossroads Education LLC. The startup creates innovative, collaborative learning spaces and the tech that drives and supports them. The company’s model constructs education around multiple access points, including a differentiation between students’ first access and second access to content.

  • Perspectives

    • The Power of Partnerships

      You can't go it alone in tech. All technology companies, regardless of their segment, live in an ecosystem comprised of organisms of varying complexity. More mature companies in established categories can function at the top of the food chain, consuming smaller companies through acquisition, but startups are seldom if ever in a position to gain dominance through acquisition. It’s vital for the success of a startup to be able to play well with others...

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  • Most Popular Stories

    • Liberty Mutual Plans 400 New Carmel Jobs

      Boston-based Liberty Mutual Group Inc. is planning to add up to 400 Carmel jobs as part of a $14 million expansion plan. The insurance company has a global presence and currently employs 1,430 in central Indiana. The Indiana Economic Development Corp. says the new jobs, expected to be created by 2021, will pay more than the state and Hamilton County average wages. Plans call for Liberty Mutual to lease...

    • Indiana Included Among 'Least Tax-Friendly States'

      A personal finance magazine has ranked Indiana among the 10 least tax-friendly states in the country for retirees. The ranking is part of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance's 2017 Retiree Tax Map, which compares all 50 states on senior tax breaks, as well as taxes on income, property, everyday purchases and estates.

    • Schools Recognized Among Best For Military Students

      Two Indiana schools are ranked among the best colleges for veteran, active-duty and military dependent students. The Military Times Best: Colleges 2018 rankings are determined by a survey that assesses the veteran and military student services and rates of academic achievement of more than 600 colleges throughout the country.

    • Vote on North River Property Deal Delayed

      The Fort Wayne City Council has delayed a vote on whether to purchase a 29-acre property near the city's downtown. Our partners at WPTA-TV report some members of the council are concerned about the more than $4 million deal, as the city will not know the results of an environmental study until after the transaction is complete. The city has called the property, which served as the site of a former OmniSource scrap yard, as an "important gateway to downtown."

    • Purdue Startup Scores Federal Funding

      The National Science Foundation has awarded a $750,000 grant to a Purdue University-based tech startup. The university says the funding will help Perceive Inc., which is located at the Anvil coworking space on the West Lafayette campus, further develop its automated customer service coaching software.