INnovators with Dr. K: The Chatter Egg
An Indiana University graduate has developed an egg-shaped toy, known as The Chatter Egg, designed to expose children to foreign languages when they are learning to talk. The toys will be available in stores and online within a matter of months and founder Mikaela Gilbert joins Dr. K on The Innovators to talk about her company's origins and future.
INnovators with Dr. K: Quarion Technology
Evansville-based Quarion Technology is focused on heavy equipment safety and stopping equipment from running over people with its market disrupting technology. Quarion President Aric Pryor explains how the technology generates critical data that can uncover even greater efficiency and profitability for firms seeking a competitive advantage.
INnovators: Haylie's Handmade
At just 12 days old, she developed spinal meningitis with very slim chances of survival. Haylie Hawhurst suffered brain damage with little muscle and hand control. On a trip to see a doctor in Philadelphia, she picked up crocheting and years later turned it into Haylie’s Handmade.
The INnovators: Environmental Concrete Products
This month's INnovators with Dr. K segment features Environmental Concrete Products LLC, a Purdue startup that has developed a product called Fluid iSoylator that can be used to protect new and existing concrete. Founder Paul Imbrock says the product could extend the life of concrete.
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About The INnovators
A regular feature on Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick, The Innovators with Dr. K is all about Indiana innovators and their ideas. Hosted by renowned Indiana University entrepreneurship pioneer Dr. Donald Kuratko (aka Dr. K), the segment shines a spotlight on Hoosier entrepreneurs who pitch their ideas, then answer pointed questions from Dr. K.
Dr. Donald F. Kuratko is The Gill Distinguished Chair of Entrepreneurship at Indiana University Kelley School of Business.
Dr. K is considered a prominent scholar and national leader in the field of entrepreneurship. He has published over 190 articles on aspects of entrepreneurship, new venture development and corporate entrepreneurship.