TOP STORY: BIG TEN CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND

Ryan Vaughn, President, Indiana Sports Corp

Big Ten Football Championship weekend is here, Wisconsin and Ohio State fans bringing a sea of red to downtown Indy and the color green for hotels, bars and restaurants who are cashing in...Indiana Sports Corp President Ryan Vaughn explains the economic impact and if the game will stay in Indy.

TECH: DRINK CULTURE PODCAST

Fabian Rodriguez, Co-founder and CEO, Drink Culture Podcast

Indianapolis entrepreneur Fabian Rodriguez from Drink Culture Podcast explains what prompted the idea of mixing storytelling with drinks….and how his company is carving out a unique niche.

AROUND INDIANA: INSIDE THE HERITAGE GROUP

Amy Schumacher, President, The Heritage Group

It’s a Hoosier homegrown success story. We take you inside The Heritage Group on the northwest side of Indianapolis. President Amy Schumacher discusses “The Center” and innovation initiatives aimed at moving the company and Indiana forward.

CLUSTERTRUCK TEAMS UP WITH KROGER

Chris Baggott, Co-founder & CEO, ClusterTruck

ClusterTruck is on a roll and it says a new partnership with Kroger can disrupt the third-party delivery service market and fix the broken models from Grubhub and Doordash. Co-founder Chris Baggott tells us how it will work.

BUSINESS OF HEALTH: PROTEAM TACTICAL PERFORMANCE

Jim Sorgi, Co-owner, ProTeam Tactical Performance

A young Indianapolis company believes it can help prevent injuries among firefighters by treating them like professional athletes. And a familiar name in Hoosier sports is leading the charge: former Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jim Sorgi. ProTeam Tactical Performance is using a new technology in Indiana it says could help stop these injuries before they happen.

(i) ON EDUCATION: 1ST MAKER SPACE

Mary Rinehart, President and CEO, 1st Maker Space and Kim Brand, Co-founder, 1st Maker Space

They’re called makerspaces…spaces where students gather to create, invent and learn to build their STEM skills and Indiana-based 1st Maker Space is a leader in this unique educational approach. President and CEO Mary Rinehart and Co-founder Kim Brand explain what it could mean for workforce development and entrepreneurship.

INSIDE INDIANA SPORTS: REFQUEST.COM

Bo Boroski, Founder, RefQuest

He’s risen through the ranks to the top echelon of officiating, including being assigned to work his first NCAA Men’s Final Four last spring. But Bo Boroski wants to assist the striped shirts at other levels of basketball, and he’s developed an on-line tool called RefQuest to do just that.

THE INSIDERS: AGRINOVUS

Beth Bechdol, President & CEO, AgriNovus Indiana, Jay Hulbert, President & CEO, Ag Alumni Seed and Daniel Padrão, Chief Operating Officer, Solinftec

This week, we welcome a special group of INsiders to offer perspective on the push to support more agbioscience entrepreneurs in Indiana and to also look back on the successes of 2019.  Joining me are AgriNovus President and CEO Beth Bechdol, Ag Alumni Seed President and CEO Jay Hulbert and Solinftec COO Daniel Padrão.