Donaldson’s Honored For 50 Sweet Years

The owner of Donaldson’s Finer Chocolates in Lebanon is being honored by the state. George Donaldson received the Distinguished Hoosier Award today as part of the 50th anniversary of his purchase of the business. The honor recognizes Hoosiers who have "brought admiration and respect to the state" through their accomplishments and character. Inside INdiana Business talks to […]... Read More

Bart Peterson Talks Irsay YMCA

The CityWay YMCA in downtown Indianapolis is celebrating a major donation and new name. In honor of the gift from Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay, the facility will be known as the Irsay Family YMCA and bear the team’s horseshoe logo. Eli Lilly and Co. Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs Bart Peterson talks to Inside INdiana […]... Read More

Pacers President Talks Sports Legends Experience at Indianapolis Children’s Museum

Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience is set to open at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis in the spring of 2018. Work officially began September 1 on the $35 million project, which will offer sports experiences featuring organizations including the Pacers, Colts and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Inside INdiana Business caught up with Indiana Pacers President Rick […]... Read More

Indy Chamber Business Ownership Initiative Looking to Grow Regionally

The head of the Indy Chamber’s Business Ownership Initiative says a grant announced today will provide an economic spark in the area around 16 Tech, the centerpiece of the city’s tech strategy. During an interview with Inside INdiana Business, Carrie Henderson said the chamber is looking to grow the strategy by thinking regionally.... Read More

BMW Co-Chair: Partnerships Are Key

The PGA’s BMW Championship continues at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, and a tournament co-chair says corporate and community support are driving the event’s success. John Crisp says the tournament has attracted more than 100 corporate partners and 2,300 volunteers. He says, despite weather challenges, "attendance has been great."... Read More

Carmel’s Mayor on BMW Impact

The PGA Tour’s BMW Championships is underway at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel. Mayor Jim Brainard says the event will draw thousands of people and millions of dollars to the city.... Read More

Former ITT Tech Employee Learned of School Closing Via Email

After more than 50 years, Carmel-based ITT Educational Services Inc. has announced it is permanently shutting down. The company says the "overwhelming majority" of more than 8,000 jobs have been eliminated. Inside INdiana Business reporter Mary-Rachel Redman caught up with a former ITT employee to talk about the closure.... Read More

Mayor Hogsett Talks Community Impact of Sports Legends Experience

Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett says the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis’ Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience will "transform the community that surrounds it." Work officially began today on the $35 million project, which will offer sports experiences featuring organizations including the Pacers, Colts and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Listen to more of what Mayor Hogsett told Inside […]... Read More

$21M Rail Warehouse ‘Asset’ to Indiana

The parent company of Venture Logistics says the new $21 million Venture Rail Warehouse and Distribution Center on the south side of Indianapolis will be an asset for the state. Jack Schwarz with Indianapolis-based Schwarz Partners LP says the 406,000 square-foot rail-to-truck facility, a partnership with Indiana Rail Road Co., will help make Indiana more […]... Read More

FailFest 2016: Dulead Founder Eric Hiler

Indianapolis-based Dulead is a technology company focused on working with businesses on continuous leadership development. Its founder, Eric Hiler, shared insight on how failure can lead to personal growth at this year’s FailFest.... Read More

Failure a Reality Even For a Super Bowl Winner

A National Football League player-turned pizza chain developer says broken relationships in his personal and professional lives have taught him to set expectations ahead of time to stay on the same page in any kind of partnership. Brandon Gorin, who won two Super Bowls with the New England Patriots, is area developer for Marcos Pizza […]... Read More

Octiv CEO Talks Expansion

TinderBox announced Monday that it has changed its brand identity to Octiv. The tech company, which provides service sales productivity solutions says it plans to add several high paying jobs in Indianapolis.... Read More

Joe Journeyman: Part Two

Part two of Joe Journeyman continues. This portion spotlights David Bazzoni and Jed Bruce's licensing deal with the NFL, their nonprofit Joe’s Kids, and Jed is reunited with his former art teacher.... Read More