The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Northwest Indiana. Small business incubators dot the region’s landscape – from Valparaiso to Hammond, from Merrillville to South Bend. As the landscape for small business changes from traditional pursuits in manufacturing to high-tech ventures, new questions arise among entrepreneurs on how to ensure success. To help answer […]
Listen to “Spotlight” radio interview with Gail Gesell, Indiana Director for the U.S. Small Business Administration on events being planned for Small Business Week in Northwest Indiana and Indianapolis Spotlight – Part One: [audio:6-4-Spotlight-part-1.MP3] Spotlight – Part Two: [audio:6-4-Spotlight-part-2.MP3] Interview was done by publisher, Glee Renick-May, radio show host and executive co- producer, Emmis Communications, […]
By Rick A. Richards The landscape at BP’s Whiting refinery on the shore of Lake Michigan is a Rubik’s Cube of pipes, derricks, construction cranes and scaffolding. Through a mindboggling maze of pipes, hissing steam, narrow roads and steel beams, it’s hard to tell where the refinery process ends and where construction on a $3.8 […]
The willingness to take a chance, to step into uncharted territory, is the common denominator among the nine recipients of the 19th annual Entrepreneurship “E-Day” Excellence Awards presented by the Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center. Each has been willing to take a chance, and in the process created an opportunity in Northwest Indiana. Guest […]
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Remarkable is a word that can easily be overused. But when it comes to the accomplishments of the 2010 Fellows of the Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana, remarkable doesn’t come close to describing their vision. One wondered why a system couldn’t be set up to feed the world’s 1.2 billion hungry. Another created a […]
MERRILLVILLE – The Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center has honored 12 people who have made an impact on the region at its annual Entrepreneurial Excellence Award luncheon. Small Business of the Year was presented to Rick Rondinelli of In Touch Pharmaceutical of Valparaiso. His company, started in 2004, provides premeasured and individual […]
MICHIGAN CITY – Northwest Indiana’s top CEOs, CFOs and business leaders have been announced by Northwest Indiana Business Quarterly. The list was compiled through online nominations from the business community and peers. The final selection was made based on business success, excellence in leadership, mentoring, and community and civic contributions. Publisher Glee Renick-May […]