An array of resources, from higher learning institutions to public-private partnership, are available to help startups and existing businesses seeking advice to get an idea off the ground or help a company grow.
Experts say the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act prompted by the pandemic provided short-term aid but created new tax uncertainties, which led business owners to seek advice from professionals.
Lenders say relationships key to helping small businesses survive pandemic’s economic worst. With rules in constant flux for the SBA program, lenders burned the midnight oil to learn how to get funds to clients.
Gov. Eric Holcomb recently announced a new partnership with Indiana Black Expo to increase access to economic and workforce recovery programs for minority employers.
The pandemic required businesses and organizations to review or consider making changes to their operations to best handle the novel coronavirus situation as well as protect employees while still trying to survive.
The state of Indiana wants to sell more Hoosier-made products in the global marketplace.
Mark Van Fleet, managing partner at Converge Ventures, comments on how Northwest Indiana businesses should take advantage of global opportunities.