Economic Development

More than 120 education, industry leaders attend 2017 Education-to-Employment Convergence forum

Subjects including quality of place, the advantages millennials bring to the workplace, what graduates care about when researching employers and others were discussed by panelists during the third annual Education-to-Employment Convergence April 20 in Indianapolis. The Education-to-Employment Convergence is a statewide forum focused on ensuring a smooth education-to-employment transition for Indiana college students. At the… Read more »

Congratulations to Subir Bandyopadhyay of Indiana University Northwest

  We congratulate Subir Bandyopadhyay, professor in Indiana University Northwest’s Department of Marketing, on being the 2016-17 Distinguished Service Award winner. The award recognizes distinguished service by IU Northwest faculty and is designed to recognize substantive, significant and sustained activities across the academic career while a member of the IU community. Bandyopadhyay also is the… Read more »

IU-based startup The Bee Corp. publishes annual report on its social, environmental benefit

The Bee Corp., an agriculture technology startup founded by Indiana University alumni Ellie Symes, Simon Kuntz and Wyatt Wells, has published its 2016 benefit report to its website. The Bee Corp. is a benefit corporation, which is a legal entity that allows business leaders to pursue socially and environmentally beneficial causes without violating fiduciary responsibilities…. Read more »

Speakers at E2E Convergence to highlight industry, education know-how for workplace development

A diverse group of speakers has been announced for the Education-to-Employment Convergence event taking place April 20 on the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus. This annual statewide forum focuses on ensuring a smooth education-to-employment transition for Indiana college students. The speakers will provide insight regarding workplace-development programs around Indiana. Representatives from higher education, state government,… Read more »

Education-to-Employment forum takes center stage during interview on ‘Inside Indiana Business’

Bill Stephan, Indiana University vice president for engagement, and Joe Carley, Indiana University associate director for economic development, appeared on “Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick” to speak about the April 20 Education-to-Employment Convergence forum at the IUPUI Campus Center. You can watch the five-minute interview online. More information about the E2E event, including a… Read more »

Bill Stephan, Joe Carley to appear on Inside Indiana Business TV

Bill Stephan, Indiana University vice president for engagement, and Joe Carley, Indiana University associate director for economic development, will appear on “Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick” this week. They will talk about the Education-to-Employment Convergence forum, which will take place April 20 at the IUPUI Campus Center. WFYI, the PBS station in Indianapolis, will… Read more »

The Combine celebrates innovation and entrepreneurship in Bloomington

Nearly 20 entrepreneurs and innovators from around the state have come together for The Combine, a two-day event at the Monroe Convention Center in Bloomington. Innovate Indiana is one of the sponsors of the event, and we send best wishes to all attendees and speakers!

Bloomington startup swarms beekeeping industry

Inside Indiana Business has profile IU-based startup The Bee Corp. in its most recent “Life Sciences INdiana” e-newsletter. The article includes quotes from Wyatt Wells, the company’s CMO, and Jeff Singletary of RJ Honey, one of the company’s clients. You can read the article here.

A Call to Invest Locally

In a February 20 Wall Street Journal online article titled “How to Get Venture Capital to Places Left Behind,” Steve Case — the co-founder of AOL and chief executive of investment firm Revolution LLC — spoke about the importance of encouraging and developing startups across the United States, not just in California, Massachusetts and New… Read more »

Can you hack it? Register now for the April 21-22 IoT Civic Hackathon at Launch Fishers.

At the IoT Civic Hackathon, an April 21-22 event produced by the AT&T Developer Program, teams of attendees will code mobile apps or hack hardware solutions to help better their state and community. It will take place at Launch Fishers, a co-working space at 12175 Visionary Way in Fishers, Indiana. Prizes will be awarded in… Read more »