Entrepreneurship

IU scientists identify therapy with potential to eliminate dialysis need

Scientists at Indiana University have identified a therapy that could help reverse damage from acute kidney injury and eliminate the need for dialysis treatment in the future. Acute kidney injury commonly occurs after either cardiac surgery or prolonged vascular surgery procedures, said lead researcher Dr. Robert L. Bacallao, associate professor of medicine at IU School… 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 »

IU students, faculty and the public invited to April 19 presentation by AOL co-founder Steve Case

Steve Case, co-founder of America Online, will speak at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business April 19 at 6 p.m. His presentation, “The Changing Landscape of Entrepreneurship,” will take place in Room 2075 of the Hodge Hall Undergraduate Center, 1309 E. 10th St. The event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow…. 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!

Beta testing to begin on The Bee Corp’s hive sensor software

The Bee Corp., an agriculture technology startup founded by Indiana University alumni, seeks beekeepers who operate five or more hives to beta test its hive risk-assessment technology called Queen’s Guard. Wyatt Wells, the company’s chief marketing officer, said, “Queen’s Guard alerts the beekeeper when it detects a non-laying queen. It monitors internal hive temperature, and we use… Read more »

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.

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 »

WhatFriendsDo, an Innovate Indiana Fund portfolio company, teams up with Susan G. Komen Central Indiana

Two Indiana organizations have teamed up to fight breast cancer is a new way. Susan G. Komen Central Indiana has launched a peer-to-peer website with WhatFriendsDo, a startup that is part of the Innovate Indiana Fund portfolio. More Than Friends is dedicated to battling breast cancer and making the cancer journey a little more bearable for… Read more »

Grant awarded to IU to assist women, minority entrepreneurs

Women and other minority entrepreneurs will benefit from a National Science Foundation grant awarded to Indiana University, University of Louisville, and Missouri University of Science and Technology. The $225,000 grant is for a pilot program titled AWARE:ACCESS: Building Innovation Capacity through Diversity. The Indiana University grant partners are Indiana University Research and Technology Corp. and… Read more »