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Local Entrepreneurs Unite at Upcoming Social Event

The Kosciusko Economic Development Corporation (KEDCO), Fort Wayne’s Summit City Entrepreneur & Enterprise District (SEED), the Don Wood Foundation and the Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (NIIC) will host a Catalyze NEIN Innovator Call-Out + Entrepreneur...

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NIIC Announces New Board Leadership

FORT WAYNE, Ind.— May 18, 2023, Fort Wayne, Ind. – Dr. Ronald L. Elsenbaumer, Chancellor, Purdue University Fort Wayne, was elected chair of the Board of Directors of the Northeast Indiana Innovation Center. In addition, Ron Double, Chief Information Officer, Parkview...

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Jami Thomas Named Champion of Change Finalist

Jami Thomas, Sr. Director of Business Development at the NIIC, was a finalist for the annual Greater Fort Wayne Women’s Network Champions of Change. Thomas was recognized for inspiring and empowering women to succeed while demonstrating an unwavering passion for and...

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Honoring Senator Robert L. Meeks

Some of you may have known State Senator Robert L. “Bob” Meeks, who was a Hoosier stateman with a passion and vision to serve the Public’s best interest. He passed away Saturday, April 29, 2023. NIIC exists, in part, because of that passion and vision. “During the...

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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) awards Fort Wayne’s WEOC WBC as the top Women’s Business Center in Indiana and the Great Lakes region As part of the SBA’s National Small Business Week celebrations, this prestigious SBA award recognizes the WEOC WBC as the...

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Business Owners Honored at NIIC Event

Several business owners were honored at April 19’s Daryl Yost Ideas@Work at Parkview Mirro Center for Research and Innovation. Keynote Speaker Patrick Riley, CEO of Morrow and Managing Partner of Morrow Ventures, said at the event, “We develop meaning through vision,...

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West Michigan Design is Steeped in Research and Strategy

Emily Carbonell-Ferguson describes her design career as a lily pad hop. From her home office in Cedar Springs, she works as an experience designer for BetterUp. She’s also served as a digital project manager in digital agencies and a studio manager at an ad...

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