I have an idea for a startup.
Innovative and passionate is what entrepreneurs are. Rolling up their sleeves and turning ideas into reality is what they do – and the committed ones do it a lot – a whole lot.
If you’re an entrepreneur who’s serious about bringing an idea to life, we’re serious about working with you. The NIIC is our community’s most comprehensive resource for high-potential startups with revenues of up to $1 million.
Here you’ll learn the entrepreneurial business-building process, and when you’re ready to get started, we are too.
Connect, collaborate and work alongside other entrepreneurs at our 55-acre, certified innovation park campus. Coworking at The NIIC gives you the unique opportunity to work side-by-side with likeminded peers. This gives you a step ahead of the competition, enabling you to improve and differentiate yourself and your company. Coworking also lets you take advantage of our amenities, attend workshops and receive access to The NIIC’s venture advisory services, coaching and professional resources.Learn More
The NIIC is a nonprofit organization that runs like a business. Our business acumen, network and track record will help you navigate through the choppy waters of starting, growing and scaling your business. We’re on the short list of certified Indiana innovation parks (24 total). Our focus is your success and strengthening our community. We’re committed to those we support, and we do everything in our power to give you an edge. This includes business advising, educating and assisting you in all areas and stages of your business venture.Learn More
Having facilitated over $36.2 million in capital investment and $42 million in research grants for our clients, we have the experience and financial prowess to advise and guide you in the right directions as you launch and grow your business.Learn More
The Women’s Entrepreneurial Opportunity Center (WEOC) is an official U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) Women’s Business Center, offering timely assistance to women entrepreneurs at all stages in their venture paths. From business ideation and startup to growth and expansion. Services focus on lessening barriers to higher levels of women-owned and women-led businesses. This includes access to capital, growth, mentorship, and overcoming failure.Learn More
The NIIC Student Venture Lab (SVL) Program gives young entrepreneurs the opportunity to start and grow businesses in a supportive, success-focused environment. Based on proven seed acceleration models and powered by the best practices of the Global Acceleration Network (GAN)–the #1 ranked seed accelerator program in the world – The NIIC’s SVL Program offers seed investments and comprehensive resources to selective student-owned ventures.Learn More
To learn more about starting a business at The NIIC, contact us.
The NIIC Navigator® is an interactive online toolset designed to provide a personalized roadmap to entrepreneurs and their path to venture success. Think of it as a GPS, guiding you through the stages of starting, building and growing your business. The NIIC Navigator® recognizes that business paths change direction often. For that reason, the system documents user-history in real time, and reroutes paths accordingly. The tool is coming soon and will be available to both resident and remote clients.