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The YEC

13 Skills You Should Learn Before Starting Your Business

We all have business skills we wish we learned sooner. For some it’s sales, for others it’s office politics. For me it’s how to fix a damn paper jam. Regardless of your situation, one thing is clear: We all could stand to learn things sooner rather than later. Today, 13 Entrepreneurs answer the question: What’s […]

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Diagnotes PitchesTodd Saxton

From Powder Keg to Silicon Valley

As Indy prepares to pitch for Super Bowl 2018, it seems fitting to reflect on the Powder Keg Startup Bowl of 2012. Just 18 months ago Marc Kleinman and I took the stage at the inaugural PowderKeg to pitch Diagnotes, a health IT venture based in Indianapolis. Please vote here to support Diagnotes, an Indiana HIT venture! Verge put together a […]

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The YEC

Processes and productivity hacks for entrepreneurs

The following answers are provided by members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, the YEC recently launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses via live video chats, an expert content library […]

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The YEC

10 Startup Trends We Can Really Live Without (Seriously)

The following answers are provided by members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, the YEC recently launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses via live video chats, an expert content library […]

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The YEC

9 Ideas for Finding Great Startup Mentors and Connections (No Matter Where You Are)

The following answers are provided by members of the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, the YEC recently launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses via live video chats, an expert content library and email […]

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David Dubree

Awesome startup communities create ‘Startup Triangle’ in SW Indiana.

The startup scene has really taken off in southwest Indiana over the last several months. Terre Haute, Evansville and Bloomington seem to form a ‘startup triangle’ for the region.   For starters, there has been no lack of Startup Weekend events. The first Crane event launched on October 5th, 2012. Bloomington on November 9th, 2012. […]

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Matt Hunckler

Ramping Up Your Indiana-based Startup This Year? This Could Be Your Golden Ticket.

UPDATE: Deadline extended to 2:30 PM, Fri. January 4 They’ve given away hundreds of airline tickets to entrepreneurs. They’ve granted millions of dollars worth of software. And they’re looking for a handful of founders who want ramp up their business in 2013. Come on, you know who I’m talking about… Startup America has been known […]

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dave_knoxMatt Hunckler

How Dave Knox and the Brandery Launched 25+ Companies in 3 Years

San Francisco, Boulder, New York City. These are the kinds of cities you expect to hear in a lineup of top cities with startup activity. But there’s something in the water in an old industrial Midwest city. Dave Knox called Cincinnati his home for years and worked with one of the largest companies, Procter & […]

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David Dubree

BOOM. The Terre Haute Startup Scene Explodes!

There’s momentum in Indy. All the great startup things happening in Indianapolis like Verge Indy, DeveloperTown and The Speak Easy, plus all of the Startup Weekends and monthly startup meetups, are motivating. But, how is this affecting Indiana as a whole? Well, I can start by speaking to the budding startup scene around Terre Haute […]

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Oren Shatken

5 Ways to Leverage University Resources for Your Startup

Can you imagine Silicon Valley without Stanford? Boston without MIT? Great technology ecosystems are built around great universities. The reason is simple; universities are a hotbed of talent, ideas and resources, just waiting to be tapped into. So, how can your startup make the most out of your local university? Our startup, FoundOPS, reaped countless benefits from being […]

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