New entrepreneurship initiative unveiled

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The Indiana Economic Development Corporation today, unveiled its INVEST Indiana initiative designed to attract new resources and increase access to capital for Indiana entrepreneurs.  Through resources from Indiana’s 21st Century Research and Technology Fund (21 Fund), the IEDC will create a new, statewide entrepreneurial network to engage private sector investors …

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Avon business making a Splash

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By Mike Beas Hendricks County Business Leader Seems difficult to envision now, but there was a time when Rodney and Leah Williamson owned one of the more distinguishable above-ground swimming pools in their Brownsburg neighborhood. Theirs, you see, was the one with green water. At the present time, the Williamsons, …

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Crouching Tigers a business on the rise

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By Mike Beas Hendricks County Business Leader What Olivia Roney used to examine as a potential weakness or character flaw she now considers an asset. Given the way Roney, only 23, has grown her business, Crouching Tigers, no one should question her inability – or is it unwillingness? – to …

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A recipe for happiness

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Socialism in her native Venezuela steered Maria Da Fonte back to the United States, but it’s her human spirit that guided her toward being a business owner. By Mike Beas Hendricks County ICON Dimensionally speaking, Maria’s Bakery in Plainfield is anything but daunting. Fifteen feet in width and a 60-foot …

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