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Fifteen Startups Receive $660K from Nexus Pitch Competitions INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 8, 2020) — Fifteen Indiana-based startup companies have received a total of $660,000 in pre-seed and seed funding from Elevate Ventures to drive growth. The 15 were chosen from 72 finalists that competed in the fallRead more
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – According to data released by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), per capita personal income (PCPI) for residents in Northeast Indiana’s 11 counties grew by $1,009 in 2019 compared to the previous year. BEA released initial 2019 numbers this week, and the PCPI forRead more
A Bluffton-based manufacturing company has been honored with a regional award. Edge Manufacturing was named the Northeast Indiana Corporate Citizen of the Year in the inaugural Northeast Indiana Manufacturing Awards presented by KPC Media Group. The program was held last week in Fort Wayne. WellsRead more
The Wells County Area Plan Commission gave its approval to a pair of proposals regarding TIF districts in Bluffton. The measures were approved last Tuesday night by the Bluffton Redevelopment Commission. The measures would create a new tax increment financing district known as the Lancaster TIFRead more
The Wells County Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development has launched a website and logo to promote tourism and the quality of place in Wells County. The chamber has focused efforts to increasing awareness of tourism assets through numerous studies and activities throughout the community.Read more
A partnership through the city of Bluffton and Bluffton-Harrison schools is making it easier for students to get certifications for their eventual careers. The partnership started when Economic Development Director Chad Kline and Bluffton-Harrison Superintendent Brad Yates presented the idea to useRead more
BLUFFTON – Work has begun on the new Premiere Flats apartment development on the north side of Bluffton. RTT Investments broke ground Thursday on a 10-building market rate apartment complex on the 16-acre site in the 2200 block of north Main Street in Bluffton. The $40 million upscale developmentRead more
Members of the Ossian Town Council Monday night approved of a 9-year tax abatement on $5 million of equipment for Roembke Manufacturing and Design in the Ossian Industrial Park. The equipment will include various CNC machines; laser cutting, grinding, optical measuring and mold press equipment; andRead more
Northeast Indiana’s Population Grows by Nearly 5,500 from 2018-2019 FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Northeast Indiana is quickly becoming a magnet for talent according to population statistics released by the U.S. Census Bureau. The population in Northeast Indiana’s 11 counties increased by exactly 5,461 peopleRead more
BLUFFTON, Ind. – Inteva Products, a global automotive supplier of engineered components and systems, announced plans today to expand its operations in Indiana, creating up to 419 new jobs by the end of 2023. “Inteva Products’ decision to fuel its growth in Indiana is a testament to the state’s pro-Read more