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Business Development

Northwest Indiana Makes its Pitch for Regional Cities Investment

rda-regional-cities-pitchOfficials from the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) got a tour of Northwest Indiana last Monday in advance of the region's application for Regional Cities funding. Northwest Indiana is competing with other cities and counties around the state for $84 million in Regional Cities grants that IEDC will distribute to winning communities. The goal of the Regional Cities program is to build healthy, vibrant communities that attract and retain talent in Indiana.

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APL Closes First Tranche of Seed Funding, Led by Elevate Ventures

elevate-venturesAdjunct Professor Link, Inc. (APL), a Faculty HR System (FHRS) for higher education, today announced that it has closed the first tranche of a $1 million seed round of funding, led by Elevate Ventures.

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Pre-Planning My Funeral at Newhard Bartholomew Funeral Home Made Me Feel Alive

Michael-NewhardIt may sound strange to say that talking about my death made me feel alive, but isn't that what you feel after knowing you did something great for the people you love? Let me explain.

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Arnell Chevy-Kia's Chris Lindzy Puts The People First

Arnell-Chris-1Next to buying a home, buying a car is the biggest financial decision you will make in your life. So why is it that when you walk into a lot of car dealerships, the salesman often treats the buying process like you are shopping for a new mouse pad at the electronic store? Rushing you to a quick “yes,” with seemingly no regard that this decision will impact your financial life for years to come.

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The Northwest Indiana Forum Brings Economic Stability and Growth to Northwest Indiana

NWIForumIntroIt’s often easy to overlook the amount of work and importance that goes into economic development. While it’s a topic that is not always popular or attention catching, it is one that is essential when it comes to the success and preservation of state and local business prosperity.

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Now Arriving at the Duneland Chamber

rot1Join us in welcoming our newest Chamber members! We'd like to extend a very special thank you to the members of our Ambassador Committee pictured below: Bob Capehart, Chairman of the Ambassador Committee; Sue McLaughlin of In Good Company LLC; Donette Heinze of Shelter Insurance Agency; Paul Boyter of McColly Real Estate; and Jim Kristoff of State Farm Insurance.

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CARTRONIX Receives National Recognition for Retail Operations and Online Presence

cartronix-12Valparaiso’s Cartronix received national recognition at the Mobile Electronics Industry Awards in Dallas, TX, on August 17, 2015. In addition to being named one of the Top 12 Retailers of their kind, the Indiana Company also took home the highest honor for Best Online Presence.

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