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Tech Talk: Northeast Indiana’s Leadership A-BLAZE

Kevin Brinegar and I spent most of June traveling and meeting with economic development and community leaders in seven Indiana regions. Our discussions centered on the new Indiana Vision 2025 Report Card and how the particular region compares to the state as a whole on various public policy metrics. It can be difficult to convert lessons into economic development [...]

2019-07-17T10:58:52-04:00July 12th, 2019|

Tech Talk: Keeping Score for the State

For a tech and innovation-focused audience, one might be tempted to concentrate on just the Dynamic and Creative Culture driver of the Indiana Vision 2025 economic development plan. But can dynamism and entrepreneurship flourish without the other plan pillars – Outstanding Talent, Attractive Business Climate and Superior Infrastructure? Thus, we'll give you both with the broad overview this week [...]

2019-06-20T11:06:17-04:00June 20th, 2019|

Tech Talk: It’s All About the Data

We shared recently that legislation to help put Indiana in the game for data center attraction has proceeded through the Indiana House with near unanimous support. HB 1405 gives local governments the authority to exempt data centers from paying property taxes and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation the authority to exempt data center equipment (including electricity) from state sales [...]

2019-03-06T12:08:47-04:00March 6th, 2019|

Tech Talk: Spreading the Innovation

A brief preview of two upcoming Indiana innovation and entrepreneurial events looking to grow after impressive debuts a year ago: We shared (before and after) the 2018 launch of IDEA Week in the South Bend-Elkhart region. The second iteration of the innovation festival (April 8-13) will feature more than 50 sessions focused around four themes: Learn, Play, Meet and [...]

2019-02-28T11:05:00-04:00February 28th, 2019|

Chamber-Backed Data Centers Bill Heard But Held by Committee

House Bill 1405 – Taxation of Data Centers Authored by Rep. Ed Soliday (R-Valparaiso) Co-Authored by Reps. Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie) and Matt Lehman (R-Berne) Provides that a county or municipal fiscal body may designate an area in which a property tax exemption will be provided for certain enterprise information technology equipment. Provides a state sales and use tax [...]

2019-02-08T12:01:08-04:00February 8th, 2019|

Top Story: Chamber Welcomes Adam Berry to Lobbying Team

Adam H. Berry is the new vice president of economic development and technology for the Indiana Chamber. Berry is a former policy director and attorney for Governor Mike Pence’s administration where he focused on small business economic development and entrepreneurship policies. Berry is also the co-founder of PoliticalBank.com, an all-inclusive campaign platform for candidates and voters that has been [...]

2019-02-01T13:25:00-04:00February 1st, 2019|

Indiana Chamber Welcomes Adam Berry as New VP of Economic Development and Technology

New Indiana Chamber VP Adam H. Berry (INDIANAPOLIS) — Adam H. Berry is the new vice president of economic development and technology for the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. Berry is a former policy director and attorney for Governor Mike Pence’s administration where he focused on small business economic development and entrepreneurship policies. Berry is also the co-founder of [...]

2019-01-30T09:25:40-04:00January 30th, 2019|

Tech Talk: Health IoT Coming to The NIIC

While many facilities focused on entrepreneurship and innovation are relative newcomers, the Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (The NIIC) has been leading in this space since 2000. We've profiled the organization and companies/ideas emerging from within its walls at various times over the years. Big news came in late December with the announcement of federal Economic Development Administration funding to [...]

2019-01-17T10:32:24-04:00January 17th, 2019|

Tech Talk: Making the Case for Innovation

Innovation and Indiana's Business Future is one of the themes of the January-February issue of the Indiana Chamber's BizVoice® magazine. Nine leaders statewide – from agriculture and entrepreneurship to health care, technology and more – were asked to weigh in on innovation in their industry. Check out what they have to share. Four roundtable discussion participants focus on engagement [...]

2019-01-09T14:42:13-04:00January 10th, 2019|

Women Talk Tech in Annual Survey

A report by Invanti, titled Women in Tech Survey Report 2018, identifies a few challenges but a number of “bests”. The challenges: Being taken seriously, 63% Having no female role model, 43% Gender pay gap, 40% But let’s focus on the positives. And there are plenty in response to the “best thing about being a woman in tech.” Making [...]

2019-01-03T09:39:08-04:00December 28th, 2018|