BE&O Nov. 20, 2022: Spokenote; Atarraya’s Shrimpbox harvest; David Watkins
November 28, 2022On this week's "Business, Equity, and Opportunities" podcast: this Week In Business we meet a founder and chief executive officer of a new tech company in Fishers with innovative ways for businesses to reach their clients. We pay a visit to the world's first sustainable, plus-and-play aquaculture shrimp farm at its U.S. headquarters in Indiana. Plus, David Watkins joins us; he's a leader in the Indiana Economic Development Corp. He shares some of the successes that the government group is having helping entrepreneurs in Indiana.
BE&O November 13, 2022 – Entrepreuership Initiative, QR Codes, and A Barbershop with Attitude
November 14, 2022
On this week's Business, Equity, and Opportunities podcast: This weekthe Indiana Economic Development Commission is launching it's entrepreneurship initiative that includes a publication that features success stories from across the state along with a digital support portal. Nelson Spade is back talking tech; this time, QR codes. And we drop by a barber shop with attitude for a trim and some tips, in our Industry Focus.
BE&O November 6, 2022 – Helping Veterans/Military Families, Growing Indiana’s technology sector inclusively, and Diverse participation in construction
November 07, 2022
On this week's Business, Equity, and Opportunities podcast: Veterans and military families have a new ally in their quest for business success. Courtney Zaugg, ambassador for Bunker Labs Indianapolis explains how this young non-profit is empowering the military community to be successful entrepreneurs and small business owners. We learn how 'Innopower' and 'Tech Point' are working together to grow Indiana’s technology sector inclusively. And we hear a success story from an Indianapolis business leader who is making history with her innovative approach to 100% diverse participation in construction.
BE&O October 30, 2022 – Diverse Supplier Grant Initiative, a Manufacturing Innovation Conference, and a Motorsports Success Story
November 01, 2022
On this week's Business, Equity, and Opportunities podcast: We find out about a nation wide Divers Supplier Grant Initiative, what it is and how it makes it easier for minority businesses to Access Capital. We 'focus on the manufacturing industry' in Indiana spotlighting a recent 'Innovation Conference' that brought together manufacturing entrepreneurs and global industry leaders. And Antron Brown is top fuel drag racing’s first African-American champion. He runs his own racing team, AB Motorsports and he’s today’s ‘Success Story’.
BE&O October 23, 2022 – Minority Business Development Agency grant winner, Accessing Capital through Kickstarter, and an educator helping students develop a world view
October 24, 2022
On this week's Business, Equity, and Opportunities podcast: A small business owner who turned to Kickstarter and found success accessing capital. the US Department of commerce Minority Business Development Agency provides services to help minority owned businesses across the country. to that end the agency recently awarded grants totaling 4.72 million dollars to strengthen and expand a national network of business centers. Part of that money is coming to Indiana! And we hear a success story from an educator with a world view who wants her students to develop their own too.
BE&O October 16, 2022 – Diverse company practices, aviation summit, and an aviation success story
October 17, 2022On this week's Business, Equity, and Opportunities podcast: We get tips from an award winning hospital system on how to make sure you practice diversity in your business dealings. We look at the avaiation business in our area and find out what's happening at the upcoming Aviation Career Summit. And our focus on flight continues with today's Success Story featuring Mario Rodriguez, the man in charge of the Indianapolis Airport Authority.
BE&O October 9, 2022 – Creditworthiness and loans up to 500k, Payroll, and the owner of a real estate brokerage company helping to break language barriers
October 10, 2022
On this week's Business, Equity, and Opportunities podcast: Access to Capital is a key challenge to anyone hoping to start and run a small business you have to get the money to get your business started somehow. If yo have employees you'll need to know how to handle payroll. And we meet the owner of a real estate brokerage company helping bridge language barriers for business owners looking for retail space.
BE&O October 2, 2022 – Multilingual representation, Creditworthiness, and a local CEO in the top 100 for diversity
October 03, 2022
On this week's Business, Equity, and Opportunities podcast: Rosy Casas is a broker with Libertad Real Estate in Indianapolis, a firm that specializes in companies and people that require multi-lingual representation. Creditworthiness may not be a term that you're currently familiar with but you'll need to know because, for a lender, it can make all the difference in deciding whether you'll get a loan or not. And we share another great success story, this one features a local CEO who was recently named one of the top 100 for diversity.