Entries by Alexis Dishman

Innovation Connector to Host the Fifth Annual BIG Idea Pitch Competition for Local Entrepreneurs

September 4, 2018 – Muncie, IN – The Innovation Connector of Muncie, Indiana is hosting the fifth annual BIG Idea Pitch competition for local entrepreneurs and innovators to “pitch” their business, business concepts, product or invention to a panel of judges from the business and investment community. There are many very creative and interesting concepts […]

Anti-Fraud Workshop for Small Businesses 10 No-Cost Ways to Reduce Financial Fraud Risk

Anti-Fraud Workshop for Small Businesses 10 No-Cost Ways to Reduce Financial Fraud Risk June 11, 2018, Fort Wayne and Muncie, Ind.—Each year United States businesses lose over $1 Trillion of revenue due to fraudulent accounting practices and embezzlement. Small business owners are invited to attend an anti-fraud workshop to learn 10 No-Cost Ways to Reduce […]

The Innovation Connector: Part Of An Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

“If you fly over a rainforest, pretty much all you see is the tops of the trees,” said Ted Baker, executive director. “But, what is really happening down there? There’s an entire ecosystem under those trees. When you come to the Innovation Connector, we can help you by connecting you to a component of our “ecosystem” you may need.”

Innovation Connector Helps Ashley and Bob Runkle Launch New Business: “Kiddo Keepsakes”

“Entertaining tiny humans and trying to get dinner made can sometimes feel like a noteworthy feat. Sometimes you need a new idea. Sometimes toys just lose their appeal and you have to get creative,” said Ashley Runkle. Ashley and her husband, Bob, pitched the idea for Kiddo Keepsakes, a children’s activity set, at the Innovation Connector’s BIG Idea Pitch.