Entries by Alexis Dishman

Innovation Connector to Host the 6th Annual BIG Idea Pitch Competition for Local Entrepreneurs

SEPTEMBER 10, 2019 By: Alexis Dishman— Muncie, IN – The Innovation Connector of Muncie, Indiana is hosting the sixth 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 […]

Introducing the Capstone Connector

A BSU bus driver is pictured utilizing a new digital tracking system developed by a Capstone Connector team of students. On the left, the driver is holding a blue tablet that utilized an older manual paper entry method. Photo courtesy of Huseyin Ergin SEPTEMBER 9, 2019 By: Ted Baker— Muncie, IN—The Innovation Connector is pleased […]

Innovation Connector and TechWise Academy Announce New STEM Classes for Fall 2019

AUGUST 15, 2019 By: Brandon Coppernoll, Co-Founder, TechWise Academy— Muncie, IN—The Innovation Connector is partnering with TechWise Academy to host a new lineup of STEM classes through the Coding Connector starting on August 16. These classes help K-12 students learn computational thinking and computer science through coding and robotics. Ryan Hunter, co-founder of TechWise Academy, […]

Innovation Showcase Regional Pitch Competition Coming to Muncie

*Original Story posted on the Muncie Journal.* JULY 11, 2019 By: Ted Baker— Muncie, IN—The Venture Club of Indiana, in partnership with the Muncie Innovation Connector, will be hosting the 3rd annual Road to the Showcase Regional Pitch Competition on July 23, 2019, at the Innovation Connector, 1208 West White River Blvd., Muncie.  This event, one […]

2018 Excellence in Innovation Award Winner Highlight – HeidiJHale Designs

On Wednesday November 14th, The Innovation Connector celebrated innovation within our community at our Excellence in Innovation Awards Dinner. Five businesses were recognized for showcasing innovation in their day to day business activity. One of those five businesses are highlighted below. HeidiJHale Designs Heidi Hale is the innovator behind it all. What started as a […]

2018 Excellence in Innovation Award Winner Highlight – Mid-West Metal Products

On Wednesday November 14th, The Innovation Connector celebrated innovation within our community at our Excellence in Innovation Awards Dinner. Five businesses were recognized for showcasing innovation in their day to day business activity. One of those five businesses are highlighted below. Mid-West Metal Products Steve is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board […]

2018 Excellence in Innovation Award Winner Highlight – Muncie Journal

On Wednesday November 14th, The Innovation Connector celebrated innovation within our community at our Excellence in Innovation Awards Dinner. Five businesses were recognized for showcasing innovation in their day to day business activity. One of those five businesses are highlighted below. Muncie Journal Mike Rhodes (left) was awarded a 2018 Excellence in Innovation Award for […]