Entries by Ashli Smith

Ted Baker at the INT’L Conference on Business Incubation

Our very own Ted Baker represented the Innovation Connector at the INT’L Conference on Business Incubation in Atlanta, Georgia. Ted taught courses on Fostering Your Entrepreneurship Center’s Role in Your Community,  Building Profitable Programs That Serve Entrepreneurs, The Work-Life Balance for Entrepreneurs – A Look at Mental Health in Your ESO, and Leading Ecosystem Development […]

Entrepreneurs: Truth, Myths, Uncertainties

By: Ted A. Baker, CEO/Executive Director, Muncie Innovation Connector, Inc. As the Innovation Connector continues to spotlight entrepreneurs in the Muncie community during 2022, it is crucial to understand who entrepreneurs are, what makes them do what they do, and how they are an integral part of the business ecosystem? I have worked with hundreds, […]

Summer Classes are Back!

Innovation Connector is once again hosting unique and innovative programs for kids in Delaware County who are interested in working with technology in the future. In past summers, with the help of experts from TechWise Academy, Innovation Connector has offered workshops where kids have been able to learn about things like 3D printing, drone programming, […]

Resident Client Spotlight – Jon Anderson

Jon Anderson is the Executive Director of the Muncie Sports Commission (munciesports.com). He’s been in the role of Executive Director since May of 2020 but has been working with the organization in a consulting role since 2017. The Sports Commission’s purpose is to attract, create, host, and support sporting events and recreational opportunities for Delaware […]

Celebrating Entrepreneurs in Muncie, Indiana

By: Ted A. Baker, CEO/Executive Director, Muncie Innovation Connector, Inc. For the remainder of 2022, the Innovation Connector will be focusing its outreach efforts on “Celebrating Entrepreneurs.”  What an exciting concept, “celebrating entrepreneurs!”  While it seems fitting to celebrate entrepreneurs, what are we celebrating? Heck, most of us have trouble saying “entrepreneur,” and more cannot […]

Resident Client Spotlight – Peggy Cenova

  Resident Client Spotlight – Peggy Cenova Peggy Cenova has been the Regional Director of the East Central Indiana SBDC since 2011. The Indiana Small Business Development Centers help Hoosier entrepreneurs’ businesses start, grow, and flourish. Need help starting a business or improving the one you have? Reach out to the East Central Indiana SBDC […]

Nevertheless – First Session

Nevertheless, a Business Sisterhood, was nothing short of an amazing business and connection gaining experience for the women who participated in the first program at Innovation Connector. Nevertheless is an opportunity for women business owners to connect and meet with other women entrepreneurs to discuss their experiences and learn from each other. These successful women […]

Meet our New Team Member

The Innovation Connector is pleased to announce a new team member, Natalie Smith. Smith will serve as the Program and Events Coordinator. In this role, she will be coordinating events, program operations, and have administrative responsibilities as well. The first face you see when you walk into the building will be this one! Smith was […]

Resident Client Spotlight – Josh Mathews

Josh Mathews, Regional Vice President of Primerica, is located in Suite 106 at the Innovation Connector. Josh has been helping families save and invest since 2008 and has been renting space at the Innovation Connector for many of those years. Josh works with adults of all ages and stages of their savings and retirement process.

We’re Hiring!

The Innovation Connector is Hiring: The Muncie Innovation Connector, Inc., east-central Indiana’s only full-service Entrepreneurship Support Organization and Business Incubator, is expanding its team by adding a PROGRAM AND EVENTS COORDINATOR. Part of the responsibilities of this position includes serving as the Innovation Connector’s Administrative Assistant. The right candidate will possess excellent communication skills (written […]