Startup Law 101: Intellectual property

Online

This presentation will discuss intellectual property matters that early startups should be considering, but are also applicable to established companies as well. The presentation will include a brief overview of the various types of IP protection that may be available, IP issues companies should consider early in the startup phase, along with how best to […]

Free

Founder’s Friday: Solo Vendor

Columbus Chamber 500 Franklin St, Columbus, Indiana

Founder's Fridays are casual, caffeinated conversation, helping to build a stronger entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Columbus area. Join us  for the June Founder's Friday, to hear from Solomon Knight, and Shaquille Ash, Founders of Solo Vendor- the new standard in seamless mobile ordering & Point of Sales (POS) payments. Solo Vendor is a fast and efficient mobile ordering platform, […]

Free

Propeller Makerspace Volunteer Call Out Meeting

Online

Join us for our 2nd Propeller volunteer call out meeting! In this meeting we'll be discussing updates on where we're at in the development process and what still needs to be done. New to Propeller and Makerspaces in general but want to help somehow? No worries! We're happy to take all the help we can […]

Free

Remote Meetups at the Mill

The Mill 642 N Madison, Bloomington, IN

A free, casual monthly get-together at The Mill for remote workers to take a break, connect to community, and eat lunch on us. Join us! Working remotely? Connect to community! Take a break from eating at your keyboard and join other remote workers at The Mill for free lunch & casual networking and chat. Open […]

Free

Think Local – Small Business Training: Marketing Content Calendar

Online

Are you part of the 63% of businesses who don't have a documented marketing strategy? Not anymore! In this class we will discuss the benefits of creating a content calendar and how to effectively execute your planning. By creating (and implementing) a content calendar, you can optimize your digital business growth while saving yourself a […]

Free

Innovate WithIN Pitch Competition 2021 State Finals

JW Marriott 10 South West Street, Indianapolis, IN

Innovate WithIN Pitch Competition is the most elite high school pitch competition in the country, giving Hoosier students the opportunity to create their own business plans and showcase entrepreneurial ideas throughout the state. The vision of Innovate WithIN is to build a generation of youth with an “opportunities are everywhere” mindset fueling innovation and hope […]

Free

Hiring Your First Employee…..Now What?

Online

Join us for a one hour presentation and Q+A as Todd Meyer from Insperity discusses how to tackle hiring the right employees for your startup Many startups want to improve people’s lives but fail to realize the lives for whom they can have the greatest impact on are those of their employees. To build a great […]

Free

Taking Care of Business: Negotiation Skills Workshop

Online

Back by popular demand! Sam Ardery, an attorney with Bunger and Robertson, is a lawyer who trains other lawyers in the art of negotiating. Sam will lead this workshop, in which you will learn about conflict management and negotiation skills. Negotiating skills are used in every profession. Even if you aren't conducting large corporate mergers, you need these […]

Kinetic 2021: Fueled by Elevate Ventures

Biltwell Event Center 950 South White River Parkway West Drive, Indianapolis, IN

Join us at Kinetic to be part of fueling the growth of Indiana entrepreneurs, high growth startups and entrepreneurial ecosystems. Powered by Elevate Ventures, Kinetic is designed to be the go-to conference in Indiana for entrepreneurs and investors. This event provides access the knowledge, networks, and opportunities needed for the attendees to accelerate their entrepreneurial […]

Business Networking After Hours @ Propeller

Connect with Columbus Propeller volunteers and members of the Chamber community while getting a sneak peak at the future community innovation center, Propeller, located on the Columbus Airpark Campus. See the "BEFORE" and provide input into how this space can serve the community. Propeller will feature machining and woodworking shops, robotics, electronics and programs to help […]

FIRESIDE CHAT WITH METROSTAR CEO ALI REZA MANOUCHEHRI

The Mill 642 N Madison, Bloomington, IN

Enjoy a casual conversation about entrepreneurship and becoming the CEO of a leading tech company. MetroStar works in AI, cybersecurity, human-centered design, and enterprise IT across the federal government. Hear about how Ali and his friends grew MetroStar from a George Mason dorm room to a business with more than 300 employees. Entrepreneur-in-Residence Cy Megnin […]

ELEVATE HAPPY HOUR

The Mill 642 N Madison, Bloomington, IN

Elevate Ventures and Velocities are hosting a Happy Hour at The Mill in October and are inviting all of you. Join them for an evening of networking with local and regional resources that can assist your company, and learn more about Elevate Ventures' funding opportunities. Drinks and appetizers will be provided. You are also welcome […]