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Evansville Talent Takes Top Prize at Statewide Innovation Showcase

Evansville Talent Takes Top Prize at Statewide Innovation Showcase

Aric Pryor, president of Evansville-based Quarion Technology, walked away with the $10,000 grand prize for his startup pitch at the 10th annual Innovation Showcase in Indianapolis.

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Posted in: Business Success Stories, Evansville Entrepreneurs , Innovation Ecosystem | Tags: evansville startup, innovation showcase, venture club of indiana, inx3, aric pryor, quarion technology, tech on tap

Hi-Tech Talent Retained in Evansville

Hi-Tech Talent Retained in Evansville

Losing a job is extremely stressful. For Mike Stagg and his partners, it presented the opportunity to start a new business and created a passion for bringing high tech jobs into Evansville.

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Posted in: Business Success Stories, Evansville Entrepreneurs , Innovation Ecosystem | Tags: envolve engineering, innovation pointe, retaining talent

Evansville is the Perfect Size to Start a Business

Evansville is the Perfect Size to Start a Business

“Evansville is the perfect size. You can do what you want to do, test out the market, take risks and explore options,” says Mary.  “It’s the kind of town where you can make a difference.”

Read about Mary's startup success in Evansville and her advice to aspiring entrepreneurs.

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Posted in: Business Success Stories, Evansville Entrepreneurs , Quality of Place | Tags: sixth street soapery, evansville pedicab, evansville startup, renaissance, good clean fun

Coming Together for Growth

Coming Together for Growth

Growth Alliance President, Ellen Horan and Marketing Communication Manager, Abby Elpers were recently asked by a business publication to participate in an interview regarding the growth and momentum of Greater Evansville. Take a peek at the publication to see how our community shines.

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Posted in: Business Success Stories, Evansville Entrepreneurs , Innovation Ecosystem , Quality of Place | Tags: innovation pointe, renaissance, momentum, development, evansville buzz

Evansville Startup Earns Mira Awards Nomination

Evansville Startup Earns Mira Awards Nomination

Rapid growth from Evansville startup, Curvo Labs, Inc. lands the company a Mira Awards nomination under the category “Scale-up for the Year.”

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Posted in: Business Success Stories, Evansville Entrepreneurs | Tags: curvo labs, evansville startup, mira awards

Evansville, your Uber has Arrived!

Evansville, your Uber has Arrived!

Download the Uber app to request a safe, reliable, and affordable ride whenever and wherever you are! Better yet, you can enjoy your first 2 rides (up to $10) on Uber with promo code EVANSVILLE.

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Posted in: Business Success Stories, Evansville Entrepreneurs , Quality of Place | Tags: uber evansville, drive with uber, uber launches in evansville

We’re UBER Excited!

We’re UBER Excited!

Connectivity frustrations among millennials leads to the launch of UberX! This new transportation option in Evansville is sure to bring a wealth of new economic opportunities as we transition from being a big little city to becoming a little big city. Jump on the Uber bandwagon!

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Posted in: Business Success Stories, Evansville Entrepreneurs , Quality of Place | Tags: uber evansville, drive with uber

Renaissance in Evansville: A Vibrant Future is on the Horizon

Renaissance in Evansville: A Vibrant Future is on the Horizon

Evansville is emerging and expanding with momentum.  According to Forbes Magazine, Evansville is ranked as the 4th best place to start a business. Additionally, a national website focusing on quality of life data recently ranked Evansville has the second lowest cost of living in the nation. These accolades demonstrate that Evansville is an affordable and welcoming community to have a career and call home.

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Posted in: Business Success Stories, Evansville Entrepreneurs , Innovation Ecosystem , Quality of Place | Tags: downtown evansville, city of evansville, renaissance, evansville buzz, cost of living,

A History of Success: Booming Business in Southwest Indiana

A History of Success: Booming Business in Southwest Indiana

Evansville’s economic impact is undeniable. Our city is home to a vast number of company headquarters and has an extensive history of innovation and entrepreneurship. In addition, its strategic location along the Ohio River makes the city a convenient spot for the trading of cargo and other goods. Let’s explore a few unique Evansville-based companies that are making a difference around the nation and world!

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Posted in: Business Success Stories | Tags: innovation point, evansville, shield global partners, innovation, downtown, economic development, growth, business development

A Double Dose of Good News: A Local Business Earns National Recognition + Lower Unemployment Rates

A Double Dose of Good News: A Local Business Earns National Recognition + Lower Unemployment Rates

On the heels of eLuxurySupply.com’s announcement from The Inc. 5000 as the fastest growing private business in Indiana and 4th in the nation based on percentage increase of growth over the last three years, we learn that Evansville just keeps growing!

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Posted in: Business Success Stories, Evansville Entrepreneurs | Tags: innovation point, evansville, shield global partners, innovation, downtown, economic development, growth, business development, evansville startup

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