Business Resources

Innovation Pointe is carefully curated to offer affordable work spaces, facilitate beneficial collisions, provide access to small business resources, and establish an environment of “collaboration,” for entrepreneurs to start and thrive.


View local recovery loans, grants and matching grant funds for Vanderburgh County businesses.


Start at Innovation Pointe

Managed by the Growth Alliance, Innovation Pointe offers startups and small businesses the convenient opportunity to collaborate with an extensive network of top business resources without ever leaving the building. And better yet, nearly all of the resources are free!


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Innovation Pointe
318 Main Street
Evansville, IN 47708

SCORE Mentorship

Innovation Pointe, Suite 223 | Available by appointment only. Please Email to schedule a visit.

The Evansville Chapter of SCORE offers free, confidential, unlimited counseling to entrepreneurs and small businesses – both existing and startups. Our mentors are working and retired volunteers with executive expertise in various disciplines ― academia, accounting & finance, marketing, advertising, banking, business planning, engineering, general management, human resources, law, inter-national sales, retail, and strategic planning.

Office: (812) 426-6144

SCORE Website

Small Business Development Center

Innovation Pointe, Suite 400  |  Advisors available by appointment.

Contact the Southwest Indiana Small Business Development Center to revise your business plan or marketing strategy, increase sales, expand products and services, improve cash flow and increase profit margin.

The Small Business Development Center provides one-on-one confidential business consulting to help businesses develop and implement strategic plans.  Business Advisors are trained and equipped with some of the most advanced market research and financial analysis tools on the market.

Data provided to clients is often complimentary or at a fraction of the cost.  One-on-one consultations with ISBDC advisors is free!

Office: 812-425-7232

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Elevate Ventures Southwest Indiana

Elevate Ventures exists to support the development and success of Indiana entrepreneurs. They are part venture capital, and part entrepreneurial development partner. Their Advisors are critical guides, resources and catalysts for developing high-performing, high-growth, Indiana-based businesses.

Connect with Elevate Ventures Southwest, Entrepreneur in Residence,      Eric Steele.


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Southwest Indiana Chamber

Innovation Pointe, Suite 400  |  Office: 812-423-2020

The Evansville Regional Economic Partnership (E-REP) is the economic and community development team for the region, advancing the interests of businesses and fueling economic and community growth.

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Start Downtown

The DOWNTOWN EVANSVILLE – Economic Improvement District (EID) is your go-to for all things Downtown Evansville.

Connect with the DOWNTOWN EVANSVILLE – Development Corp. to discuss or explore new uses for neglected or vacant properties in our community’s urban core.

Explore additional resources to start or grow your business in Greater Evansville.


Potential Funding

View a list of Microloan programs for small businesses and startups.

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Zoning & Permitting

Tax Incentives

Your business expansion could qualify for local or state tax incentives.