Stories

Expanding Our Entrepreneurial Imagination in Indianapolis

July 26, 2019 | By Brandon Hudson, Brett Brenton and Kaliah Ligon

Who do you picture when you hear the word “entrepreneur?” Do you imagine a 20 something plugging away on their computer coding for an app? Maybe….

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What Makes a Successful and Inclusive Entrepreneurial Ecosystem? (Part 2)

July 25, 2019 | By Stacey Williams, PhD, MPH, Director of Research and Evaluation

“The essence of an entrepreneurial ecosystem is its people and the culture of trust and collaboration that allows them to interact successfully. An ecosystem that allows….

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Do Forward Cities’ Site Visits Strengthen Cross-City Connections?

July 2, 2019 | By Nicolas Gunkel, Vice President of Ecosystem Impacts

If there is one key takeaway from “Expanding Our Entrepreneurial Imagination in Indianapolis” was that the showcase was jam-packed with programming, tours and conversations. Participants from….

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How to Design Community Solutions with Help From The Actual Community

June 26, 2019 | By LC Johnson

Human centered design. The first time I came across this phrase, it was in a professional development workshop that I initially signed up for because a….

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