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Fintech startup expands to meet growing need for medical loans

LendingPoint CEO Tom Burnside is one of the company's four co-founders. | Photo submitted

July 2, 2017 - 12:55pm

After the bubble: Indiana oil production falls for second year

This downstate oil well is one of several investments by Midwest Energy Partners, which must work harder to find investors following the downturn in oil prices. | Photo courtesy of Steven Meyer/Midwest Energy

 

March 2, 2017 - 2:12pm

Ag-bio startups harvest more funding

Hydro Grow LLC hopes to hit the market within the next few years with its vegetable-growing appliance. Founder Scott Massey, left, and associates Jimmy Carlson, center, and Ivan Ball, recently landed $25,000 from Purdue Ag-celerator. |  Photo courtesy Purdue News Service

February 23, 2017 - 11:00am

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

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Forensic accountant uncooks company books

Tiffany Couch, CPA/CFF, CFE, is a Washington-based forensic accountant who has spent the last 12 years operating as a “sleuth with an adding machine.” | Photo courtesy of Tiffany Couch.

February 12, 2017 - 6:16pm

A decade later, Future Fund investment in CoLucid pays off

Eli Lilly and Co.’s $960 million purchase of CoLucid validated the creation of the Indiana Future Fund, which invested $16.5 million in CoLucid a decade earlier, said BioCrossroads CEO David Johnson. “Nothing like that had ever been done before” in the region. | Photo courtesy of BioCrossroads.

February 3, 2017 - 11:51am

Fishers' First Internet Bank grows national footprint with retail, restaurant loans

Loans to help investors purchase properties occupied by single-tenant retail stores have become the largest category of loans for Fishers, Indiana-based First Internet Bank. | Photo courtesy of First Internet Bank
December 21, 2016 - 12:56pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Jordan Cram

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Marie Chandoha

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Collision course: Competition heats up in Indy-area auto auction market

Cars roll down the lane of Indianapolis-based XLerate’s Charleston Auto Auction, located in South Carolina. XLerate bought three auctions this year and is looking for more. | Photo courtesy of XLerate

December 8, 2016 - 12:08pm

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