America’s SBDCs help make the dream of small business ownership a reality for more Americans — creating jobs and opportunities that build communities throughout the nation.
See how the Indiana SBDC has served its communities.
Valor Defense Solutions Grows Through INTAP
Valor Defense Solutions, located in Odon, IN, is a women-owned defense contractor providing logistical, engineering, cabling, painting, sand blasting and refurbishing support for government agencies and the public sector. Valor participated in the 2020 Indiana Technical Assistance Program (INTAP) where they received assistance to move forward 50% closer towards receipt of the company's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) compliance.
Labor of Love Childcare — A Story of Resiliency
Long-time Indiana SBDC client LaDawn White changed her business, Labor of Love Childcare, to provide in-home childcare and the Indiana SBDC helped connect her to resources to increase her online presence.
The Indiana SBDC's Export Indiana Accelerator Program (EIAP) opened our eyes to greater opportunities and the avenues to fully explore those opportunities.
Tom Ryder, President & CEO of Genesis Plastics Welding
clients received export assistance in 2020
Innovate WithIN Engages High School Students
Innovate WithIN is the country's largest high school pitch competition where students not only win cash prizes, but launch and scale their businesses. As part of this, students work with Indiana SBDC Advisors to develop market-ready, capable ideas.
Clients assisted through the Indiana Technical Assistance Program (INTAP)
Sip & Share Wines Business Pivot
Nicole Kearney from Sip & Share Wines used Project HOPE, an Indiana SBDC CARES Act program, to pivot her business online and increase e-commerce sales.
JAG Photography Secures State Grant
Jesus Gonzalez from JAG Photography worked with the Northwest Indiana SBDC to secure state Restart Grant funding to help his business recover.
Hotel Tango Represents the State of Indiana
Hotel Tango Distillery is the first combat-disabled, veteran-owned distillery in the nation and the first artisan distillery in Indianapolis since Prohibition. In 2020 they were one out of ten small businesses nationwide honored at the ASBDC Client Showcase, the first Indiana company to ever be selected.
women-owned businesses counseled in 2020