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Meet some new businesses, learn about our impact and meet our community partner Accion in our latest newsletter: Summer 2014 newsletter

NW-ISBDC seeking E-Day nominations

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    Crown Point – Nominations are now invited for the Northwest ISBDC’s annual Entrepreneurial Excellence (E-Day) Awards. The 23rd annual E-Day will celebrate entrepreneurs and champions in categories including Small Business Person of the year, Entrepreneurial Success Award, Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Minority Small Business Person of the Year, Small Business Advocate of…
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Microlender bringing services to more counties

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Our service provider partner, Accion, is expanding its service area beyond Lake and Porter counties to include LaPorte, Newton, Jasper, Pulaski and Starke counties. The alternative microfinance leader has been providing loans and technical assistance in Indiana since 2008. Accion, a nonprofit microlender, makes loans from $500 to $50,000 to existing and start-up small businesses…
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Martin Binder in state spotlight


Our 2013 E-Day family-owned business of the year is now being recognized at the state level! The Small Business Administration has named the Valparaiso-based jeweler as the 2014 state family-owned business of the year. Read more on this story.

E-Day 2014 Save the Date

We are looking forward to honoring region small businesses and champions at the 2014 Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards luncheon. Save the date for this year’s event on Wednesday Nov. 12. For more information on E-Day.