Project HOPE: Free Tech Help For Small Businesses, Entrepreneurs

The Indiana Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has partnered with the IU Kelley School of Business to provide digital marketing and E-commerce assistance to small businesses affected by COVID-19. Through project HOPE, IU Kelley students, under the direction of faculty members, work directly with client companies of the Indiana SBDC to complete digital marketing and …

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $16 Million in CARES Act Funding to Capitalize Revolving Loan Funds to Help Small Businesses Across Indiana Respond to Coronavirus

The U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross has announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $16 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants to capitalize and administer Revolving Loan Funds (RLFs) that will provide critical gap financing to small businesses and entrepreneurs adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic across Indiana.       “President Trump …

SBA Announces National Small Business Week

The head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, Administrator Linda McMahon has announced that this year’s National Small Business Week will be held from May 5-11, 2019. Administrator McMahon will start the week in Washington, D.C., where she will recognize and award outstanding small business owners and SBA Resource Partners from around the nation. She will …

GaylaCake

Founded by Gayla Bell in 2013, GaylaCake offers custom-design, novelty cakes, cookies and specialty treats for events ranging from birthdays to baby showers. She located her storefront in Evanville’s emerging neighborhood on North Main Street, and as sales grew quickly, she expanded to a larger building in the Jacobsville neighborhood to meet increased demand from …