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Zionsville, IN 46077

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Home-products e-tailer offers one-stop shopping

Matt Phillips of Zionsville spent 13 years working in retail before leaving the corporate world to launch his own online retailer last year.

Parker Gwen, an ode to his children’s names, is the culmination of time Phillips spent working for Best Buy, Groupon Goods and HH Gregg. And it’s a response to what he believes is largely missing from today’s shopping experience: a one-stop shop for all the products that fill your home.

Source: Indianapolis Business Journal
Date: Nov. 16, 2018

Episode 85: Try It Tiny, Maggie Daniels

Our mission is to highlight local business owners, thought leaders, and other area personalities who have made the city of Indianapolis what it is today. We want to ‘drink in the culture’ of what Indianapolis offers and share those stories with you, the listeners.
The Goal: To explore the intricacies of the city we call home and share our findings with you.

Source: Drink Culture
Date: Nov. 13, 2018

120WaterAudit Startup on a Roll

A water quality technology and testing startup is on a roll, garnering international attention after winning a high-profile competition. 120WaterAudit has secured millions in funding and sit downs with the Obama’s.

Source: Inside Indiana Business
Date: Nov. 6, 2018

Predictive Wear Wins Southwest Indiana Pitch Competition Showcasing Indiana Entrepreneurs

JASPER, Ind. – Last night, Southwest Indiana showcased entrepreneurs and startups across the state through the second annual Dubois County Pitch Competition at Brew in Jasper, Ind.

Individuals and teams shared their business, innovation, or entrepreneurial idea before a panel of judges in hopes of earning prize money to invest in their startup. The competition allowed 12 entrepreneurs four minutes to pitch their idea and two minutes to answer questions. Judges scored companies based on team, market fit, product/solution, customer traction or roadmap and their overall presentations. Judges included Jason Salstrom, Director of Purdue Foundry at Westgate; Brenda Stallings, CEO at Matrix Integration; and Katie Birge, Executive Director at Launch Indy.

Source: Elevate Ventures
Date: Nov. 6, 2018

Zionsville startup provides security solutions, products

You’re a volunteer at a festival with a crowd of thousands and a frantic mother tells you her little girl has wandered off. What do you do?

Jim Martin has an app for that.

It’s called Playbook and it’s the flagship product of his innovative startup company called Venue Intelligence, operating out of the zWorks office facilities at 85 E. Cedar St., Zionsville.

Source: Lebanon Reporter
Date: Nov. 1, 2018