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Walmart gives $1M to Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– The Walmart Foundation has announced a $1 million grant to the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) Program. The grant will send 300 veterans with disabilities to entrepreneurship bootcamp at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management and six other universities participating in EBV. The grant also will support expansion of […]

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Senate panel backs proposal to “nurture entrepreneurial spirit in Indiana”

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Indiana’s Senate Committee on Commerce and Economic Development this week voted unanimously in favor of a bill nurturing the entrepreneurial spirit in the state through online resources, education and collaboration. House Bill 1006 – authored by State Rep. Suzanne Crouch (R-Evansville) and sponsored by State Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Lafayette) – tasks Indiana’s […]

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Soy-based denture adhesive, wound-care startups claim top prizes at Purdue elevator pitch competition

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A soy-based denture adhesive developer and a wound-care startup delivered the top pitches Friday (April 8), claiming $1,000 each during the fifth annual Purdue University Elevator Pitch Competition. Ankit Gupta won the undergraduate student category for his two-minute pitch about Dentural, which is developing an environmentally friendly biodegradable denture adhesive. Sean […]

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Fancy Fortune Cookies founder to speak at fundraising bootcamp

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University faculty, staff, students and the public can learn about what’s needed to launch a company at the university’s fifth annual Company Fund Raising Boot Camp on Oct. 11 in Discovery Park. Keynote speaker is Midwest entrepreneur Michael Fry, the creative mind behind Fancy Fortune Cookies. He will offer advice […]

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Vets learn business basics at Krannert Bootcamp

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Veterans from across the country have arrived at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management for an intensive seven-day course aimed at helping them start their own businesses. Created at Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management in 2007, the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities trains post-9/11 disabled veterans in entrepreneurship and […]

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Schedule set for 4th annual Purdue elevator pitch competition

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The lineup is set for the fourth annual Purdue University Elevator Pitch Competition, slated for 2-5 p.m. Friday (April 2) at Discovery Park’s Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121. The competition, themed Stand Up, Stand Out, Go Up, is open to Purdue students and faculty, as well as entrepreneurs […]

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

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