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Indiana’s Capital Access Challenge

Apr 6, 2018 | Tim Cook, JD

This article originally appeared on insideindianabusiness.com. If real estate is all about location-location-location, then getting a tech company off the ground is just as often about capital-capital-capital. The right idea, the right team, and the right moment all need to converge in the right space-time tech continuum for a company to succeed, but without the capital … Continue reading Indiana’s Capital Access Challenge

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(i) on Economic Development: Cook, Culp Talk 2018 Indiana Legislative Session and Key Takeaways

Mar 27, 2018 | KSMLA

On the most recent (i) on Economic Development, Tim Cook and Katie Culp join Gerry Dick to discuss Indiana’s top economic development news stories, including the chaotic end to the 2018 Indiana General Assembly, legislative takeaways from the session, and the upcoming special session in May. On the show, Cook credits the passage of Senate Bill 257, exempting sales of … Continue reading (i) on Economic Development: Cook, Culp Talk 2018 Indiana Legislative Session and Key Takeaways

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State Moves Needle (Back and Forth) on Perception Issues

| Tim Cook, JD

This article originally appeared on ibj.com. It’s customary at the end of every legislative session to proclaim winners and losers. But it’s equally important to take a step back from the individual highs and lows of specific bills that passed or didn’t pass, to assess the bigger picture. Specifically, what message are we sending about … Continue reading State Moves Needle (Back and Forth) on Perception Issues

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(i) on Economic Development: Cook, Culp Talk Amazon, State of the State

Jan 24, 2018 | KSMLA

On the most recent (i) on Economic Development, Tim Cook and Katie Culp join Gerry Dick to discuss Indiana’s top economic development news stories, including Amazon’s top 20 HQ2 list and Gov. Holcomb’s recent State of the State address. Amazon naming Indianapolis as one of its 20 HQ2 finalists is a recognition of all that the city has to offer, … Continue reading (i) on Economic Development: Cook, Culp Talk Amazon, State of the State

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Workforce Development to Dominate Session

Dec 19, 2017 | Tim Cook, JD Katie Culp, MBA

This article originally appeared on ibj.com. Although 2018 is a non-budget year for the Indiana General Assembly, lawmakers still face a slew of challenges when they return in January. Many of those share an underlying commonality: workforce development. The fact is, workforce development affects many aspects of the economy, including education and training, the creation … Continue reading Workforce Development to Dominate Session

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(i) on Economic Development: Cook, Culp Talk Economic Impact of High-Profile Sporting Events

Nov 29, 2017 | KSMLA

On the most recent (i) on Economic Development, Tim Cook and Katie Culp joined Gerry Dick to discuss the impact high-profile sporting events has on Indiana’s economy. From bidding on the 1987 Pan American Games to building the Hoosier Dome before there was even a team to play in it, Indianapolis has made sports one … Continue reading (i) on Economic Development: Cook, Culp Talk Economic Impact of High-Profile Sporting Events

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Indiana-Established Digital Marketing Firm Grows Footprint in Southeast Indiana

Nov 15, 2017 | Jamie Pike

NEW ALBANY, IN (Nov. 14, 2017) – SmartBox, a dental patient attraction company that offers digital and web marketing services for dentists, announced plans today to expand its operation in Floyd County, creating up to 100 new, high-wage jobs by 2022. “Hoosier entrepreneurs continue to showcase that Indiana is the best place to start a business, grow … Continue reading Indiana-Established Digital Marketing Firm Grows Footprint in Southeast Indiana

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The Growing Toll of The Opioid Epidemic

Nov 7, 2017 | Tim Cook, JD Katie Culp, MBA

The article originally appeared on insideindianabusiness.com. Last week’s (i) on Economic Development put the spotlight on Indiana’s opioid epidemic and its impact on the economy. What could two people involved in site selection and economic development possibly have to say about this crisis? As it turns out, a lot. Opioid and other drug abuse has a significant … Continue reading The Growing Toll of The Opioid Epidemic

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