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Entrepreneurship has a major impact on the health and vitality of a community. In the United States alone, over 90% of new net job creation comes from entrepreneurial startups and emerging companies.

The NIIC has been supporting entrepreneurs in Northeast Indiana for over 16 years. We’ve launched hundreds of products (380 and counting), facilitated millions in funding ($42 million in research grants and $36 million in capital investment) and helped countless businesses launch and grow.

Strengthening the regional economy is built into our DNA at The NIIC. It’s at the heart of what we do as a nonprofit, community-based entrepreneurial resource center.

We’re one of the country’s top entrepreneurial resources. Our facility in Fort Wayne stands as the country’s only ISO 9001:2008 registered business incubation and acceleration program.

We serve businesses at every stage, from aspiring entrepreneurs, startups and growing businesses, to high performance companies and progressive nonprofit organizations ready to scale. Our goal is to give your venture a competitive edge and help it thrive.