East Central Indiana Business Incubator Programs
The Innovation Connector helps new entrepreneurs with truly unique business ideas turn their dreams into a reality by supporting and accelerating the creation of successful technology-based and emerging companies in order to improve the economy of Muncie and east central Indiana.
Muncie Madjax Makerforce is a makerspace located in Downtown Muncie. Its mission is to foster a collaborative environment wherein people can explore and create intersections between science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics and culture.
Purdue University’s P3 Makerspace at Purdue Polytechnic Anderson is a co-working space offering services related to the use of manufacturing, prototyping, and woodworking. This is the place where you join with other do-it-yourselfers and the place where trained instructors are nearby to assist. A place to access those tools you dreamed of but was always outside your budget or the size of your tool shop. P3 Makerspace is the place our members bring creations to life with a state-of-the-art workspace filled with a plethora of tools and the latest technological equipment.
The Flagship Enterprise Center (FEC) is a regional incubator and advanced stage business center supported by the City of Anderson, Anderson University, Purdue University, IVY Tech Community College, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC), the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA), and many others. The mission of the Flagship Enterprise Center (FEC) is to be a premier technology-based business center, creating, growing and attracting jobs, and contributing to the long-term economic development of the communities of Anderson, Madison County and the state of Indiana. The FEC will pursue its mission through the encouragement and nurturing of the entrepreneurial and business spirit by offering mentoring, business services, networking and educational opportunities, access to capital, and debt financing.
The Center City Development Corporation is a resource for business owners, entrepreneurs, and community members alike. The purpose of the organization is to be a leading action-oriented community organization; to help small business to continue to grow and prosper, to develop and implement community development projects, and to be a resource that benefits both small and large businesses and community members.
The Innovation Center is available for meetings and also serves as a business incubator for technology-related businesses.
The Refinery Business Center is a dynamic, affordable work environment for entrepreneurs, non-profits, remote workers, small businesses, contractors, start-ups, students, and all other types of independent professionals.
Director of Community Relations
Indiana has a business environment ranked among the best in the world, and statewide leaders in business, education and government are increasingly interested in entrepreneurism’s potential to elevate quality of life and attract and retain talent in communities big and small. The moment to capitalize is now.
Elevate Ventures exists to create sustainable cultures and infrastructure across Indiana that support the ongoing development and success of entrepreneurs. Our vision is to be regarded as a critical guide, resource and community catalyst for developing high-performing, high-growth, Indiana-based businesses.