Partners

Innovation Connector

The Innovation Connector helps aspiring entrepreneurs nurture, cultivate and grow their tech- based business ideas by providing opportunities to network, to learn from mentors, and to gain access to valuable resources and education. The staff specifically offers BSIC clients a multitude of business start-up and incubation services. The Innovation Connector’s website can be found here.


Whitinger Strategic Services

Whitinger Strategic Services is a business development and consulting firm located in Muncie, Indiana. Its portfolio of services include: strategic planning, revenue creation, brand management, leadership development, and organizational alignment. Its staff specifically provides BSIC clients with general business consulting, business plan formation, and branding tools. You can visit Whitinger Strategic Services’ website here.


Defur Voran

Defur Voran is a law practice that was founded in Muncie in 1906. Current practice areas include: small business and corporate law, estate planning and administration, employment law, litigation, health law, education law, finance and banking, mediation, real estate, taxation, employee benefits and retirement plans, commercial and bankruptcy and intellectual property. Staff specifically assists BSIC with all legal matters relating to start-up businesses, including patent filing and entity formation. You can visit Defur Voran’s website here.


Crowe Horwath

Crowe Horwath LLP is one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms in the United States. Under its core purpose of Building Value with Values,® Crowe assists public and private company clients in reaching their goals through audit, tax, advisory, risk, and performance services. You can visit Crowe Horwath’s website here.


Ball State University Foundation

The mission of the Ball State University Foundation is to maximize sustainable support for Ball State University by obtaining, investing, and administering private gift support and prudently discharging its fiduciary obligations to the university, donors, and designated beneficiaries. You can visit their website here.