Let’s Become a Bed of Social Venture Capitalism
In the process of developing an entrepreneurial support system at Refinery46, we’ve engaged with hundreds of founders. And while something as complex as startups doesn’t have a formula for success, there’s almost always one consistent factor at play. Nearly all entrepreneurs who develop the roots for long-term success have a supportive relational network that encourages, […]
Strategic Investment: Maximizing Returns on Social Capital
In a world driven by connections and relationships, social capital is arguably the key currency for any individual or business’ success. Fortunately, or sadly, growth and opportunity in life and business is more often than not rooted in “who you know” rather than “what you know.” If you do not have a strategic individual or […]
What Makes a Thriving Entrepreneurial Ecosystem?
An entrepreneurial ecosystem refers to the interconnected network of individuals, organizations, and resources that collectively contribute to fostering entrepreneurship and innovation within a region or industry. Going beyond the mere presence of entrepreneurs and startups, a true entrepreneurial ecosystem leverages numerous variables to influence and support the entire entrepreneurial process.
Refinery46 Brian Schutt Featured on Inside Indiana Business
Refinery46 cofounder Brian Schutt was recently featured on Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick, where the two discussed the unique position Refinery46 brings to coworking and incubator space in Indianapolis. The focus of the space is first to bring in local businesses that are collaboration minded in approach. The goal there is the recognition that […]
Matt Green: Owner and Founder of Green’s Lawncare & Property Services
In our second episode of the Refinery46 Podcast, Owner and Founder of Green’s Lawncare & Property Services, Matt Green shares his company’s vision, challenging obstacles he has overcome, and some valuable nuggets of information for other small business owners. If you would like to take one thing off of your busy to-do list and receive […]
Co-Working For Small Business in Indianapolis
The benefits of co-working for small businesses in Indianapolis are numerous. Co-working spaces provide a professional and productive environment for small business owners and entrepreneurs to work and collaborate. One of the main benefits of co-working is the cost savings. Renting a traditional office space can be expensive, especially for small businesses. Co-working spaces offer […]
The Benefits of Industry Specific Groups
If you really think about it, it is incredibly rare to find opportunities to connect with other professionals in our industry where it doesn’t feel like we are competing with one another. The main culprit for this is the rampant scarcity mindset that plagues many beginning (and even more established) entrepreneurs and small business owners. […]
Should I get an office within a coworking space?
Should I get an office within a coworking space? Coworking space are popping up all over the place! A lot of them offer designated office spaces and come with a significant amount of valuable and unique amenities that you may not normally see in a traditional office space or corporate building. If you haven’t been […]
James Montgomery of Food By The Word Market Store
The powerful story of how James started Food By The Word. To hear the full story CLICK HERE Okay. You know, food by the word it was for is actually four years ago, yesterday was the fourth anniversary of food by the word God, birth food by the word and Timmy. At the time. And […]
Christina Garten of Christina’s Complete Clean
How Christina’s Complete Clean Got Started. So it started with Christina’s complete, uh, years ago I had, uh, had my son at a fairly young age, and I had one house that I cleaned every other Friday. And for 90 whopping dollars, I cleaned her 5,000 square foot house. And, uh, it was a steal […]