Introduction to Knox County, Indiana

Knox County, Indiana, has a population of almost 37,000 in southwestern Indiana. The county seat and largest city is Vincennes. When originally formed, Knox county extended all the way to the Canadian border. The terrain is rolling hills largely used for agricultural purposes. In November 2020, The Pantheon opened as a coworking space. Previously a […]

Introduction to Elkhart County, Indiana

Elkhart County, Indiana, has a population of almost 200,000 in north-central Indiana. The county seat is Goshen. Elkhart is the county’s largest city, with about 25% of all county residents within its borders. The county claims to be the recreational vehicle capital of the world. There is also a history of cabinet-making in the county, […]

Introduction to Vigo County, Indiana

Vigo County, Indiana, has a population of approximately 107,000 in west-central Indiana. The county seat is Terre Haute. It is the largest city in the county. Interstate 70 passes through Vigo County between Indianapolis and St. Louis. Excluding health care organizations, Amcor Flexibles (packaging) is the largest employer in the county. The campuses of Indiana […]

Introduction to Boone County, Indiana

Boone County, Indiana has a population of approximately 56,000 and is considered part of the Indianapolis, Indiana metropolitan area. The county seat is Lebanon. It is the largest city in the county followed closely by the northwest Indy suburb of Zionsville. Many in the county commute south to Indianapolis for work with a few commuting […]

Introduction to Allen County, Indiana

Allen County, Indiana is the third most populous county in Indiana with approximately 380,000 residents, punctuated by the city of Fort Wayne, IN, which is the second-largest city behind Indianapolis. Commerce occurs between Chicago and Detroit. Nearly 8,000 are employed by Parkview Health Systems and 5,000 at Lutheran Health Network. General Motors and Lincoln Financial […]

Introduction to Marion County, Indiana

Marion County, Indiana has a population of approximately 970,000 and is home to the state capital of Indianapolis, IN. The Indy metropolitan area contains approximately 2M residents or 31% of total Indiana residents. The region is the nation’s 29th largest economic region with finance and insurance, manufacturing, professional and business services, education and health care, […]

Introduction to Hamilton County, Indiana

This post is part of a series of profiles and timely updates on local business communities. Hamilton County, Indiana has a population of approximately 275,000 and is considered part of the Indianapolis, Indiana metropolitan area. While the county seat is Noblesville, many wealthy individuals associated with Indiana business reside in the county. The cities of […]

Introduction to Tippecanoe County, Indiana

This is the first in a series of profiles and timely updates on local business communities. Tippecanoe County, Indiana, has a population of approximately 200,000 and an above-average education level within Indiana thanks mainly to the influence of Purdue University West Lafayette. Purdue employs approximately 7,000 people. Subaru of Indiana is the second-largest employer with […]

Introducing “Little Engine Information”

Little Engine Ventures (“LEV”) has conducted research on private companies since 2016. After thousands of direct and indirect records have been organized privately, we thought it was time to share a few insights about our community with our friends and neighbors without breaking confidentiality. Early feedback has been promising and so we thought we’d name […]