Diagnostics Developer Plans Indy HQ Expansion, Jobs
Indianapolis-based MiraVista Diagnostics LLC has announced a $5.3 million expansion. The fungal disease testing company says it plans to add up to 31 jobs by 2021 and double the size of its headquarters. MiraVista currently employs 44 and says hiring is expected to begin next year for positions including customer service representatives, laboratory technicians, research scientists and sales and marketing associates. The new positions are expected to pay…
Year-End Planning In The Wake of Tax Reform 2.0
House lawmakers recently passed the third and final portion of Tax Reform 2.0, despite the high probability that the Senate will not hold a vote on it because it doesn’t seem to have the votes needed to pass. This comes as planning strategies are being considered for year-end tax savings for 2018 by applying the new tax provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Tax Reform 2.0 is actually a collection of three bills…
IWit Championship Returning ‘Bigger And Better’
Organizers of the Indianapolis Women in Tech Championship says spectators and participants at the LPGA event will enjoy an improved version in 2019 as some of the best golfers in the world return for a third time to the Brickyard Crossing Golf Course in Speedway. Whitney Kuntz, senior sponsorship director at Connecticut-based promoter Octagon, says plans call for growing existing offerings surrounding the event like the IWiT Summit and the Eureka Exchange. The 2019 IWiT Championship…
Purdue Professor Appointed to USDA Advisory Board
Jayson Lusk, distinguished professor and department head of agricultural economics at Purdue University, has been selected to serve on the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education and Economics advisory board. Lusk is one of 10 newly appointed members to the 25-person board. Members serve a three-year term and represent a specific category of U.S. agricultural stakeholders. He will represent the National Social Science Association category.
Plainfield Coworking Space Set to Open
Officials in Plainfield will Thursday celebrate the grand opening of the town’s first coworking space. Level Two, located on the second floor of The Shops at Perry Crossing, is designed to enhance the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the community. The coworking space was financed through fundraising efforts and a large contribution from the town of Plainfield.