Breaking Through Barriers to Innovation in our Local Entrepreneurial Community

By John McDonald /

In June, the Kosciusko Economic Development Corporation (KEDCO) and NEXT Studios (NEXT) announced a partnership to launch a Medical Technology (medtech) Accelerator Program unique to Kosciusko County. The program is now underway, and KEDCO and NEXT are seeking participation. How can KEDCO and NEXT help your company? Here’s insight on […]

MedTech Accelerator Studio Launches in Warsaw

By John McDonald /

WARSAW, IN: The Kosciusko Economic Development Corporation (KEDCO) announces its launch of a new Medical Technology Accelerator Studio. The intention of the Medical Technology Accelerator Studio is to develop a robust pipeline of medical technology startups which will complement and advance existing product development and manufacturing capabilities in the Orthopedic […]

NEXT Studios First Indiana Venture Studio to Achieve B Corp Status

By NEXT Studios Team /

Indianapolis, IN: NEXT Studios, a Venture Studio, announces its status as a Certified Benefits (B) Corporation. NEXT is the first Venture Studio in Indiana to obtain this designation. NEXT Studios provides an alternative to the traditional accelerator system. As such, they hold themselves accountable to both financial success as a […]

NEXT Studios Launches NEXT Up Program to Advance Indiana’s Rising Startups

By John McDonald /

Venture studio helps launch ideas into companies with accelerated NEXT UP program INDIANAPOLIS,  NEXT Studios, a Midwest venture studio designed by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs, with entrepreneurs, announced today the launch of the NEXT UP program.  The program is launching its inaugural cohort starting Monday, May 3, 2021 with women-led startups from around […]

NEXT Studios Adds Two New Studio Companies to Portfolio

By John McDonald /

Pulse Analytix and Voxi partner with fellow entrepreneurs to begin journey to build and shape their startups INDIANAPOLIS – NEXT Studios, the Midwest’s newest venture studio, designed by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs, with entrepreneurs, today announced it has added two new Central Indiana-based startups to its portfolio. Joining NEXT Studios are […] Adds New Board Members | Joins NEXT Studios

By John McDonald /

INDIANAPOLIS – announces the addition of two new Directors to their Board and their inclusion as a portfolio company with NEXT Studios. Jay Love, founder of Bloomerang, and Vicki Bohlsen, CEO of Bohlsen PR, were recently added to the Board. is now a member of NEXT Studios’ […]

NEXT Studios Partners with Crossroads Education to Innovate Education

By John McDonald /

Venture studio teams with education disruptor to bring about new innovations in education technology INDIANAPOLIS  – NEXT Studios, an Indiana-based venture studio and corporate innovation partner, and Crossroads Education (CRE), an Indiana-based organization focused on innovating education and providing equitable access to quality education for all, today announced a partnership to infuse innovation […]

NEXT Studios Establishes Home at 16 Tech

By John McDonald /

New venture studio to fuel tech talent at HqO, 16 Tech’s Innovation Hub INDIANAPOLIS  – NEXT Studios, Indiana’s newest venture studio and corporate innovation partner, announced a partnership to become the first venture studio located in the 16 Tech Innovation District in downtown Indianapolis. “As Indiana’s newest and most exciting technology center, it’s natural that […]

Veteran Entrepreneurs Launch New Venture Studio

By John McDonald /

By Alex Brown, Assistant Managing Editor INDIANAPOLIS – Four Hoosier entrepreneurs have launched a new venture studio designed to help fellow entrepreneurs get their ideas off the ground. Indianapolis-based NEXT Studios is the brainchild of Joseph Cudby, Tom Kilcoyne, Shelley Klingerman and John McDonald. The goal of the studio is to create […]

New Company to Help Entrepreneurs Start and Grow Their Businesses

By John McDonald /

WABASH VALLEY, Ind. (WTHI) – A new statewide startup that will help entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses is now available. The company is called ‘Next.’ They say the will come to you and help you grow your business. The company wants to help local entrepreneurs grow their communities. They […]

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