Idea Co-op is a collaborative idea and technology coworking center in the heart of Hancock County powered by NineStar Connect.

The mission of Idea Co-op is to:

  • Provide a coworking facility with state of the art technologies.
  • Offer an education center to host all types of technology classes, seminars, and training.
  • Establish an IoT (Internet of Things) lab for agritech, utility solutions, and a host of other possibilities.
  • Help foster new startup ag businesses in Hancock County and help grow the local economy.

About NineStar Connect: NineStar Connect is a communications, energy, water, and sewer cooperative offering the latest technological solutions to business and residential customers in Central Indiana. Customers enjoy smart meter technologies, broadband speeds up to 100 Gb, and numerous other products and services. NineStar Connect is owned by its members and headquartered in Greenfield, Indiana. More information is available on NineStar Connect's Website.

Idea Co-op's Firefly

About our logo: The firefly signifies our rural setting, open spaces, and lots of ideas! To top it off, Say’s firefly became Indiana’s state insect via legislation signed by Gov. Eric Holcomb on March 23, 2018. To read more about the path to becoming the state insect, please visit the Indiana DNR Website.