• Another Tech Company Adding Indy Jobs

    Indianapolis has landed another win in what has been a busy week for the city's burgeoning tech industry. Software company myCOI has announced plans to expand its Indianapolis headquarters and create up to 185 jobs by 2021. The company, whose platform tracks and manages certificates of insurance, won last year's Venture Club of Indiana Innovation Showcase.

  • Infosys Chooses Indy

    Indianapolis will be home of the first U.S. technology and innovation hub for an India-based tech company with a global presence. Infosys announced plans earlier this month to create up to 2,000 jobs in central Indiana by 2022, but had not identified the location until Tuesday morning. During a news conference featuring Mayor Joe Hogsett and Governor Eric Holcomb, Infosys officials reiterated that Indiana's talent pool and academic pipeline were major factors in the company's decision.

  • Inside SalesForce Tower Renovation

    The tallest building in the state not only has a new name. The inside of the structure is undergoing a major renovation. SalesForce currently occupies four floors in SalesForce Tower and has plans to renovate a total of six.

  • Salesforce Christens New Regional HQ

    Global tech giant Salesforce is christening its new regional headquarters in downtown Indianapolis this weekend. CEO Marketing Cloud and Chief Analytics Officer Bob Stutz talks about the milestone and new prospects for investments and jobs.

  • Flourish3D Blossoming for Cancer Patients

    A nonprofit startup aimed at cancer patients has spun out of a bio-engineering lab at the University of Notre Dame. Flourish3D creates 3D crystal flowers for chemotherapy patients, who can’t receive real flowers. 

  • Vectren Teaming up with Muncie Habitat for Humanity

    Greater Muncie Habitat for Humanity has partnered with the Vectren Foundation to build homes, revitalize neighborhoods and support local businesses. Execs from both organizations discuss their plan to improve housing and beautify neighborhoods in targeted areas.

  • Ivy Tech Adding Programs to Help At-Risk Students Graduate

    Approximately 9,000 students in Indiana will not graduate this spring. Ivy Tech is implementing two programs, JAG and iGrad, that focus on at-risk students to help them graduate and pursue post-secondary educational opportunities.

  • Hendricks Regional Launches Telestroke Program

    Hendricks Regional Health is turning to technology to reduce the impact of strokes.  The mobile telestroke pilot program uses FaceTime on iPads to allow doctors to begin an even faster medical evaluation of suspected stroke patients during their ambulance rides to the hospital.  

  • Rising Star Racing Avenue for Young Talent

    From Josef Newgarden to Spencer Pigot, Indianapolis-based Rising Star Racing has created an avenue for young talents, who lack the funds but possess the skills to make it to the Indy 500.  Founder Art Wilmes tells us how he paired his business expertise with his passion for open-wheel racing.  

  • Inside Building Futures Pre-Apprenticeship Program

    Northeast Indiana Works, the Northeast Indiana Building & Construction Trades Council, and Ivy Tech are graduating its first participants in its pre-apprenticeship program this weekend. It aims at helping low-income individuals in skilled-trades.  

  • SalesForce CEO Marc Benioff Talks Indianapolis Headquarters

    Salesforce Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Marc Benioff talks to Inside Indiana Business Reporter Mary-Rachel Redman Saturday during the company's grand opening in in downtown Indianapolis. 

  • 'Overlook' Aims to Provide Opportunity

    Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch took part today in the grand opening of the $14 million Overlook at the Fairgrounds. Developers say the Overlook, housed in the former Homer J. Williamson Candy Factory near the Indiana State Fairgrounds, includes training and computer rooms to help connect residents with job and education opportunities.
     

  • Brownsburg Begins $80M Downtown Development

    Work is officially underway on the first piece of a planned $80 million investment in downtown Brownsburg. The city is partnering with Indianapolis-based Envoy Inc. and others on Elevate Office Suites, which includes more than 100 office suites and a coworking space. 

  • Autonomous Racing Series Sprouts From Indiana Connection

    An all-electric, autonomous racing division with strong connections to Indiana has been launched at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Purdue University is teaming up with Columbus-based LHP Engineering Solutions and Bolton University in England to add the division to its existing evGrand Prix program. The series will begin in May of 2018 and include vehicles controlled remotely, blending the disciplines of mechanical and electrical engineering with information technology.

  • Marsh Future in Jeopardy?

    The end may be near for Marsh Supermarkets. The once iconic Indiana brand filed for Chapter 11. So what happened? And what is next for Marsh and the Indiana grocery market? Purdue Consumer Sciences and Retailing Professor Richard Feinberg weighs-in.

  • Serial Entrepreneur Joins Formstack

    Serial entrepreneur and innovator Dustin Sapp is starting a new chapter in his tech journey. The co-founder and CEO of Octiv is joining the growing software-as-a-service company Formstack.

  • Kokomo Tech Park Reopens After Tornado

    A devastating tornado destroyed homes and businesses in Kokomo last August, including Inventrek Technology Park. After months of construction, the high-tech business incubator is celebrating a rebirth.

  • Climate Change Group Awarded $55M

    Taking on climate change. IU’s Grand Challenges Program has awarded $55M to the Prepared for Environmental Change project. An acclaimed scientist and director of sustainability at Cummins explain how they plan to develop solutions.

  • Trendiana: Grocerants on the Rise

    They’re called grocerants, and they are on the rise in Indiana. In this month’s Trendiana segment, we explore this concept of blending the restaurant and grocery experience.

  • Purdue Polytechnic HS Update

    A STEM-focused charter high school in Indianapolis is on track to welcome students this fall. And now even more Purdue Polytechnic High Schools are in the planning stages thanks to the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation.

  • National Nurses Week

    It’s National Nurses week, a time to celebrate and honor nurses. In the Business of Health, Barbara Lewis discusses challenges in the healthcare sector with the Chief Nursing Officer at St. Vincent Hospital Indianapolis.

  • Indianapolis 500 Gordon Pipers Marking 55 Years

    It is one of the best-know traditions at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway…an ambassador for the Greatest Spectacle in Racing. The Indianapolis 500 Gordon Pipers are marking their 55th Anniversary.

  • Mira Awards: Investor of the Year

    Where can you find Indiana’s very best in technology and innovation all on one stage? At the 18th annual Mira Awards! We were backstage to capture it all. For the first 30 minutes, TechPoint CEO Mike Langellier recaps the night and gives insight into the shinning stars including… Investor of The Year.

  • Mira Awards: Rising Star

    She builds apps and tools for Salesforce, and when she wanted to learn how to code, she taught herself. That’s why Lindsay Siovaila founded the Indianapolis chapter of Girl Develop It. We introduce you to this year’s Rising Star Award winner.

  • Mira Awards: Tech Educator of the Year

    Twenty years ago, an Indiana math teacher added an experimental computer science class into her course lineup. Today that footprint extends to the K-8 system and four levels of instruction at Hamilton Southeastern High School. Julie Alano is this year’s Tech Educator of the Year.

  • Mira Awards: Community Champion of the Year

    The Community Champion of the Year says no one should be turned away for being who they are. Josh Driver, the founder of Open for Service, decided to make a difference in the wake of backlash surrounding the RFRA controversy, and now his efforts have expanded globally.

  • Tornado Rebuild Presents Opportunities For Tech Park

    Nearly eight months after a tornado caused heavy damage throughout Kokomo, a high-profile facility is re-emerging, and officials say it's better than before. Inventrek Technology Park is hosting a grand reopening Thursday after a $3.4 million renovation.

  • Speedway, Donor Network Partner 'To Save Lives'

    The Indiana Donor Network says a new partnership with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will allow the organization to take its message nationwide. The Driven2SaveLives campaign will include signage, videos and social media at IMS events. 

  • INDOT: Time is Now to Ramp Up I-69 Planning

    The Indiana Department of Transportation says "now is the time" to make economic plans around the planned final section of the I-69 extension. Public Affairs Manager Andrew Dietrick says, although construction is not likely to begin until 2020, there is "a lot of economic development thought to be given" to the proposed $1.5 billion, 26-mile route between Martinsville and Indianapolis.

  • Infosys Creating Indy Hub, 2,000 Jobs

    Infosys is planning a major tech and innovation hub in the Hoosier state with plans to create 2,000 jobs. Indiana Secretary of Commerce Jim Schellinger shares how the deal fell into place and what's next.

  • HomeAdvisor Parent to Acquire Angie's List

    Was the Angie's List acquisition only a matter of time? We pose that question to UIndy Associate Professor of Finance Matt Will and have his reaction.

  • Marian's Inaugural Med School Graduation

    The first med school to open in Indiana in more than a century is gearing up for its inaugural graduation this weekend. Marian University President Dan Elsener and one of its first doctoral graduates discuss the milestone.

  • Greater Clark Co. Schools Pride Program

    A lack of so-called soft skills can throw a wrench into the hiring process for both a business and potential employee. In (i) on Education, Greater Clark County Schools in southeast Indiana has built a program for soft skills success.

  • Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Gearing Up for 101st

    Dennis Reinbold grew up near the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and his love of racing runs in the family… dating back nearly a century! The co-founder of Dreyer and Reinbold Racing joins Bill Benner to discuss his goals for the 101st running of the Indy 500 with driver Sage Karam.

  • REGO-Fix Happy With 'Dynamic' New Home

    The president of REGO-FIX says the Switzerland-based company is glad to open its North American headquarters in a city that he says matches the company's "dynamic, growing" path. Andreas Weber says Whitestown will offer the highly-educated, highly-trained people the precision toolmaker needs. The $3.5 million investment is expected to result in about 20 new jobs.
     

  • Linda McMahon Visits Indiana

    The head of the U.S. Small Business Administration says a key to boosting the economy is fostering growth among small businesses. Linda McMahon, former chief executive officer of World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: WWE), Wednesday made central Indiana one of the five stops on a tour of cities with SBA offices during National Small Business Week.

  • Colleges, Talent Pipeline Led Infosys to Indy

    The chief executive officer of India-based Infosys (NYSE: INFY), which is planning to create up to 2,000 jobs at a new hub in Indianapolis as part of a major U.S. growth initiative, says Indiana features a "great university ecosystem" and has a strong pipeline in place for high-tech jobs. 

  • Small, Private Businesses Focus of New Center

    Butler University is launching the Old National Bank Center for Closely Held Business. The center, supported with $5 million from Evansville-based Old National Bancorp (Nasdaq: ONB), will serve as a resource to an economic segment that Butler says employs more than 2.5 million throughout the state. Assistance for the small, private business community will include opportunities for training, education, mentoring and networking.

  • Indy's State of Downtown

    Downtown Indy Inc. is out with a brand new report showing a surge in people living, working and visiting the heart of the city. The organization says tech investments are playing a huge role in the growth. Details on the State of Downtown.

  • Aerotronic Off the Ground

    A unique startup drone company is off the ground and running in Indianapolis. Aerotronic makes its first helicopter delivery to Alaska. The company’s CEO talks about the cutting edge technology.

  • 2017 Legislative Wrap-Up

    The 2017 General Assembly tackled some big issues including a new two-year state budget, a massive infrastructure program and pre-k funding. Two Indiana Chamber of Commerce execs discuss the impact of the 2017 session.

  • Big Data Equals Big Business

    Big data is big business around the globe… on track to do $57 billion just this year. An expert from Ivy Tech weighs-in on the importance of this fast moving industry, and how Indiana can benefit.

  • Indiana Star George McGinnis Discusses Hall of Fame

    After decades of waiting, a former Mr. Basketball, IU star and Pacers great, George McGinnis, will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. 

  • IU School of Informatics' New Dean

    After decades of waiting, a former Mr. Basketball, IU star and Pacers great, George McGinnis, will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. 

  • Community Hospital East Topping Out Ceremony

    The oldest hospital in Indianapolis will soon have a new look. A $175 million investment is transforming Community Hospital East and in the Business of Health, Barb Lewis discusses the improvements with Community’s East Region President.

  • Project Indy Update

    Project Indy, Mayor Joe Hogsett's initiative to find summer employment for high school students, has added another partner. The Indiana Restaurant and Lodging Association's Indianapolis Kitchen Cabinet has signed on to help youth.

  • Expert: 'It's More Risky Not to be Entrepreneur'

    One of the country’s foremost experts in entrepreneurship was in Fishers this week. Bill Aulet, the director of the Martin Trust Center for MIT, is one of the inspirations behind the model used by Launch Fishers founder John Wechsler.

  • Next Level Indiana Fund Gets Thumbs-up From Tech Scene

    Leaders of the Indiana tech community are lauding the state's backing of a measure in the two-year budget that could make more money available for the types of high-growth companies that are a staple of the industry. The Next Level Indiana Fund, successor to the former Governor Mitch Daniels-era Next Generation Trust Fund, will have a wider scope, opening the door to higher-risk investments like those seeking venture capital in the Indiana tech sector.

  • Hospitality Industry, Project Indy Announce Partnership

    Project Indy, Mayor Joe Hogsett's initiative to find meaningful summer employment for high school students, has added another partner. The Indiana Restaurant and Lodging Association’s Indianapolis Kitchen Cabinet has signed on to help youth interested in exploring the hospitality, restaurant and food service industries find summer jobs.

  • Partnership Battling Cancer as More Than Friends

    Helping breast cancer patients with everything they need is getting easier, thanks to a new partnership between Komen Central Indiana and What Friends Do. Leadership from both organizations discuss the recently launched peer-to-peer online network “More Than Friends.”

  • IoT 24-Hour Hackathon

    Programmers, coders, IT personnel and others are racing against the clock in a 24-hour hackathon at Launch Fishers. Teams have one entire day to develop Internet of Things technology designed to "energize Indiana's economy" and compete for $10,000 in cash and prizes.

  • IndyEleven Coach Previews 2017 Season

    The Indy Eleven has kicked off its fourth season, following the team’s best season to date. Head Coach Tim Hankinson, who was named 2016 NASL Coach of the Year, sits down with Bill Benner.