• Holcomb: Tech Companies Growing in 'Perfect Environment'

    Governor Eric Holcomb says Indiana's pool of mentors in tech create an industry where "the hits just keep on coming." He says entrepreneurs who have turned "coffee table discussions" into million and billion-dollar companies paved the way for businesses like Indianapolis-based Lessonly, which today announced a $2 million expansion involving more than 100 new jobs.

  • Pacers Debuts NBA 2K League Team

    Pacers Sports & Entertainment has unveiled the name and logo for its esports team participating in the NBA 2K League. Pacers Gaming, which will include a roster of five players, becomes the fourth franchise under the PS&E umbrella, along with the Indiana Pacers, Indiana Fever and Fort Wayne Mad Ants.

  • AXISCADES Selects Columbus for HQ

    It’s a big win for the city of Columbus as high-tech engineering firm AXISCADES selects the Bartholomew County city for its North American headquarters. A company exec shares why Columbus and Indiana are a good fit.

  • Tech Leaders Talk At Hour of Code

    Governor Eric Holcomb sat alongside students learning coding at the statehouse today for Hour of Code, one of the single largest global education initiatives of its kind. Inside INdiana Business talks to Infosys Foundation USA Chairperson and President Kaustav Mitra and Nextech President Karen Jung about the importance of the event.

  • Infosys Targets Tech Teaching Gap

    Infosys Foundation USA used today's Hour of Code events to announce a program designed to address what its chairperson calls "one of the biggest gaps" in education. Kaustav Mitra says the Pathfinders Summer Institute will bring hundreds of K-12 teachers from throughout the United States to Indiana University in Bloomington for computer science training. 

  • GE's Digital Twins

    The ‘Internet of Things’ is making critical data a whole lot easier to access at GE Aviation’s Lafayette Engine facility.“Digital twins” or computerized, electronic replicas of the engines are able to capture about 2,000 critical characteristics from performance to maintenance issues.

  • Lessonly Lands More Funding

    More than 1 million people are now using Indy startup Lessonly’s learning software. The platform has just landed $8M in funding, and CEO Max Yoder believes more venture capital is headed to Indiana.

  • Inside INnovation: Center for Intellectual Property Research

    The Center for Intellectual Property Research, in partnership with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, operates two pro bono IP legal services aimed to help Indiana solo inventors, entrepreneurs, non-profits and some small businesses in need. Patent Connect matches Indiana inventors who need pro bono patent and trademark services with volunteer attorneys.

  • Grow with Google Kicks Off in Indy

    Preparing people for the next generation in tech jobs. Indy is the kick off city for the Grow with Google nationwide tour. Details on how Hoosiers are sharpening their digital skills for free. 

  • Indy Poised For Grow With Google

    A first-of-its-kind event from one of the biggest names in tech will kick off Friday in Indianapolis. Grow With Google, a free event that runs through Saturday, is billed as an opportunity for anyone from job seekers to students to entrepreneurs to improve their digital skills. The Indiana State Museum will host more than 20 workshops and 100 coaching sessions over two days.

  • Formstack's Growth

    It’s been called the premium online form builder for the digital age. Indianapolis-based Formstack has significantly expanded its platform and that means workforce and customer growth.

  • Greenlight Guru Extends Platform

    Indianapolis-based Greenlight Guru has launched a new product that is not only expected to impact job growth, but the global medical device industry.  In the Business of Health, Barb Lewis talks to the company’s CEO and co-founder about the new software.

  • Purdue Foundry Reaches 165 Startups

    More recording-breaking activity coming out of Purdue University. Some striking numbers on startup activity: 165 companies and more than $230 million in funding. We have perspective on what that means for the Indiana economy and the future.

  • Inside Fountain Square's Newest Coworking Space: Switchboard

    An abandoned old church in the heart of Fountain Square in Indianapolis has been transformed into a coworking space. We take you inside Switchboard, which aims to create a culture of community engagement.

  • Fail Fest Returns to Wabash Valley

    An event spotlighting the importance of failure in innovation is happening once again…this time in Terre Haute. The executive director of Launch Terre Haute gives details on the second Fail Fest Wabash Valley.

  • Partnership Seeks 'Vital' School Broadband

    Indiana has launched a partnership with a national nonprofit aimed at bringing high-speed internet to every classroom in the state. Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick says nearly 40,000 students are not connected, which is "not acceptable in this day and age." She says EducationSuperHighway will work with the Indiana Department of Education and local schools to determine how to increase digital access and capacity with available state and federal funds.

  • Gary Coworking Space Hopes To Change City's Perception

    Four decades ago, Gary was a booming city of steel. A town that produced the likes of Michael Jackson and The Jackson 5. In the years since, the city has become a tragic portrait of America's industrial decline. But two young women are trying to change the narrative of a town they both admit is best known by its nickname “Scary Gary.” 

  • KAR Auction Services All in with Tech

    KAR Auction Services says, at its core, it’s really a tech company. Leadership from the Carmel company and subsidiary TradeRev talk tech and a new $80 million headquarters.

  • What is The Future of Tech Jobs In Indiana?

    Could the tech jobs of the future be filled by the skilled trades workers of the present?

    According to one of the state's foremost leaders in the tech sector the answer is a resounding yes.

    In an interview with ClearObject Cheif Executive Officer John McDonald, he was quick to point out that the Indianapolis area alone currently has over 1,000 jobs open in the tech industry, specifically for "coders and people who can do data analytics." 

  • FirstNet To Offer Multiple Benefits For Hoosiers

    Indiana is one of 25 states to approve FirstNet, a modernized communication network for public safety and first responders. The plan, offered nationwide by AT&T, will build high-speed, wireless communication infrastructure at no cost to taxpayers.

  • Rural Coworking Space Says Goal Is Making Entrepreneurship 'A Dinner Conversation'

    One Indiana coworking space in a rural southwestern city is helping millennials contemplate a long-term future in their hometown.

    Courtney Knies Ball, community coordinator at Current Blend, a coworking area in Huntingburg believes the space is helping younger members of the community embrace entrepreneurship.

  • Special Road Show: Bloomington's Tech Scene

    More than 50 tech companies call Bloomington home today. City planners believe in order to grow that number and diversify, they need a live, work and play model. Mayor John Hamilton gives us an updated on the massive 65 acres Certified Technology Park and Trades District.  

  • Apprentice School Aims to 'Supercharge' Tech Talent

    A new school in Indianapolis is focusing on apprenticeship as a way to skill-up the next generation the tech work force. Kenzie Academy, which is located at the Speakeasy Downtown, provides training with an emphasis on networking and job experience through paid projects as a consultant for employers. 

  • SHAK Makerspace Sets Up Shop in Downtown Kokomo

    A makerspace has moved into a highly visible location in downtown Kokomo in search of more innovation and entrepreneurship. Leadership from the SHAK Makerspace and Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight discuss the potential impact. 

  • Bedel: 'The Road To Mars Goes Through Indiana'

    Representatives from the state joined members from the NASA Space Launch System (SLS), Orion and Ground Systems programs to celebrate Indiana's aerospace and defense industry.

    Executive Director of the Indiana Aerospace and Defense Council Ryan Metzing says there are more than a dozen small to medium-sized companies located in Indiana that are playing a significant role in America’s future in deep space.

  • Indiana's Effort for Amazon HQ

    The clock is ticking for central Indiana to submit a proposal for Amazon’s massive second headquartersand the potential for 50,000 new jobs. What can we check off and where are we lacking? TechPoint CEO Mike Langellier shares our strengths and weaknesses.

  • Cheddar gets Cheddar

    Cheddar gets some cheddar. The Bloomington tech billing company lands $1.25 million in funding. We talk with the startup’s CEO about a unique business model and adding jobs.

  • 'Unified Regional Effort' Targets Amazon HQ

    Central Indiana leaders behind an effort to attract Amazon.com Inc.'s (Nasdaq: AMZN) second U.S. headquarters say they are having to squeeze three-to-six months of work into a few weeks. Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and Fishers Mayor Monday announced a "coordinated, unified regional effort" to attract the $5 billion project that could result in 50,000 new jobs.

  • Elevate Ventures Growing Footprint

    A more than $2 million partnership aimed at helping innovation and entrepreneurship continues to grow in northeast Indiana. Elevate Ventures CEO Chris LaMothe talks about an 11-county collaboration and expanding its footprint around the state.

  • Hope Academy Adopts VR Curriculum

    From travelling the solar system to operating the newest combine, virtual reality may be the next best thing to being there. Hope Academy in Indianapolis has incorporated VictoryVR into its curriculum. 

  • Indy's Women in Tech Championship

    The city’s growing tech sector is in the spotlight at the Indy Women in Tech Championship. Bill Benner talks about the LPGA event with former Mayor of Indianapolis Greg Ballard.

  • SnapShyft Launches, Eyes Big Growth

    The winner of last year's inaugural Indy Startup Challenge has officially launched in what a co-founder calls a "perfect market." Stephanie Corliss says SnapShyft is a gig economy platform connecting bars and restaurants with qualified workers looking for shifts.

  • Tech Event Brings 'Eureka!' Moments to Students

    Days after astronaut Mae Jemison told the Indy Women in Tech Summit that young students need hands-on STEM education, around 1,000 fifth and sixth graders are getting that opportunity this week as part of The Eureka! Exchange at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. 

  • STEM Giants Highlight IWiT Summit

    The first African American woman in space is in Indianapolis today, touting early STEM education. Mae Jemison is the keynote speaker at today's IWiT Summit, part of the LPGA's Indy Women in Tech Championship week. In addition to reaching kids early, Jemison says STEM education "always has to be hands on...you have to do something." Speakers at today's event also include High Alpha Managing Partner Scott Dorsey and Bridgestone Motorsports Chief Engineer Cara Adams.

  • Sigstr Secures $5M

    Email signature marketer Sigstr has secured $5 million in funding. New CEO and former Sales Force exec Bryan Wade discusses how the capital will be used and big growth plans.

  • Anderson Center Opens 'World of Opportunity'

    Anderson leaders say the growing Purdue Polytechnic Institute continues to pay dividends. Officials have cut the ribbon on the new $15 million Flagship East facility, which Mayor Tom Broderick says keeps the city "at the forefront of innovation."

  • Ignite Your Superpower

    More than 600 middle school students, all of them girls, will take part in an event next weekend with the intriguing title “Ignite Your Superpower!” It’s designed to get students excited about potential careers in STEM.

  • Inside Lifeline Data Centers

    It’s one of the largest data centers in the Midwest, and it just received the green light to host some very sensitive data, including top secret government information. Leadership from Lifeline Data Centers shares details on what it means.

  • South Bend Coding School Expanding

    The demand for qualified coders in Indiana and around the country is exceeding the supply, and a code school in northern Indiana is working hard to get teenagers to help fill that gap. The South Bend Code School, started two years ago, but is already expanding.

  • Disrupt Indy Tackling Diversity in Tech

    A conversation about increasing diversity in the tech workforce took center stage this week at a two-day conference in central Indiana. The first-ever Disrupt Indy drew nearly 300 people from throughout the state and Midwest.

  • Statwax's Growth

    Statwax is a performance marketing agency focused on finding and converting customers for clients. The Fishers-based ad agency has just been named one of the top 10 fastest growing Google solution providers and plans to hire up to 50 employees by the end of 2018. 

  • Verge Announces New Brand, New Platform

    The tech entrepreneurship organization Verge is unveiling a new brand and an online community for its more than 10,000 entrepreneurs, investors and professionals. Founder Matt Hunckler says PowderKeg will give innovators access to advisers and product-sharing opportunities as well as a forum to share stories. He says the organization is also continuing its national expansion, with chapters opening soon in Kansas City, Nashville, Raleigh and Cincinnati.

  • Soapy Soap Innovating Online Soap-Making Studio

    Bloomington-based Soapy Soap Co. has launched a one-of-a-kind online soap-making studio, which lets users customize their own soap. The startup has also been accepted into The Brandery, a prestigious, nationally-ranked tech business accelerator in Cincinnati.

  • Prof: Innovation Can Prevent Carrier-Like Cuts

    Mohan Tatikonda, professor of operations management at the IU Kelley School of Business in Indianapolis, says he would like to see companies invest in R&D to make innovative, customizable products best produced in the U.S. 

  • Indy Among First For New AT&T Tech

    AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is today launching 5G service in parts of Indianapolis, making it the second market for the company's newest high-speed internet service. AT&T Indiana President Bill Soards says the move is another step to creating a wider network that can accommodate autonomous vehicles, the Internet of Things and related technology.

  • 16 Tech's New CEO

    A planned 60-acre innovation district on the near west side of Indianapolis has a new leader. 16 Tech has named Bob Coy its first president and CEO.

  • Healthcare Startup Execs Gather for Tech Panel

    Executives from Hoosier healthcare startups gathered at the Speak Easy Downtown to discuss the future of healthcare innovation in Indiana, and if Indiana could be a leader in the health-tech space.

  • Indy Tech Town Hall: The Union 525 Overview

    Inside INdiana Business is hitting the road for our Indy Tech Town Hall. We’re broadcasting from the Union 525, an emerging tech hub in downtown Indianapolis. The man leading the transformation of an old high school into a high tech haven takes us inside a home for startups, scale up companies and universities.

  • Indy Tech Town Hall: How Did We Get Here? The ExactTarget Model

    Scott Dorsey once said he loves three things: Software as a Service, Indianapolis and the Midwest. He was able to check off all three with High Alpha. The ExactTarget cofounder talks about his new model of entrepreneurship and the tech momentum.

  • Indy Tech Town Hall: State of Venture Capital

    Despite having the 17th largest state economy, Indiana ranked 27th in the amount of venture capital invested in 2016. Leadership from TechPoint and Elevate Ventures tell us how to be more competitive and attract more venture capital to grow Indianapolis as a tech hub.

  • Indy Tech Town Hall: Women in Tech

    Indianapolis is a good place for women to work in tech, with women in Indy earning 102 percent of their male counterparts’ salaries. But few women are taking on tech roles or launching tech companies. Leadership from Found Search + Marketing and Angie’s List weigh-in on how we can be more diverse.

  • Special Tech INsiders: Tech Momentum

    Our Indy Tech Town Hall continues with a special three-part tech INsiders weighing-in on Indy’s tech momentum, challenges and opportunities for tech growth. We’ll also check the pulse of the community with a studio audience of entrepreneurs, innovators, students and community leaders.

  • Special Tech INsiders: Challenges and Opportunities

    Our Indy Tech Town Hall continues with a special three-part tech INsiders weighing-in on Indy’s tech momentum, challenges and opportunities for tech growth. We’ll also check the pulse of the community with a studio audience of entrepreneurs, innovators, students and community leaders.

  • Special Tech INsiders: Venture Capital and Funding

    Our Indy Tech Town Hall continues with a special three-part tech INsiders weighing-in on Indy’s tech momentum, challenges and opportunities for tech growth. We’ll also check the pulse of the community with a studio audience of entrepreneurs, innovators, students and community leaders.

  • 16 Tech Announces First Leader

    Bob Coy has been named first president and chief executive officer of 16 Tech Community Corp. Coy most recently served as CEO of Ohio-based venture development organization CincyTech, which pumped more than $680 million into 70 different startups during his 11 years at the helm. Coy says his top priorities will include construction projects and the continued push for top interdisciplinary talent The 60-acre innovation community located near IUPUI.

  • Nextech's New Initiatives

    Cutting edge opportunities for teachers to get out of the classroom and into the workplace to sharpen their computer science skills.  Details on Nextech’s Educator Externship Program and other teacher-focused initiatives.

  • IIB Exclusive: 1-on-1 With inX3 Pitch Competition Winner Maggie Galloway

    Inside INdiana Business gooes one-on-one wiith inX3 Pitch Competition winner Maggie Galloway, Chief Executive Officer of Jeffersonville-based Inscope Medical Solutions.

  • inX3 Debuts in Indy

    Indiana's thriving startup community was in the spotlight this week with a unique chance to shine. A four-day event called inX3 brought together entrepreneurs, scale up companies, investors and 60 different venture capital firms all under one roof at the Union 525.

  • Canvas Creates First Text-Based Interviewing Platform

    Tech entrepreneur Aman Brar has launched a new tech startup called Canvas. It’s billed as the first text-based interviewing platform helping recruiters interview 10 times more candidates daily, especially millennials. 

  • DemandJump Unveils First Traffic Cloud

    Twenty-five entrepreneurs presented at this week’s Innovation Showcase Pitch Competition at inX3, including Indianapolis-based DemandJump. The marketing company showed what it calls a potential game-changer by introducing the world’s first traffic cloud for companies.

  • Innovators Impress at 'Winners' Circle'

    Dozens of Indiana companies got a crucial opportunity Thursday to meet face-to-face with high-level representatives from venture capital firms. TechPoint's Winners' Circle, part of inX3 in Indianapolis, allowed 2017 Mira Winners to meet with 35 out-of-state firms. Michigan-based Grand Ventures Principal Maitlan Cramer said he was "very impressed" with what he saw.

  • Entrepreneurs Make Their Case In inX3 Pitch Competition

    As part of inX3's Innovation Showcase Pitch Competition, DemandJump chief executive officer Christopher Day announced the world's first Traffic Cloud for companies. Day, along with 24 other entrepreneurs chosen from around the state presented in front of a panel of investors for $100,000 in funding. 

    Jeffersonville-based Inscope Medical Solutions was the overall winner.

  • Platform Launches to Bring Interviews to Text Messaging

    The former president of Indianapolis-based information technology company Apparatus is launching a new venture. Aman Brar, who also previously served as vice president of business development for now-defunct ChaCha in Carmel, is unveiling what he says is the first text-based interviewing platform: Canvas. He says it brings the job search process to a more "preferred mode of communication" than traditional modes. 

  • High Alpha Spins Out Quantifi

    High Alpha’s latest spinout, Quantifi, officially launched this week with $2.3 million in seed funding. The marketing R&D platform taps the power of artificial intelligence to drive smarter digital advertising.

  • Purdue, WestGate, Crane Joining Forces

    Purdue University and the Purdue Research Foundation are joining forces with WestGate Authority and Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division on R&D and technology commercialization efforts throughout Indiana and beyond. As part of the agreement, Purdue will provide programming, intellectual property support and entrepreneurial services for WestGate tenants. The school says it is also exploring partnership opportunities with Indiana University at WestGate.

  • Knowledge Services Growing Again

    Knowledge Services is moving its headquarters from Indianapolis to Fishers and plans to add up to 400 jobs. This is the cloud software and service provider’s fourth expansion in five years. Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness shares why this is a big win for his city.

  • Bosma Among First In Country To Use 'BlindSquare'

    Indianapolis-based Bosma Enterprises recently opened its new $6.6 million headquarters on the city’s northwest side. The organization says the 170,000 square-foot facility is using a one of a kind technology to help create more job opportunities for Hoosiers who are blind or visually impaired.

  • 'Magical' Event to Bring Innovators, Investors Together

    One of the organizers of next week's inX3 says a big chunk of the four-day celebration of Indiana innovations will key on "the oxygen" driving tech sector growth: venture capital. ClearObject Inc. Chief Executive Officer John McDonald says scheduling the marquee events -- Venture Club of Indiana's Innovation Showcase and TechPoint's Winner Circle -- back-to-back creates a "one-ask" opportunity for investors.

  • Knowledge Services Growing in "Technology-Vibrant" Fishers

    For the second time in less than a year, information technology company Knowledge Services has announced it will add hundreds of jobs. The cloud software and service provider says it will invest more than $17 million to build and equip a new headquarters in Fishers and create up to 400 additional jobs by 2021. The announcement marks the woman-owned company's fourth expansion in five years.

  • Fizziology Investment Aims to 'Supercharge' Growth

    The co-founder of Indianapolis-based social media analytics firm Fizziology says moving into new industry verticals will "supercharge" the company's growth. Ben Carlson says Monday's announcement that Fizziology is expanding its Indianapolis headquarters by adding 55 jobs by 2020, will lead to more investment in the future.

  • myCOI Expansion Plans

    A tech startup that tracks insurance is tracking more growth to the tune of 185 new jobs. The CEO of myCOI explains the company’s history and open positions, and they’re not just tech roles. 

  • Big Week in Tech for Indiana

    Towering tech news. Two of the state’s tallest buildings take center stage, from the new Salesforce Tower Indianapolis to Infosys selecting OneAmerica Tower. Indy Mayor Joe Hogsett and TechPoint’s Mike Langellier talk tech growth in the Circle City and statewide.

  • Ice Miller Expanding to Philadelphia

    Ice Miller LLP is expanding its national footprint by opening a new office in Philadelphia. The firm’s 8th location will have a focus on intellectual property.

  • BorgWarner's New Tech Center

    BorgWarner is consolidating two tech centers in Anderson and Pendleton into one new facility in Hamilton County. A company exec discusses the $28 million investment and the benefits of combining R&D, testing, engineering and design under one roof.

  • The Next Launch Pitch

    High school students from Culver, Fishers and Illinois showcased their innovative ideas as they competed for a $10,000 grand prize in the Next Launch Pitch competition.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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: 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: 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.

  • 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.
     

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Inside Carmel’s Newest Coworking Space

    Carmel lands its first co-working space. The co-founder of Platform 24 and Mayor Jim Brainard discuss how the entrepreneurial movement can be a game changer for the city.

  • Verizon Invests in IMS Technology

    Verizon says it has installed the same technology it used to increase wireless capacity at this year's presidential inauguration and Super Bowl at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The company has installed five matsing balls, each with 36-60 antennas, throughout the track ahead of the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500. Steve Van Dinter with Verizon says data traffic at the 2016 race was more than double the previous year.

  • IoT Hackathon Looks to 'Energize' Economy

    More than 350 participants and dozens of companies are taking part in this weekend's 24-hour AT&T Internet of Things Civic Hackathon. AT&T Indiana President Bill Soards says teams will have 24 hours to develop IoT technology designed to "energize Indiana's economy. 

  • Can Indiana Attract More Venture Capital?

    One Republican leader in the state senate says Indiana "absolutely" has the potential to draw more venture capital dollars to Hoosier companies. The problem is figuring out how to do it. Particularly when the issue at hand is primarily a function of the private market.

    "It's really not our business to run a business or to pick and choose winners and losers," said Senate Appropriations Chairman Luke Kenley (R-20).

  • Grant to Help UIndy Address 'Critical Need'

    The University of Indianapolis says a more than $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation will help address a shortage of STEM teachers in local high-need high schools. The school says the grant will fund an intensive, one-year program for industry professionals looking to get into teaching. The Teach (STEM) program, which includes a clinical residence and mentorship components, allows graduates to earn Master of Arts in Teaching degrees.

  • Spot Freight Expanding

    A Hoosier freight broker is on track to do $100 million this year with plans to add more than 250 jobs. A co-founder and president of logistics company Spot Freight talks about how their technology is attracting top food, beverage, plastics and auto customers.

  • Vermillion Rise Development Update

    Land in Vermillion County, where deadly chemical weapons were once manufactured and for many years stored, is undergoing a major transformation. The new executive director at Vermillion Rise Mega Park discusses the new development in west central Indiana.

  • Platform 24 Could Be a National Model

    The co-founder of Indiana's newest coworking space in Carmel hopes the model he's using can be replicated throughout the United States. Platform 24 is the result of a partnership between Carmel-based The Brookfield Group and The Speak Easy, which has three other coworking locations in central Indiana. Daniel Abdallah says the Brookfield Group has dozens of partners in tech cities that could benefit from the platform.
     

  • Fuzic Gaining Traction

    A carwash owner came up with the idea of mixing music and advertising and a startup was born. Fishers-based Fuzic is a custom audio advertising company that caught the ear of Simon Property Group, Jiffy Lube, Fresh Thyme Farmers Market and local tech guru Scott McCorkle.

  • ClearScholar Expanding Indy Footprint

    We have an update on a tech startup in the student engagement space that was on our show in January. This week ClearScholar announced plans to expand its Indianapolis footprint and add 31 jobs over the next two years.

  • Kids Shoe Startup Fusing Innovation with Tradition

    It’s an authentic line of children’s leather shoes and boots laced with tradition, innovation and philanthropy. The co-founders of ESLO Shoes talk about their startup and getting it funded.

  • $1 Billion Innovation Initiative Already Paying Dividends

    Former Governor Mike Pence’s $1 Billion Entrepreneurship and Innovation Initiative, while not yet approved by the state legislature, is already paying big dividends for Indiana. During an interview with Inside INdiana Business, Chief Innovation Officer and Executive Vice President at the Indiana Economic Development Corporation said he’s seen industry driven partnerships along side the university community increase around the state.

  • Indy Tech Startup Growing Again

    Indianapolis-based mobile technology startup ClearScholar is expanding on previously-announced growth plans. The student engagement platform provider says it will grow its operations in downtown Indianapolis and create up to 31 jobs by 2019. 

  • New Tech Startup ClearScholar Reaches Campus

    Move over traditional student ID cards, there’s a new app in town. The CEO of young startup ClearScholar shares details on a new round of funding, and how the new technology has made its way to the Butler campus.

  • Inside Viral Launch

    It’s a go-to software and services platform that helps brands dominate the Amazon marketplace. We’ll introduce you to the college dropout who created tech startup Viral Launch.

  • International Vending Management

    Gone are the days of ordering special equipment or opening a ticket with the IT department. Indianapolis-based International Vending Management is going high tech and catching on with Facebook, Twitter, Zillow and a lot more.

  • Passport to Hi-Tech

    Conner Prairie is going high tech again! The 2017 Passport to Hi-Tech will feature hands-on experiments and interactive exhibits designed to get girls excited about careers in STEM. This is a joint effort between Conner Prairie and Women & Hi Tech.  

  • Brackets for Good Teams Up with Lessonly

    The Hoosier nonprofit turning philanthropic giving into a competitive sport is back with something new. The co-founder of Brackets For Good talks about new markets, a national tournament and teaming up with Lessonly.

  • Recovery Force Receives FDA Clearance

    Fisher’s-based Recovery Force reaches a major milestone that could be a game changer for blood clot prevention. Our Mary-Rachel Redman shares exclusive details on the company’s big news from the FDA.

  • State's First Internet of Things Lab

    The Internet of Things. What is it, and why could it be Indiana’s next big thing? The masterminds behind the state’s first IOT Lab share perspectives on this unique concept.

  • Levementum's Indy Expansion Plans

    Another startup is helping beef up Indy’s tech scene with the addition of 175 high-wage jobs. CRM and business consulting firm Levementum executives talk about what’s driving the growth.

  • Kimball Electronics CEO Details Key Acquisitions

    From manufacturing power steering controls to developing electronics in police body cameras…Jasper-based Kimball Electronics is on track to reach $1 billion in sales. The CEO of the electronics manufacturer discusses two key acquisition. 

  • Levementum Bringing Tech Jobs to Indy

    An Arizona-based customer relationship management and business consulting firm is expanding in Indiana and adding up to 175 jobs by 2021. Levementum says it will move into new space at The Union in downtown Indianapolis. The company says the new location puts it closer to a major partner and will allow for further growth of its automation-focused practice in Indianapolis. Levementum says it is currently hiring consultants, developers and strategic account executives.

  • IoT Lab to 'Pay Real Dividends' For Students

    Educational institutions and their students will play a big part in the new Indiana IoT Lab-Fishers. Indiana University Vice President For Engagement Bill Stephan says the the facility in the city's certified tech park will give students and faculty the opportunity for collaboration, research and internships. 

  • Technology Meets Presidential Artifacts

    The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site is turning to technology to showcase thousands of artifacts. We show you how IUPUI and the IU School of Informatics is using 3D printing to help to preserve these national treasures.

  • Tech Company Lands NASA Project

  • Fizziology & The Hatch

    It’s an Indy company that keeps tabs on social media for movie studios, TV networks and production companies. The co-founders of Fizziology explain how they’re transforming social metrics one tweet and post at a time. Plus, the need for a unique co-working space for the creative class. They talk about “The Hatch.”

  • WGU Indiana Software Engineering Tops Nation

    Tech jobs continue to track upward in Indiana, with no signs of slowing. Now, WGU Indiana’s online software engineering degree has been named best in the nation.

  • SmarterHQ Lands $13M

    SmarterHQ says it has closed on a $13 million round of funding, led by Boston-based Spring Lake Equity. The company, which creates individualized campaigns for retailers, says the funding will help expand sales & marketing efforts as it looks to move into the travel and hospitality markets.

  • CloudeOne Rebranding Focuses on IoT

    CloudOne has a new name and a new focus. The CEO of the Fishers-based ClearObject explains why the Internet of Things "fundamentally changes everything” and could be Indiana’s next big thing.

  • The NCAA's New Software Platform

    The NCAA is creating a tech platform called Institution Performance Platform which collected 20 years’ worth of data on college students. The result is a software platform that allows personnel to access info such as financial, academic and demographic data.

  • Rebranding Reflects Indiana's IoT Growth

    The chief executive officer of Fishers-based ClearObject, formerly known as CloudOne, says its new brand shows the company's focus on what he calls "the biggest thing since anything." John McDonald says the Internet of Things "fundamentally changes absolutely everything," adding IoT impacts everything people do in their daily lives.

  • FailFest Expanding, Providing More Interactive Options

    As part of its continuing efforts to provide support for innovators and entrepreneurs in the state, the founder of Launch Fishers says one of the organization's most popular events has plans to expand.

    John Wechsler says FailFest will now take place on a quarterly basis. 

  • Growing Demand for Tech Talent

    Whether it’s in a hospital, manufacturing or education setting, the demand for IT talent in Indiana continues to grow. Leadership from TechPoint and Ivy Tech discuss the kinds of tech jobs available, and who’s providing the training and skills need to fill the positions

  • TechPoint CEO Discusses How Policy Impacts IN Tech Sector

    TechPoint CEO Mike Langellier discusses how policy and legislation play an important role in growing Indiana's tech ecosystem.

  • DemandJump's New Indy HQ

    Marketing startup DemandJump is on a roll, picking up some major honors, nearly $2 million in funding and a new downtown Indy headquarters.

  • Tech Insider: Venture Capital Investment Key In 2017

    One Indiana Tech insider says 2016 will be remembered for big acquisitions and the largest number of venture capital investment the state has seen in recent history.

    TechPoint CEO Mike Langellier says for investment and growth  to continue, Indiana needs to focus on four main ingredients: "talent, capital, companies and opportunity growth, and connectedness."

  • The Borrowed Boutique

    A mom and former physician turned her love for children’s clothing into a business that generated $100,000 without a website. Meet the founder of The Borrowed Boutique.

  • Digital Marketing Firm Looking to Expand

    The founder of a Fishers-based startup says his company is poised for continued growth over the next few years. Jason Hutcheson, chief executive officer of Iconic Digital Marketing, says the company began with two employees at Launch Fishers and is planning to grow to 15 by the end of 2017. He says the growth has led the company to graduate out of Launch Fishers and into its own facility.

  • McDonald: State Can Be More Tech-Friendly

    Indianapolis-based CloudOne Inc. Chief Executive Officer John McDonald says he hopes the Holcomb administration will put a focus on making Indiana friendly to technology-focused and entrepreneurial businesses, and not just business in general. John McDonald says the industry's biggest potential threat is inaction, specifically in the area of the Internet of Things, which he calls "unquestionably the greatest opportunity" for the state.

  • SEP's New Product Design Studio

    Businesses that need help designing software or solving a problem can now do so at a new studio. We give you a first look inside the new Software Engineering Professionals Product Design Studio in Carmel.

  • Eleven Fifty Academy Plans Expansion

    For the first time, the Eleven Fifty Academy has sent its instructors out of state to teach former coal miners in Kentucky how to code! Eleven Fifty President John Qualls discusses the intense bootcamp and plans for more growth.

  • SmarterHQ Attracts More Major Funding

    Indianapolis' tech sector continues to attract major investment. SmarterHQ says it has closed on a $13 million round of funding, led by Spring Lake Equity. The company, which creates individualized campaigns for retailers including Bloomingdales and Eddie Bauer, says the funding will help expand sales and marketing efforts as it looks to move into the travel and hospitality markets as well.

  • Launch Fishers Membership Hits 'Major Milestone' in 2016

    The founder of one Indiana co-op space says membership continues to increase. In an interview with Inside INdiana Business, John Wechsler says Launch Fishers has surpassed 600 members.

  • High School 'FailFest' In the Works

    The President of Eleven Fifty Academy says FailFest is expanding its audience. John Qualls says he is working to put together a FailFest for Indiana high school students in 2017. 

  • Rise in Coworking Among Biggest 2016 Tech Stories

    Launch Fishers founder John Wechsler says the growth of co-working in Indiana may be the biggest "under-the-radar" tech story this year. During an interview at Launch Fishers, he told Inside INdiana Business more than 2,000 workers are served by around 40 coworking spaces throughout the state, "bringing our state's entrepreneurs and innovators together in a common network." Wechsler says it's a trend he expects to continue in 2017.

  • DroneRaft's First Drone Landing Gear System Ready For Production

    In less than a year, three Rose-Hulman grads have formed a tech company and brought a new drone product to market. After a successful Kickstarter campaign, DroneRafts is ready to begin production and fill orders for the WaterStrider.

  • eCeptacle Gears Up For Production

    It could be the world’s smartest trash bin. The founder of startup e-Ceptacle talks about the buzz the company created at the Consumer Electronic Show, and how this Hoosier innovation is gearing up for production.

  • Founder Details Bluebridge's $8M Deal

    Fishers-based mobile app company Bluebridge sells off two business units for $8 million to focus on growing its employee engagement platform, Emplify, which just launched 5 months ago.

  • Hour of Code Aims to Spark STEM Interest

    Students from throughout the state are participating in events this week designed to "demystify" the world of computer programming. The Hour of Code is connected to 2016 Computer Science Education Week, a grassroots movement that kicks off nationally Monday. The Indianapolis-based TechPoint Foundation For Youth has deployed more than 60 volunteers who are working with over 500 students at Harshman Middle School in the city.

  • New Downtown Space for Scale-Up Tech Companies

    An old building focused on growing scale-up tech companies is set to open early next year. We talk with a partner and future tenant of The Union about what makes the space unique.

  • How Tech is Changing the Parking Business

    If you've been to a Colts or Pacers game or out to dinner in downtown Indianapolis, there's a good chance you've used their service. Denison Parking CEO discusses how technology is changing the parking business.

  • PERQ Adds Capital, Continues Growth

    Marketing technology provider PERQ is on a roll… picking up a $1.7 million round of investment from 4G Ventures. The company is on track to hire 30 new people and says it has landed more than 200 clients this year.

  • HomeAdvisor CEO Discusses Growth Plans and New Indy Office

    Another big player in the home services space now has a presence in Indiana. HomeAdvisor CEO Chris Terrill talks about the new Indy office, plans for growth and competing with Angie’s List.

  • Centerpoint Brewing Open for Business

    Three Rose-Hulman grads have launched a new brewery using their engineering skills to craft quality, great tasting beer. We take you inside Centerpoint Brewing, the first tenant of an industrial redevelopment project.

  • Xtern Day Showcases Next Wave of Tech Talent

    More than 150 top tech college students are in Indianapolis today, hoping to score an internship through a program that TechPoint says can be a life-changing experience. Xtern Finalist Day aims to match the students, who were chosen from more than 1,300 applicants from throughout the country, with Indianapolis companies for full-time, paid summer internships.

  • Notre Dame's Push For Innovation

    The University of Notre Dame is putting a major effort behind commercialization, innovation and entrepreneurship. A recent two-year study suggests 24 recommendations to transform the university, including the creation of the IDEA Center and Quinn Hall.

  • The Speak Easy Set to Open Downtown Location

    Another boost for Indiana’s coworking community and entrepreneurial momentum as The Speak Easy prepares to open its second location. We take you inside downtown Indy’s latest innovation space.

  • Indy-Based Software Startup Lands Funding

    An Indianapolis legal software startup, another spinout from High Alpha, has attracted more than $2 million in funding and landed one of the world’s largest law firms as a customer. The founder of Doxly is in the hot seat on the Innovators with Dr. K.

  • Springbuk Partners With Fitbit on Wellness Study

    A health analytics firm is partnering with Fitbit as part of a one of a kind corporate wellness study. We have some eye-opening results from tech startup Springbuk.

  • Salesforce Tower Rebranding 'Coming Soon'

    Indianapolis Deputy Mayor Angela Smith Jones says the timeline for rebranding the downtown Chase Tower to the Salesforce Tower is "pure engineering at this stage in the game." She says designers are trying to figure out how large of a logo the tower can structurally support. Smith Jones also says the EmployIndy initiative to help "train up" Indianapolis residents to potentially fill some of the approximately 800 jobs the tech giant plans to add in the city.

  • Appirio Acquired in $500M Deal

    Indianapolis-based cloud services company Appirio has been acquired by an Indian company in a $500 million blockbuster deal. Wipro says the acquisition will create "one of the world's largest cloud transformation practices." Appirio will maintain its brand and team, including Chief Executive Officer Chris Barbin. Inside INdiana Business talks to Steve Pruden, Appirio's VP of Strategy and Partnerships, about what the deal means for Indianapolis.

  • Fishers Police Develop Crime Reporting App

    The assistant chief of police in Fishers has developed an app to make reporting crime and suspicious activity easier for residents. Ed Gebhart says his Fishers CrimeWatch app has already seen success since launching in May with nearly 3,600 users, 400 incidents reported and one arrest made as a result. Gebhart developed the app with Auri Rahimzadeh, owner of Auri’s Idea’s which is based out of Launch Fishers.

  • Women in Tech on the Rise

    Indianapolis is making big strides in the tech industry, but what appears to be missing from the headlines are women who are becoming tech founders, CEOs, developers and programmers.

  • IoT 'Show And Tell' Has Hoosier Flavor

    Three Indiana companies are featured in a traveling exhibit focusing on the Internet of Things that is wrapping up a nationwide tour this month. Carmel-based pi lab, the maker of Edwin The Duck, SteadyServ Technologies and Schlage Lock Co. are part of NXP’s Smarter World Tour, which has been making stops throughout the United States since January. 

  • Workplace Culture Special: Co-working Space MatchBOX

    It is workplace culture in the new age: coworking spaces that foster innovation, collaboration and community all under one roof. We take you inside Lafayette’s first coworking space MatchBOX, designed "by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs."

  • Workplace Culture Special: Steelcase

    In Grand Rapids, Michigan lies the largest office furniture manufacturer in the world! How Steelcase is reconfiguring workspaces by staying ahead of trends in an industry where data is king!

  • Purdue Polytechnic to Spark 'Transformation'

    An abandoned industrial complex on the east side of Indianapolis will be the home of Purdue University's STEM-focused charter school scheduled to open next year. The university has also announced a partnership with Indianapolis Public Schools in hopes of attracting a diverse student body to Purdue Polytechnic High School. Inside INdiana Business discusses the project with Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and Purdue University President Mitch Daniels. 

  • New Program 'Catapults' HS Students into Tech Careers

    Indiana employers are working with innovative programs to jump-start students into tech careers. A new program that immerses high school students in those careers is the “Catapult Experience,” from the nonprofit Nextech and its partnering companies.

  • ClusterTruck on a Roll

    It’s part food delivery system, part tech startup and has quite the following in just a few months! ClusterTruck mastermind Chris Baggott discusses securing another $1 million round of funding and expansion plans.

  • Innovation Event to Feature 'All Sectors And Backgrounds'

    An Indianapolis-based think tank is hosting an event October 13 to focus on the full gamut of innovation across the state, not just the typical high-tech sectors. Centric Executive Director Jason Williams says the Day of Innovation "really is all about kind of that uniqueness and solving a problem," which he tells Inside INdiana Business, doesn't always mean a product or service on the market.

  • Pictured: CEO of Tom Farms, Kip Tom.

    Agribusiness CEO: Future Depends on Tech

    The chief executive officer of a northern Indiana crop production, sales and service company believes the only way to feed future generations will be through the use of technology like the Internet of Things. Kip Tom of Tom Farms in Leesburg talks to Inside INdiana Business about the state of  IoT in Indiana.

  • Former Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard at the tee-off event for the Indy Women in Tech Championship

    Pro Golf Event 'Great Hook' For Tech Connections

    Greg Ballard says a new LPGA event unveiled this week at the Brickyard Crossing Golf Course in Speedway will plug into a "crucial" issue facing one of the state's hottest industries. The former Indianapolis Mayor helped spearhead the drive to land the Indy Women in Tech Championship presented by Guggenheim and says it will offer a national stage for the city's tech sector and spotlight the need for more women in the ranks. 

  • CloudOne CEO John McDonald discusses the state of IoT in Indiana.

    Tech CEO Says Indiana Has Capability to Become ‘Global Leader’ in IoT

    The chief executive officer of Fishers-based CloudOne Inc. says Indiana has the potential to be a global leader in the Internet of Things space. John McDonald sits down with Inside INdiana Business to discuss how the state’s top industries, including agriculture, advanced manufacturing and logistics, are especially important to the IoT sector.

  • Holcomb Unveils Economic Development Plan

    The Republican candidate for governor says talent and infrastructure are among the top priorities in his economic development plan. Lieutenant Governor Eric Holcomb announced his four step plan at DeveloperTown in Indianapolis.

  • Fail Fest Coming to Terre Haute

    A popular event spotlighting the role failure plays in innovation is expanding its reach in Indiana. Launch Terre Haute will host is first regional Fail Fest September 21st.

  • Sells Group CEO Discusses Digital Marketing Firm's Growth

    At just 25-years of age, he’s running one of the state’s largest digital marketing firms. The founder and CEO of the Sells Group talks about growth and a high profile deal he just made with the Indiana Pacers.

  • Carrie Henderson, president of the Indy Chamber's Business Ownership Initiative, talks to Inside INd

    Indy Chamber Business Ownership Initiative Looking to Grow Regionally

    The head of the Indy Chamber's Business Ownership Initiative says a grant announced today will provide an economic spark in the area around 16 Tech, the centerpiece of the city's tech strategy. During an interview with Inside INdiana Business, Carrie Henderson said the chamber is looking to grow the strategy by thinking regionally.

  • Inside 1st Maker Space

    It can be tough for cash-strapped schools to introduce exciting innovation and creativity. An Indiana entrepreneur has hit on a solution that’s bringing technology up close for kids of all ages. It’s called the 1st Maker Space.

  • Meet Odyssey Co-Founder Evan Burns

    At just 28-years-old he is running one of the nation’s fastest growing online and mobile platforms for millennials. Meet the mastermind behind Odyssey, and how he recently snagged a $25 million investment.

  • Indiana to Lease Communications Infrastructure

    State leaders say Indiana's new agreement to lease its communications infrastructure will pay big dividends for Indiana's economy, specifically for the rural agriculture and telehealth sectors. The deal with Ohio-based Agile Networks, which could net the state more than $260 million, aims to bring broadband service to areas of the state that currently have no access.

  • Former ITT Tech Employee Learned of School Closing Via Email

    After more than 50 years, Carmel-based ITT Educational Services Inc. has announced it is permanently shutting down. The company says the "overwhelming majority" of more than 8,000 jobs have been eliminated. Inside INdiana Business reporter Mary-Rachel Redman caught up with a former ITT employee to talk about the closure.

  • Inside Wild Pitch Yeast

    He’s a cancer researcher by day and a beer expert by night. Meet the IU scientist who’s launched Wild Pitch Yeast and is providing yeast to craft breweries making special Bicentennial-ales. 

  • Launch Fishers CEO and Founder John Wechsler talks about the sale of Interactive Intelligence.

    What Sale of Interactive Intelligence Means for Indy Tech Community

    A California contact center technology company has announced a $1.4 billion agreement to acquire Indianapolis-based Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. (Nasdaq: ININ). Genesys says the deal is expected to close by the end of the year. Founder and CEO of Launch Fishers, John Wechsler talks to Inside INdiana Business about what the sale means for the Hoosier tech sector.

  • Launch Fishers CEO and Founder John Wechsler talks about the sale of Interactive Intelligence.

    What Sale of Interactive Intelligence Means for Indy Tech Community

    A California contact center technology company has announced a $1.4 billion agreement to acquire Indianapolis-based Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. (Nasdaq: ININ). Genesys says the deal is expected to close by the end of the year. Founder and CEO of Launch Fishers, John Wechsler talks to Inside INdiana Business about what the sale means for the Hoosier tech sector.

  • New Co-Op Space Opens in Lawrence

    The revitalization of Fort Benjamin Harrison from a military base to a growing business hub continues. The city of Lawrence is marking the official opening today of The Base at Fort Harrison. The coworking space is the result of a public-private partnership with players including the Greater Lawrence Chamber of Commerce and Yeager Properties. Organizers say The Base will ultimately house up to 100 members.

  • Indy-Based Tech Startup Aiming to Revolutionize Email Analytics

    Did you know we spend up to six and half hours a day on email? 250ok is an Indianapolis startup working to improve the experience. We talk with the former ExactTarget employee who founded the company. 

  • 2016 ‘Indiana Companies to Watch’

    Fourteen businesses state-wide were recognized as the 2016 ‘Indiana Companies to Watch’. Newly appointed Indiana Economic Development Corporation Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer Ian Steff talks about the importance of the event to Governor Mike Pence’s $1 billion innovation and entrepreneurship initiative.

  • 2016 ‘Indiana Companies to Watch’

    Fourteen businesses state-wide were recognized as the 2016 ‘Indiana Companies to Watch’. Newly appointed Indiana Economic Development Corporation Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer Ian Steff talks about the importance of the event to Governor Mike Pence’s $1 billion innovation and entrepreneurship initiative.

  • $21M Rail Warehouse 'Asset' to Indiana

    The parent company of Venture Logistics says the new $21 million Venture Rail Warehouse and Distribution Center on the south side of Indianapolis will be an asset for the state. Jack Schwarz with Indianapolis-based Schwarz Partners LP says the 406,000 square-foot rail-to-truck facility, a partnership with Indiana Rail Road Co., will help make Indiana more competitive. Schwartz and Indiana Rail Road Co. Chief Executive Officer Peter Mills talked about the potential impact.

  • GM's Marion Metal Center opened its doors in 1956.

    GM Invests $91 Million in its Marion Plant

    General Motor's announcement of a $91 million investment in its Marion Metal Center means job retention and an upgrade of the plant's equipment and technology. Dan Hermer, GM North America Manufacturing manager talks to Inside INdiana Business about what the investment means for the future of GM in Marion.

  • New App Connects and Markets Farmers to Prospective Landowners

    Farmers now have some high tech help when it comes to growing their operation and marketing to prospective landowners. The co-founder of Fetch Bird Dog explains a new mobile app.

  • New Chief Innovation Officer Shares Vision for Indiana's $1B Innovation Initiative

    We go one-on-one with the state’s new chief innovation officer on how he hopes to find Indiana’s next billion dollar idea. Ian Steff shares his vision and what’s on his agenda.

  • eLuxurySupply Disrupting Traditional Business Models

    An e-commerce company continues to grow in southwest Indiana. The owner of eLuxurysupply.com shares the story of how an anniversary gift for his wife led to a Hoosier entrepreneurial success story.

  • Former Indiana governor and senator Evan Bayh.

    Former Indiana Governor, Senator On Tech Industry

    Former Indiana governor and senator Evan Bayh talks to Inside INdiana Business during his visit to downtown Indianapolis-based Emarsys. He discusses the growth of the tech industry and what it means for Hoosier jobs.

  • SteadyServ Ready to Revolutionize Draft Beer Industry

    Carmel-based SteadyServ, the first data-as-a-service company for the draft beer industry, has been enjoying rapid growth since it was founded in 2012, and 2016 promises to be the biggest year yet - heralding a recent partnership with Intel. CEO Steve Hershberger says the company’s objective is not only to revolutionize how beer is transported and sold, but also to bring usable data to an industry that is severely lacking in it.
  • Founder of Dulead one of keynote speakers at 2016 FailFest

    FailFest 2016: Dulead Founder Eric Hiler

    Indianapolis-based Dulead is a technology company focused on working with businesses on continuous leadership development. Its founder, Eric Hiler, shared insight on how failure can lead to personal growth at this year's FailFest.

  • Blue Horseshoe Solutions Expanding in Carmel

    A global software firm will call Indiana home for years to come. We talk with Blue Horseshoe Solutions Co-Founder and President Chris Cason about investing millions and adding dozens of high-paying jobs in Carmel

  • Determine Inc. CEO on Relocating Tech Company's Global Headquarters to Carmel

  • ZIRO Robot to Hit Shelves Soon

    Last year, we told you about a robotic toy called ZIRO, designed by a Purdue University researcher. Since then it has grabbed national attention and is about to hit store shelves.

  • New Angie's List CEO Details Vision For Company

    The new chief executive officer at Indianapolis-based Angie's List Inc. says the company is entering a period of "unprecedented opportunity." Scott Durchslag, whose previous experience includes executive positions at Best Buy Co. Inc., Expedia Worldwide and Skype Global, says the first orders of business include fixing the fundamentals and seeking the right growth opportunities.
  • Hackathon: Indiana vs. Texas

    Indiana and Texas are squaring off in a Hackathon competition designed to develop government applications. State of Indiana Chief Information Officer Paul Baltzell and TechPoint CEO Mike Langellier talk about the competition.
  • Technology to Boost Athletic Performance

    Indianapolis-based Recovery Force has developed on-body technologies designed to help endurance athletes elevate their performance and break personal bests. Co-founders Matthew Wyatt and Brian Stasey talk about their first product, MORPH.