• Microsoft Bringing Rural Broadband Effort to Indiana

    Microsoft Corp. has announced plans to expand the Microsoft Airband Initiative to several new states next year, including Indiana. The effort, in which the company works with local partners to make broadband Internet access available to more people in rural communities, launched in 2017 in 13 states. 

  • BirdsiVideo Drone Business Growing

    You see them in commercials, on your favorite TV shows, at the malls…drones are all the craze these days. We talk with the founder of Carmel-based BirdsiVideo about delivering aerial imaging and data services coast to coast.

  • MetaCX Secures $14M in Funding

    Former Salesforce Marketing Cloud CEO Scott McCorkle has launched a new startup backed by $14 million in funding, most of it from out of state. He tells us how MetaCX is going to change the way software as a service suppliers and buyers work together.

  • Google Gives Big Boost to Prison Coding Program

    A prison coding program that was introduced to Indiana earlier this year is getting a boost. Google.org has announced a $2 million grant to California-based nonprofit The Last Mile, which provides technology and business skills training for inmates. The funding will support, in part, the launch of Indiana's first coding program for incarcerated juveniles at the Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility.

  • TerraBoost Media Plans Indiana Hub

    It’s health and wellness and advertising rolled into one. We talk with the brothers behind TerraBoost Media, which have their sanitizing displays in more than 15,000 locations nationwide with plans to create an Indiana hub. 

  • Startup Ladies Launching Startup Study Hall Online

    The Startup Ladies, an organization that educates and connects founders and funders, is marking its 4th anniversary and launching an online platform for its very popular Startup Study Hall.

  • Hallett: Acquisition Opens 'Whole New World' to KAR

    The chief executive officer of Carmel-based KAR Auction Services Inc. (NYSE: KAR) says the acquisition of Belgium-based CarsOnTheWeb continues KAR's transformation into a global technology company. Jim Hallett says the deal for the online auction company also ensures a "strong international presence as we continue to grow beyond North America." KAR already has a presence in the United Kingdom after acquiring two UK-based companies over the last few years.

  • Online Platform Aims to Boost Entrepreneurs, Investors

    The chief executive officer of The Startup Ladies in Indianapolis says a new online educational platform will serve as a boon for entrepreneurs and investors. Startup Study Hall Online will provide access to the organization's executive mentors from anywhere in the country. The membership-based platform was announced Tuesday as part of The Startup Ladies' fourth anniversary luncheon in Indy.

  • ITIA Bringing Tech Voice to Statehouse

    More than 90 tech leaders from around the state have joined forces to launch the Indiana Technology & Innovation Association. The group’s co-chair shares its mission to push for policies to ensure the state has a strong infrastructure for tech companies to start, enough capital to grow and a pool of talent to sustain and scale. 

  • Inside Synapse Sitters

    As a parent of a young son with Autism, an Indianapolis mom wanted to help other families connect with specialized sitters, so she started Synapse Sitters. In the Business of Health, find out how the tech startup is expanding statewide.

  • New Software Startup Focuses on Workforce Safety

    A new cloud-based software startup not only wants improve workforce safety, but also increase companies’ productivity while reducing costs. Anvl Co-founder and tech vet Robin Fleming discusses her latest venture.

  • Group to Bring Tech Voice to Statehouse

    Some of the biggest names and businesses in Indiana's tech sector are coming together to launch an organization to advocate for the industry with state leaders. The Indiana Technology & Innovation Association says it will push for policies to ensure the state has a strong infrastructure for tech companies to start, enough capital for them to grow and enough talent for them to sustain and scale. 

  • The Mill Opens for Business

    It’s been called the cornerstone of the Trades District in Bloomington’s certified technology park. New business incubator and co-working space The Mill is now open with designs on boosting Bloomington’s innovation economy.

  • Infosys Hub to 'Reskill' Workforce

    India-based Infosys, which today broke ground on a $35 million U.S. Education Center in Indianapolis, says the campus will prepare the American workforce for the technology jobs of the future. "Continuous learning and reskilling are core components of Infosys' DNA," said Chief Operating Officer UB Pravin, adding the company will use the facility on the former Indianapolis International Airport terminal site to train 10,000 new American hires. 

  • Amazon HQ2 Update

    After months of waiting, Amazon is reportedly nearing a decision on what will be TWO locations for its second headquarters. Indianapolis is one of 20 finalists for the project, and we have new details.

  • Scale Computing Scores Funding and Partnership

    Indianapolis IT startup Scale Computing scores $35 million in funding and a new product partnership with tech hardware giant Lenovo. Scale’s plans include lots of new jobs.

  • 120WaterAudit Startup on a Roll

    A water quality technology and testing startup is on a roll, garnering international attention after winning a high-profile competition. 120WaterAudit has secured millions in funding and sit downs with the Obama’s.

  • IN3's New Collaboration Space

    The Indiana Innovation Institute (IN3) has opened a new collaboration space at the WestGate@Crane Technology Park and launched a new consortium to help solve the most challenging technical problems. 

  • IU Tech Transfer Boost

    A flurry of tech transfer activity is brewing at Indiana University. We explore some of the startups hatched during a record-setting three-year period.

  • Lafayette Town Hall: Wabash Heartland Innovation Network

    You’ve heard of Silicon Valley and Research Triangle, but what about Data Decagon? The Wabash Heartland Innovation Network is hoping to coin the term by partnering with 10 counties and making it the global epicenter for digital agriculture and next-generation manufacturing.

  • Zipp Marks 30 Years

    Indianapolis might be known as the racing capital of the world when it comes to motorsports, but it also has a leg up on bicycles. Zipp Speed Weaponry builds high performance wheels seen on the biggest stages, like the Tour de France. We go inside the high-tech world of wheels.

  • Forbes Calls Indiana 'Center' of AgTech Scene

    Forbes Media Editor-In-Chief Steve Forbes says hosting the ForbesAgTech Summitin Indianapolis for the first time puts the global event at "the center of it all." The event features dozens of entrepreneurs and leaders in the field at all levels from farmers to innovators. When asked why Indianapolis is the right place for the event, Forbes told Inside INdiana Business Mary-Rachel Redman "the question is not why, but why not?"

  • Fail Fest Wabash Valley Returns

    A popular event that seeks to change the way Hoosiers talk, think and react to failure returns to Terre Haute. We preview Fail Fest Wabash Valley.

  • Beck's Hybrids on the Future of AgTech

    Is Ag-Tech Indiana’s next big thing? There’s lots of momentum in the space including the first Forbes Ag Tech Summit in the Midwest visiting Indy. Beck’s Hybrids President Scott Beck weighs-in.

  • Emplify, Sigstr Land Funding

    A New Jersey venture capital firm pumped nearly $12 million into two growing Hoosier tech companies. The CEOs of Emplify and Sigstr discuss the new infusion of capital, and what it will be used for.

  • Pacers, Salesforce Partner to Boost Fan Experience

    Pacers Sports & Entertainment is teaming up with Salesforce to create the ‘Ultimate Fan Experience.’ The goal is to personally engage with fans across digital touchpoints, including email, social media, advertising and customer service.

  • MonoSol Breaks Ground in Lebanon

    The manufacturer of a water-soluble film used in popular detergent pods just broke ground on its fourth location in Indiana. We talk with some of the major players behind MonoSol’s $72 million Lebanon project.

  • Tech Tying Two Innovative Fishers Spaces Together

    As construction continues on The Yard at Fishers District, which will feature a culinary incubator, the founder of another nearby innovation space, the Indiana IoT Lab's John Wechsler, says technology will shape the future of the culinary scene. The incubator is one part of the $110 million mixed-use community, which will include hotel, retail, residential and dining properties. Wechsler says the culinary incubator is on pace to open in about a year.

  • Celebrity Chef Stumps For Tech at Indiana IoT Lab

    During a visit Thursday to Fishers, a celebrity chef says the future of cooking involves embracing technology. Robert Irvine delivered a presentation at the Indiana IoT Lab and says high-tech advances and the growing availability of home food delivery will never put bricks-and-mortar restaurants out of business, but it will cause changes that restaurateurs must deal with. He said the top chefs in the country are already investing in the non-traditional.

  • Future of 5G Plan in Indiana

    Indianapolis could be the 7th city in the country to get 5G technology from AT&T. How some say Indiana is helping shape the future of 5G.

  • Roche Academy Developing Talent Pipeline

    Roche Diagnostics is thinking differently and more creatively to attract talent. This October, the Roche Academy will debut as a custom talent pipeline for biomedical equipment technicians.

  • Cheetah Digital Plans to Triple Workforce

    A marketing software company that set up shop in Indianapolis one year ago is in growth mode. We talk with Cheetah Digital leadership about plans to triple head count.

  • Techstars Sports Tech Accelerator Powered by Indy

    Indianapolis is on track to becoming a hub for sports-related technology on a global scale. We tell you about a first-of-its-kind sports tech accelerator backed by the Indiana Sports Corp, NCAA, Pacers, Colts and Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

  • Dorsey: SportsTech Accelerator 'Enormous Accomplishment'

    One of Indiana's biggest names in technology says a newly-announced multi-million-dollar accelerator is a key opportunity for the state to blend its strengths in tech and sports. Indiana Sports Corp. Board Chair and High Alpha founding partner Scott Dorsey says Techstars SportsTech Accelerator Powered by Indy can impact the state's sports organizations "in a profound way" in areas from big data science to esports and virtual reality.

  • Sports Tech to Fuel New Accelerator

    A group of sports organizations is making a big bet on sports tech through a three-year, multi-million-dollar partnership with a worldwide entrepreneurship network. The Indiana Sports Corp., NCAA and Pacers Sports and Entertainment are among the founding partners of a sports tech accelerator that will launch in Indianapolis with the backing of Colorado-based Techstars. ISC President Ryan Vaughn said the accelerator will help Indiana build a brand as a global sports technology leader.

  • Codelicious Secures Nearly $1M in Funding

    An Indianapolis-based computer science curriculum startup has closed on a new round of funding. Codelicious has secured $940,000 in funding, nearly double its goal of $500,000. The company says it will use the money to scale up sales and marketing efforts, build out intellectual property and add critical personnel, though specific jobs numbers were not given. 

  • Rural Broadband at Center of New State Position

    Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch has named Scott Rudd as the state's new director of broadband opportunities. Crouch says Rudd will work closely with the Indiana State Department of Agriculture and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs to help farmers and farm businesses keep up with advancing technology and help rural communities find ways to attract reliable and affordable high-speed Internet.

  • Elkhart Town Hall: ETHOS Innovation Center

    Can a center teaching children about science help solve the worker shortage? Leadership behind the ETHOS Innovation Center say yes. We take you inside the sprawling campus where STEM is king! 

  • Salesforce Begins Pathfinder, Reorganization Efforts

    Salesforce.com Inc. is underway with the first cohort of its Pathfinder Training Program that is part of the tech giant's ongoing Indianapolis growth. The company is partnering with Deloitte to provide business and technical training to Ivy Tech Community College students and Hoosier veterans looking to become Salesforce administrators and developers. 

  • Eight IN Startups Going to TechCrunch Disrupt SF

    Director of gBeta Indy discusses Indiana's presence at the upcoming TechCrunch Disrupt SF. Chelsea Linder says there will be eight Hoosier startups representing the state at the Tech Disrupt conference in San Francisco, September 5-7. Last year's event drew 5,000 attendees and more than 1,200 investor-founder meetings with 500 startups from around the globe.

  • 'Project High Note' Aims to Strike Chord With Visitors

    The chief executive officer of Fishers-based Vibenomics Inc. says new contracts with the Indianapolis International Airport and Downtown Indy Inc. will have a ride-reaching impact. The company, which used to be known as Fuzic, will create "an all-encompassing, engaging environment" for travelers at the airport and people on Georgia Street in the city's downtown through custom music and messaging. 

  • Heritage Group Launches HG Ventures

    The Heritage Group is adding to its innovation culture by launching a corporate venture arm. A former Duke University innovation and entrepreneurship vice provost is leading the new initiative and shares why the timing is right for the company and Indiana. 

  • Notre Dame IDEA Center's Startup Success

    Notre Dame's IDEA Center blows away expectations for student and faculty startups in its first year of operation. Find out what's fueling the innovation and entrepreneurship, and how the center is helping build a regional startup ecosystem.

  • Major Renovations Complete at Salesforce Indy HQ

    Salesforce.com Inc. (NYSE: CRM) executives have debuted the final unfinished portion of its Indianapolis regional headquarters. The Ohana Floor, a hospitality and event area for employees, customer and partner functions, is located on the 47th floor of Salesforce Tower in the center of downtown Indianapolis. Saleforce says nonprofit and community organizations can host events in the space free of charge on weeknights and weekends.

  • PactSafe Secures Major Funding Round

    A former attorney took his legal expertise and launched a digital contract tech company three years ago. PactSafe CEO Brian Powers talks about a $5.5 million round of funding and what it means for Indiana’s growing VC scene.

  • Apartment Complex to Get Makerspace

    The Maker Youth Foundation is taking its makerspace concept out of schools and into a once-troubled apartment complex. Leadership from the foundation explain how the learning and creativity lab will work, and if the concept could be a statewide and, perhaps, national model.

  • HQ2 Competitor Exchanges Thoughts on Workforce

    The mayor of another major city competing for the Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) second headquarters is discussing some techniques he says Indianapolis could employ to land the tech giant and other economic development investments. Boston's Marty Walsh, whose city, like Indianapolis, is among 20 finalists vying for the so-called HQ2, says setting in motion ample training opportunities and streamlining city processes are keys.

  • Inside Infosys Foundation's Pathfinders Institute

    Teachers typically take a break from school in the summer, but hundreds went back to the classroom to learn about computer science at the inaugural Pathfinders Summer Institute. We explain how the Infosys Foundation is attacking the digital divide in the classroom.

  • High Alpha Raises $100M

    Venture studio High Alpha has raised more than $100 million to fuel the next generation of enterprise software. Co-founder Eric Tobias explains how this latest round of funding elevates Indy’s tech profile, and makes High Alpha one of the largest venture studios in the world.

  • Funding Boosts Kenzie Academy Growth

    A $4.2 million investment round has tech training school Kenzie Academy Inc. gearing up for growth. The company, which is headquartered in San Francisco and has its first campus in Indianapolis, is looking to expand its learning tracks and, eventually, its number of campuses. Co-founder Chok Ooi says Kenzie Academy oversubscribed on its second seed stage of funding and had to ask some investors to dial down their backing.

  • Studio Science's New Leader

    Studio Science helps solve business problems through design. Its customers include big wigs like Exact Target, Interactive Intelligence and Angie's List. New CEO Steve Pruden explains why it’s the tech sector's best kept secret and growth plans.

  • Telamon Growing Footprint Abroad

    One of the largest private-held companies in Indiana is growing its footprint abroad. Telamon Corp is opening a new manufacturing in Macedonia. CEO Stanley Chen talks about expanding to Europe, updating its Carmel HQ and a wireless acquisition.

  • The Speak Easy's New Leader

    Just two short years ago Julie Heath moved to Indy from the East Coast not knowing what was in store for her. Now she's leading the city's first coworking space The Speak Easy.

  • New Changes at Lev

    Fast-growing digital consulting company Lev has a new brand, new CEO and soon new office space. We catch up with Michael Burton about his humble beginnings at a flower shop as he prepares to move into the corner office in the Regions building in downtown Indy.

  • Cook, Fishers Mayor Discuss Leadership, Entrepreneurship

    An event Wednesday at the Indiana IoT Lab in Fishers showcased one of Indiana's highest-profile life sciences companies. Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness hosted Bloomington-based Cook Group Inc. Chairman Steve Ferguson and Cook Group President Pete Yonkman for a discussion on executive leadership. Yonkman says the event offered an opportunity to learn more about innovation and entrepreneurship at the IoT lab and nearby Launch Fishers coworking space.

  • CRG Grow Redefining Farm-to-Table

    Sourcing local produce is one thing. Cunningham Restaurant Group is redefining farm-to-table with its hydroponic greenhouse. We take you inside CRG Grow’s and chat with Founder and Restaurateur Mike Cunningham about his innovation.

  • Elevate Ventures in Global Spotlight

    Elevate Ventures is getting some global attention for its work in building entrepreneurial and innovation focused cultures and investing in start-up and early stage companies. CEO Chris LaMothe shares insight on being named to the top 10 list of investors and service provider in 2017.

  • Inside Rose-Hulman Coding Camp

    Rose-Hulman is connecting children with code by hosting on-campus summer camps this month. Connecting with Code is immerging kids in the basics of computer programming and software development as early as elementary and middle school.

  • Indiana Fiber Network Details Major Infrastructure Investment

    The Indiana Fiber Network is rolling out a $50 million plan to increase capacity and broadband access reliability statewide. CEO Jim Turner explains the need for big infrastructure investment and gives us a glimpse at the future of broadband.

  • Inside Netfor's New HQ

    Technology and customer support company Netfor Inc. is settling in its new $4 million HQ in the Fishers Technology Park. Founder and CEO Jeff Medley discusses the need for upgraded space as it expands its software-as-a-service, IoT and cloud industries services.

  • ClearObject Collaboration Acts as 'Accelerator'

    The chief executive officer of Fishers-based ClearObject Corp. says a new partnership with UI Labs' Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute in Chicago will broaden the Internet of Things-focused company's global presence. John McDonald says the collaboration will provide access to university and industry talent, expertise and connections.

  • Glassboard Making Waves in IoT

    Indianapolis-based Glassboard has been a key player in the Internet of Things space from the beginning. Co-founder and CEO Randy Parmerlee shares how his team of innovators and engineers develops the hardware from electric bikes to wearable devices.

  • Pippa Partners with Netlogx

  • Innovatemap Grows to New Broad Ripple Space

    A digital product agency that got its start in the Speak Easy in Indianapolis has new digs. Innovatemap CEO Mike Reynolds shares how his tech firm has helped more than 75 companies dream, design and scale products.

  • Levementum Promotes Burton to CEO

    The board of directors for Arizona-based Levementum, which has an office in Indianapolis, has appointed a new chief executive officer. Michael Burton, who previously served as senior vice president for the company, will begin his new role in June. Levementum provides digital marketing, eCommerce and Internet of Things consulting services. Burton joined the company in March 2016 after serving as director of services for Salesforce. 

  • 16 Tech Taps Former LDI Exec For COO

    16 Tech Community Corp. has named Emily Krueger chief operating officer. She previously served as vice president of administration for Indianapolis-based LDI LTD. The organization is the operating entity of the high-profile, 60-acre 16 Tech innovation district coming together on the city's near west side. Krueger will help lead development efforts.

  • Fishers Town Hall: From Launch Fishers to IoT Lab

    He’s been a leader in getting entrepreneurial infrastructure into place. In 2012, John Wechsler started Launch Fishers in the basement of Fishers Library, and over the years expanded it to more than 50,000 square feet of space. His next big idea: the Indiana Internet of Things Lab-Fishers.

  • 'Risk-Taking Females' Team Up For 500

    An Indianapolis women's tech organization is partnering with IndyCar driver Pippa Mann to shine a spotlight on opportunities for women in STEM and entrepreneurship careers. Women & Hi Tech President Audrey Taylor, who also founded Indianapolis-based information technology firm netlogx, says it's a natural partnership with a female entrepreneur who is "blazing a trail" for women in racing and STEM. 

  • Feminine Hygiene Product Wins 'Next Launch' Competition

    A sustainable feminine hygiene product developed by a Fishers High School student took the $25,000 first place prize in Wednesday's "The Next Launch" competition at the Indiana IoT Lab in Fishers. The event drew business ideas from students from eight high schools throughout the Midwest. The Rob Rubin School for the Entrepreneur at Culver Academies helped organize the event.

  • 'Next Launch' Fueling Student Innovation

    Students from eight high schools throughout the Midwest are today competing for $40,000 in prizes at "The Next Launch" at The Indiana IoT Lab in Fishers. The Rob Rubin School for the Entrepreneur at Culver Academies helped organize the event. Director Alex Kurrelmeier says the goal is to make the competition national to address "a huge need for entrepreneurial development at a high school level."

  • Allegion Ventures Launches $50M Corporate Fund

    One of the nation’s largest security companies has launched a $50 million corporate venture fund right here in Indiana. We talk with the man leading Allegion Ventures about the idea behind the fund and why now.

  • I-Corps Program Targets Entrepreneurs Statewide

    Purdue is launching an I-Corps program across the state in partnership with Elevate Ventures to help early stage startups commercialize their technologies. Find out how this National Science Foundation program aims to boost entrepreneurship and economic development.

  • Conexus Names New CEO

    He went from serving on the board to becoming CEO of Conexus Indiana. Why Mark Howell believes Indiana's manufacturing and logistics sectors are "fully equipped" to be at the forefront of artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things.

  • Mira Awards: Scale-Up of the Year

    As online retail rapidly evolves, SupplyKick has developed a successful, tech-enabled and analytics-driven approach to buying, selling, and representing third-party products on marketplaces like Amazon, eBay, and Walmart.com. It picked up Scale-Up of the Year.

  • Mira Awards: Best New Tech Start-Up

    FreightRover combines two Indiana strong-suits, technology and transportation, to create a platform that solves fragmentation in the U.S. trucking industry… earning Mira’s Best New Tech Start-up! 

  • Mira Awards: Corporate Innovator of the Year

    Shift Indy is making government services easy to find, simple to use and available 24-7. A digital city hall is being copied by places like Austin and San Francisco and is this year’s Corporate Innovator of the Year.

  • Mira Awards: Tech Company of the Year

    The 19th annual Mira Awards is where you’ll find Indiana’s very best in technology and innovation in one room! And we were backstage to capture it all. TechPoint CEO Mike Langellier recaps the star-studded night and insight into the shinning stars including… Tech Company of the Year: Salesforce.

  • Purdue Data Science Initiative

    Purdue wants to launch an initiative that will make data science education part of every student’s learning experience. Two key Purdue execs behind the Integrated Data Science Initiative explain how it will also boost research and partnerships.

  • Infosys Picks Indy For U.S. Ed Center

    A new tenant is moving into part of the old Indianapolis International Airport. Indian tech giant Infosys is planning a USA Education Center and 3,000 jobs. The company’s CEO and Governor Holcomb share details on how the deal fell into place.

  • Jones: Infosys Announcement 'Catapults Us'

    One of Indiana’s best-known tech entrepreneurs says the question following Thursday's jobs announcement from Infosys is "how will it play out?" The India-based company is planning to create a total of 3,000 jobs between its U.S. Education Center at the former Indianapolis International Airport terminal and its existing downtown Technology and Innovation Hub at OneAmerica.

  • Infosys Campus Plans Go Beyond Buildings

    The new Infosys U.S. Education Center at the former Indianapolis International Airport terminal site will include more than office space. Ultimately, officials revealed at a news conference Thursday in Indianapolis, it could more closely resemble the type of live, work, play campus found in the company's other major global locations. 

  • Spensa Technologies Acquired by DTN

    A West Lafayette-based precision agriculture tech startup, has been acquired by Minnesota-based DTN. The CEO of Spensa Technologies shares what the deal means for the company and the state of Indiana.

  • State's Largest Hackathon Targets Public Safety

    Launch Fishers and the Indiana IoT lab will this weekend host what organizers call Indiana's largest hackathon. This year's At&T #IoTCivicHack will focus on public safety solutions. Fishers Police Chief Mitch Thompson says new, cutting-edge technology ideas are especially helpful in an industry where "we tend to surround ourselves with other professionals that are in public safety and we all tend to think alike." 

  • Purdue President Weighs in on District Development

    Purdue University has announced another private employer's plans to locate to the 450-acre Purdue Discovery Park District and create hundreds of jobs in the coming years. Washington-based Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Inc., led by President Ed Schweitzer, a Purdue graduate, says it will build a 100,000 square-foot electric power research facility in multiple phases.

  • Levementum Scores Funding, Sells Off Product

    Arizona-based Levementum, which has a growing presence in Indianapolis, says it has raised an additional $4 million in funding, led by Inoca Capital Partners. Chief Executive Officer Doug Guilbeau also says the company has sold its SugarCRM practice so it can focus on its Salesforce products and becoming "the top digital consultancy focused on consumer engagement."

  • Levementum Raises $4 Million, Sells Off Product

    Arizona-based Levementum, which has a growing presence in Indianapolis, says it has raised an additional $4 million in funding, led by Inoca Capital Partners. Chief Executive Officer Doug Guilbeau also says the company has sold its SugarCRM practice so it can focus on its Salesforce products and becoming "the top digital consultancy focused on consumer engagement."

  • DemandJump Lands $6M

    Last year's Rise of The Rest venture competition, which made a stop in Indianapolis, is being credited as a catalyst for a Hoosier tech company landing a $6 million round of funding. Indianapolis-based DemandJump tells us what it will do with its Series A round support.

  • Wechsler Sees IoT Lab Network

    The founder of the Indiana IoT Lab, which opened last month in Fishers, says he envisions a "loose federation of labs throughout the state." During an interview at the Inside INdiana Business Launch Fishers Bureau, John Wechsler says labs throughout the state would focus on regional strengths, such as plastics engineering and precision agriculture.

  • Indiana Holds First HS Pitch Competition

    The state's inaugural high school pitch competition is in the books and a team of students from Noblesville High School have taken the top prize. Educaid, which created board games designed to help Hoosier students learn business concepts such as marketing and management, beat eight other finalists to win $10,000, one year of college tuition at a state college or university, mentoring services and internship opportunities. 

  • Purdue, IU Partner on Cybersecurity

    It protects five universities, hundreds of thousands of devices and tens of thousands of students and faculty from cyber threats. We introduce you to OmniSOC, which could have the potential to create hundreds of jobs.

  • IPS, Salesforce Launching IT Academy

    Salesforce is donating $500,000 to Indianapolis Public Schools to launch an information technology academy. The funds will pay for new computers, high-speed internet connection and mobile charging devices at the academy at George Washington High School. 

  • Indiana Women's Prison Cuts Ribbon on Inmate Coding Program

    Officials celebrated the beginning of The Last Mile, a program designed to teach inmates at the Indiana Women’s Prison coding skills they can use once they are released. Founded in 2010, Indiana is the first state outside of California to adopt the San Francisco-based non-profit that has seen 100 percent of its graduates secure employment upon release with a zero percent recidivism rate.

  • Beware, It's Breach Season

    Hancock Regional Hospital was the recent target of hackers and turned to information security company Pondurance to defend its systems and protect information assets. In the Business of Health, what you can do to protect your sensitive information.

  • Startup Weekend Evansville Kicks Off

    In just 54 hours big ideas are being transformed into startups in southwest Indiana. At Startup Weekend Evansville 7.0, entrepreneurs will try, fail and succeed with advice from some of the region’s top entrepreneurial minds.

  • Analysis: Tech Jobs on The Rise, Many Going Unfilled

    New figures released by a global technology industry association suggest job totals in Indiana's tech sector are growing at a slightly higher clip than the average state. CompTIA says tech jobs make up 5.5 percent of the state's workforce, ranking Indiana 21st in the U.S. with over 181,000 workers. Tech job postings are on the rise in Indiana, the organization says, increasing 34 percent from 2016 to 2017 and bumping the state to reach nearly 36,000.

  • 16 Tech Moving Forward

    A new 60-acre innovation community planned near downtown Indianapolis receives a major boost needed to become reality. 16 Tech lands nearly $40 million and its first developer agreement. Details on what could be a transformative project.

  • Inside Mobile reCell

    What happens when companies need to dispose of employee cellphones? Some big brands call Mobile reCell. The co-founders of this end-of-life smartphone and tablet service share their story and some of the big fish they’re landing.

  • IoT Lab Celebrates Grand Opening

    The state’s first Internet of Things lab is now open in Fishers. We talk with key players about one of the nation’s first public-private IoT Labs.

  • Counterpart's Rebrand

    For more than 25 years, Counterpart has built custom software, recently helping Long’s Bakery manage everything from recipes to inventory. One of the tech company’s partners talks about growing the business, innovation and a name change.

  • IU Launching Evergreen Venture Fund

    IU is launching a new evergreen venture fund to fuel innovation and research for startup companies. We’ll explore the ambitious vision for the IU Philanthropic Venture Fund.

  • TutorMate Tackling Literacy with Tech

    If you have a phone and Internet access, you can tutor an at-risk first-grade student in reading with the help of TutorMate. An educator and an ambassador for TutorMate explain how easy it is to get involved.

  • Women in Tech: The Bee Corp

    Bloomington-based startup The Bee Corp has landed milestone funding from the National Science Foundation. Guest Host Sara Croft from TechPoint talks with CEO Ellie Symes about how the funding will help improve its beehive monitoring technology. 

  • Women Educator: Codelicious

    Codelicious is a woman-led, tech company that develops and licenses educational curriculum for teaching problem solving and analytical thinking through coding. Guest Host and Pharm CEO Erin Albert talks with CEO Christine McDonnell about the startup’s aggressive growth plans.

  • Aggressively Organic's Presence, Ambition Expanding

    A central Indiana indoor agriculture company is growing its footprint. Aggressively Organic creates hydroponic, micro-growth chamber technology to grow produce for what it says is "less than the cost of a large pizza." The less-than-one-year-old company is currently located at Launch Fishers and it will next week open a 40,000-square-foot facility elsewhere in the Hamilton County city.

  • Indy Tech Company Octiv Acquired

    Indianapolis-based sales technology company Octiv is being acquired by a Colorado company. Conga, which Octiv Chief Executive Officer David Kerr calls "the leader in the end-to-end intelligent document solution space," will add Octiv's platform to its automation suite. Kerr says Octiv's Indianapolis operation will remain local, adding the company will "accelerate investment in innovation."

  • Infosys Creating Talent in 'Hidden Jewel'

    As India-based Infosys looks to fill thousands of openings at its tech and innovation but in Indianapolis over the next few years, the company's president says the onus is on the tech giant to create its own talent. During a Studio(i) interview, Ravi Kumar said, "It's myopic if you actually look at just the market and say, 'This is the talent pool available.'"

  • Infosys Tech Hub Aims to Grow Indiana's Tech Profile

    The president of India-based Infosys (NYSE: INFY) says the company's new Indianapolis Technology and Innovation Hub will organically create tech talent that is currently not available. Ravi Kumar joined Governor Eric Holcomb and Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett to cut the ribbon on the hub at OneAmerica Tower in downtown Indianapolis which he says could help make Indiana the tech hub of the Midwest.

  • Brackets For Good Goes Statewide

    It’s the philanthropy world’s Big Dance. Dozens of Hoosier nonprofits are going head to head for Brackets for Good friendly fundraising competition…and the first ever statewide tournament. Details on the 128 nonprofits and Hoosier cities involved. 

  • 'Major Spread' to Spotlight Indy Tech

    AOL co-founder Steve Case's Rise of the Rest tour stop in Indianapolis last fall is paying more dividends. Launch Fishers co-founder John Wechsler says relationships from that event have led to a planned multi-page spread on the Indianapolis area's tech ecosystem in California Sunday magazine in the coming weeks.

  • Levementum on Track for Growth

    Tech startup Levementum says it will move into a new Indianapolis location this summer after outgrowing its current home at The Union 525 downtown. Early last year, the company detailed plans to add 175 jobs by 2021.

  • Mira Award Nominees Cover Tech's Wide Spectrum

    More than 100 nominees have been announced for this year's Mira Awards. More than 200 applications for individuals, companies and organizations -- a record total -- were submitted in categories including New Startup of the Year, Innovation of the Year and Rising Star. Inside INdiana Business creator and host Gerry Dick is a nominee in the Community Champion of the Year category.

  • Levementum Riding Indy's Tech Wave

    The senior vice president of Arizona-based Levementum says the presence of Salesforce and a "fantastic talent pool" have made Indianapolis a great spot for the customer relationship management firm to grow. Michael Burton says the company will move to a new Indianapolis location this summer after outgrowing its current home at The Union 525 downtown. Early last year, the company detailed plans to add 175 jobs by 2021.

  • Emplify Continues Growth Spurt

    Fishers-based Emplify is touting a year of triple-digit sales growth and plans to add more than 30 employees this year. Why the tech firm’s CEO says the growth represents validation.

  • First-Ever Indy Tech Census

    The results are in from the first-ever Indy tech census report. Tech entrepreneurship organization, Powderkeg, shares some key findings and has some expansion news to share as well.

  • Growth Continues For Employee Engagement Developer

    Fishers-based Emplify is touting a year of growth and plans to add more than 30 employees in 2018. The employee engagement analytics company officially launched in March 2017 after securing a $3 million round of funding.

  • IoT Lab Unveils Tenants

    Another milestone for the new space being built to lead Internet of Things innovation in Indiana. The Indiana IOT Lab in Fishers revealed its first tenants, and Founder John Wechsler gives us the inside scoop.

  • Costello Closing Deals

    Software that helps sales reps navigate key conversations in the moment is gaining some traction. The founders of Costello talk plans for a downtown Indianapolis expansion and new jobs.

  • Pacers STEM Fest to Showcase 'New Wave' Jobs

    The Indiana Pacers and Conexus Indiana are this weekend joining more than 40 business, nonprofit and education partners for STEM Fest 2018 in Indianapolis. Thousands of participants, ranging from elementary students to recent college graduates from more than 100 schools throughout the state, are expected to attend. Bryce Carpenter with Conexus says the event will expose students to the "new wave" of STEM jobs.

  • Anchor Tenants Sign on With Indiana IoT Lab

    The Indiana IoT Lab in Fishers has revealed the inaugural class of businesses setting up dedicated office suites at the soon-to-open property. Mayor Scott Fadness says the space, which is the first of its kind in the state, positions the city to "lead the way for innovation" in Indiana and beyond. In addition to eight office suites, 50 members have joined and will use the coworking and prototyping amenities on-site. 

  • Lippert Components Adopts AR Technology

    A traditional RV manufacturer in Elkhart is turning to innovative technology in the product development stage. How augmented reality is helping Lippert Components stay ahead of the curve.

  • Training Academy Touts Tech Hot Spot Connections

    The founder of Indianapolis-based coding school Kenzie Academy says a packed reception this week attended by big names like Governor Eric Holcomb and leaders from the business community demonstrates how the state and city are embracing the tech community. Chok Ooi says he touts the support to his connections in the Silicon Valley.

  • Big Week for VC in Indiana

    It’s been a big week for venture capital in Indiana…some even say a monumental week. Two startups, Springbuk & Zylo, land close to $30 million in VC funding. TechPoint CEO Mike Langellier weighs-in on what this means for the tech sector.

  • VisionThree's VR Solutions

    Indianapolis-based VisionThree is using Virtual Reality and other interactive touch applications to help companies with sales, marketing and training. The company recently created VR solution for Dow Agrosciences and Rolls-Royce.

  • Springbuk Lands $20M

    It’s been a big week for Indianapolis-based Springbuk. The employer health data company landed a $20 million round of funding and plans to create100 jobs by 2020.

  • Zionsville Coworking Space Expanding

    A Zionsville coworking space is expanding. zWorks is adding a second building to its arsenal that will include eight rooms, three of which will be specifically reserved for startups. "We are really excited to be growing," said Kate Swanson, executive director of zWorks. "

  • Electric Works Project Moving Forward

    A decaying, abandoned factory one day, innovative live-work-play district tomorrow. Plans are moving forward for one of Fort Wayne’s most ambitious redevelopment projects ever: Electric Works. We talk opportunities and challenges with some key players.

  • Scooch Founders Share Ambitious Goals for 2018

    A decaying, abandoned factory one day, innovative live-work-play district tomorrow. Plans are moving forward for one of Fort Wayne’s most ambitious redevelopment projects ever: Electric Works. We talk opportunities and challenges with some key players.

  • Is Indiana Facing a VC Crisis?

    Could Indiana be on the verge of a venture capital crisis? As more Hoosier tech companies emerge on the scene, some are worried there is less venture capital to fuel their growth. We have perspective from Allos Ventures Managing Partner Don Aquilano on its impact.

  • Snapshyft Expanding

    A tech startup connecting bars and restaurants with qualified workers is on the path to growth. Snapshyft is investing nearly a half-million dollars in a new headquarters and adding dozens of jobs.

  • Date Set For IoT Lab Opening in Fishers

    Ten weeks and six days. The exact amount of time remaining before the Internet of Things Lab in Fishers will officially open its doors March 21. The first of its kind in the state, the goal of the nearly 25,000 square-foot lab is to give IoT companies and innovators a space to collaborate.

  • Bloomington Town Hall: 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.  

  • 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.

  • IoT Lab Progressing in Fishers

    Launch Fishers founder John Wechsler says the Indiana IoT Lab, unveiled in February, will hold its grand opening early next year. The lab is located in the city's state-certified tech park, which includes the Nickel Plate District -- home of Launch Fishers -- and North East Commerce Park. Wechsler says the IoT Lab will be home to several "in-resident" companies, innovation teams from larger corporations and room for "backpack-and-an-idea" entrepreneurs.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.