Three Startups Growing in Fishers

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The three startups all have roots at Launch Fishers. The three startups all have roots at Launch Fishers.

Three Fishers-based startups have announced growth plans. The city says VendorJump, Ultimate Automation and Sales Tuners, all of which have roots at Launch Fishers, have committed to investing a total of nearly $2 million and adding more than 80 jobs by 2021.

Ultimate Automation, which provides commercial audio-visual, automation and information technology systems, plans to invest more than $1 million and add 31 full-time jobs. In November, the company opened a storefront location at The Depot in Fishers' Nickel Plate District.

VendorJump is a global e-commerce retailer currently located at Launch Fishers. The company, which the city says experienced significant sales in multiple countries, will invest $517,000 and create 26 jobs.

Sales Tuners, a weekly podcast focusing on boosting the performances of salespeople and entrepreneurs, says it will invest more than $365,000 and add 25 full-time jobs. 

"When John Wechsler and I co-founded Launch Fishers, the goal was always to create a self-sustaining entrepreneurial hub that would organically support and grow companies,” said Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness. “As we’ve started to see successes such as these today, it’s not only a testament to the ecosystem here in Fishers, but more so to the dedication of these entrepreneurs who continue to grow and prosper.”

The Indiana Economic Development Corp. has offered the three companies a total of up to $765,000 in conditional tax credits and up to $165,000 in training grants based on their job creation plans. The companies will not be able to claim the incentives until Hoosier workers are hired.

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