Semiconductor chip design center planned for West Lafayette

A Taiwan-based chipmaker is partnering with Purdue University to establish a new chip design center on the West Lafayette campus. MediaTek says the center, which is expected to create up to 30 jobs, represents its first partnership with an American university, as well as a new growth model for the company.... Read More

SIMBA Chain launches NFT marketplace

Plymouth-based SIMBA Chain Inc. has launched a new marketplace for non-fungible tokens, or NFTs. The blockchain technology startup says SIMBA Market will feature NFT collections from well-known athletes and entertainers, and also offer brands the chance to showcase NFTs in their own digital space.... Read More

Co-op group aims to create statewide fiber network

A new consortium comprised of nearly two dozen electric and telephone cooperatives looks to provide fiber service to a majority of customers statewide. Accord Telecommunications Collaborative LLC says it will create one of the largest, contiguous, fiber-based networks through a combination of private investment and grant funding. ... Read More

Solinftec deploys crop robot to Canada

West Lafayette-based agricultural technology company Solinftec is expanding the launch of its new autonomous robot with two partnerships in Canada. Solix Ag Robotics' technology scans and monitors fields to examine crop health and pressures, such as weeds and pests.... Read More

Indiana announces SportsTech HQ

Indianapolis has earned a reputation for hosting major sporting events. Now, there is an effort to grow Indiana’s brand as a sports tech destination. The Indiana Economic Development Corp. and Indiana Sports Corp have launched a new nonprofit organization, SportsTech HQ. ... Read More

Encamp secures $30M funding round

Indianapolis-based tech startup Encamp has closed on a $30 million Series C round of funding. The company, which has developed an environmental data management and compliance reporting automation software platform, says it will use the funding to expand its platform's capabilities, including venturing into international markets. ... Read More

Indy software company details $2M expansion

Indianapolis-based ShipSigma has announced plans to invest $2 million to expand operations. The company, which had developed a Software-as-a-Service platform to help customers receive the lowest parcel shipping costs, says it will add up to 125 jobs by the end of 2026.... Read More

UKG growing workforce in Indiana

UKG (Nasdaq: ULTI), which offers a workforce management and human resources platform, has announced plans to expand its Indiana operations by 200 workers within five years. ... Read More

New Consortium Targets Statewide Fiber Network

Nearly two dozen internet service providers in Indiana are teaming up to create a statewide fiber network. The consortium, known as Hoosier Net LLC, aims to invest millions of dollars to boost broadband infrastructure, internet access and reliability. ... Read More