10 Most Viewed Stories of 2016

Each week, TechPoint shares news and stories that highlight Indiana tech companies and the people who start, build and support them. In 2016, we shared 229 local and national media stories to our Latest in Tech feed and published 196 original stories to our website, proving that our community is innovating, developing and building a lot worth talking about.

Of all the stories we shared, which ones got the most attention? Below is a list of TechPoint’s top 10 most viewed stories in 2016.

1. Angie’s List just did something remarkable

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CEO Scott Durschlag joined Angie’s List in 2015 and has since removed the paywall, replaced the company’s entire underlying technology platform, and continues to be a mainstay in the $400 billion home services industry. READ MORE.

2. TechPoint Honors ‘The Best in Tech in Indiana’ at Mira Awards

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TechPoint announced 17 Mira Awards winners at the 17th annual gala on Saturday, April 29, 2016. Find a link to all of the winner’s videos and stories in this post. READ MORE.

3. 22 Indiana tech companies make Inc. 5000 ‘Fastest Growing’ list

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Inc. magazine ranks “America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies” every year and this year 22 Indiana tech firms made the Inc. 5000 list. DoubleMap, a three-time TechPoint Mira Award winner, broke into the Inc. 500. READ MORE.

4. Is Springbuk the silver bullet for employers to reduce healthcare costs?

Health analytics platform Springbuk got its name from a variation of “springbok,” an, agile African gazelle or antelope that is quick and maneuverable.

The health tech company added employees, relocated to downtown Indianapolis, partnered with Fitbit for a corporate wellness study and raised $3.75 million this year alone. READ MORE.

5. Rose-Hulman record breaking female freshman enrollment

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The 2016-2017 Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology freshman class saw a record-breaking number of female students, making up 30.4 percent of the 565 incoming freshman. READ MORE.

6. MOBI fuels growth with ‘POWER’ culture and delighted customers

MOBI ATTRACTS TOP TECH TALENT WITH ITS AWARD-WINNING COMPANY CULTURE INCLUDING CORE VALUES: PAY ATTENTION, OWN IT, WORK TOGETHER, EXPECT CHANGE, AND RESPECT PEOPLE (P.O.W.E.R.).

MOBI, winner of the 2016 Company Culture of the Year Mira Award, is a fast-growing managed mobility services (MMS) company located in new 60,000 sq. ft. headquarters on the Northwest side of Indianapolis. Earlier this year, MOBI announced their plans to add more than 500 jobs by 2021. READ MORE.

7. Ashley Zegiestowsky never expected to stay in Indianapolis

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Since graduating from Butler University in 2016, Ashley has gone on to accept a full-time job as part of the first-ever Indy Tech Fellowship class working at BidPal, but it wasn’t exactly a straight path to get there. READ MORE.

8. PERQ is on a mission to improve big ticket online shopping

The entire staff team at PERQ gathered in front of their iconic “chalk wall” to celebrate being named to the IndyStar Top Workplaces list for 2016.

PERQ’s software product reached $1 million in annual recurring revenue before Q4 in 2016 and the company raised their first-ever funding round from 4G Ventures. READ MORE.

9. IndyStar’s Top Workplaces 2016 recognizes Indianapolis technology companies

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Several Indianapolis technology companies received recognition from the Indianapolis Star’s Top Workplaces for 2016 survey, continuing to prove that tech companies offer an engaging and rewarding employee experience. READ MORE.

10. Kinney Group is at the forefront of today’s ‘Gold Rush’

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Kinney Group, which celebrates its 10th anniversary of doing business this year, is leading a mass shift to the cloud. The bootstrapped company raised their first round of funding this year as a result of their participation in TechPoint’s Winners’ Circle event. READ MORE.

Angie's List

CATEGORY: Service Provider Technology CITY: Indianapolis

Angie's List helps consumers do business with top-rated providers of hundreds of local services, from home improvement to health care.

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Kinney Group

CATEGORY: Cloud/Hosting Technology, Technology/Services CITY: Indianapolis

Kinney Group is a cloud solutions integrator harnessing the power of IT in the cloud to improve lives.

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MOBI

CATEGORY: Big Data/Analytics, Mobile Technology CITY: Indianapolis

MOBI is a mobility management platform enabling enterprises to centralize, comprehend, and control their device ecosystems.

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PERQ

CATEGORY: Consumer Technology, Marketing/Sales Technology CITY: Indianapolis

PERQ is an engagement technology company providing solutions that connect consumers to brands.

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Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

CATEGORY: Education Technology, University CITY: Terre Haute

The mission of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is to provide our students with the world's best undergraduate science, engineering, and

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Springbuk

CATEGORY: Analytics, Healthcare Technology CITY: Indianapolis

Springbuk is a health analytics tool that simplifies employer data into a single warehouse for 1:1 engagement and predictive insights.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Sara Croft is the director of communications at TechPoint. She writes about Indiana tech companies, jobs, people and events. Reach out to Sara @saraelysecroft.