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Q2 2016 Investments for Indiana Technology Companies

Indiana technology companies continue to close successful seed funding, equity and venture rounds in the second quarter of 2016. In comparison to Q1 2016, Q2 has seen larger investments across a wide range of tech industries. We compiled a list of public announcements to highlight the activity and interest. Cloud and hosting technology company CloudOne

5 reasons to attend the ‘League of Xtraordinary Programmers’ at Gen Con

Want to geek out with 400 fellow gaming and tech enthusiasts? Gen Con®, the original, longest-running and best-attended gaming convention in the world and will draw over 61,000 avid gamers, elite programmers, software developers, program designers, and tech novices alike to the Circle City this year. These attendees are some of the nation’s top tech talent,

AT&T brings ultra-fast Internet speeds to Indianapolis

Starting today, AT&T is launching ultra-fast internet service in parts of Indianapolis and the surrounding communities. Speeds up to 1 Gigabit per second will be available in homes, apartments and businesses on the AT&T Gigapower and AT&T Business Fiber networks. For consumers, these 100% fiber networks offer instant access to online movies and games, a faster

PAN has the solutions to big talent challenges

If you’ve interviewed for a job recently, it’s probable that you were asked to take a talent assessment or several tests as part of the hiring process. Organizations are recognizing that these assessments combined with structured interviews can significantly increase the likelihood of success on the job. Use of pre-hire assessment tests and popular personality instruments

Featured Company of the Week Q2 Recap

Q2 Recap: Catch up on ‘Featured Company of the Week’ stories

As the second quarter of 2016 comes to an end, we reflect on the Featured Company of the Week stories we’ve published and recap what’s happening in the tech community. These startups and scale-ups are rapidly emerging, innovation-driven companies that could be Indiana’s next big success stories. Angie’s List — a TechPoint Pillar Partner and recent presenting

Open Indy Brigade is passionate about public data

A government that promotes transparency as well as encourages participation from its citizens is one that allows for the development of innovative solutions to civic issues. To promote transparency and participation in Hoosier governance, seven individuals with diverse backgrounds came together in February of 2015 to form a civic innovation group, and the Open Indy

Vennli wins Red Herring Top 100 North America award

South Bend-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company Vennli has been named to the Red Herring Top 100 North America List, a prestigious award honoring and celebrating leading private companies from the region and their innovations. Red Herring Top 100 America selects the award winners from approximately 1,200 outstanding entrepreneurs and promising companies every year from the U.S.

Stylie launches first-of-its-kind tool for independent stylists

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, more than 300,000 hairstylists work independently as a freelance or booth-rent stylists nationwide. Indianapolis-based Stylie, a point of sale (POS) mobile application is looking to capture a large slice of that market with it’s latest product Stylie One, a seamless business management solution built exclusively with independent hairstylists in

Xterns take top honors at Indy Civic Hack

Two different teams of Xterns, summer interns in TechPoint’s ultimate tech internship experience, took home top honors in the Indy Civic Hack — a competition using large public data sets to solve challenges for the city. This year, the hackathon focused on transit issues and the winners were announced at the brand new IndyGo Julia

Perceivant inks milestone deal with University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Perceivant has closed a monumental deal with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill that will touch nearly 5,000 students and faculty immediately, marking the first time a university has required the use of Perceivant driven courseware for every student. The Indianapolis-based technology firm provides educational tools and health technology platforms to a wide variety