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120WaterAudit wins Indy’s first Rise of the Rest

Hundreds of people representing all facets of our Indiana tech community gathered at The Union 525 on Thursday, October 12 to see the Rise of the Rest tour with AOL founder Steve Case. Of the 10 startup pitches, only one could be the winner – and that was 120WaterAudit. Megan Glover, co-founder and CEO of

Tech companies take top honors at Spaces Indiana office design showcase

In an economy dominated by a progressive professional services workforce, it’s no surprise that the physical environments of today’s businesses are dynamic and fluid. And they have to be, because workplace culture has a direct impact on profitability. From attracting talent to engaging clients, communicating brand, and amplifying the employee experience, innovative workspaces have the

IND Airport is more West Coast connected than ever before

On Tuesday, September 26, Alaska Airlines lifted off out of the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) on its inaugural flight to San Francisco – making it the third daily, year-round nonstop flight from Indy to the Bay Area city and Silicon Valley. With recent air service announcements, this makes up the most West Coast connectivity in

Building a coworking studio: The launch of Launch Indy

Thanks to the vision of John Wechsler and the City of Fishers community building space, Launch Fishers is a household name in the Indiana tech community. High school students visit for Fail Fest, the community hosts and attends events, and companies are dreamed up and built out all under the same roof. Fishers was first. Now,

$5.7 Million Lilly Endowment Grant to Support TechPoint’s Talent Initiatives

TechPoint, Indiana’s tech growth initiative, will use a $5.7 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to enhance its efforts in attracting and retaining tech talent in the state. The grant, awarded to the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP) Foundation, will support TechPoint’s suite of talent programs, recently branded as TechPointX, which are designed to prepare

Indy chapter of largest national women’s organization supporting entrepreneurs grows, thrives

The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is the largest national women’s organization that propels women entrepreneurs into economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide. As one of the largest chapters in the United States, NAWBO-Indianapolis’ mission is to impact, influence and propel Indiana to be a leading state for women-owned businesses, just

M25 Group’s Best of the Midwest Rankings – Indiana

Last month, M25, a Midwest-focused VC with offices in both Indiana and Illinois, released its “Best of the Midwest Report”, ranking the 50+ startup metropolitan regions in the Midwest. Here, Victor Gutwein, Managing Director of M25, takes on a SWOT analysis to discuss Indiana’s performance in relation to a broader, regional context. One of the obvious takeaways

Indiana’s unsung tech stars finally get the limelight

TechPoint recognized the Tech 25 Class of 2017 at a unique event inside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Pavilion on September 7, during the inaugural Indy Women in Tech LPGA Championship. The Tech 25 is a prestigious selection of twenty-five individuals who are critical and exceptional performers helping to grow our community’s tech and tech-enabled companies, but who —