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Kick-Start CoderDojo for Indiana Kids!

Together with the presenting sponsors of the Mira Awards and BidPal, TechPoint Foundation for Youth hopes to raise $60,000 at the Mira Awards gala on April 23, to introduce students throughout Indiana to the world of computer science. Double your donation dollars at Mira! If everyone at Mira gave $30, which will be matched by

Rose-Hulman student Tim Balz takes top honors at “Meet the Mira Nominees” event

Forty-seven rapid-fire elevator pitches highlighted the diversity and passion of the Indiana tech sector during TechPoint’s “Meet the Mira Nominees” event sponsored by Faegre Baker Daniels and hosted by Eleven Fifty Academy and Eleven Fifty Consulting. This fun, fast-paced showcase featured about half of the companies, startups, schools, organizations, teams and individuals competing for the state’s

IBJ asks local entrepreneurs and investors what’s next for Indy tech

Can Indy meet the growing need for tech talent? What trends are emerging in the Indianapolis technology community? These questions and more were posed by panel moderator and technology reporter Jared Council at the Indianapolis Business Journal’s Power Breakfast Series on Thursday, March 10. The expert panel was comprised of Indy’s own entrepreneurs, investors and educators: Kristian Andersen

SaaS data management platform Formstack celebrates 10-year anniversary

Between 80 and 90 percent of startups fail, so the odds are stacked against you as a start-up company. Despite such a bleak statistic, Indianapolis-based software-as-a-service data management platform Formstack and its nearly 80 employees are celebrating 10 years in business this week with the company’s 500,000 users in 110 countries! Initially created to provide a

TechPoint receives $600,000 Skill UP grant to attract and develop top tech talent

TechPoint, through the CICP Foundation, has been awarded more than $600,000 through Skill UP Indiana, a grant program the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) created to advance programs aimed at retaining, attracting and developing talent. The Skill UP Indiana grant program intends to foster the growth of skills and competencies essential to filling the

Indianapolis Ranks #2 Among Cities Secretly Great for Tech Grads

Indianapolis is one of the 10 “sneaky-great cities all college seniors should consider if they want to work in tech.” That’s the conclusion DataFox made in a new rankings report released today putting Indianapolis in second place behind Reston, Va. 2. Indianapolis, IN Like Reston, Indianapolis offers a vibrant community that’s affordable with an entry-level tech

Standout Scale-ups & Tech Companies in 2015

What a great year 2015 was for the tech community in Indiana. Companies from all over the country (and the world) are looking to the Hoosier state to expand their businesses, and the homegrown start-ups and scale-ups that are responsible for the thriving tech community here are benefiting too. WATCH VIDEO HERE TechPoint President and