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1,546 new tech jobs announced in 60 last days

During just the past 60 days, nine Indiana tech companies and tech-enabled companies have announced plans to invest more than $71 million in this state and create up to 1,546 new computer-related jobs. The largest deal in terms of the number of jobs is from Appirio, the cloud services provider that has been growing in

Two legacy Indiana tech companies acquired by private equity firms

Two of Indiana’s earliest software companies — companies that blazed tech trails and attracted and nurtured some of the state’s very first tech talent — have both been acquired by private equity firms. Carmel, Ind.-based loan-origination and portfolio-management software company Baker Hill was sold by former acquirer Experian for $100 million to The Riverside Co., a

7 Tech Blogs to Bookmark Today

We all have our favorite tech blogs — those go-to sources for daily tech news. But our team wanted to go a layer deeper and compile a list of the insightful, the captivating and the galvanizing tech news sources from those closest to the action. Of course, we invite you to bookmark techpoint.org too! In

Gen Con draws top tech talent to The Circle City

Forty-eight stories above downtown Indianapolis, held at the height of Gen Con, TechPoint seized on the opportunity to draw in some of the world’s top tech talent and introduce them to the Indy tech community. TechPoint’s League of Xtraordinary Programmers (LXP) event drew more than 200 tech builders and software developers from 21 states. Salesforce,

Xtern: The Ultimate Tech Internship Experience

2015: 108 students, 36 host companies, one awesome summer The TechPoint team, as part of its Talent Attraction & Development Initiative, has spent the last 16 months building “the ultimate tech summer internship experience”, called the Xtern program. Over two summer internship sessions the Xtern program has recruited, housed, and immersed in the city 158 students from 22

National rankings highlight Indy job growth, affordable cost of living, and unique culture

Indianapolis is moving out of the shadows. The midwestern city can no longer be called a “best kept secret.” Top-tier national media outlets have been praising and recognizing Indianapolis for its’ unbeatable atmosphere, job growth and affordability. We have plenty more than just the cornfields and interstates that earned us the “Crossroads of America” moniker that

From Impulse and Internship to Choosing Indy

An impulse college choice and a chance internship with an alternative weekly newspaper have earned Indianapolis’ workforce two more creative class millennials in Liz and Mitch Greene! Since young professionals choose where they want to live first and then consider career options, strong industry communities — like Indy’s tech scene — and gripping cultural amenities

Statistics for women-owned startups is bleak.

Statistics for women-owned startups is bleak.  According to the Wall Street Journal, only 7% of venture funding and only 4% of the total dollar value of all small-business loans go to women-owned businesses.  Yet the record 9.9 million women-owned businesses in the U.S. generate more than $1.6 trillion in revenues, employ 8.98 million people resulting