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CELEBRATION: Even if you haven’t yet built it, they will come.

This week is all about entrepreneurs in the state of Indiana. At events across the state, entrepreneurs are being recognized and celebrated for turning their passions into reality and igniting Indiana’s economy. Nearly 1.2 million Hoosiers are employed by a small business and more than 97 percent of all Indiana businesses are classified as small. Indiana Entrepreneurship Week celebrates all

TechPoint gets triple dose of young talent

With Indiana’s tech industry growing rapidly and TechPoint continuously increasing its impact on talent, scaleups and community — we naturally need more hands on deck. Every part of our organization is growing in innovative and exciting ways. The Xtern program has already doubled in its second year, and we expect it to continue to grow

Look out Indy, the Xterns have arrived!

To college student ears, TechPoint’s Xtern program almost sounds too good be true. Although it’s only the second year for the program, Xtern is what other summer internship programs should aspire to be like (in my non-biased opinion as an Xtern myself). The program recruits and places tech-skilled students pursuing computer science degrees in paid

Indy’s DoubleMap makes Inc. 30 Under 30 World’s Coolest Young Entrepreneurs list

Inc. magazine has a habit of picking startup winners as part of their annual “30 Under 30 World’s Coolest Young Entrepreneurs” list. Santiago Jaramillo and his Fishers, Ind.-based mobile apps company Bluebridge made the list before announcing $2.8 million in investments and major expansion plans, including a new headquarters and up to 199 new jobs.

Winning Father/Son Hackathon Team Generates Media Buzz

The story of Hoosier John Schevola and his 17-year-old son, Isaiah, winning the Indiana vs. Texas Civic Hackathon first broke in April, but the inspiring story is still making waves and generating buzz. In addition to coverage in Indy media, John’s employer ran a story in the AT&T Insider; his college WGU Indiana ran two stories; and

9 Mira Award Runners-Up Too Special to Miss

You probably heard a lot about the 2015 TechPoint Mira Award winners during the past two weeks, and we’re happy to see so much excitement about and coverage of our winners. They deserve it. We don’t want you to completely overlook, however, the nine runners-up who helped make it very difficult for the independent judging

Tech Visionary Chris Baggott Named Trailblazer in Technology

TechPoint has named serial entrepreneur and tech visionary Chris Baggott as Indiana’s 2015 Trailblazer in Technology. Chris accepted the award on May 2 at the JW Marriott during the 16th annual TechPoint Mira Awards, which recognize and celebrate the best of tech in Indiana each year.     The TechPoint Trailblazer in Technology Award recognizes visionaries whose contributions