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4 ways volunteerism can boost your startup

When putting together a startup business plan or investor deck, corporate volunteerism isn’t a topic that typically takes up a lot of space. However, it can pay true dividends for your company in terms of recruiting tech talent, retaining employees and employee satisfaction, and lean startup marketing. Here are a few ways in which volunteering

The survey that sparked Indy’s tech talent movement

Eighteen months ago, TechPoint conducted a workforce survey that sparked a talent movement in Indianapolis. After confirming long-assumed challenges shared by 26 key tech employers and learning valuable insights into their talent recruitment needs, TechPoint developed two tech workforce reports and launched its Xpat and Xtern talent attraction and retention initiatives that are changing minds

Finally, an award for tech builders

Every community seems to have the same problem. We do a good job of recognizing the rising stars and the trailblazing lifetime achievers, but nobody ever does much to celebrate the exceptional people in the middle — the actual tech builders and creators. Well, TechPoint is about to remedy that for the tech sector in

Super Bowl champ Ryan Diem is proud of his inner nerd.

How cool would it be to have a Super Bowl champion on your board of directors? That’s exactly what they have at CloudOne, the fast-growing tech firm in Indianapolis that specializes in bringing enterprise software applications to the cloud. Former Indianapolis Colts offensive lineman Ryan Diem is on the board. Ryan was part of the

South Central Indiana is Filling Its Tech Workforce Pipeline

No matter what the niche, every tech company needs a skilled and ready tech workforce. That includes engineers and software developers, but in South Central Indiana, it also includes technical labor. Metal Technologies, Inc., a Bloomfield-based production machine shop, is a perfect example.  This Greene County wonder has experienced what Human Resources Director, Kirbie Moore,

Nominate your mentor for an Inspire Award by Sunday, Feb. 1st

College Mentors for Kids will honor David Becker, Chairman & CEO, First Internet Bancorp, at the 2015 Inspire Awards with the Lifetime Achievement Award in Mentoring. Becker has been extremely influential in the Indianapolis business community and has served as a mentor to numerous entrepreneurs. Kyle Salyers, one of Becker’s many mentees, stated, “At every