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Is Indianapolis America’s Most Surprising City?

It’s official! Indianapolis has been named “America’s Most Surprising City” by travel site Lonely Planet. Just days apart, the site also ranked Indianapolis sixth on its list of the top 10 American destinations primed for a visit in 2015. You can check out the Lonely Planet rankings here and here. It’s opportune timing for these lifestyle

Learning to Fail Forward: 5 Takeaways from #FailFest14

You learn more from failure than success. The axiom rings true, but how much can you learn from other people’s startup failure stories? That’s the question that the Launch Indiana team sought to answer when they planned Indiana’s first-ever Fail Fest. John Wechsler, Tony Monteleone, and the entire Launch Fishers team spent months hustling to

Indiana innovators take center stage during ‘Forbes Reinventing America’ summit

Downtown Indianapolis played host to “Forbes Reinventing America: The Innovation Summit” last Thursday at the esteemed JW Marriott Hotel. The event convened over 200 of the nation’s top innovators and business pioneers hailing from all corners of the globe and representing the fields of tech, aerospace, medicine, finance, politics and more. It was an impressive

Forbes event touts Indiana as a center of Innovation, highlights Hoosier innovators

In a piece about the Forbes Reinventing America event for Centric, Indy’s innovation advocacy group, Jason Williams draws a line in the sand and dares doubters of Indiana’s innovation credentials to cross it. Forbes’ Reinventing America event helped validate what we’ve known all along. Indiana is a center of innovation that demands global attention. Leaders throughout

Reflections on the Connections Conference in Indy

As we all know, on the final day of the Connections conference, the Salesforce leadership team announced that the conference will be in New York City in 2015. Before learning about the decision to move, TechPoint, the Indy Chamber, Visit Indy, and Downtown Indy banded together to showcase our city and tech community to the