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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

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division Wins Tech Educators of the Year Award

Southern Indiana based Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division received the Tech Educators of the Year Award during TechPoint’s 16th annual Mira Awards honoring the best of tech in Indiana. NSWC Crane STEM program goals are to ignite interest in STEM in its surrounding community to build a stronger pipeline of world-class STEM talent.     The Naval Surface

Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard Named TechPoint Foundation for Youth Bridge Builder

TechPoint Foundation for Youth selected Gregory A. Ballard, Mayor of Indianapolis, as the 2015 Bridge Builder Award recipient. The Bridge Builder Award is given to an individual, program, or organization that has transformed technology education for Indiana’s students who are typically underrepresented in STEM fields, including girls, minorities, and students from low-income backgrounds.     “The

Mind the Gap: New Central Indiana Tech Workforce Study Released

TechPoint and  EmployIndy released a new Central Indiana Tech Workforce Study this morning during a symposium produced by the Indianapolis Business Journal called “Mind the Gap.” The event included a panel discussion on future challenges to develop, hire and retain tech-savvy workers; and Mark Muro, senior fellow and policy director, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution, delivered the keynote. DOWNLOADS