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Q3 Recap: Catch up on ‘Featured Company of the Week’ stories

Indiana technology companies continued to scale during the third quarter of 2016. Our Featured Company of the Week profiles highlight an exciting roster of innovations, announcements and growth amongst rapidly emerging companies. The biggest headline went to Interactive Intelligence and the announcement of their pending acquisition by Genesys, a customer experience and contact center solutions company,

Teacher TechConnect helps students prepare for high tech jobs

Many of us can recall a teacher that impacted our career path through encouragement, recognizing aptitudes and supporting our goals and dreams. Today’s teachers can help their students create more successful career paths due to the vast opportunities available, but keeping up with the current and future opportunities – especially in technology – can be

Don Brown shares insight into Indiana’s technology community

The pending acquisition of Indianapolis-based Interactive Intelligence by Genesys at $1.4 billion will be the second largest acquisition of a technology company in Indiana’s history should the deal close, which is expected by December. With such big news, speculation arose about what the sale would mean for the future of Indiana’s technology scene, and all eyes turned to

Sigstr introduces new Dynamic Campaigns product for employee engagement

Indianapolis-based email signature marketing company Sigstr is capitalizing on the amount of emails employees send – roughly 1 million by every 100 employees –  to create a unique employee engagement opportunity. The company has launched its new Dynamic Campaigns product that offers an internal communication channel with the click of every “compose” button. Think about the

Central Indiana Corporate Partnership unveils new workforce initiative

On October 25, the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP) unveiled the new brand, focus and fundraising efforts for its regional workforce development initiative – Ascend Indiana. This cross-sector, industry-led organization collaborates with corporate, education, and community partners to identify and address challenges within the talent pipeline. Lilly Endowment Inc. has provided a grant of $5 million to

VIDEO: Are Women Getting Tech Respect?

Robin Fleming, senior vice president of technology, Angie’s List, and Sally Reasoner, vice president of talent, Central Indiana Workforce Development Initiative (formerly with TechPoint), were guests on Inside INdiana Business this weekend for an Inside Innovation segment with reporter Barbara Lewis on women in technology. The interview came on the heels of the Women &

Upper Hand unveils unique new office space

Myles Grote and Kevin MacCauley, co-founders of Sports software company Upper Hand, invited me to tour their new offices on the third floor of the Morrison Opera Building in downtown Indianapolis. The historic building is home to Hard Rock Cafe, digital marketing firm Raidious, the new downtown Speak Easy, and now a unique sporting themed