Events News

A very merry IndyXmas to you

Saturday night at DeveloperTown and Speak Easy, we welcomed almost 250 guests to the second-annual IndyXmas. IndyXmas is a party designed to showcase the Indy tech community for out-of-towners home for the holidays. It is also a celebration of the success and growth of Indy tech. Over the past five years, Indy tech companies like

TechPoint Seeks Nominations, Applications for Mira Awards

Social Net Watcher, last year’s Education Tech Mira Award winner, secured more than $250,000 in venture capital from four new investors as a result of exposure from the Mira Awards. The nomination and application deadline for TechPoint’s 16th annual Mira Awards presented by BKD CPAs & Advisors is Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. Anyone can nominate

Over the river and through the woods…to IndyXmas!

The countdown to IndyXmas has officially begun. We’re 17 days out and the excitement is building quickly. There are already people from 14 different states registered to attend, but we still need more out-of-towners to join us! So here’s the big ask: who do you know who will be in Indy from out of town

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