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Nominees Announced for 15th Annual TechPoint Mira Awards Honoring ‘The Best of Tech in Indiana’

Eighty-eight companies, schools and startups, and 25 individuals selected by independent judging panels from record-breaking number of applicants Winners will be announced during “Gatsby-themed,” black-tie awards ceremony and gala on May 3, at the JW Marriott DOWNLOAD PRESS RELEASE   DOWNLOAD DIGITAL BADGE   TechPoint, Indiana’s technology growth initiative, has announced the nominees for the 15th annual

Barnes & Thornburg Hosting Indy Meetup at SXSW Interactive

South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive, five days of compelling presentations and panels from the brightest minds in emerging technology, kicks off this Friday in Austin, Texas. Many of the best and brightest tech minds from Indiana attend every year and this year, Indianapolis-based Herff Jones is a finalist for "Best Educational App" in the events' Interactive

Tech Sector Sets New Record with 170 Applications for TechPoint’s 15th Annual Mira Awards

Today, TechPoint is announcing that we received a record-breaking 170 applications for this year's 15th annual Mira Awards program — 50 more than last year — totaling a 40 percent increase over the previous record.   Also of note, nearly half of the applications this year came from first-time companies, schools, organizations and individuals who

TechPoint’s 2014 Mira Awards presented by BKD CPAs & Advisors

       ABOUT THE AWARDS   The Mira Awards Gala and Awards Ceremony is one of the tech sector’s most anticipated annual events. The evening includes cocktails and an interactive dining experience before the awards ceremony, followed by an after party with live music and entertainment. This year's theme is "Gatsby," a Roaring Twenties, Jazz Age

How To Turn ‘Awards Season’ into Sales & Marketing Success

The Golden Globes recently kicked off the entertainment industry’s awards season and sparked the typical feeding frenzy over red carpet hits and misses that will last through the Academy Awards in March. It’s the business of awards season that caught my attention as TechPoint prepares for our own “Oscars of technology and entrepreneurship” – the

Call for Entries: 6 Reasons to Nominate for the Mira Awards

TechPoint has issued a call for entries for our 15th annual Mira Awards presented by BKD CPAs & Advisors. Considering Indiana's eventful year in tech — IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, startup activity, and new jobs and investment — this anniversary event will be a celebration of many tech community milestones as we recognize achievement of

IndyXmas 2013 – The Night in Pictures

The first-ever IndyXmas was a great success (and a pretty fun party) that brought together more than 230 attendees (over a third from out of town). It was a night of celebrating the successes of Indianapolis in 2013 and connection with some of Indy’s hottest tech companies. IndyXmas is powered by TechPoint’s IndyX Initiative, which

Startup Communities Depend on Luck and Coffee Shops more than Anything Else

Chris Baggott, co-founder and CEO of Compendium & co-founder of ExactTarget; and Permjot Valia, founder of and co-founder of London-based fund manager Flight and Partners; share a laugh over their unique introductions during TechPoint’s New Economy New Rules panel discussion Nov. 8. Kristian Andersen, founder of KA+A, also served on the panel. TechPoint President

CreateIT Wins 2nd Hoosier Healthcare Innovation Challenge for Mobile Pregnancy App Reducing Infant Mortality

  CreateIT Healthcare Solutions has won top honors from the second annual Hoosier Healthcare Innovation Challenge. The CreateIT mobile application fights to reduce the high infant mortality rate in Indiana by pushing educational materials to expectant mothers where they live.   According to Census Bureau data, even among mothers living in poverty, 80.9 percent of