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‘Suite Speed Dating’ gives emerging tech firms a foot in the door

It’s been nearly 16 years since emerging technology firm ExactTarget (now Salesforce) inked early sales deals with electronics and appliances retailer HHGregg and shopping malls giant Simon Property Group — all Indianapolis-based companies at the time. According to a 2007 interview in the Indianapolis Business Journal with founder and CEO Scott Dorsey, ExactTarget was able

Indy Big Data Conference to explore ‘tipping point’

On September 1, nearly 1,000 attendees will convene at the Indy Big Data Conference — the “tipping point” where big data lies today. Big data has already revolutionized the decision-making process, but as new products and technologies are cultivated daily, the question asked by the Indy Big Data Conference is “How will we thrive in an

5 reasons to attend the ‘League of Xtraordinary Programmers’ at Gen Con

Want to geek out with 400 fellow gaming and tech enthusiasts? Gen Con®, the original, longest-running and best-attended gaming convention in the world and will draw over 61,000 avid gamers, elite programmers, software developers, program designers, and tech novices alike to the Circle City this year. These attendees are some of the nation’s top tech talent,

What out-of-town investors think about Indy tech companies

Nineteen different venture capital firms, angel investors, and investment banks joined past and present Mira Award winners and other tech innovators at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on “Fast Friday” at the end of May for a special TechPoint Winners’ Circle celebration that included rapid-fire investable company pitches and speed-dating with investors. At the end of the