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Marketer Teresa Becker wins Rising Star Mira Award

Teresa Becker, Owner, TKB Consulting, received the Rising Star Award during TechPoint’s 17th annual Mira Awards honoring the best of tech in Indiana. Early in her career, Teresa was part of both the ExactTarget Catapult program and an Orr Fellow. She has grown her sole-proprietor consulting business incredibly fast on word-of-mouth alone. Teresa is a results-driven

Jon McLaughlin performing at the Mira Awards!

Jon McLaughlin has been playing piano and making music since childhood. He was born and raised in Indiana, and eventually ended up at Anderson University, also in Indiana. With the support of the university’s record label, Oranghaus, a few friends and an old Chevy van, McLaughlin wrote and recorded music, and toured extensively throughout his college years before he

Rose-Hulman student Tim Balz takes top honors at “Meet the Mira Nominees” event

Forty-seven rapid-fire elevator pitches highlighted the diversity and passion of the Indiana tech sector during TechPoint’s “Meet the Mira Nominees” event sponsored by Faegre Baker Daniels and hosted by Eleven Fifty Academy and Eleven Fifty Consulting. This fun, fast-paced showcase featured about half of the companies, startups, schools, organizations, teams and individuals competing for the state’s

IBJ asks local entrepreneurs and investors what’s next for Indy tech

Can Indy meet the growing need for tech talent? What trends are emerging in the Indianapolis technology community? These questions and more were posed by panel moderator and technology reporter Jared Council at the Indianapolis Business Journal’s Power Breakfast Series on Thursday, March 10. The expert panel was comprised of Indy’s own entrepreneurs, investors and educators: Kristian Andersen

SaaS data management platform Formstack celebrates 10-year anniversary

Between 80 and 90 percent of startups fail, so the odds are stacked against you as a start-up company. Despite such a bleak statistic, Indianapolis-based software-as-a-service data management platform Formstack and its nearly 80 employees are celebrating 10 years in business this week with the company’s 500,000 users in 110 countries! Initially created to provide a

Can Indiana get healthier through technology?

The amount of information about you, your habits and your health that is stored by various places you visit might surprise you. Whether it’s the grocery store, gym, bike-share service, family doctor or pharmacy, databases around town could offer you a remarkably clear picture of your personal health — IF they were unified. Could Indy