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Statistics for women-owned startups is bleak.

Statistics for women-owned startups is bleak.  According to the Wall Street Journal, only 7% of venture funding and only 4% of the total dollar value of all small-business loans go to women-owned businesses.  Yet the record 9.9 million women-owned businesses in the U.S. generate more than $1.6 trillion in revenues, employ 8.98 million people resulting

How to impress investors at start-up events

The tech and startup scenes of Indiana will converge at Dallara Indycar Factory this week for Innovation Showcase — one of the largest gatherings of fundable companies, capital sources, and entrepreneurial energy in the state. Whether you’re exhibiting, attending, or just hoping to someday meet up with investors at an event like this, you should

Everybody’s talking about High Alpha

The big news in tech last week (and I’m sure in weeks to come) for Indianapolis was High Alpha. Four well-known Indy entrepreneurs — Scott Dorsey, Mike Fitzgerald, Eric Tobias, and Kristian Andersen — all banded together with venture capital firms from the East and West Coasts and the Midwest, as well as strategic angel investors,