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Angie’s List just did something remarkable

Something remarkable is happening at Angie’s List. The team at Angie’s List announced that it would remove the paywall for home services provider reviews — data that was previously available only to paying members — and simultaneously replaced the company’s entire underlying technology platform. Why is this remarkable? That paywall was protecting $70 million dollars

Michael Hockerman chose incredible Indy over West Coast wow

Michael Hockerman was at Purdue University when he applied to Xtern, TechPoint’s highly-competitive 10-week summer internship program that pairs tech-skilled college students with technology companies in the Indianapolis-Carmel area. At the time he knew little about what technology companies exist in Indianapolis, making it a challenge to see the city as a potential landing pad after

Vennli invents customer ‘choice factor’ visualization platform, disrupts market research

The $40 billion global market research industry took a $1.4 billion dollar hit during the Great Recession as corporations slashed budgets and stockpiled cash due to uncertainty and continuing rising costs. Despite the fact that it’s more important to stay close to customers and maximize every sales opportunity during economic downturns, most companies chose to

Geofeedia expands its role in pioneering location-based intelligence

Geofeedia burst onto the Indianapolis tech scene in 2014 with a couple of employees opening a satellite office for the then three-year-old Chicago-headquartered location-based intelligence company. Just 15 months later, 38 of the company’s 63 employees are based in Indianapolis playing pivotal roles in Geofeedia’s rapid growth, the development and launch of new software products,

First Quarter Recap: Catch up on ‘Featured Company of the Week’ stories

As we close the books on the first quarter of 2016, we reflect on the many “Featured Company of the Week” stories we’ve published and see what trends they highlight happening in the tech community. These startups and scale-ups are rapidly emerging, innovation-driven companies that could be Indiana’s next big success stories. Several of our featured