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Torchlite promises to fix what’s broken with digital marketing

The sharing economy business model has definitely worked for billion dollar companies like Uber, Airbnb and Instacart. Now, professional services companies are venturing into interesting new operating structures that they are calling collaborative economy, or gig economy business models. With the launch today of Torchlite, Indianapolis can now claim at least two start-ups in this

Bill Godfrey’s five criteria for angel investing

When he was 30 years old, Bill Godfrey told his wife that he didn’t like the feeling of “having a job” and that he wanted to do something different. If his life were a television sitcom, this would be the moment when his wife gives him an “if-looks-could-kill” stare that puts an end to Bill’s

LightBound was there at the beginning.

When consumers were just starting with their Internet experience in the mid-1990s, LightBound was there. Ten years ago, when businesses were exploring voice, video and other messaging options over the Internet (SIP technology), LightBound was there. And just a few years ago, in 2013, when marketing software maker ExactTarget was acquired by Salesforce for $2.5 billion,