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Jim McIntosh said he was gone for good

After Jim McIntosh graduated from the Purdue College of Technology in 1997, he moved west and swore he’d never move back. That didn’t pan out exactly as he had planned. The Director of Product at Indianapolis startup TinderBox (helping salespeople save time and make the sale from end to end) is originally from northern Indiana.

Startup financial projections just got easier

Search “I hate financial projections” in Google and you get more than 72 million results. It’s because the most common spreadsheet templates are complex and confusing with dozens of tabs and thousands of variable inputs. Many entrepreneurs take one look at this kind of Excel madness and give up. The good news is that ProjectionHub,

From big company to small and from MN to home

Last year around this time, Katie Sexton was in the middle of a Minnesota winter. She says that winter was one of the factors that prompted her to get serious about a move home to central Indiana. While Indiana may not be able to promise her a vastly kinder winter, the Indy tech scene certainly

Robin and Indiana Technology: A Love Story

“I like to think I’ve lost my southern accent over the years. My friends in Arkansas and Texas think I’m a Yankee now.” Robin Fleming, Teradata Marketing Applications VP of Quality Management and Security, has not lost her southern accent. Despite moving to Indianapolis to work for Teradata Applications in 2011, her Arkansas (where she

Tennessee to Indy and back again…and again

Kristy Rutherford followed Peyton Manning to Indianapolis. Well, sort of. Kristy went to undergrad at the University of Tennessee (at the same time as Peyton), where she received a degree in communication. She graduated and worked in PR in Knoxville. She also got married in Knoxville, to her husband Craig who she met while he

Collaborative wedding planning tool ‘Plan the day’ helps brides create memories, not stress

Matt and Cristina Goebel faced the same challenges many couples face during their own wedding last year. The wedding planning process is overwhelming, and a lot can get lost in translation with information stored in different notebooks and emails or contracts. Additionally, brides (and their grooms and families) are constantly asked the same questions over and

Former Orr Fellow Teresa Becker is in Indy to stay

As one of 600 people in the tiny town in Iowa where she grew up, Teresa Becker knew she wanted to venture outside her small world when it came time to go to college. Ever since moving to Indiana for school, her small world quickly expanded. Over the past several years, Teresa held jobs with

Leaps of faith landed Jeff in Indy for the long haul

Jeff Ringgenberg believes in chasing after experiences and taking leaps of faith.  “Whether or not it’s the right leap, you’ll always get the exercise.” If you want to talk with a guy who has done it all, have a conversation with proud Midwesterner, Jeff Ringgenberg.  As the Director of Sales & Marketing at DeveloperTown, Jeff