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Octiv is defining a complex and fragmented industry

The Indianapolis-based sales productivity software maker formerly known as TinderBox made a splash with its new brand name, Octiv, a couple weeks ago. Governor Pence even highlighted the tech company’s impressive growth in one of the largest job creation announcements of the year so far. It’s the “why” behind these major announcements and vision for

Delivra recognized for investing in employee health

Indianapolis based email marketing company Delivra was recently named one of 48 fit-friendly worksites in Indiana by the American Heart Association for promoting health and physical activity in the workplace. This comes on the heels of a 2016 Mira Award nomination for Company Culture of the Year. Delivra’s CEO Neil Berman is the brains — or

John McDonald’s 10 Lessons Learned About Entrepreneurship

They say timing is everything and it couldn’t have been more apropos that a $1 billion investment into Indiana innovation and entrepreneurship was announced the same morning John McDonald, CEO of CloudOne, gave the keynote speech at IBJ’s Fast 25 breakfast honoring an exclusive list of Indy’s fastest-growing private companies. With nearly a quarter of the list comprised of

Millennials, Success, and the Perils of Cereal

A study published earlier this year, “Why Millennials Won’t Eat Cereal,” premised that this 20- to 30-something demographic shies away from the breakfast food because it’s too much work to prepare and clean up. Articles bemoaning millennials have been in vogue for some time now. Why millennials are slackers. Why millennials feel entitled. Why millennials