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Angie’s List Co-founder Angie Hicks to Receive Trailblazer Award

TechPoint, the growth initiative for Indiana’s tech ecosystem, will recognize Angie’s List Co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer Angie Hicks with the Trailblazer Award during TechPoint’s 18th annual Mira Awards Gala on April 29, at The Westin Indianapolis. The Mira Awards recognize and celebrate the best of tech in Indiana each year, including people, products and

Keeping Your Brand Through an Acquisition

Acquisitions happen for many reasons. Accelerating growth. Financial challenges for the soon to be acquired. Taking out a competitor. Buying (rather than building) a particular technology. Cash in the bank. And on … and on. Of course, most of the time, the real reasons may not even be crystal clear to the outside world, but

From salesman to CEO: my journey in enterprise SaaS

I have been selling and buying SaaS applications for more than 15 years, and I love SaaS. Something our team observed is that with the explosive growth of SaaS, along with ease of purchase, organizations lacked technology to discover, manage, and optimize their SaaS investments. There was a huge opportunity in front of Zylo to

What It’s Like: Haley Altman on becoming a first-time CEO

There is no test, degree or experience that automatically qualifies you to become a chief executive officer. Whether you are working your way up the ladder or launching your own company, it takes a combination of grit, determination and a savvy leadership to be your own boss. Haley Altman, CEO and founder of Doxly, recently

Dave Duke has a thing for making customers happy

Dave Duke, Vice President of Customer Success for Sigstr, is thankful for his family, for his career in tech, and to be a part of the tech community in Indianapolis — especially since it all could have turned out very differently. From 2002-2004 as a recent Indiana University graduate with a degree in sports marketing,