Scale-up News

Video Interview: Meet Jenny Vance, Executive Vice President of Sales at PERQ

Jenny Vance is an entrepreneur who well-respected for her experience in tech sales and lead generation in the Indianapolis technology community and beyond. She co-founded LeadJen, a lead generation company, which under her leadership was recognized twice on the Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies, and in 2013 with a TechPoint Mira Award for IT/Tech Service

Upper Hand hits $1 million in seed capital with investment from former Finish Line execs

Serendipity keeps touching Upper Hand, the Indianapolis-based software company that simplifies front and back-end operations for sporting businesses like camps, athletic academies and individual coaches and trainers. The fast-growing scale-up has completed a $1 million seed financing round led by three former executives from Finish Line, the Indianapolis-based athletic shoes and apparel retail giant. It’s quite

Tech award winners and investors from around the country connect at IMS

During Fast Friday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, TechPoint brought together a mix of previous and current Mira Awards winners and select scale-up companies participating in TechPoint’s Tailwind program. Top executives from 28 of Indiana’s most successful and promising companies, met with representatives from 19 venture capital firms, angel investors, and investment banks to seek

Springbuk Secures $3.75M in Series A Funding

Springbuk, a health analytics platform, announced a Series A funding raise of $3.75 million led by Lewis & Clark Ventures. The Springbuk platform is currently used by nearly 500 employers that represent 500,000 individuals. The capital will be used to fuel strategic hiring and product innovation. “In 2015, we launched a platform to help employers

Geofeedia wins Scale-up Company of the Year ($5M-$20M) Mira Award

Location-based intelligence pioneer Geofeedia received the Scale-up Company of the Year ($5M-$20M) award during TechPoint’s 17th annual Mira Awards honoring the best of tech in Indiana. Geofeedia is the market leader in location-based intelligence and analysis for corporate security, public safety, education, and computer experience teams. Using Geofeedia, organizations can discover trends and patterns and stay

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