Startup News

Why tech companies need venture capital

It’s not uncommon to read a national or local business publication and see another startup or scale-up tech company announce a recent fundraise. But why is venture capital important for tech companies to grow and break into the market? TechPoint President and CEO Mike Langellier knows a few things about tech funding. In January 2011

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,

How Early-Stage Technology Companies Can Get Immediate Tax Savings Using R&D Credits

Congress, with the passage of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (PATH Act), enables small businesses to use research and development credits (R&D credits) to offset payroll tax liabilities and Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) liabilities. Before the enactment of the PATH Act, R&D credits could only offset income tax and thus went

Doxly accelerates legal transactions, unlocks data intelligence

Legal transaction software company Doxly raises $2.2M

Doxly, an Indianapolis technology software company that launched out of High Alpha this past July, today announced they have closed a $2.2 million Series Seed funding round and added Dentons, the world’s largest law firm, as a customer. Doxly will use the capital to scale its technology platform and fuel hiring in product development, engineering, sales and marketing.

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