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Mitch Daniels answers 8 questions about innovation, entrepreneurship & more

Interactive Intelligence made headlines this week when they announced that their newest board member is Mitch Daniels — the former businessman, Indiana governor and current president of Purdue University. Interactive Intelligence, a NASDAQ publicly traded company, is a global provider of collaboration, communications and customer engagement software and cloud services that employs more than 2,250 people globally —

Look out Indy, the Xterns have arrived!

To college student ears, TechPoint’s Xtern program almost sounds too good be true. Although it’s only the second year for the program, Xtern is what other summer internship programs should aspire to be like (in my non-biased opinion as an Xtern myself). The program recruits and places tech-skilled students pursuing computer science degrees in paid

DoubleMap Co-founder Ilya Rekhter Wins Tech Rising Star Award

Ilya Rekhter, CEO and c0-founder of DoubleMap, received the Tech Rising Star Award during TechPoint’s 16th annual Mira Awards honoring the best of tech in Indiana. Ilya co-founded transportation technologies company DoubleMap in 2011 and has since grown it to include more than 90 clients worldwide.     DoubleMap has created 34 jobs (22 in Indiana),

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division Wins Tech Educators of the Year Award

Southern Indiana based Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division received the Tech Educators of the Year Award during TechPoint’s 16th annual Mira Awards honoring the best of tech in Indiana. NSWC Crane STEM program goals are to ignite interest in STEM in its surrounding community to build a stronger pipeline of world-class STEM talent.     The Naval Surface

Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard Named TechPoint Foundation for Youth Bridge Builder

TechPoint Foundation for Youth selected Gregory A. Ballard, Mayor of Indianapolis, as the 2015 Bridge Builder Award recipient. The Bridge Builder Award is given to an individual, program, or organization that has transformed technology education for Indiana’s students who are typically underrepresented in STEM fields, including girls, minorities, and students from low-income backgrounds.     “The

Mind the Gap: New Central Indiana Tech Workforce Study Released

TechPoint and  EmployIndy released a new Central Indiana Tech Workforce Study this morning during a symposium produced by the Indianapolis Business Journal called “Mind the Gap.” The event included a panel discussion on future challenges to develop, hire and retain tech-savvy workers; and Mark Muro, senior fellow and policy director, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution, delivered the keynote. DOWNLOADS

TechPoint to Honor ‘Tech 25’ Technology Builders

TechPoint to Honor ‘Tech 25’ Class of Tech Product and Company Builders During May 2 Mira Awards TechPoint, the voice and catalyst of Indiana’s tech ecosystem, will recognize unsung contributors to Indiana’s thriving tech sector leading up to and during the May 2, Mira Awards Gala presented by BKD CPAs and Advisors. “The ‘Tech 25’