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Appirio accelerating growth, doubling hiring in Indianapolis

The Indianapolis tech scene experienced some high-profile M&A activity this past year — including the sales of Interactive Intelligence and T2 Systems — and the $500 million acquisition of global cloud services consultancy Appirio by India-based Wipro certainly belongs on that list. The big question that arises with any acquisition is how will it impact

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,

Winning a Mira Award helped MOBI attract top talent

Fast-growing managed mobility services (MMS) company MOBI had one of those years that business leaders dream of having. Double-digit sales growth and double digit employment expansion are two notable metrics of the company’s banner year that included an announcement about investing $11.5 million to grow its Indianapolis area operations and create hundreds of new jobs. Winning the

4 steps to landing your first job in tech

Landing your first job can be hard. Whether you’re fresh out of high school, recently graduated from college or shifting into a new industry, that first job is usually the most difficult to find. The most important thing to keep in mind, though, is that it’s not impossible and with some hard work, it can

Break into tech! Apply for the January 2017 Sales Bootcamp

TechPoint is launching our second session of Sales Bootcamp, a six-week program for new grads and career changers, in January 2017.  Applications are now live at http://techpoint.org/sales-bootcamp/.   The Application Deadline is January 2, 2017. This past summer, we launched the inaugural Sales Bootcamp experience with 17 new grads and career changers who wanted a

Hanna Bennett puts down roots at Pondurance

For many Millennials, the opportunity to work remotely and travel the country is not an unreachable dream. Hanna Bennett considers herself an adventurer and is constantly looking for new places to visit and explore. She always wanted to move away from her hometown, a small city outside of Detroit, where most people are born, raised and

Alexis Fink puts career emphasis on people first

When it comes to choosing a career, Alexis Fink puts the emphasis on people first. Growing up in the suburbs of Carmel, Ind., did not mean that Alexis was automatically going to choose Indiana as a home after graduation. Her computer science degree from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology would position her to work in our country’s

‘Finalist Day’ events match young talent with Indy companies

Close to 300 top-performing college students were in Indianapolis on Friday interviewing for coveted summer internships and two-year fellowships with 90 area companies. TechPoint’s Xtern and Indy Tech Fellowship Finalist Day events were happening at the Biltwell Event Center downtown while the Orr Fellowship Finalist Day was held at the Willows on Westfield on the