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Biggest Tech Announcements and Trends of 2016

There’s no doubt that 2016 had its fair share of big news stories, perhaps more than its fair share. The tech community, too, made some big splashes and brought the fast-growing sector to the forefront a number of times. Here are some of the stories that stood out this year. Real Estate Announcing Salesforce Tower

10 Most Viewed Stories of 2016

Each week, TechPoint shares news and stories that highlight Indiana tech companies and the people who start, build and support them. In 2016, we shared 229 local and national media stories to our Latest in Tech feed and published 196 original stories to our website, proving that our community is innovating, developing and building a lot worth

Healthcare CRM hc1.com collecting awards, growth and momentum

When we last wrote about hc1.com a year ago, the leading cloud-based healthcare relationship management software company was focused on explaining the value of healthcare CRM (customer relationship management) in a post-Affordable Care Act (ACA) healthcare marketplace. As the company that literally coined the phrase and invented the first healthcare relationship management platform, it’s a

Indy’s new scale-up focused tech campus impresses

Tech companies at every stage have been known to create office space where form and function are one in the same. Young startups may choose open coworking spaces that allow for flexibility in use and increase team collaboration. Enterprise tech companies have the ability to build out an office building that suits their needs from

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

Omnisite: one of Indy’s coolest tech companies you haven’t heard of … yet

Just a couple streets away from Lucas Oil Stadium in a non-descript (but hip-looking) refurbished brick building tucked among family homes, a tech company you’ve probably never heard of is doing very cool things and ignoring conventional wisdom across several industries. Omnisite makes Internet of Things (IoT) enabled water monitors and controls — both the

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

Bluebridge sells divisions for $8 million to focus solely on employee engagement

One of Indianapolis’ most interesting startup-to-scale-up success stories just got an $8 million boost to fuel growth and create new jobs. Bluebridge, the venture capital-backed tech firm originally started in 2011 by then college student and ExactTarget intern Santiago Jaramillo, has sold off its church and tourism business units to focus solely on its Emplify