TechPoint News

Mentoring tech’s next generation

When most of us think about mentorship, we think about college grads in the early stages of their careers getting advice from sage, veteran professionals in their fields. However, kids need mentors too, especially the young people who have interest in technology. The tech industry has a great need for young and talented tech individuals,

Xterns give back by teaching kids to code

Giving back to the community is a key ethos of TechPoint’s Xtern program, the ultimate tech internship experience. Teaching young children to code is always one of the favorite community activities of Xterns while they are living together in Indianapolis and interning for the summer at tech companies around the city. Recently, Xterns had a wonderful opportunity

TechPoint Welcomes Seven Executives to Board

2016 has already proved to be a year of scale and growth for TechPoint. From hosting a sold out Mira Awards gala to launching new talent programs, we continue to answer the needs of Indiana technology companies. Today we announced seven executives who joined TechPoint’s Board of Directors in support of our mission. Raj Acharya, Rudy Professor of

Quiz: How well do you know Indy tech?

Do you work at a tech company in Indiana, or know someone who does? Maybe you are curious about the different types of tech companies in our region and how they make an impact nationwide. Take our 10-question multiple choice Indy Tech Quiz to quickly find out how much you know (or don’t know) about

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

Salesforce Marketing Cloud CEO Scott McCorkle Named ‘Trailblazer in Technology’

TechPoint recognized Salesforce Marketing Cloud CEO Scott McCorkle as Indiana’s 2016 Trailblazer in Technology during the 17th annual TechPoint Mira Awards on Saturday. The Mira Awards presented by Angie’s List, Interactive Intelligence, and Salesforce, recognize and celebrate the best of tech in Indiana each year. The TechPoint Trailblazer in Technology Award recognizes visionaries whose contributions

Rose-Hulman student Tim Balz takes top honors at “Meet the Mira Nominees” event

Forty-seven rapid-fire elevator pitches highlighted the diversity and passion of the Indiana tech sector during TechPoint’s “Meet the Mira Nominees” event sponsored by Faegre Baker Daniels and hosted by Eleven Fifty Academy and Eleven Fifty Consulting. This fun, fast-paced showcase featured about half of the companies, startups, schools, organizations, teams and individuals competing for the state’s

TechPoint gets triple dose of young talent

With Indiana’s tech industry growing rapidly and TechPoint continuously increasing its impact on talent, scaleups and community — we naturally need more hands on deck. Every part of our organization is growing in innovative and exciting ways. The Xtern program has already doubled in its second year, and we expect it to continue to grow