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Trade mission to India nets 500 jobs, sister state and plenty of good will

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb returned last week from his third international trade mission in his first nine months as governor. This time he took Indiana’s economic development message to India. Of course, technology jobs are a key focus of the state’s relationship with India, which is undoubtedly why the governor invited TechPoint President and CEO

Secured funding? Here’s how to announce it.

Raising your first seed round or a Series A is a big step for any tech startup. By the time you’re ready to close a funding round, you’ve found the right group of investors, advisors and potential new board members, and you’re ready to roll out the good word to the masses in a funding

The importance of reporting in agile marketing

This is the second post in a series from PERQ about agile marketing. View the first post about how PERQ started using agile marketing here. As my department’s scrum master, I’m responsible for corralling everyone together for bi-weekly sprint planning, retrospectives and daily standup. I’m also responsible for generating summaries and reports for a good

Tech companies take top honors at Spaces Indiana office design showcase

In an economy dominated by a progressive professional services workforce, it’s no surprise that the physical environments of today’s businesses are dynamic and fluid. And they have to be, because workplace culture has a direct impact on profitability. From attracting talent to engaging clients, communicating brand, and amplifying the employee experience, innovative workspaces have the

IND Airport is more West Coast connected than ever before

On Tuesday, September 26, Alaska Airlines lifted off out of the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) on its inaugural flight to San Francisco – making it the third daily, year-round nonstop flight from Indy to the Bay Area city and Silicon Valley. With recent air service announcements, this makes up the most West Coast connectivity in

Building a coworking studio: The launch of Launch Indy

Thanks to the vision of John Wechsler and the City of Fishers community building space, Launch Fishers is a household name in the Indiana tech community. High school students visit for Fail Fest, the community hosts and attends events, and companies are dreamed up and built out all under the same roof. Fishers was first. Now,

Statwax brings transparency to digital advertising

This summer, digital advertising agency Statwax, a startup that grew out of top marketing firm BLASTmedia, was named one of the “Top 10 Fastest Growing Google Solution Providers” in the U.S. by tech-professional media site The Silicon Review. Statwax was the only company based in Indiana to make the list, and one of the youngest