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CreateIT Wins 2nd Hoosier Healthcare Innovation Challenge for Mobile Pregnancy App Reducing Infant Mortality

  CreateIT Healthcare Solutions has won top honors from the second annual Hoosier Healthcare Innovation Challenge. The CreateIT mobile application fights to reduce the high infant mortality rate in Indiana by pushing educational materials to expectant mothers where they live.   According to Census Bureau data, even among mothers living in poverty, 80.9 percent of

How a Classics Degree Turned into a Career in Tech

  Just because you didn't graduate with a degree in computer science, that doesn't mean you can’t have a successful career in the fast-growing technology sector. The trick to making a leap from wherever you’re working now to a tech firm might be a little bit of knowledge, some skill at solving problems and knowing

Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Take All Kinds of Drivers

At Techweek Chicago in June, moderator Anthony Hughes of Jumpstart’s Mentoring program asked early in the program how many people in the crowd work for startups or for companies that provide services to startups.  Over half of the audience members raised their hands.  Mike Langellier joined Max Chopvsky of Chicago Creative Space, Benjamin Dyett of

Diagnotes Rising: From HIT ‘Challenge’ to Commercialization

The inaugural Hoosier Healthcare Innovation Challenge (HHIC) was billed as an opportunity to identify, discuss and resolve real-world healthcare problems while helping to commercialize solutions. As the winner of the 2012 challenge, I can tell you that was not an empty promise. Diagnotes, as one of more than 20 Indiana-based health information technology teams involved

TechPoint’s Entrepreneur Bootcamp Will Help 100 Early-Stage to Seed-Stage Startups Launch Their Businesses

On July 26, a dozen startup experts will help equip 100 early-stage to seed-stage entrepreneurs with the skills and information they need to be successful, and catalyze the next wave of startup activity in Indiana. Entrepreneurs will also have a chance to compete for thousands of dollars in investment and services. The day’s agenda is

Cumulative Energy Equals Bigger, Bolder Indiana Tech Community

Inside Indiana Business (IIB) "INsiders Panel" Calls Attention to Rising Tide and Real Momentum Building in Indiana Tech Sector IIB Creator and Host Gerry Dick interviewed TinderBox President and Co-founder Dustin Sapp, VERGE President/Social Reactor Vice President Matt Hunckler, and TechPoint President and CEO Mike Langellier focusing on recent events and trends in the tech sector.