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ClearObject Wins Scale-up Company of the Year Mira Award

ClearObject, an Internet of things (IoT) innovator and convener, received the Scale-up Company of the Year Award for companies with $5 million to $20 million in revenue during TechPoint’s 18th annual Mira Awards honoring the best of tech in Indiana. The Internet of Things, or IoT, is perhaps the biggest buzz word in tech right

Plymouth Growth Partners to be named Investor of the Year

Plymouth Growth Partners has invested over $10 million in Indiana tech companies, including $5.75 million in 2016 TechPoint, the growth initiative for Indiana’s technology ecosystem, has announced that Plymouth Growth Partners and Plymouth Partner Jeff Barry will be recognized as Investor of the Year during the 18th annual TechPoint Mira Awards on April 29, at

#IoTCivicHack brings industries ripe for IoT innovation to forefront

Can the Internet of Things (IoT) lead the future of Indiana’s economy? That’s the question that hundreds of technology experts will tackle next month at the 2017 IoT Civic Hackathon produced by AT&T’s Developer Program. Indiana has made it known that we are emerging as a tech hub (even The New York Times says so),

IoT Company CloudOne Rebrands

Fishers-based CloudOne is changing its name to ClearObject as part of a corporate rebranding initiative. The Internet of Things systems provider says the new brand reflects “the company’s evolution as more than just a cloud services company.” ClearObject launched in 2010 as a Software-as-a-Service provider of cloud services. Since then, the company says it has

CloudOne is now ClearObject: Letter from the CEO

CloudOne, an Internet of Things (IoT) Systems Innovator, announced today that as part of a corporate rebranding initiative it will operate as ClearObject effective Feb. 1, 2017. This post was written by CEO John McDonald to share the journey of CloudOne to ClearObject.  Letter from the CEO Seven years ago in a basement in the

Lawmakers propose bill to expand venture capital tax credit

Two Indiana lawmakers have introduced a bill that would revamp the state’s Venture Capital Investment Tax Credit program to make it more attractive and flexible. The program, which began in 2004, allows corporate or individual investors to reap up to $1 million in state tax credits in return for pumping equity or debt capital into

Indy fund manager elevating entrepreneurship across Indiana

Indianapolis-based Elevate Ventures in 2016 dispensed more than $16 million, burnishing its portfolio of promising companies from CloudOne to Springbuk. But Elevate CEO Christopher LaMothe said he’s particularly stoked about progress in forging deeper ties with communities around Indiana, to cultivate and fund entrepreneurism. Such partnerships “hopefully will generate a lot more interest in entrepreneurship,

Indiana venture capital deal activity hits 16-year high

High-growth Indiana companies captured nearly $80 million on 31 venture capital deals in 2016, according to a new report—reaching a 16-year-high for deal activity that underscores Indiana’s growing variety of companies ripe for venture investments. Local and national investors deployed $77.2 million to Hoosier firms in 2016, according to The PwC/CB Insights MoneyTree Report released

McDonald: State Can Be More Tech-Friendly

Indianapolis-based CloudOne Inc. Chief Executive Officer John McDonald says he hopes the Holcomb administration will put a focus on making Indiana friendly to technology-focused and entrepreneurial businesses, and not just business in general. John McDonald says the industry’s biggest potential threat is inaction, specifically in the area of the Internet of Things, which he calls

Indiana Chamber Adds to Board

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce has added 29 business leaders from throughout the state to its board of directors. The organization announced last month that Vectren Executive Vice President of External Affairs Ron Christian would be its new chairman of the board. The board is made up 100 members, which the chamber says includes presidents,

CloudOne evolved (again) and important people noticed

Imagine this: you are driving in your car on your way to work, a daily ritual for most of us. Only, in this scenario, that car has placed an order for you at a local coffee shop, paid for the order, and you are able to drive up to the window and collect your beverage

Hoosier Tech Companies Make ‘Fast 500’ List

Three central Indiana tech companies have been included on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 list, which ranks the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies. Each company was ranked based on fiscal year revenue growth from 2012 to 2015. Fishers-based CloudOne ranked the highest among Hoosier companies at 190. Chief Executive Officer

How CloudOne uses IBM’s cognitive computing tools

Having taken up the torch for cognitive computing, IBM Corp. is one tech behemoth investing heavily in the emerging Internet of Things market. Recognizing innovation and thought leaders, IBM’s Champion program recognizes IT professionals, business leaders, developers and educators who influence and mentor others. The ultimate goal is to help these innovators make the best use of

22 Indiana tech companies make Inc. 5000 ‘Fastest Growing’ list

Inc. magazine ranks “America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies” every year and this year 22 Indiana tech firms made the Inc. 5000 list. DoubleMap, a three-time TechPoint Mira Award winner, broke into the Inc. 500 and will be featured in the September issue of the magazine. Now in its 35th year, the annual Inc. 500|5000 list looks

John McDonald’s 10 Lessons Learned About Entrepreneurship

They say timing is everything and it couldn’t have been more apropos that a $1 billion investment into Indiana innovation and entrepreneurship was announced the same morning John McDonald, CEO of CloudOne, gave the keynote speech at IBJ’s Fast 25 breakfast honoring an exclusive list of Indy’s fastest-growing private companies. With nearly a quarter of the list comprised of

Q2 2016 Investments for Indiana Technology Companies

Indiana technology companies continue to close successful seed funding, equity and venture rounds in the second quarter of 2016. In comparison to Q1 2016, Q2 has seen larger investments across a wide range of tech industries. We compiled a list of public announcements to highlight the activity and interest. Cloud and hosting technology company CloudOne

Vennli wins Red Herring Top 100 North America award

South Bend-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company Vennli has been named to the Red Herring Top 100 North America List, a prestigious award honoring and celebrating leading private companies from the region and their innovations. Red Herring Top 100 America selects the award winners from approximately 1,200 outstanding entrepreneurs and promising companies every year from the U.S.

CloudOne Secures $9M in Series E Funding

CloudOne, a Fishers-based Internet of Things (IoT) firm, announced a Series E venture funding raise of $9 million. Founded in 2010, this raise brings total equity investment in CloudOne to $21.9 million. Plymouth Ventures of Ann Arbor, Mich. led the funding round with primary participation by Hercules Technology Growth Capital of Palo Alto, Calif. Existing investors participating in

Super Bowl champ Ryan Diem is proud of his inner nerd.

How cool would it be to have a Super Bowl champion on your board of directors? That’s exactly what they have at CloudOne, the fast-growing tech firm in Indianapolis that specializes in bringing enterprise software applications to the cloud. Former Indianapolis Colts offensive lineman Ryan Diem is on the board. Ryan was part of the

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Nominees Announced for 16th Annual TechPoint Mira Awards Honoring ‘The Best of Tech in Indiana’

100  companies, schools and startups, and 10 individuals selected by independent judging panels as the 2015 class of Mira Award Nominees NEW EVENT DATE: Winners will be announced during a masquerade-themed, black-tie awards ceremony and gala on Saturday, May 2, at the JW Marriott   TechPoint, the voice and catalyst of Indiana’s tech ecosystem, has

Tennessee to Indy and back again…and again

Kristy Rutherford followed Peyton Manning to Indianapolis. Well, sort of. Kristy went to undergrad at the University of Tennessee (at the same time as Peyton), where she received a degree in communication. She graduated and worked in PR in Knoxville. She also got married in Knoxville, to her husband Craig who she met while he

CloudOne on inventing the IBM Software cloud: from startup to world leader in less than four years

It’s not every day you get the chance to invent your own marketplace with built-in potential customers like Xerox, McDonald’s, the U.S. Army, Deloitte, John F. Kennedy Airport, and Panasonic to name a few. But wouldn’t you jump at that chance if you had the idea to bring a more flexible and dynamic delivery model