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 talking about.
Of all the stories we shared, which ones got the most attention? Below is a list of TechPoint’s top 10 most viewed stories in 2016.
1. Angie’s List just did something remarkable
CEO Scott Durschlag joined Angie’s List in 2015 and has since removed the paywall, replaced the company’s entire underlying technology platform, and continues to be a mainstay in the $400 billion home services industry. READ MORE.
2. TechPoint Honors ‘The Best in Tech in Indiana’ at Mira Awards
TechPoint announced 17 Mira Awards winners at the 17th annual gala on Saturday, April 29, 2016. Find a link to all of the winner’s videos and stories in this post. READ MORE.
3. 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. READ MORE.
4. Is Springbuk the silver bullet for employers to reduce healthcare costs?
The health tech company added employees, relocated to downtown Indianapolis, partnered with Fitbit for a corporate wellness study and raised $3.75 million this year alone. READ MORE.
5. Rose-Hulman record breaking female freshman enrollment
The 2016-2017 Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology freshman class saw a record-breaking number of female students, making up 30.4 percent of the 565 incoming freshman. READ MORE.
6. MOBI fuels growth with ‘POWER’ culture and delighted customers
MOBI, winner of the 2016 Company Culture of the Year Mira Award, is a fast-growing managed mobility services (MMS) company located in new 60,000 sq. ft. headquarters on the Northwest side of Indianapolis. Earlier this year, MOBI announced their plans to add more than 500 jobs by 2021. READ MORE.
7. Ashley Zegiestowsky never expected to stay in Indianapolis
Since graduating from Butler University in 2016, Ashley has gone on to accept a full-time job as part of the first-ever Indy Tech Fellowship class working at BidPal, but it wasn’t exactly a straight path to get there. READ MORE.
8. PERQ is on a mission to improve big ticket online shopping
PERQ’s software product reached $1 million in annual recurring revenue before Q4 in 2016 and the company raised their first-ever funding round from 4G Ventures. READ MORE.
9. IndyStar’s Top Workplaces 2016 recognizes Indianapolis technology companies
Several Indianapolis technology companies received recognition from the Indianapolis Star’s Top Workplaces for 2016 survey, continuing to prove that tech companies offer an engaging and rewarding employee experience. READ MORE.
10. Kinney Group is at the forefront of today’s ‘Gold Rush’
Kinney Group, which celebrates its 10th anniversary of doing business this year, is leading a mass shift to the cloud. The bootstrapped company raised their first round of funding this year as a result of their participation in TechPoint’s Winners’ Circle event. READ MORE.