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Is Ruby on Rails ready for retirement or reset for growth?

For many in our tech ecosystem, Ruby on Rails has been a popular choice when building companies’ applications. But, over the years, competitors have emerged and opportunities for formal training have been closed. Where does that leave Ruby on Rails in Indiana?

2018 Tech Year in Review

With more people and companies recognizing what Indiana has to offer, 2018 has set up Indiana to experience even greater growth in the coming years. Look back on what Indiana tech has accomplished this year.

Hour of Code introduces thousands of local students to the power of computer science

Locally, TechPoint Foundation for Youth spearheaded the Hour of Code effort in nine Indianapolis K-8 schools. From December 3-7, they engaged 239 community volunteers to help 2,313 kids finish their tutorials.

Purdue Foundry guides hundreds of ideas into brand-new businesses

Born from the challenge to more quickly develop the university’s IP, the Purdue Foundry has guided 203 new ideas into launchable business ventures and secured nearly $350 million in venture funding.

Ball State University leads global research center building future of tech security

Ball State houses the Security and Software Engineering Research Center (S2ERC), a multi-university center dedicated to an industry-university cooperative research initiative that spans the globe.

Springbuk puts on a clinic in attracting top talent from around the country

Nicole Bickett, Springbuk’s vice president of people and administration, shares how the company is recruiting amazing people from around the country and is telling its message loud and clear for the world to hear.

Two new Techstars accelerators bringing more startups to Indianapolis

As Techstars companies begin immersing themselves in Indy, the city will also be making a strong case for keeping these companies here, leveraging networks, entrepreneurs and a community eager to grow.

Indiana tech companies make their mark on 2018’s Inc. 5000

This year, 17 Indiana tech companies were recognized on the 2018 Inc. 5000 list, an annual collection of the fastest-growing private companies across the U.S. Twelve of the 17 companies have either been nominated or won a Mira Award in past years.