They’re new to Indy, so of course they’re leading an effort to deliver 10,000 pancakes to frontline healthcare workers

Craig Cumberland is a veteran of Silicon Valley. He’s created and led innovation efforts and product development organizations, leading mergers & acquisitions/integration, global team building and leadership development and management, for the likes of Microsoft, Microsoft Research, AOL, Nokia, Adobe, Amazon, Google.  Most recently, he served as Vice President of Products and GM, Manufacturing Software […]

Taking Off: Republic Airways builds on global reputation for innovation

It’s no secret to Hoosiers in Central Indiana that Republic Airways is a major innovator in the state’s tech sector and beyond our borders. The regional airline employs more than 6,000 people, operates flights for three major U.S. carriers from the nation’s best airport, and is the 2020 “Best of Tech” Mira Award winner for […]

DeliverEnd’s founder Nick Turner is here to help

It’s a good idea to be in good shape, have had a good night’s sleep and a jolt of caffeine before trying to keep up with Nick Turner, DeliverEnd Founder and CEO. The 2019 TechPoint Mira Awards Rising Entrepreneur finalist, who just recently turned 30, is as well known in Silicon Valley as he is […]

Pondurance strategic investment deal sets stage for Indiana to be a global player in cybersecurity sector

Ron Pelletier was one of the 30 million people who lost their jobs at the start of the Great Recession. As a cybersecurity specialist, he knew he could keep himself busy through independent consulting until a “real job” came along. From the basement of his home in 2008, he founded Pondurance. Twelve years later, with […]

Xtern program expands to Muncie, additional expansion expected

For seven years now, the TechPoint Xtern program has become increasingly popular with college students across the U.S. Applicants have far out-paced the number of positions available from Indianapolis tech companies each year, even as companies outside the capital city wanted and needed young talent. More than 2,000 students from 222 universities and 43 home […]

Xtern talent program exceeds expectations for upcoming 2021 session

Applications to take part in TechPoint’s Xtern program hit an all-time high this year, which means Indiana’s tech community is in for a spectacular Finalist Day on November 13. Student applications to participate in the coveted internship program totaled 2,035, which is an increase of 12% over previous years. Taking the usual recruitment efforts to […]

Allegion’s Manufacturing Day goes Virtual and On-Demand to Narrow Manufacturing Skills Gap

When the COVID-19 pandemic threatened to upend a five-year tradition of showcasing their high-tech advanced manufacturing operations to students via field trips, Allegion didn’t blink. In fact, the global company—which houses its Americas regional offices in Carmel as well as two manufacturing facilities and a technical center in Indianapolis—took the opportunity to expand its reach. […]

DemandJump creates “Alec Baldwin Tool” and predicts the end of weak leads

More than 14 million Americans work in sales positions. When their success rates falter, they often blame the strength of the leads sent to them by the company’s marketing department. Marketing (also in trouble for weak performance) blames Sales. Much finger-pointing ensues. There may be no better display of this love-hate departmental relationship than the […]