Jim McIntosh said he was gone for good

After Jim McIntosh graduated from the Purdue College of Technology in 1997, he moved west and swore he’d never move back. That didn’t pan out exactly as he had planned. The Director of Product at Indianapolis startup TinderBox (helping salespeople save time and make the sale from end to end) is originally from northern Indiana. […]

From big company to small and from MN to home

Last year around this time, Katie Sexton was in the middle of a Minnesota winter. She says that winter was one of the factors that prompted her to get serious about a move home to central Indiana. While Indiana may not be able to promise her a vastly kinder winter, the Indy tech scene certainly […]

Government for the people, by the people

Last year, the City of Indianapolis applied to be a host city for Code for America, a national nonprofit that believes government can work for the people, by the people in the 21st century. Indy was selected and will serve as one of seven Code for America host cities in 2015. Indy’s three Fellows arrived […]

Robin and Indiana Technology: A Love Story

“I like to think I’ve lost my southern accent over the years. My friends in Arkansas and Texas think I’m a Yankee now.” Robin Fleming, Teradata Marketing Applications VP of Quality Management and Security, has not lost her southern accent. Despite moving to Indianapolis to work for Teradata Applications in 2011, her Arkansas (where she […]

WATCH VIDEO: IndyXmas proves talent attraction can be a party

We celebrated the success and growth that the Indy tech community saw in 2014 with tech companies and community organizations at IndyXmas on December 27th. In its second year, IndyXmas is a party thrown by the tech community in town for out-of-towners home for the holidays. In 2013, every company represented hired at least one […]

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 […]

A very merry IndyXmas to you

Saturday night at DeveloperTown and Speak Easy, we welcomed almost 250 guests to the second-annual IndyXmas. IndyXmas is a party designed to showcase the Indy tech community for out-of-towners home for the holidays. It is also a celebration of the success and growth of Indy tech. Over the past five years, Indy tech companies like […]

Over the river and through the woods…to IndyXmas!

The countdown to IndyXmas has officially begun. We’re 17 days out and the excitement is building quickly. There are already people from 14 different states registered to attend, but we still need more out-of-towners to join us! So here’s the big ask: who do you know who will be in Indy from out of town […]