Downtown Tipton

Rural Indiana’s big opportunity with tech

On a bright and sunny late spring day, Kegan Schmicker walks down the sidewalks of downtown Tipton, Ind., with his mind on growing his community and how Indiana’s burgeoning tech ecosystem could play a big role in it. Schmicker, executive director of the Tipton County Chamber of Commerce, is fresh off a nomination for Community […]

Looking For An Entry Level Job in Tech? Here’s Some Advice.

Everyone has to start somewhere in the professional world. Entry level jobs are crucial positions to help workers learn and grow as professionals and as members of a team. But how do you go about finding the right entry level position and landing a job offer? What are employers looking for in candidates? What should […]

How Star Wars continues to inspire 45 years after debut

Among the many cherished films throughout history that members of the tech community hold in high regard, few franchises come close to the reverence held for George Lucas’ galaxy far, far away. Star Wars turns 45 years old tomorrow, Wednesday, May 25, 2022, and in the years that have passed since that iconic opening title […]
Downtown Indianapolis skyline

How downtown Indy tech companies plan to move forward from the pandemic

Finding and retaining talent. It’s one of the biggest challenges facing corporate America today. It’s affecting every sector, and for tech it occupies countless hours of strategic planning and effort as business leaders try to figure out how to adjust to the demands of a tight labor market and employees who can literally work from […]

The return of Sales Bootcamp helps Hoosiers break into tech

TechPoint’s Sales Bootcamp has done it again. The popular career prep program has helped a new class of recent graduates and career changers find their place in the challenging and lucrative business of tech sales. Having gone on hiatus in early 2020 due to the COVID pandemic, Sales Bootcamp made its return last month with […]

Xtern Spring Finalist Day places top tech talent with Indiana companies

The race for talent is on the minds of many leaders and professionals in Indiana’s growing tech ecosystem. Companies are eager to find the best and brightest who can help their teams excel, and earlier this month 11 of those companies participated in Xtern Spring Finalist Day. The Xtern program works to place bright tech […]

TechPoint set them on tech career paths: How you can follow

For much of the last decade, the talent programs organized by TechPoint have worked to strengthen the state’s talent pipelines, helping the best and brightest find their way to exciting careers in Indiana’s  growing tech ecosystem. These programs include Xtern and the Summer Opportunities for Students ( S.O.S.) Challenge, both of which help college students […]

TechPoint adds to leadership team to bolster Talent efforts and welcomes an Orr Fellow

Joining the TechPoint team is Dennis Trinkle, executive vice president, talent pathways and programs, and Daniela Cervantes, operations coordinator.