Venture Capital Perspective: How important is company profitability?

We asked three early-stage venture capital firms who are active in investing in and/or researching investing in Indiana tech companies to share their thoughts on the importance of profitability with r…

IPOs bring questions and value to Indiana companies

In recent years, startups have been eschewing the initial public offering (IPO) to build company wealth in favor of private options like bootstrapping and private equity firm investments. Where does t…

Ask the Founders: Fundraising for tech companies

We spoke with the founders of three companies who recently completed fundraises to gain insights on the process of raising the money and what it means to the Indiana tech ecosystem.…

VC Report: Q1 2018 investments in Indiana technology companies

During the first quarter of 2018, there were four publicly announced capital raises with a combined total of over $33 million. There were also six acquisitions of Indiana tech companies by out-of-stat…

Venture Capital Series: What’s it like to be a venture analyst?

This week we continue our deep dive into the inner workings of Indiana venture capital firms and professionals. A few weeks ago we profiled Jackie DiMonte, a Sr. Associate with Hyde Park Venture Partn…

VC Report: 2017 investments in Indiana technology companies

The fourth quarter of 2017 finished the year strong with over $105 million in publicly announced investments and acquisitions involving Indiana tech and tech-enabled companies. This funding fueled a y…

Venture Capital Series: What does a venture analyst do?

With the continued progress of the new Next Level Indiana Trust Fund — Indiana’s $250 million fund to develop venture community and support increased entrepreneurship and innovation in the sta…

Union 525 is Indy’s newest rallying point for tech growth and talent

Located six blocks south of Monument Circle and nestled next to Rolls-Royce’s downtown campus, Union 525 opened its doors at the end of 2016 as the new home to a variety of tech startups and emergin…