Q3 2022 VC Report: Indiana tech continues to outpace national investment activity

Indiana’s tech ecosystem appears to be outpacing national venture capital (VC) investment activity over the past three quarters as Hoosier companies continue to attract capital at historic levels.   Indiana’s 2022  total third quarter VC investments lagged behind 2022’s second quarter by nearly $6M, but we noted 34 investments in Indiana tech companies with more than […]
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September VC Collaboration Events a Big Win for Indiana Tech 

Collaboration is one of Indiana’s super powers, and it was on full display this year for the return of in-person investor meetings hosted by TechPoint with assistance from Venture Club of Indiana and the Next Level Fund. By coming together with our similar missions and events over three days in September, we created a larger […]

Q2 2022 VC Report: Indiana Tech Shows Continued Momentum through Q2

Most of the worldwide venture market remains cautious amid economic uncertainty, but the Indiana tech ecosystem appears to be experiencing stable performance through the second quarter of 2022. In fact, with more than $166 million invested in 24 Indiana tech companies, the quarter garnered the third largest investment ever recorded by TechPoint since 2016. Fifty […]

The Impact of M&A Activity on the Indiana Tech Ecosystem

Hoosier companies are now more often the acquirer than the aquiree TechPoint regularly tracks and reports on investments and M&A (mergers and acquisition) activity in the Indiana tech ecosystem within our Quarterly VC reports, including the most recent report. Sometimes, however, it’s good to step back and focus on what is happening over multiple years. […]

Q1 2022 VC Report: A New Wave of Tech Growth in Indiana

Last year was the biggest year ever for investments in Indiana tech companies. Three of the four quarters were the biggest ever for the ecosystem at $198 million (Q2), $159 million (Q3) and $465 million (Q4). Based on the number of investments in later stage companies (e.g. Formstack, Greenlight Guru, OnBoard and Bloomerang all with […]

The Rise of the Accelerators in Indiana

Over the past few years, I have often talked—some may say bragged—about the explosive growth of the tech ecosystem in Indiana. Most of the time, that commentary is based on the most recent number of investments (and their amounts) by venture capitalists in Indiana tech companies. In my own defense, it’s not bragging if it’s […]

Q4 & Annual 2021 Indiana VC Report

Records shattered as new leaders step into next phase of tech ecosystem Indiana tech investment, mergers & acquisition (M&A) activity in 2021 didn’t just break records: they ground those markers into dust. Perhaps more importantly, the indications from those bringing in that all-important capital are that the new generation of the state’s ecosystem are following […]

Q3 2021 VC Report: Billions Served

In less than three years, Indiana tech companies have raised more than one billion dollars, and our review of 2021’s third quarter shows no letting up of the record pace in capital raises that began late last year. The sector closed the third quarter of 2021 with more than $159 million in 12 publicly announced […]