VC Report: Q1 2019 investments in Indiana technology companies

There were 14 publicly announced capital raises in the first quarter of 2019 by Indiana tech companies totaling nearly $88 million. In addition, 11 Indiana tech companies were involved in mergers and acquisitions.
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VC Report: Q4 & end-of-year 2018 investments in Indiana technology companies

The fourth quarter of 2018 turned out to be a busy one for both venture capital investments and acquisitions in Indiana. Over $45 million in funding was publicly announced, with $34.8 million going to Scale Computing of Indianapolis in one of the largest capital raises for a tech company in Indiana in recent years.

Indiana Philanthropic Venture Fund ready to invest in IU connected startups, entrepreneurs

The $15 million IU PhV evergreen fund will invest in Indiana University-connected startups and entrepreneurs, and alumni and friends of the university can make donations to support the funds’ longevity.

VC Report: Q3 2018 investments in Indiana technology companies

During the third quarter of 2018,  there were eight publicly announced capital raises by Indiana tech companies with a combined total of over $23 million in funding along with a $100 million raise by local venture studio, High Alpha.

Why we chose to bootstrap our tech companies

Roger Shuman talked to three tech CEOs who describe their Indiana tech companies as being “bootstrapped.” Why did they choose this path and what words of advice do they have for the rest of the Indiana tech ecosystem?

VC Report: Q2 2018 investments in Indiana technology companies

During the second quarter of 2018, there were six publicly announced capital raises by Indiana tech companies with a combined total of over $18 million in funding. There were also six acquisitions of Indiana tech companies by out-of-state companies, while two Indiana tech companies were on the acquiring end of these transactions.

What happens after getting funded: reporting to investors

We interviewed three Indiana tech company CEOs to ask them about the process and effort of providing reports to their investors. Their companies have all taken on institutional investments.

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 respect to making an investment in a company.