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 […]

Q2 2021 VC Report: Record Rebound!

To call the second quarter of 2021 a rebound for investments in Indiana’s tech ecosystem is an understatement: there has never been a bigger quarter (or even year) for tech investment in Indiana history. That claim is based on a review of TechPoint-collected information on publicly announced investments, which stretches back to 2014, as well […]
TechPoint VC Speed Dating

VC Speed Dating 2021: Two opportunities for companies and investors to RISE UP and get funded in 2021

TechPoint’s VC Speed Dating is back for not one, but two events this year. The program has played direct and indirect roles in helping innovative Hoosier tech entrepreneurs raise more than $93 million in capital over the past two years from investors all over the country.

Q1 2021 VC Report: Indiana’s tech sector starts the year strong

Terminus secures $90 million giving outlook for 2021 a post pandemic boost Indiana’s tech sector shot out of the investment gate this year with $102 million in publicly announced raises, 15 M&A transactions reported, and two new, tech-focused venture capital funds.  “When you recall that Indiana tech companies raised a bit more than $174 million […]