Venture Capital Series: What’s it like to be a venture analyst?
Meet two new up-and-coming venture analysts, Nathan Hahn and David Steckler with Elevate Ventures. As venture analysts, they are responsible for focusing on market research and investment due diligence for prospective companies, as well as secondary engagement in providing solutions for existing portfolio companies.
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 year rich with venture capital investments and acquisitions. $105,830,000 was pumped into Indiana tech companies from firms and investors located all throughout the country — a […]
Venture Capital Series: What does a venture analyst do?
Jackie DiMonte serves as a venture analyst at Hyde Park Venture Partners where she spends her time evaluating companies, performing deal work and coordinating the firm’s data and reporting processes. With headquarters in Chicago and Indianapolis, the firm has a number of Indiana tech companies in their portfolio including Bolstra, DemandJump, Vibenomics and Sigstr. We asked Jackie, a Sr. Associate based in the Chicago office, a few questions about what it means to be a venture analyst.
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 emerging scale-ups. A number of educational institutions that support the future and continued development of the tech sector in Central […]
How venture banking can play a key role in tech scale-ups
As the tech ecosystem in Indiana continues to mature, it’s not uncommon to read stories about scale-up companies like Sigstr raising $5 million in a recent Series A capital raise, or SmarterHQ raising an additional $13 million in venture financing as part of an overall $33.6 million dollar raise. The days of venture capital activity staying […]
MOBI’s Untethered mobility summit keeps growing in Indianapolis
MOBI’s second annual Untethered Summit, held October 3-5 at The Alexander in downtown Indianapolis, is one of the up and coming national tech events that happens to be designed and developed right here in Indy by our own tech ecosystem. MOBI is an award winning Indianapolis technology company whose solutions provide customers with software and […]
VC Report: Q3 2017 investments in Indiana technology companies
The third quarter of 2017 brought more activity and a much larger overall investment in Indiana tech companies than the previous two quarters. Below is a list of public investments and acquisitions involving Indiana technology companies that occurred in the third quarter of 2017. Archway Technology Partners LLC, an investment management software company based in […]
Winners’ Circle introduction spurs out-of-state capital investment in Sigstr
While access to angel and seed-level capital resources for tech startups in Indiana has improved significantly over the past five years, securing additional funding for those same companies as they scale up continues to be a challenge. There is a handful of venture capital firms in Indiana that can help these companies take the next […]