Hundreds of new hires flock to Indy on fifth anniversary of tech talent program that started it all

Talent is a key ingredient any tech ecosystem needs to thrive, and Indiana’s growing business climate has set a pace of thousands of jobs that need to be filled.

EduSource to award $25,000 in software for good, apply by May 25

Branded as “Software for Good,” EduSource has launched a campaign to assist one nonprofit organization with $25,000 in support through a custom software project.

TechPoint updates brand and launches TechPoint Index, a new online experience for tech community

We refreshed the TechPoint brand, developed a website that explains what TechPoint is and does, and created a brand new web product that amplifies your stories of success.

Genesys commits to growing diverse talent pipeline in Indy

Are businesses in Indianapolis doing enough to increase the diversity of their talent pool? It’s a topic that is brought up frequently, especially in our tech ecosystem. We often look to the companies that are the largest and most established to pave the way, and last week, it was Genesys who stepped up to announce […]

Indiana leans into exempting SaaS sales tax

While Indiana saw a short legislative session at the beginning of 2018, the state ended with a big victory for tech companies looking for clarity on the software-as-a-service (SaaS) tax policy.

Indy sports tech company Upper Hand acquires Double Blue Sports

On March 13, Upper Hand, a sports software platform that helps sports organizations manage their business, announced their acquisition of Double Blue Sports, a company that develops advanced and affordable video analysis and sharing applications for athletes, teams, coaches and sports organizations. As part of the acquisition, Upper Hand has acquired Double Blue Sports’ industry-leading […]

Allegion to invest in startups and scale-ups through new $50 million venture fund

Allegion, a leading global security products and solutions provider, today announced the launch of Allegion Ventures, a $50 million corporate venture fund aimed at investing in early-stage startup companies developing innovative technologies and products. Allegion Ventures will be managed by Allegion’s global futurist and head of external partnerships and collaborations Rob Martens. I spoke with […]

Conga to acquire Indy tech company Octiv

On March 7, 2018, Colorado-based Conga announced plans to acquire Octiv, a marketing Software-as-a-Service platform that revolutionizes web-based document solutions. Conga’s acquisition of Octiv will enhance the breadth and depth of the Conga Suite, which the company says is considered the industry’s most comprehensive Intelligent Document Automation Suite. Octiv will extend the Conga Suite by providing the ability to […]