DemandJump turns big data into marketing insights that drive revenue

Over the past few years, the role of the marketer has swiftly shifted from creative brand agent to key revenue driver. With new job descriptions like Growth Hacker and Chief Revenue Officer becoming more and more common, it’s no secret that companies are relying on marketing teams more than ever to send revenue up and […]

Torchlite promises to fix what’s broken with digital marketing

The sharing economy business model has definitely worked for billion dollar companies like Uber, Airbnb and Instacart. Now, professional services companies are venturing into interesting new operating structures that they are calling collaborative economy, or gig economy business models. With the launch today of Torchlite, Indianapolis can now claim at least two start-ups in this […]

$1.4 Million Lilly Endowment Grant to Support TechPoint Talent Attraction and Development Initiatives

TechPoint, Indiana’s tech growth initiative, announced today that Lilly Endowment Inc. has approved a $1.4 million grant to help attract and retain tech talent in the state. The grant will support TechPoint’s Xtern program, which matches tech-skilled college students with Indianapolis-based companies, and a new program aimed at retaining recent college graduates. “Xtern is an […]

Why you should sign up for the #IndyCorpHack Corporate Hackathon

Calling all coders and developers! Hackathons are a great way to challenge yourself, get exposed to new technologies and processes, and, of course, #hackforgood. You can even make a real-life business opportunity out of your hackathon creation like ReBorn Code has done. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) and ReBorn Code, the winner of […]

Gen Con draws top tech talent to The Circle City

Forty-eight stories above downtown Indianapolis, held at the height of Gen Con, TechPoint seized on the opportunity to draw in some of the world’s top tech talent and introduce them to the Indy tech community. TechPoint’s League of Xtraordinary Programmers (LXP) event drew more than 200 tech builders and software developers from 21 states. Salesforce, […]

Xtern: The Ultimate Tech Internship Experience

2015: 108 students, 36 host companies, one awesome summer The TechPoint team, as part of its Talent Attraction & Development Initiative, has spent the last 16 months building “the ultimate tech summer internship experience”, called the Xtern program. Over two summer internship sessions the Xtern program has recruited, housed, and immersed in the city 158 students from 22 […]

Your next tech job starts here.

Software developer jobs  — the most in-demand tech jobs in the Greater Indianapolis area — are projected to grow 22 percent by 2022, much faster than the average for all other occupations according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In fact, TechPoint’s recent workforce study confirmed that computer-related jobs, which includes all kinds of tech […]

National rankings highlight Indy job growth, affordable cost of living, and unique culture

Indianapolis is moving out of the shadows. The midwestern city can no longer be called a “best kept secret.” Top-tier national media outlets have been praising and recognizing Indianapolis for its’ unbeatable atmosphere, job growth and affordability. We have plenty more than just the cornfields and interstates that earned us the “Crossroads of America” moniker that […]