TechPoint Opens Applications and Nominations for ‘Best of Tech in Indiana’ Mira Awards

TechPoint​, the nonprofit, industry-led growth initiative for Indiana’s technology companies and overall tech ecosystem, will honor Indiana’s best companies, entrepreneurs, educators, and other leaders for their achievements and innovation at the JW Marriott Indianapolis during the 19th Annual ​Mira Awards gala​ on Saturday, April 28, 2018. Applications and nominations for the 18 individual, product, company […]

Trade mission to India nets 500 jobs, sister state and plenty of good will

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb returned last week from his third international trade mission in his first nine months as governor. This time he took Indiana’s economic development message to India. Of course, technology jobs are a key focus of the state’s relationship with India, which is undoubtedly why the governor invited TechPoint President and CEO […]

Cummins CIO, Ice Miller partner, Angie’s List co-founder and Genesys president all join TechPoint board of directors

TechPoint, the growth accelerator for Indiana’s tech ecosystem, announced new leadership for its board of directors including: Cummins CIO Sherry Aaholm, Genesys President Tom Eggemeier, Ice Miller Partner Eric Goodman, and ANGI Homeservices Chief Customer Officer Angie Hicks. Scott McCorkle, former chief executive officer of Salesforce Marketing Cloud, recently joined TechPoint as board chair replacing […]

Why worker experience (WX) and customer experience (CX) matter in higher education

Developing and delivering a unique and positive customer experience is no longer an option for educational institutions, it’s a requirement. When college and university leaders shift their mindset by thinking of their students as “customers,” they open the door to improving the school experience by providing interactive, learner-centric environments that offer large returns in the […]

$5.7 Million Lilly Endowment Grant to Support TechPoint’s Talent Initiatives

TechPoint, Indiana’s tech growth initiative, will use a $5.7 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to enhance its efforts in attracting and retaining tech talent in the state. The grant, awarded to the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP) Foundation, will support TechPoint’s suite of talent programs, recently branded as TechPointX, which are designed to prepare […]

Indy chapter of largest national women’s organization supporting entrepreneurs grows, thrives

The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is the largest national women’s organization that propels women entrepreneurs into economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide. As one of the largest chapters in the United States, NAWBO-Indianapolis’ mission is to impact, influence and propel Indiana to be a leading state for women-owned businesses, just […]

Indiana’s unsung tech stars finally get the limelight

TechPoint recognized the Tech 25 Class of 2017 at a unique event inside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Pavilion on September 7, during the inaugural Indy Women in Tech LPGA Championship. The Tech 25 is a prestigious selection of twenty-five individuals who are critical and exceptional performers helping to grow our community’s tech and tech-enabled companies, but who — […]
Lessons Learned and Owning a Unique Career Path - Abdul Elantably

Lessons Learned and Owning a Unique Career Path: Abdul Elantably Profile

As a product manager for MOBI, Abdul Elantably has journeyed through a unique career path leading up to his product-specific role. Prior to working in the technology space, Abdul worked in a completely different industry. “I used to work in retail right after I graduated from college. I found that I was very good at […]