Annual tech fundraiser launches minority venture fund, pitch competition
It’s probably no surprise to you that the tech community likes to party. We know this from putting on our own shindig, the Mira Awards. One local tech party in particular is backed with a big purpose—including a venture fund and pitch competition to support minority entrepreneurs. “It is important that we not only change […]
Tech 25 alumnus, brother receive IEDC grant for new company
Spur Interactiv, a digital marketing and ad-tech agency in downtown Indianapolis, recently announced they were selected by the Indiana Economic Development Corporation to receive a $50,000 training grant and up to $350,000 in Economic Development for a Growing Economy (EDGE) tax credits.
VC Report: Q4 & end-of-year 2018 investments in Indiana technology companies
The fourth quarter of 2018 turned out to be a busy one for both venture capital investments and acquisitions in Indiana. Over $45 million in funding was publicly announced, with $34.8 million going to Scale Computing of Indianapolis in one of the largest capital raises for a tech company in Indiana in recent years.
Village Capital brings tech startups to Indy for invaluable advice
Nine years ago, Village Capital was founded to address the lack of funding for tech solutions geared to solving global issues. This year, they made a stop in Indianapolis and teamed up with local investors and industry stakeholders to educate their portfolio startups.
$3 million investment including Salesforce Ventures will double Torchlite freelancer network
Torchlite, the platform for finding and managing on-demand digital marketing talent, announced today it attracted $3 million in funding to expand its tech-enabled network of digital marketing freelancers. Since its launch in late 2015 by former Apple VP Susan Marshall, Torchlite has raised a total of $5.5 million, secured over 100 new clients in 2017, and doubled revenue from 2016 to 2017.