VC Report: Q2 2020 M&A and investments in Indiana technology companies

As we delve into publicly shared capital raises, mergers and acquisitions involving Indiana tech companies for the second quarter of 2020, it has the appearance of a solid rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic when compared to the first quarter. Coming in at just over $32 million in investments, grants and cash awards, the second quarter […]

Minority founded $50M VC fund focusing on underrepresented founders and regions expanding in Indy

Candice Matthews Brackeen and her husband Brian just announced that they are expanding Lightship Capital and bringing the firm’s $50 million in venture capital funds to Indianapolis. It’s the largest-ever VC fund raised by a Black woman in the U.S. The first order of business will be to find the right location for a community […]

How Financial Institutions Can Navigate the CARES Act & Paycheck Protection Program

When the CARES Act was signed into law on March 27, 2020, it brought with it a $350 billion paycheck protection program (PPP) aimed at helping U.S. small businesses recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Small businesses were able to begin accessing PPP loans through all existing SBA lenders and other participating financial […]

VC Report: Q1 2020 M&A and investments in Indiana technology companies

The first quarter of 2020 got off to a modest, but promising start on the heels of one of the best years for tech investments in the state of Indiana. However, as the COVID-19 threat and then pandemic became a global concern, investments trickled. We will all watch to see how this impacts the investment community in […]

Investments in Indiana tech companies increased by triple digits in 2019

TechPoint tracks venture capital and other funding investments in annual report Indiana’s tech ecosystem ended 2019 with one of the best years in the history of the state, with total 2019 venture capital (VC) and other types of funding investments, increasing 260 percent over 2018, according to TechPoint, Indiana’s non-profit tech growth accelerator, which tracked […]