Investors care more about well-run companies solving real problems than ‘the hype’

Investors from two firms that have attended VC Speed Dating and invested in Indy tech companies share insights into what makes Indiana an attractive place to invest.

VC Report: Q2 2019 investments in Indiana technology companies

There were 15 publicly announced instances of Indiana tech companies raising capital or obtaining grant money in the second quarter of 2019 totalling over $42 million.

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.
Two employees sit at a large conference table with two laptop computers.

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.