Venture Capital Perspective: How important is company profitability?

We asked three early-stage venture capital firms who are active in investing in and/or researching investing in Indiana tech companies to share their thoughts on the importance of profitability with respect to making an investment in a company.

IPOs bring questions and value to Indiana companies

In recent years, startups have been eschewing the initial public offering (IPO) to build company wealth in favor of private options like bootstrapping and private equity firm investments. Where does the IPO stand in Indiana and how do tech companies find value in them?

Ask the Founders: Fundraising for tech companies

We spoke with the founders of three companies who recently completed fundraises to gain insights on the process of raising the money and what it means to the Indiana tech ecosystem.

Eleven Fifty Academy secures $330,000 in funding to enhance workforce development, empower women in tech

When Eleven Fifty Academy first opened its doors in 2014, its mission was to bridge the growing technology skills gap in Indiana by providing immersive training for coders of all skill levels and to do so as a nonprofit organization.

The Bee Corp opens new research doors with six-figure National Science Foundation grant

A nearly $225,000 grant provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF) will give The Bee Corp a new path to grow their research. While the Series A round of funding the company closed last September supports their operations and other growth needs, this Phase I grant focuses specifically on using data science to build research […]