How venture banking can play a key role in tech scale-ups

As the tech ecosystem in Indiana continues to mature, it’s not uncommon to read stories about scale-up companies like Sigstr raising $5 million in a recent Series A capital raise, or SmarterHQ raising an additional $13 million in venture financing as part of an overall $33.6 million dollar raise. The days of venture capital activity staying […]

Secured funding? Here’s how to announce it.

Raising your first seed round or a Series A is a big step for any tech startup. By the time you’re ready to close a funding round, you’ve found the right group of investors, advisors and potential new board members, and you’re ready to roll out the good word to the masses in a funding […]

Fast-growing startup leader says ‘avoid these fundraising missteps’

When is it too early to seek venture capital? How do you find the right investor for your company? Bootstrapped tech entrepreneurs who want to raise capital often ask these questions of peers who have gone through the process before. Indiana tech companies continually seek out funding (just check out our 2017 Q3 VC recap for […]

Winners’ Circle introduction spurs out-of-state capital investment in Sigstr

While access to angel and seed-level capital resources for tech startups in Indiana has improved significantly over the past five years, securing additional funding for those same companies as they scale up continues to be a challenge. There is a handful of venture capital firms in Indiana that can help these companies take the next […]

16 Tech adds serious technology VC credentials, leadership

Earlier this summer, the 16 Tech Community Corporation Board of Directors announced that Bob Coy has been named president and CEO of 16 Tech Community Corporation. It’s a key appointment that will help shape the future of Indy’s innovation district, which is rapidly taking shape on 60 acres just northwest of Monument Circle downtown The […]