Encamp gains talent, venture capital and incentives deal with state

Encamp co-founders Luke and Sam Jacobs are proud that they were able to lure their big brother Ben Jacobs back to Indiana to lead software engineering at the fast-growing startup that the pair founded with CTO Daniel Smedema. Ben, who was a senior software engineer at Netflix in California, is a major talent “get” for […]

MetaCX emerges from stealth mode with a new president and a go-to-market launch date

MetaCX, a customer lifecycle management software startup, has been operating in what founder Scott McCorkle calls “stealth mode” since the company was founded at Indianapolis-based High Alpha Studio more than 17 months ago. Despite securing $14 million in funding led by Los Angeles-based Upfront Ventures and a natural curiosity about what the former ExactTarget president […]

Passageways integrates with Zoom, offers free access to nonprofits and governments

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced most of our nation’s businesses into a work-from-home posture, secure collaboration software provider Passageways reached out to let me know that they would be allowing nonprofits and government bodies free access to their OnBoard virtual meeting platform. What seemed like a nice gesture, at first, became a much bigger deal […]

The Comcast Business you might not know about

It’s easy to take reliable and consistent things for granted, even the things that are critical to our daily lives like water, gas, and electricity. And while connectivity hasn’t been considered as essential as other utilities until recently, the COVID-19 pandemic has certainly demonstrated the critical value of networks like Comcast’s that keep our schools, […]

Will lightning strike again for Qumulex’s serial entrepreneur founders?

Lightning never strikes the same place twice. Except, sometimes it does. It’s a saying because it’s rare, but there’s a place in Venezuela where the Catatumbo River meets Lake Maracaibo that experiences thousands of lightning strikes every hour during the rainy season. The point is, it does happen. The leadership team of entrepreneurs at a […]