Legislative game-changers for the Indiana tech community

The Indiana tech community is on the cusp of two significant legislative changes making their way through the General Assembly. First, Senate Bill 541, currently under review by the Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee, would provide nonrefundable tax credits to companies for training expenses incurred. This is an encouraging move by legislators who are attempting to […]

Indiana Schools Compete for ‘Fan Favorite’ in National Verizon App Challenge

When students are inspired, they can collaborate, project manage and potentially make the world a better place, especially when it comes to the world of apps. Verizon’s Innovative Learning app challenge, now in its fifth year, has produced a multitude of real-world apps from the ranks of middle schools to high schools. This years’s competition […]

How Early-Stage Technology Companies Can Get Immediate Tax Savings Using R&D Credits

Congress, with the passage of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (PATH Act), enables small businesses to use research and development credits (R&D credits) to offset payroll tax liabilities and Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) liabilities. Before the enactment of the PATH Act, R&D credits could only offset income tax and thus went […]

Support STEM education and TechPoint Foundation for Youth on Giving Tuesday

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, you might find yourself in a charitable mood and looking for a way to give thanks this holiday season by giving back in your community. TechPoint Foundation for Youth (TPF4Y) has you covered with our third annual #GivingTuesday Cheers, Beers & Trivia event taking place on November 29, at Metazoa […]

Central Indiana Corporate Partnership unveils new workforce initiative

On October 25, the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP) unveiled the new brand, focus and fundraising efforts for its regional workforce development initiative – Ascend Indiana. This cross-sector, industry-led organization collaborates with corporate, education, and community partners to identify and address challenges within the talent pipeline. Lilly Endowment Inc. has provided a grant of $5 million to […]