Through this $300,000 investment from the IEDC startup companies will get easier access to top intern talent with Xtern

IEDC-TechPoint partnership means 50 new Xterns for Indiana startups for summer 2023

Fifty Indiana tech startups will get a discount on hiring talented young professionals as Xterns next summer thanks to a $300,000 investment from the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) into TechPoint’s signature career development program.  The Xtern program, which is entering its tenth year, has primarily seen company participation from established employers. Startups – which […]
Xtern and Orr Fellowship partner for joint-finalist day events at Lucas Oil Stadium

Deadlines fast approaching for first-ever combined Xtern and Orr Fellowship Finalist Day at Lucas Oil Stadium

For more than two decades, Indiana’s entrepreneurial and tech community has relied on the Orr Fellowship and TechPoint’s Xtern program to find and develop young talent. For the first time, those initiatives will come together Friday, November 18, 2022, at Lucas Oil Stadium to make it easier for more than 100 Indiana companies to find […]

Making permanent improvements to the tech worker pipeline 

Apprenticeships are not a new idea, but they are a big part of a new talent plan whose time has come for Indiana’s tech community. In order to remain relevant as a national tech hub, Indiana must inclusively hire 41,000 people for tech jobs by 2030.  Hiring high-potential individuals and providing training for jobs currently […]

TechPoint partners with Markle Foundation to help Indiana tech companies adopt skills-based hiring  

Today the TechPoint team announced a strategic partnership with the Markle Foundation, which will be a key element of its plan to inclusively grow the Indiana tech workforce by an additional 41,000 workers by 2030.  “The Markle Foundation, through its Rework America Alliance, is doing phenomenal work to bring more people, especially people of color, […]

Tech 25 winner J.D. Hill leverages engineering and business knowledge to lead teams

Indiana has a wealth of tech talent and these playmakers are having a big impact as they build the technology and tech companies that are driving economic growth in the Hoosier state. Join us in celebrating the Tech 25 class of 2022 through this profile series and learn a bit more about each winner. J.D. […]