Q3 2016 Investments for Indiana Technology Companies

The third quarter of 2016 saw a spike in the value of Indiana technology funding deals with a national acquisition and high-value raises from capital sources across the U.S. We compiled a list of funding deals announcements to highlight the Indiana technology companies and those that have invested in or acquired them. Mobile app software company Bluebridge […]

Bluebridge launches ‘Emplify’ to transform the modern workplace

It pays to give employees the freedom to innovate and experiment with new ideas. Last year, a group of employees at Bluebridge — a fast-growing mobile apps software company in Fishers, Ind. — came up with an idea for an internal employee relations app. Today, Bluebridge CEO and Founder Santiago Jaramillo is announcing the launch […]

Millennials, Success, and the Perils of Cereal

A study published earlier this year, “Why Millennials Won’t Eat Cereal,” premised that this 20- to 30-something demographic shies away from the breakfast food because it’s too much work to prepare and clean up. Articles bemoaning millennials have been in vogue for some time now. Why millennials are slackers. Why millennials feel entitled. Why millennials […]

Bluebridge rallies its mobile app success to disrupt employee engagement market

Since smartphone sales eclipsed personal computers in 2011, entrepreneur Santiago Jaramillo has been obsessed with finding better ways to communicate and engage with people under the mobile-first mantra. He founded a company called Bluebridge, surrounded himself with passionate fellow entrepreneurs, and quickly gained traction as a pioneer of mobile-apps-as-a-service — a flat-fee platform that provides […]

Here’s Why Mobile Employee Engagement Is Ready to Take Off

The human resources technology market, now valued at $15 billion in software alone, is exploding with innovation. The way employees work – from anywhere, at any time – is driving an evolution of technology better suited to manage and engage this new worker prototype. The way employees prefer to get their work done is shifting, […]

How to ask friends and family to invest in your tech startup

Entrepreneurs all over the country will hopefully be taking small breaks from their ventures to join friends and family for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners and other holiday celebrations through the New Year. As conversations inevitably turn to what you’ve been up to and how your business is going, it’s a perfect opportunity to explain your […]

App maker Bluebridge doubles its workforce, sales and space

Just over a year ago, Indiana Governor Mike Pence joked about the audacity of young people when he told the story of Santiago Jaramillo launching Bluebridge apps from his dorm room during a major jobs announcement. For some, it was the first time they were hearing of Bluebridge or the company’s “mobile apps as a […]
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Nominees Announced for 16th Annual TechPoint Mira Awards Honoring ‘The Best of Tech in Indiana’

100  companies, schools and startups, and 10 individuals selected by independent judging panels as the 2015 class of Mira Award Nominees NEW EVENT DATE: Winners will be announced during a masquerade-themed, black-tie awards ceremony and gala on Saturday, May 2, at the JW Marriott   TechPoint, the voice and catalyst of Indiana’s tech ecosystem, has […]