VC Report: Q3 2020 M&A and investments in Indiana technology companies

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues its march through now each quarter of 2020, investment in Indiana tech companies for Q3 has dipped below the solid rebound of Q2 by close to $4 million. It is worth noting that the activity in September was significantly higher than (nearly double) that of August or July, so there […]

3 Questions: Demystifying Venture Capital with John McDonald

This is the first installment in our “3 Questions” series contributed by subject matter experts throughout the tech community in Indiana. This series takes complex tech topics and explains them in easy-to-understand ways without the dense jargon so every reader can learn a little bit more about our industry. Everything else flows from success in […]

Elevate Ventures wins Investor of the Year Mira Award

Private venture development organization Elevate Ventures won the Investor of the Year award during TechPoint’s 21st annual Mira Awards gala honoring the best of tech in Indiana. Elevate Ventures’ overriding purpose is to elevate Indiana’s entrepreneurism and innovation velocity. With $14.2 million deployed through 76 different investments in pre-seed through early-stage startups, 2019 proved to […]

Meet the Investor of the Year Nominees for the 2020 Mira Awards

The Investor of the Year award spotlights angel investors or investment firms who bring capital plus outstanding connections, advice and attention to Indiana tech companies.

40 VCs from 16 states discover Hoosier startups and scale-ups

Last week, TechPoint hosted the latest incarnation of this event called VC Social and VC Speed Dating, which drew a total of 40 venture capital firms from 16 different states and 43 Indiana-based startups and scale-up companies seeking potential investment.

Venture Capital Series: What’s it like to be a venture analyst?

Meet two new up-and-coming venture analysts, Nathan Hahn and David Steckler with Elevate Ventures. As venture analysts, they are responsible for focusing on market research and investment due diligence for prospective companies, as well as secondary engagement in providing solutions for existing portfolio companies.

Winners’ Circle connects 35 venture capital firms with fundable Indiana tech companies

During what attendees are calling “the best Winners’ Circle yet,” TechPoint connected an unprecedented 35 venture capital and other investment firms with this year’s Mira Award winners and other select startup and scale-up companies, bringing together 75+ entrepreneurs and investors total at this unique event. Fundable, emerging Indiana start-ups and scale-ups, including this year’s award […]

Kinney Group closes Series A round with Elevate Ventures and Plymouth Ventures

Kinney Group, Inc., a cloud solutions integrator serving the Global Fortune 2000, IT-centric mid-market companies, and US Public Sector organizations, announced today that it secured investment from Elevate Ventures. The participation from Elevate Ventures rounds out Kinney Group’s Series A growth funding raise when paired with the investment from Plymouth Ventures last fall, bringing the […]