Meet Dipali Patel, IT Analyst at Eli Lilly and Company

Dipali never would have thought that he would want to work in the IT department at a pharmaceutical company, but he really enjoys his work in IT cybersecurity.

Mateusz Kosciuk finds a new favorite city through the Indy Tech Fellowship

Born in Poland, Mateusz Kosciuk (pronounced Muh-TAY-oosh KOSH-chook) and his family moved to Chicago when he was three years old. Though he can still speak Polish, he was Americanized quickly, fitting into the fabric of urban life in Chicago. As he grew up, he discovered he enjoyed tinkering with his family’s computers and troubleshooting technology […]

Union 525 is Indy’s newest rallying point for tech growth and talent

Located six blocks south of Monument Circle and nestled next to Rolls-Royce’s downtown campus, Union 525 opened its doors at the end of 2016 as the new home to a variety of tech startups and emerging scale-ups. A number of educational institutions that support the future and continued development of the tech sector in Central […]

Ian Andrews is drawn to Indy’s culture of change and improvement

The Indy Tech Fellowship is the natural next step after participating in the Xtern program, as Fellow Ian Andrews’ story suggests. Ian’s journey began in his hometown of Houston, Texas, where his enthusiasm for technology bloomed. His initial interest in design and architecture was put aside after he took a class in programming and his […]

Leading Light Awards celebrate achievements of women in technology

The Leading Light Awards were held on October 6, 2016 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom and celebrated the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and math. Since 1999, Women & Hi Tech has existed as an organization of men and women whose goal is to attract, develop, retain, support, and promote women who are […]

Calling all nominations for the CTO of the Year Awards

Do you know a commendable chief technology officer, a very valuable vice president of tech, or a dazzling director of technology? Nominate her or him for the 2016 Indianapolis Business Journal and TechPoint CTO of the Year Awards. What you should know about the awards: The 2016 Indianapolis Business Journal and TechPoint CTO of the […]

Xtern: The Ultimate Tech Internship Experience

2015: 108 students, 36 host companies, one awesome summer The TechPoint team, as part of its Talent Attraction & Development Initiative, has spent the last 16 months building “the ultimate tech summer internship experience”, called the Xtern program. Over two summer internship sessions the Xtern program has recruited, housed, and immersed in the city 158 students from 22 […]

$1.3 Million Lilly Endowment Grant to Launch Techpoint’s Ultimate Tech Internship Experience

CICP Foundation has received a $1.3 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to support the Xtern program at Techpoint, Indiana’s technology growth initiative. The program attracts top university talent and immerses them in a one-of-a-kind summer internship experience. TechPoint is using the grant to launch the Xtern program, which the nonprofit economic development organization promotes […]