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 […]

TechPoint launches VCI Marketplace  

TechPoint’s Senior Relationship Manager Roger Shuman is about to get a whole lot busier, and that’s a good thing for Indiana startup companies.  Shuman, who leads most of TechPoint’s investor-startup connection activities, has been tasked with implementing a new, free service called the Indiana VCI Marketplace. It’s designed to increase use of the state’s Venture […]
Tech Talent Panel at IGES 2022

Setting the stage for skills-based hiring at IEDC Global Economic Summit

The Indiana Economic Development Corporation threw a huge party in Indianapolis last weekend, and everybody came. Seriously. The Excel spreadsheet of attendees went on for 20 pages. There were ambassadors, consulates general, federal agency heads. The governor. Mayors. Legislators. Company CEOs. University representatives. And if you’ve heard of a global—or local—tech or tech-enabled company, they […]

In the race for tech expansion, TechPoint and the IEDC are in it to win it

When officials from the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) and the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP) packed up for Las Vegas earlier this month, no one was thinking about slot machines or blackjack tables. They had bigger stakes in mind. “CES bills itself as the most influential tech event in the world, and we agree,” […]