Indiana Philanthropic Venture Fund ready to invest in IU connected startups, entrepreneurs

The $15 million IU PhV evergreen fund will invest in Indiana University-connected startups and entrepreneurs, and alumni and friends of the university can make donations to support the funds’ longevity.

Indiana University’s LuddyFest celebrates new chapter for students’ futures

While naming and dedicating buildings on college campuses happens all the time, it rarely brings a week’s worth of celebrations to a university. Indiana University, however, understands that a building like Luddy Hall will bring innovation to the forefront and engage the university’s students, faculty, partners and community in the future of technology. That is […]

Indiana IoT Lab opens in Fishers

Just over a year ago our community celebrated the announcement of the Indiana IoT Lab, a new space to be opened in Fishers that would give technology companies a place to experiment with devices related to the internet of things. The union of hardware and the internet would enable new ways of interaction with the […]

The Combine brings tech world to Bloomington

The Combine arose from the need for an innovation and startup conference focused on Bloomington's small but growing tech community.

The Bee Corp opens new research doors with six-figure National Science Foundation grant

A nearly $225,000 grant provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF) will give The Bee Corp a new path to grow their research. While the Series A round of funding the company closed last September supports their operations and other growth needs, this Phase I grant focuses specifically on using data science to build research […]

Universities across Indiana help build and grow the tech ecosystem

While many parts make up our Indy tech ecosystem, universities across the state offer important pieces toward the development of new and innovative tech. Serving as a cradle for many startups, universities provide connections, talent, support and more to students and researchers launching their ideas. Along with helping new businesses begin, universities help inventors and […]

Hour of Code brings computer science and youthful smiles to statehouse

The Indiana statehouse was turned into a giant computer science lab on Tuesday as Governor Eric Holcomb, AT&T Indiana President Bill Soards, Infosys Foundation USA Chairperson Kaustav Mitra, Indiana University First Lady Laurie Burns McRobbie, and Karen Jung and Scott Dorsey of Nextech all welcomed students from local grade schools and their high school-aged coding […]

Local students embrace diversity, opportunity at Atlanta computing conference

Pike High School: Eleven students sluggishly drag their bags to the charter bus barely saying a word as five chaperones greet them with a cheery “Good morning.” Providence Cristo Rey High School: Nine students wait in the lobby as the bus pulls up.  A prayer for safe travels is said and the students scurry onto […]