Nextech wins Tech Education Mira Award

Nonprofit tech education champion Nextech won the Tech Education Award award during TechPoint’s 21st annual Mira Awards gala honoring the best of tech in Indiana. Computer Science knowledge opens more doors for students than any other discipline in today’s world and prepares all students to be active and informed contributors to our increasingly technological society, […]

Hour of Code introduces thousands of local students to the power of computer science

Locally, TechPoint Foundation for Youth spearheaded the Hour of Code effort in nine Indianapolis K-8 schools. From December 3-7, they engaged 239 community volunteers to help 2,313 kids finish their tutorials.

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 […]
Indianapolis Tech Companies Give Back to the Circle City Community

Indianapolis tech companies give back to the ‘Circle City’ community

Day to day, technology companies are immersed in doing what they do best: building up their teams, investing in their products, and trying to grow their businesses. Over the past year, the Indianapolis tech community has stepped up in a different way: they’ve donated their time, resources, and money to the Circle City for a […]

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 […]

Mentoring tech’s next generation

When most of us think about mentorship, we think about college grads in the early stages of their careers getting advice from sage, veteran professionals in their fields. However, kids need mentors too, especially the young people who have interest in technology. The tech industry has a great need for young and talented tech individuals, […]