Q2 2022 VC Report: Indiana Tech Shows Continued Momentum through Q2

Most of the worldwide venture market remains cautious amid economic uncertainty, but the Indiana tech ecosystem appears to be experiencing stable performance through the second quarter of 2022. In fact, with more than $166 million invested in 24 Indiana tech companies, the quarter garnered the third largest investment ever recorded by TechPoint since 2016. Fifty […]

The Impact of M&A Activity on the Indiana Tech Ecosystem

Hoosier companies are now more often the acquirer than the aquiree TechPoint regularly tracks and reports on investments and M&A (mergers and acquisition) activity in the Indiana tech ecosystem within our Quarterly VC reports, including the most recent report. Sometimes, however, it’s good to step back and focus on what is happening over multiple years. […]

Pride: Bringing your whole self to work in tech

Prior to joining the tech community, Stephen Phillips worked as a school counselor and therapist before moving into human resources and talent acquisition. One work environment was just plain discriminatory and one lacked basic knowledge of LGBTQ+ issues, but was at least friendly to its gay employees, he said. “I had my pronouns he/him in […]
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How downtown Indy tech companies plan to move forward from the pandemic

Finding and retaining talent. It’s one of the biggest challenges facing corporate America today. It’s affecting every sector, and for tech it occupies countless hours of strategic planning and effort as business leaders try to figure out how to adjust to the demands of a tight labor market and employees who can literally work from […]

Meet the Scale-Up of the Year Nominees for the 2022 ‘Best of Tech’ Mira Awards

Celebrating high-growth, innovation-driving businesses that provide technology products or services (or even highly tech-enabled businesses); all of these emerging companies have built up traction beyond the start-up stage. Every startup dreams of the day when their problem isn’t if they can scale up, but how quickly they can make that scale happen. Being able to […]

Q4 & Annual 2021 Indiana VC Report

Records shattered as new leaders step into next phase of tech ecosystem Indiana tech investment, mergers & acquisition (M&A) activity in 2021 didn’t just break records: they ground those markers into dust. Perhaps more importantly, the indications from those bringing in that all-important capital are that the new generation of the state’s ecosystem are following […]

The time has come to remove “emerging” from the description of Indiana as a major tech hub.

It’s the middle of December and the Indiana tech ecosystem is about to put a bow on another record-breaking year for attracting venture capital. Couple that with a surge in tech companies relocating and expanding to Indiana, and 2021 will go down as a year to remember for our growing tech ecosystem.  We see it […]

VIDEO: OnBoard CEO talks about $100 million investment from JMI Equity

It’s been 18 years since Paroon Chada started OnBoard in Lafayette, Indiana, while he was still a student at Purdue University. As of June this year, the fast-growing software scale-up company was the leading board management and intelligence platform with its headquarters in Indianapolis, 140+ employees and more than 2,500 customers around the world. In […]