Qualifi: Hiring at the Speed of People

Darrian Mikell, Devyn Mikell | Qualifi: Hiring at the Speed of People

In this episode, we talk to Darrian and Devyn Mikell, co-founders of Qualifi. Qualifi has accelerated the hiring process by eliminating phone-tag with asynchronous interviews. They talk about Qualifi’s origins, how recruitment has evolved since the company was founded, along with the story of how Darrian and Devyn’s entrepreneurial careers grew separately before converging with […]

Qualifi CEO and Co-founder Darrian Mikell wins Rising Entrepreneur Mira Award

Qualifi CEO and Co-founder Darrian Mikell won the Rising Entrepreneur Mira Award during TechPoint’s 23rd annual Mira Awards gala honoring the best of tech in Indiana.  A Noblesville resident, Mikell is the co-founder and CEO of Qualifi, a SaaS platform that powers the fastest phone interview experience in the world and helps recruiting teams hire […]

Indiana must do more to put more Hoosiers of color and women onto and successfully through its tech education pathways

Finding and retaining talent is job #1 for the Indiana tech workforce, but the traditional education path is working for only a small percentage of Indiana students and employers. Indiana must resolve its issues of access, opportunity and equity if it is to develop the tech workforce that companies must have in the coming years. […]

Meet 5 Black Entrepreneurs Driving Tech Innovation

For some of us, change presents a challenge and the goal can be finding our way back to the status quo. For others, change is an opportunity to find a better way to accomplish something. We are lucky to live in a state that is full of innovators, those who aren’t afraid to look a […]

The new holy grail for tech hubs: Talent

Indiana tech leaders agree that tech talent is the new holy grail for communities hoping to become or remain tech hubs. At the annual Indianapolis Business Journal Tech Power Breakfast, a panel of five tech company executives and TechPoint CEO Mike Langellier laid out several ways Indiana can win the global race for talent, including: […]

Q1 2021 VC Report: Indiana’s tech sector starts the year strong

Terminus secures $90 million giving outlook for 2021 a post pandemic boost Indiana’s tech sector shot out of the investment gate this year with $102 million in publicly announced raises, 15 M&A transactions reported, and two new, tech-focused venture capital funds.  “When you recall that Indiana tech companies raised a bit more than $174 million […]