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 […]
The Guide to Tech Companies and SaaS Categories

The Guide to Tech Companies & SaaS Categories

Tech innovation is all-encompassing. It’s more than creating a product and marketing; it’s about understanding technology itself and how it can be leveraged to help solve everyday problems. With that being said, what exactly makes up a tech company? How exactly do we define tech? Is it the product? Is it the service? Is it […]
2022 Guide to the Biggest Tech Hubs in the World

The Biggest Tech Hubs in the World & How They’re Changing

For years, Silicon Valley has been seen as the major tech hub in the United States. As tech has continued to thrive as a major industry, more and more tech hubs have emerged as a result of the demand for more great technology solutions. In fact, if you consider transportation, amenities, livability, cost of living, […]
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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 […]

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. […]

Indiana’s collision course with a ‘perfect storm’ shortage of tech talent

As our workforces prepare today for the dynamic economic landscapes of tomorrow, perhaps more than ever before it is clear that finding and retaining talent is job #1. Foundational research commissioned by TechPoint in late 2021 revealed that while there are many points to celebrate about Indiana’s growing tech workforce, there are also key talent-related […]

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 […]