Xtern Finalist Day combined with Orr Fellowship Finalist Day to help strengthen Indiana's talent pipelines

Young tech pros, Allegion, Eli Lilly & Company and Infosys honored at Xtern Finalist Day

University students from around the country gathered in downtown Indianapolis on Friday, November 18, 2022, to interview with Indiana tech employers for internships and the chance to join the heralded Xtern program.
Daniela Cervantes and family at her graduation from Butler University

Opportunity: What Hispanic Heritage Month Means to Me

Hispanic Heritage Month dates back to 1989, but my earliest recollection of the celebration is from 2012. My mom would take us to the Latino Health Fair free clinics for a check-up every year. It wasn’t until I was in high school that I learned Hispanic Heritage Month was a celebration greater than a free […]

TechPoint launches VCI Marketplace  

TechPoint’s Senior Relationship Manager Roger Shuman is about to get a whole lot busier, and that’s a good thing for Indiana startup companies.  Shuman, who leads most of TechPoint’s investor-startup connection activities, has been tasked with implementing a new, free service called the Indiana VCI Marketplace. It’s designed to increase use of the state’s Venture […]
Moe Simmons - TechPoint

How a random text message led to career satisfaction in the Indiana tech community

Last spring I received a text from a good friend from my undergraduate days at Butler University. Joe Perin, community content manager with TechPoint, told me about an open position and he wanted to know if I (or somebody I knew) would be interested in it. Joe and I have known each other for more […]

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 […]

TechPoint adds to leadership team to bolster Talent efforts and welcomes an Orr Fellow

Joining the TechPoint team is Dennis Trinkle, executive vice president, talent pathways and programs, and Daniela Cervantes, operations coordinator.

TechPoint adds to leadership team to bolster Talent efforts and welcomes an Orr Fellow

Joining the TechPoint team is Dennis Trinkle, executive vice president, talent pathways and programs, and Daniela Cervantes, operations coordinator.