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VC Report: Q4 & end-of-year 2018 investments in Indiana technology companies

The fourth quarter of 2018 turned out to be a busy one for both venture capital investments and acquisitions in Indiana. Over $45 million in funding was publicly announced, with $34.8 million going to Scale Computing of Indianapolis in one of the largest capital raises for a tech company in Indiana in recent years.

$3 million investment including Salesforce Ventures will double Torchlite freelancer network

Torchlite, the platform for finding and managing on-demand digital marketing talent, announced today it attracted $3 million in funding to expand its tech-enabled network of digital marketing freelancers. Since its launch in late 2015 by former Apple VP Susan Marshall, Torchlite has raised a total of $5.5 million, secured over 100 new clients in 2017, and doubled revenue from 2016 to 2017.

5 things to consider before starting your own tech company

In the final post of her three-part series, the founding partner and CEO of Torchlite, Susan Marshall, provides five key pieces of advice for anyone thinking of launching a tech company, all gleaned from the lessons Susan has learned in her career.

How to make the freelance lifestyle work for you

In the second post of her three-part series, the founding partner and CEO of Torchlite, Susan Marshall, details how to incorporate lessons from entrepreneurs into your freelance lifestyle to maximize the investment in yourself.

How to work like an entrepreneur (even if you aren’t one)

In her first post in her series, the founding partner and CEO of Torchlite, Susan Marshall, outlines how she nurtured her entrepreneurial mindset throughout her tech career and how you can incorporate those lessons into your work.

Marketing at the speed of business requires ‘marketing orchestration management’

This is the second post in a three-part series on marketing at tech startups and scale-ups. Read the first post on marketing at tech startup Sigstr here. Marketers in today’s digital century are required to fragment their time across multiple platforms as new ways of communicating information through apps, online advertising and social media pop […]

120WaterAudit wins Indy’s first Rise of the Rest

Hundreds of people representing all facets of our Indiana tech community gathered at The Union 525 on Thursday, October 12 to see the Rise of the Rest tour with AOL founder Steve Case. Of the 10 startup pitches, only one could be the winner – and that was 120WaterAudit. Megan Glover, co-founder and CEO of […]

Torchlite Unveils Enhanced Torchlite Action™, New Destination for Marketing Teams

Marketers, like myself, know that accessing real-time data is one of the most critical resources we need to execute successful marketing campaigns. This often means logging into multiple websites, having 17 tabs open in your web browser window, and manually integrating the data together in spreadsheets and presentations. Thanks to Indy’s own Torchlite, that struggle ends […]