Inside Indiana Business (IIB) "INsiders Panel" Calls Attention to Rising Tide and Real Momentum Building in Indiana Tech Sector

IIB Creator and Host Gerry Dick interviewed TinderBox President and Co-founder Dustin Sapp, VERGE President/Social Reactor Vice President Matt Hunckler, and TechPoint President and CEO Mike Langellier focusing on recent events and trends in the tech sector.

Highlights of the interview include:

  • There have been at least eight Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) or major acquisitions of Indiana companies in less than four years.
  • Some of these companies are increasingly household names, and they all make their home in Indiana.

    • ExactTarget
    • Angie's List
    • First Internet Bank
    • Aprimo
    • Angel Learning
    • MyJibe
    • Stoneware
    • iGoDigital
  • One advantage Indiana has over other states is a "rising tide" community that likes to help each other succeed.
  • Successful Hoosier entrepreneurs tend to reinvest here and help educate the next group of rising tech stars.
  • Professionals in the tech sector believe Indiana has real momentum.
  • The cumulative energy here has created a bigger and bolder community with a legitimate claim to national recognition.

Watch the full video — The INsiders: Indiana's Tech and Startup Landscape — on Inside Indiana Business.