Jobs in Tech Report: Q1 2017 jobs announcements in Indiana technology companies
Indianapolis has been in the headlines for record tech job growth – 5th in the nation according to CBRE and tenth in the nation for tech company office leasing. Not all of the attention is on the Circle City, as Bloomington, Carmel, and Fishers all saw tech jobs announcements in the first quarter of 2017.
During the ClearScholar press conference, the Indiana Economic Development Corporation’s president Elaine Bedel said “Whether it’s this month’s top-five ranking from Forbes or the continual stream of local tech industry news, Indiana’s status as the Silicon Valley of the Midwest is now clear. By building a climate with a low cost of doing business, a top-notch talent base and a supportive industry ecosystem, Indiana has rapidly grown into the location of choice for growing tech firms. Today, ClearScholar’s news showcases the power of the tech innovations we can grow here at home.”
Below is a list of those tech job announcements from the Indiana Economic Development Corporation. You can find these jobs and more from Indiana technology companies on our Job Board.
Florida-based health care tech company Green Circle Health announced plans to locate its Client Services Center in Indianapolis, creating up to 125 new jobs by 2022. The company will invest nearly $1 million to lease and furnish office space in Carmel, Indiana over the next five years.
Donation mobile app startup Givelify, which connects donors with charities, churches and religious organizations, announced plans to expand its operations in downtown Indianapolis, creating up to 40 new high-wage jobs by 2020. Givelify will triple the size of its office in the Majestic Building in downtown Indianapolis, growing its footprint to 3,000 square feet.
Iconic Digital Marketing, which specializes in creating designs with strategic impact, announced plans to establish a new office in Fishers and a commitment to create up to 51 new jobs by 2021. Founded in 2014, Iconic Digital was operating out of Launch Fishers but will now move into its own 1,900-square-foot office near Fishers’ Nickel Plate District.
Hanapin Marketing, a digital marketing agency that focuses on pay-per-click marketing, announced plans to expand its operations in Bloomington by creating up to 14 new high-wage jobs by 2019. Hanapin Marketing added 23 new associates in 2016 which increased their headcount by 62 percent that year alone.
Workforce-focused tech startup WorkHere plans to create up to 161 new high-wage jobs over the next five years. Launched in early 2016, WorkHere is a work-life social network that utilizes GPS to connect workers and employers, allowing job seekers to view nearby companies and positions while helping employers build and market to a talent pipeline.
Levementum, a customer relationship management (CRM) and Salesforce consultancy, announced plans to expand operations in Indiana and create up to 175 new high-wage jobs by 2021. Headquartered in Phoenix, the company will equip a 5,000-square-foot space at The Union, a new real estate option designed specifically for scaleup tech firms.
Freedom Healthworks, which provides a software platform for direct pay care physicians, plans to create up to 64 new high-wage jobs by 2022. With its platform, Freedom Healthworks allows physicians to provide a clear pricing structure to their patients without the involvement of third-party health insurance payers.
Inverse Square, a custom software development company specializing in streamlining business processes, plans to add 20 new high-wage jobs by 2020. Their specialized services have helped the company grow its revenue by 40 percent annually and increase its headcount by 50 percent over the last five years.
ClearScholar, a developer of a student engagement platform for colleges and universities, plans to create up to 31 new high-wage jobs by 2019. The High Alpha portfolio company launched in 2016 and tested their platform with Butler University.