Signature Events

Celebrating and connecting our tech community.

Mya Glenn, recipient of the TechPoint Foundation for Youth Bridge Builder Award

Our signature events shine a spotlight on unsung heroes and showcase successes while facilitating meaningful connections between people.

They range from 1,400+ person galas to 20-30 person invite-only happy hours. We also promote the gatherings of other mission-aligned organizations in the community.

Mira Awards

Jenny Vance, 2013 Mira Awards.

Honoring the "Best of Tech in Indiana.”

Hosted at the JW Marriott on Saturday, April 18, 2020.

The Mira Awards bring us together as a community to celebrate the state’s tremendous tech success stories and amplify them to media, investors and technology buyers nationwide. The season begins in December and January with applications, followed by the judging process and nominees announcements in February and March. The awards gala in April is akin to the “Oscars for Tech” in Indiana.

Mira Awards

15

Award Winners

52

Independent Judges

121

Nominees

1,300

Attendees

From The Community

“In the past, it was easier for agencies to overlook DoubleMap because we were largely considered a startup. Now that we have won the Scale-up award, we feel like we have officially graduated from being a startup and can now be more competitive on a larger scale and scope.”

Ilya Rekhter, Co-founder and CEO, DoubleMap

Tech 25 Awards

2017 Tech 25 Award Winner is photographed by audience member.

Celebrating 25 exceptional performers helping to grow our community.

September 2018

The Tech 25 Awards is a prestigious selection of twenty-five individuals who are critical and exceptional performers helping to grow our community’s tech and tech-enabled companies, but who — not being the CEO or other C-suite executives — don’t get celebrated publicly as often as they deserve.

Tech 25 Awards

25

Award Winners

58

Company Nominees

300

Attendees

From The Community

As Senior Design Partner at Innovatemap, Anna Eaglin leads the research team and helps bring Indy’s biggest tech ideas to life. Whether she’s guiding customer research or conducting workshops, Anna helps emerging companies uncover their biggest challenges, prioritize their requirements, and ensure they build well-designed products.”

Christian Beck, Principle Design Partner, Innovatemap

 
VC Speed Dating

Yvette Rodriquez, Principal with Cultivation Capital (St. Louis) shakes hands with Ganesh Gandhieswaran of Conversight.ai

Connecting tech companies with venture capital.

Emerging startups and scale-ups meet with venture capital and investment firms from across the country with the ultimate goal of forging capital relationships and investments in our tech ecosystem.

VC Speed Dating

17

States

35

Companies

40

VC & Investment Firms

200+

Entrepreneurs

From The Community

VC Speed Dating is a great way to get introduced into venture firms outside the Indianapolis area. We make more connections with potential investors and get introductions into their networks where it makes sense.”

Bryan Wade, CEO, Sigstr

 

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