She won ‘The Pitch’ and an unexpected internship at a fast-growing startup

Editor’s Note: Rashi Tyagi is an international student from Delhi, India, who is working on her bachelor’s degree in computer science with a minor in mathematics at IUPUI. She learned about TechPoint’s talent programs and wanted to be a part of it. This is her story of how her involvement in “The Pitch” this summer […]
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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 […]
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Julia Regan | RxLightning: Specialty Drug Enrollment at Lightning Speed

We talk to Julia Regan, CEO and founder of RxLightning. RxLightning is disrupting the healthcare industry by accelerating the enrollment process for specialty prescriptions. In this episode, we will talk about Julia’s motivation behind founding RxLightning, the opportunity they found in specialty enrollment, and her journey to becoming a tech leader. Jordan Isaacs Julia, it […]

Tech apprenticeships are changing lives as well as company futures

If the word apprenticeship conjures images of tool belts and construction sites rather than computer science and software, you’re not alone. The skilled trades, such as carpentry and masonry, have been hiring apprentices based on their passion for or interest in the field and training them on the job since the 16th century. By contrast, […]
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Rural Indiana’s big opportunity with tech

On a bright and sunny late spring day, Kegan Schmicker walks down the sidewalks of downtown Tipton, Ind., with his mind on growing his community and how Indiana’s burgeoning tech ecosystem could play a big role in it. Schmicker, executive director of the Tipton County Chamber of Commerce, is fresh off a nomination for Community […]

The Impact of M&A Activity on the Indiana Tech Ecosystem

Hoosier companies are now more often the acquirer than the aquiree TechPoint regularly tracks and reports on investments and M&A (mergers and acquisition) activity in the Indiana tech ecosystem within our Quarterly VC reports, including the most recent report. Sometimes, however, it’s good to step back and focus on what is happening over multiple years. […]

Leading in Chaos—Stability in an Unstable World

How should your business strategy evolve during uncertain times? As humans, we want control over the unknown. Over the last few months, business leaders have been questioning: “Should I stick to my strategic path, or change course?”  Let’s face it, chaos can create anxiety and frustration. However, chaos can force necessary change. There are a […]