Q1 2024 Indiana Tech Venture Report: Indiana Kicks off 2024 by Outpacing National VC Investment Activity

In the first quarter of 2024, the national venture capital (VC) landscape presented a mixed picture, with investment levels at a five-year low based on PitchBook data, despite a slight uptick in valuations and exit activity compared to last quarter. In contrast, Indiana emerged as a bright spot, displaying growth in VC activities across various […]
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Tech Innovation of the Year Nominees Are Focused on Saving Lives, Time & Money and Clearing Pathways To Improve Hoosier Lives

Innovation is more than a buzzword in Indiana tech circles. It’s commonplace for companies large and small. Winners of the 2024 Mira Award for Innovation rise above the routine with Research and Development efforts and other trailblazing discoveries to become groundbreaking products with significant potential to transform a product category or an entire industry.  SIMBAChain […]
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Tech Company of the Year Mira Award Nominees identify – and put to good use – advanced tech for themselves,  their clients and the world 

What do Indiana tech pioneers Zylo, Wunderkind, Market Wagon, Socio and Salesforce Marketing Cloud have in common?  Two invented their subsector and have seen competitors rise around them. Two refined existing services in the face of huge societal change. One was acquired by a global company. Two came for the state’s talent pool and stayed […]
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TechPoint Resilience Award Nominees offer inspiration to budding entrepreneurs well beyond the tech sector

Succeeding in business – or launching one – can be a daunting task under the best of circumstances. Individuals who come from marginalized communities, scarce economic means or have experienced trauma, discrimination or health challenges face additional obstacles on their career journey.  The new TechPoint Resilience Award recognizes the relentless spirit of Hoosier tech ecosystem […]
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Student Entrepreneur of the Year Mira Awards Nominees Punch Above Their Age Class with a Wide Range of Tech Solutions for the World

TechPoint created the Student Entrepreneur of the Year Mira Award last year to recognize exceptional student startup founders and/or operators who looked outside the box, started something new and generated momentum for their concept.    Kerry Ao was a senior in high school when he took home the inaugural Student of the Year award for […]
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TechPoint Announces 25th Annual Mira Awards Nominees

INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 20, 2024) — TechPoint, the industry-led growth initiative for Indiana’s digital innovation economy, today announced the nominees for its 25th annual Mira Awards program presented by the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, Salesforce and a host of the state’s most innovative companies, universities and organizations.     “We look forward to celebrating the 25th anniversary of […]
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TechPoint Report: Indiana’s 25 Most In-Demand Tech Roles (and how to get them) 

In an era where technology evolves at breakneck speed, staying ahead can seem daunting. How can anyone keep up with this rapid pace of change, especially in the tech industry?   TechPoint releases roadmap to those seeking to join and advance in the tech sector. “Indiana’s Top 25 Tech Careers and the Skills and Competencies Needed […]
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TechPoint Report: 2023 VC activity in Indiana edges national performance in a sluggish economy 

TechPoint’s annual analysis of the state’s annual venture capital (VC) landscape shows Indiana made slight gains in a slow economy and is poised to take advantage of an expected upturn in 2024. Chelsea Linder, TechPoint’s Vice President for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, points out that in March, world economists feared the collapse of the California’s Silicon Valley […]