U.S. VC Activity still Rocky but Indiana Again Outpaces the Nation 

Author: Chelsea Linder, VP of Innovation & Entrepreneurship Author: Roger Shuman, Director of Venture Engagement Tech venture capital (VC) investment in Indiana increased in the second quarter of 2024 in both total dollars and number of deals even as the national VC market continued to face challenges.  Total tech VC investment in Indiana increased to […]
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TechPoint Announces 2025 Mira Awards Gala Date & Venue 

Annual gala moves to notable venue and will be held in February INDIANAPOLIS (July 11, 2024) — TechPoint, the industry-led growth initiative for Indiana’s digital innovation economy, today announced its annual Mira Awards gala will be held Thursday, February 27, 2025, at The Palladium in Carmel. The event known as “the Oscars of Indiana Tech,” has traditionally been held […]

Winning is Great, but Startup Founders Taught me that the Work is Where it’s At 

I recently read “Choosing to Run” by Des Linden, the 2018 Boston Marathon winner. The book delves into the power of grit and perseverance, and I highly encourage anyone to read it regardless of your interest in running. I came across a quote from her in the book that I cannot stop thinking about:  “Having […]

Does winning a TechPoint Mira Award really matter?  

With the 2024 Mira Awards behind us and exciting news about the 2025 awards soon to come, we thought we’d take a quick look at the impact of the 25-year-old program. Turns out, we’re not the only one who thinks “Indiana’s biggest night in Tech” is still worth the effort.  RxLightning is in rarefied Mira […]
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New TechPoint report guides workers and business leaders to successfully navigate in the wake of pervasive AI adoption 

If it seems like you can’t turn around without hearing about some new application or use case for artificial intelligence (AI), that’s because you can’t.   The pace of change resulting from AI adoption in the world — and in Indiana – is  coming faster than anything organizations and individuals have experienced before. As of May 2024, […]
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A First in the US: An Entire Week Dedicated to Celebrating Women IN Tech 

About the author: Kara Kavensky, CEO of TheStoryteller.Agency, is a professional storyteller, public relations strategist, author, and podcaster.  Women have been integral to Indiana’s tech landscape for decades, serving in various roles such as Agile experts, software developers, cyber analysts and process leaders. Despite making significant contributions to technology, women in IT roles and tech […]

Unleashing Joy: Celebrating Mira Awards Milestones with ICAN Therapy Dogs 

About the author: Jenny Massey is co-founder of FairWinds Advisors and Director of Sikich Site Selection & Incentives.  Entrepreneurship is hard. And stressful. And lonely. And it doesn’t always work out even with the best of efforts.  But when it does pay off, say, with a TechPoint Mira Award nomination, I believe it’s worth doing […]

Unveiling Innovation: The 2024 Mira Awards Red Carpet Interviews with Angie Stocklin

The 25th annual TechPoint Mira Awards gala has come to a close, but there’s more to share from the event’s glitzy Red Carpet where nominees, winners, sponsors and supporters alike posed for the paparazzi. Dozens also talked with Red Carpet Hostess Angie Stocklin, sharing thoughts on “tech’s biggest night,” why they wouldn’t miss it and […]