Inspired by Personal Experience, Rising Entrepreneur of the Year Nominees are Improving Patients’ Lives, Teaching Financial Literacy and Improving the Fashion and Translation Services Sectors

If you had any concerns of the vibrancy of Indiana’s tech ecosystem, they should be allayed with just a glance at the more than two dozen nominations made in the 2024 TechPoint Mira Award category for Rising Entrepreneur of the Year. Winnowing that list down to 27 final nominees was, to put it mildly, difficult.   […]

Australia trip ends with big tech and entrepreneurship news for Indiana 

An Indiana delegation to the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Melbourne, Australia yielded a tech and entrepreneurship coup for the Hoosier state when Senior Vice President for Entrepreneurship and Small Business at the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, David Watkins, announced that the 2025 Global Entrepreneurship Congress will be hosted by the state of Indiana.  In September, […]
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Delivering ‘more and better’ for Indiana’s entrepreneurial ecosystem 

My first day in Indiana was the coldest day in 64 years. I came to do a campus tour at Butler University, and even though it was a typical cold and grey Indiana winter day, I immediately knew it would become my home. There’s a sense of growth and innovation here that is missing from […]

Q2 2023 Indiana Tech Venture Report: Steadying Pace Towards Market Equilibrium Between Startups and Investors

By Ting Gootee, CFA, CAIA and Roger Shuman  The venture capital landscape today, with regards to deal flow, looks similar to that of the early months of the pandemic in 2020. Crunchbase data showed global venture funding in Q2 2023 fell 18% quarter over quarter to $65 billion, down 49% compared to the second quarter […]

2023 Guide to the Best Tech Jobs for the Future

The tech industry is only continuing to grow, which means there are a lot of opportunities for new tech jobs in the future. As the industry continues to change and adapt, you might be wondering what the best tech jobs are now and in the future. Fortunately, the required experience and education for these roles […]

TechPoint honors ‘Best of Tech’ Mira Award winners during 24th annual gala

System Scale and Growth Heroes, Tactile Engineering, RxLightning, Glassboard, Ixana, Zylo, JobWorks, gener8tor, Preventia, Qualifi, Allegion and Solinftec among top honorees  TechPoint, the nonprofit, industry-led growth initiative for Indiana’s digital innovation economy, today honored 141 nominees and presented 18 awards during the organization’s 24th annual Mira Awards gala, presented by UKG, Salesforce and the Indiana […]
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Zylo wins Scale-Up of the Year Mira Award

Indianapolis-based Software-as-a-Service management company Zylo won the award for Scale-up of the Year during TechPoint’s 24th annual Mira Awards gala honoring the best of tech in Indiana. Founded in 2017, Zylo was the first company to recognize that organizations needed a better way to help manage their rapidly growing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) portfolios. Its groundbreaking service […]

Q1 2023 VC Report: Cautious Movement but Significant Deals Start the Year.

By Ting Gootee, CFA, CAIA and Roger Shuman We noted in an earlier report that 2022 was a year of venture market normalization from the 2021 high watermark, and our analysis of Q1 2023 indicates a continued pace toward more cautious deal making. Nationally, according to PitchBook, venture capital (VC) activity dropped in all stages […]