Honoring the Juneteenth National Independence Day holiday

In commemoration of the Juneteenth National Independence Day holiday, TechPoint is pleased to help draw attention to numerous events and celebrations in the Greater Indianapolis area, and we encourage all members of the tech community to take part and reflect upon the meaning of the holiday. The newest Federal holiday, Juneteenth, was signed into law […]

United Way’s Social Innovation Fund puts a different lens on fighting poverty

United Way of Central Indiana has been putting a different lens on fighting poverty with its Social Innovation Fund for a few years now, bringing new solutions to old challenges across the human services sector. What stands out to me most about “social innovation” is how effective the approach is at shifting my own thinking […]

Funding social innovation yields new tools in the fight against poverty

Audacious isn’t usually a word people associate with fighting poverty. Overwhelming, destructive, heartbreaking … these are the familiar words we hear when discussing the root of many of society’s most challenging obstacles. It’s not, however, impossible to put a different lens on fighting poverty and see the fight as an opportunity to innovate—to tackle a […]

Tech community prepares to help ‘decode and dismantle’ poverty in Central Indiana

Communities are powered by the people who live and work in them. Improving the well-being and quality of life of our citizens is dependent upon utilizing the tools and resources we have to provide solutions. As one of the largest and most vibrant industries in Indianapolis, the tech community is also one of our biggest […]