Tech Startup of the Year Honorable Mention – BlueBridge Digital: The Indianapolis-based company was created to provide an easier, smarter way for businesses to harness the power of the mobile revolution. Founded by Santiago Jaramillo in his dorm room, BlueBridge Digital is a pioneer in the field of Mobile Apps as a Service. They create customized, affordable, full-featured mobile apps that help organizations like universities, convention and visitors bureaus, churches and more connect with their customers on a daily basis. The judges felt strongly that first-time founder Santiago Jaramillo and his team deserved to be recognized for their significant accomplishments in such a short time.
Tech Startup of the Year Honorable Mention – Emerging Threats Pro: The Lafayette-based company is a world-leading provider of open source and commercial threat and malware intelligence. The company’s suite of threat intelligence products are platform agnostic for easy integration with network intrusion protection and detection systems. Originally founded as a cyber-security research community, Emerging Threats caught the judges’ attention due to their global reputation as the de facto standard in network-based malware threat detection.
TechPoint Honors The Best of Tech in Indiana at The Mira Awards
TechPoint, Indiana’s technology growth initiative, honored Indiana’s best companies, entrepreneurs and educators for their technology excellence and innovation at the 14th annual Mira Awards gala presented by BKD CPAs & Advisors at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis.
“We had the largest class of Mira Awards finalists ever this year. It’s a sign of the increasing activity and growth in the tech and entrepreneurial communities,” said TechPoint CEO Michael Langellier. The Mira Awards had a record 91 finalists this year chosen by an expert panel of 39 judges.”
TechPoint’s Mira Awards is a celebration and a prime opportunity to raise the visibility for new innovations and to help grow Indiana companies.
TechPoint is Indiana’s statewide technology initiative focused on growing Indiana’s tech sector by promoting the successes of technology companies and professionals; supporting the formation of capital, expansion and attraction of technology companies; and advocating appropriate public policy. For more information, please visit www.techpoint.org.
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