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Nominees Announced for 18th Annual TechPoint Mira Awards

Honoring ‘The Best of Tech in Indiana’ From 180 applications, independent judging panels selected 90 companies, schools, organizations and individuals to advance as Mira Award Nominees Winners will be announced during a black-tie awards ceremony and gala on Saturday, April 29, at The Westin Indianapolis TechPoint, the growth initiative for Indiana’s technology ecosystem, has announced the

Winning a Mira Award helped DemandJump grab attention from investors, media

DemandJump was in the process of raising a Series Seed round with the goal of raising $1.5 million when they brought home not just one, but two “Best of Tech in Indiana” Mira Awards last year. The fast-growing, Indianapolis-based scale-up company ultimately oversubscribed the Series Seed round and successfully closed $1.8 million in capital. “Winning

Winning a Mira Award gave DATTUS a boost with investors and customers

DATTUS is doing for manufacturers and industry what NEST has done for smart homes and Fitbit has done for personal health. For industry today, it’s a no-brainer to make your machines smart, which is exactly what DATTUS does. Through simplicity and a unique application-agnostic ‘Internet of Things’ platform, DATTUS transforms aging industrial machinery into smart-machines

Ivy Tech Community College is more than you think

In a world where one of the most innovative forces in the automobile, energy, transportation and even space exploration industries is the guy who invented PayPal (a complete outsider), the usual way of preparing students for tomorrow’s workforce needs to be challenged. Ivy Tech Community College, the single largest accredited statewide community college system in

CloudOne is now ClearObject: Letter from the CEO

CloudOne, an Internet of Things (IoT) Systems Innovator, announced today that as part of a corporate rebranding initiative it will operate as ClearObject effective Feb. 1, 2017. This post was written by CEO John McDonald to share the journey of CloudOne to ClearObject.  Letter from the CEO Seven years ago in a basement in the

What It’s Like: Haley Altman on becoming a first-time CEO

There is no test, degree or experience that automatically qualifies you to become a chief executive officer. Whether you are working your way up the ladder or launching your own company, it takes a combination of grit, determination and a savvy leadership to be your own boss. Haley Altman, CEO and founder of Doxly, recently

Why tech companies need venture capital

It’s not uncommon to read a national or local business publication and see another startup or scale-up tech company announce a recent fundraise. But why is venture capital important for tech companies to grow and break into the market? TechPoint President and CEO Mike Langellier knows a few things about tech funding. In January 2011

The New York Times recognizes Indianapolis tech growth

It’s not every day that The New York Times publishes an article in their Square Feet section highlighting the Indianapolis tech community. Miranda Spivack, an award-winning journalist who is serving as a 2016-17 Eugene S. Pulliam Distinguished Visiting Professor of Journalism at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, penned the article after hearing over and over again