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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

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

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

Indiana’s 2016 VC funding and acquisitions

Indiana’s startup, scale-up and enterprise technology companies had a banner year in 2016 in the way of venture capital funding and acquisitions. The latest PriceWaterhouseCoopers MoneyTree report indicates that 23 deals were made to Indiana tech companies for a combined $51.51 million in 2016, equating to an average deal size of $2.2 million. Thanks to

‘Ladies in SaaS’ gains momentum in Indianapolis

Building and sustaining a professional network is challenging, but it’s twice as hard when the kind of group you’re looking for simply doesn’t exist. That’s how Kristen Hamerstadt and Robyn Miley ended up starting Ladies in SaaS, a casual, community networking group for professional women in tech and software-as-a-service. More opportunity for everyone Kristen was

Biggest Tech Announcements and Trends of 2016

There’s no doubt that 2016 had its fair share of big news stories, perhaps more than its fair share. The tech community, too, made some big splashes and brought the fast-growing sector to the forefront a number of times. Here are some of the stories that stood out this year. Real Estate Announcing Salesforce Tower