TechPoint News

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

Break into tech! Apply for the January 2017 Sales Bootcamp

TechPoint is launching our second session of Sales Bootcamp, a six-week program for new grads and career changers, in January 2017.  Applications are now live at http://techpoint.org/sales-bootcamp/.   The Application Deadline is January 2, 2017. This past summer, we launched the inaugural Sales Bootcamp experience with 17 new grads and career changers who wanted a

What it’s like to be a TechPoint talent host company

Internships are becoming increasingly important and often required for college students in nearly all degree programs. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, sixty-five percent of bachelor’s degree graduates from the Class of 2015 participated in an internship, the highest percentage recorded since data started being collected in 2007. Due to the increased interest

Mentoring tech’s next generation

When most of us think about mentorship, we think about college grads in the early stages of their careers getting advice from sage, veteran professionals in their fields. However, kids need mentors too, especially the young people who have interest in technology. The tech industry has a great need for young and talented tech individuals,

Xterns give back by teaching kids to code

Giving back to the community is a key ethos of TechPoint’s Xtern program, the ultimate tech internship experience. Teaching young children to code is always one of the favorite community activities of Xterns while they are living together in Indianapolis and interning for the summer at tech companies around the city. Recently, Xterns had a wonderful opportunity

TechPoint Welcomes Seven Executives to Board

2016 has already proved to be a year of scale and growth for TechPoint. From hosting a sold out Mira Awards gala to launching new talent programs, we continue to answer the needs of Indiana technology companies. Today we announced seven executives who joined TechPoint’s Board of Directors in support of our mission. Raj Acharya, Rudy Professor of

Quiz: How well do you know Indy tech?

Do you work at a tech company in Indiana, or know someone who does? Maybe you are curious about the different types of tech companies in our region and how they make an impact nationwide. Take our 10-question multiple choice Indy Tech Quiz to quickly find out how much you know (or don’t know) about

Tech award winners and investors from around the country connect at IMS

During Fast Friday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, TechPoint brought together a mix of previous and current Mira Awards winners and select scale-up companies participating in TechPoint’s Tailwind program. Top executives from 28 of Indiana’s most successful and promising companies, met with representatives from 19 venture capital firms, angel investors, and investment banks to seek