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$5.7 Million Lilly Endowment Grant to Support TechPoint’s Talent Initiatives

TechPoint, Indiana’s tech growth initiative, will use a $5.7 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to enhance its efforts in attracting and retaining tech talent in the state. The grant, awarded to the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP) Foundation, will support TechPoint’s suite of talent programs, recently branded as TechPointX, which are designed to prepare

Indy chapter of largest national women’s organization supporting entrepreneurs grows, thrives

The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) is the largest national women’s organization that propels women entrepreneurs into economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide. As one of the largest chapters in the United States, NAWBO-Indianapolis’ mission is to impact, influence and propel Indiana to be a leading state for women-owned businesses, just

M25 Group’s Best of the Midwest Rankings – Indiana

Last month, M25, a Midwest-focused VC with offices in both Indiana and Illinois, released its “Best of the Midwest Report”, ranking the 50+ startup metropolitan regions in the Midwest. Here, Victor Gutwein, Managing Director of M25, takes on a SWOT analysis to discuss Indiana’s performance in relation to a broader, regional context. One of the obvious takeaways

Indiana’s unsung tech stars finally get the limelight

TechPoint recognized the Tech 25 Class of 2017 at a unique event inside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Pavilion on September 7, during the inaugural Indy Women in Tech LPGA Championship. The Tech 25 is a prestigious selection of twenty-five individuals who are critical and exceptional performers helping to grow our community’s tech and tech-enabled companies, but who —

21 Indiana tech companies make Inc. 5000 ‘Fastest Growing’ list

Every year, Inc. magazine ranks “America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies” and this year 21 tech companies based in Indiana made the Inc. 5000 list. Thirteen of the 21 companies are past TechPoint Mira Award nominees and winners, including three top honorees from 2017: Tech Service of the Year: Fizziology Scale-up Company of the Year ($100K-$5M): DoubleMap Scale-up Company of

AgriNovus launches campaign magnifying Indiana’s ag-tech leadership

The state of Indiana is ground zero for the intersection of traditional agriculture, life sciences, and science and technology. The agbiosciences industry employs more than 75,000 Hoosiers and contributes $16 billion to the Indiana economy. AgriNovus Indiana, the state’s food and agriculture innovation initiative, is launching a new multimedia campaign today to both define the “agbiosciences sector” and designate the