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John McDonald’s 10 Lessons Learned About Entrepreneurship

They say timing is everything and it couldn’t have been more apropos that a $1 billion investment into Indiana innovation and entrepreneurship was announced the same morning John McDonald, CEO of CloudOne, gave the keynote speech at IBJ’s Fast 25 breakfast honoring an exclusive list of Indy’s fastest-growing private companies. With nearly a quarter of the list comprised of

Millennials, Success, and the Perils of Cereal

A study published earlier this year, “Why Millennials Won’t Eat Cereal,” premised that this 20- to 30-something demographic shies away from the breakfast food because it’s too much work to prepare and clean up. Articles bemoaning millennials have been in vogue for some time now. Why millennials are slackers. Why millennials feel entitled. Why millennials

Josh Baker put Indianapolis on the music map

Through the back door of the Murphy Arts Building in Fountain Square, up the old wooden stairs on the right, and down a corridor filled with concert posters and a salvaged piano, you’ll find a renovated space that hosts MOKB Presents and Do317.  As you pass through the halls of the second story, you’ll get

Torchlite upgrades platform, reaches new milestones

Torchlite is seeing the success of its freelancer platform that matches digital marketers with businesses. The software-as-a-service company has just announced the launch of a new platform upgrade coupled with talent and revenue milestones. In March, Torchlite officially launched the first-ever digital marketing platform powered by an on-demand talent marketplace. Businesses use the platform to tap into on-demand, highly

PAN has the solutions to big talent challenges

If you’ve interviewed for a job recently, it’s probable that you were asked to take a talent assessment or several tests as part of the hiring process. Organizations are recognizing that these assessments combined with structured interviews can significantly increase the likelihood of success on the job. Use of pre-hire assessment tests and popular personality instruments

Featured Company of the Week Q2 Recap

Q2 Recap: Catch up on ‘Featured Company of the Week’ stories

As the second quarter of 2016 comes to an end, we reflect on the Featured Company of the Week stories we’ve published and recap what’s happening in the tech community. These startups and scale-ups are rapidly emerging, innovation-driven companies that could be Indiana’s next big success stories. Angie’s List — a TechPoint Pillar Partner and recent presenting

Video Interview: Meet Jenny Vance, Executive Vice President of Sales at PERQ

Jenny Vance is an entrepreneur who well-respected for her experience in tech sales and lead generation in the Indianapolis technology community and beyond. She co-founded LeadJen, a lead generation company, which under her leadership was recognized twice on the Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies, and in 2013 with a TechPoint Mira Award for IT/Tech Service