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DoubleMap Co-founder Ilya Rekhter Wins Tech Rising Star Award

Ilya Rekhter, CEO and c0-founder of DoubleMap, received the Tech Rising Star Award during TechPoint’s 16th annual Mira Awards honoring the best of tech in Indiana. Ilya co-founded transportation technologies company DoubleMap in 2011 and has since grown it to include more than 90 clients worldwide.     DoubleMap has created 34 jobs (22 in Indiana),

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division Wins Tech Educators of the Year Award

Southern Indiana based Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division received the Tech Educators of the Year Award during TechPoint’s 16th annual Mira Awards honoring the best of tech in Indiana. NSWC Crane STEM program goals are to ignite interest in STEM in its surrounding community to build a stronger pipeline of world-class STEM talent.     The Naval Surface

Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard Named TechPoint Foundation for Youth Bridge Builder

TechPoint Foundation for Youth selected Gregory A. Ballard, Mayor of Indianapolis, as the 2015 Bridge Builder Award recipient. The Bridge Builder Award is given to an individual, program, or organization that has transformed technology education for Indiana’s students who are typically underrepresented in STEM fields, including girls, minorities, and students from low-income backgrounds.     “The

Mind the Gap: New Central Indiana Tech Workforce Study Released

TechPoint and  EmployIndy released a new Central Indiana Tech Workforce Study this morning during a symposium produced by the Indianapolis Business Journal called “Mind the Gap.” The event included a panel discussion on future challenges to develop, hire and retain tech-savvy workers; and Mark Muro, senior fellow and policy director, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution, delivered the keynote. DOWNLOADS

TechPoint to Honor ‘Tech 25’ Technology Builders

TechPoint to Honor ‘Tech 25’ Class of Tech Product and Company Builders During May 2 Mira Awards TechPoint, the voice and catalyst of Indiana’s tech ecosystem, will recognize unsung contributors to Indiana’s thriving tech sector leading up to and during the May 2, Mira Awards Gala presented by BKD CPAs and Advisors. “The ‘Tech 25’

Tech Trend Setters from Indiana

How do you define a trendsetter? Is it someone who offers a unique product in the marketplace, a venture that no one else has been able to tackle or simply taking an idea off the white board and finally pushing it into reality? Tech trend setters can be any and all of the above —

Jim McIntosh said he was gone for good

After Jim McIntosh graduated from the Purdue College of Technology in 1997, he moved west and swore he’d never move back. That didn’t pan out exactly as he had planned. The Director of Product at Indianapolis startup TinderBox (helping salespeople save time and make the sale from end to end) is originally from northern Indiana.