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Next Level Fund—avoiding the mistakes of other states

Investing in our own people, in every possible way, is absolutely necessary to fulfill the Indiana Vision 2025 mission to be “a global leader in innovation and economic opportunity where enterprises and citizens prosper.” Read the full story here.

House changes approach on software taxation legislation

With regard to the state’s proposed legislation on how Software-as-a-Service is taxed, the House has announced a revision to their bill. Read ClearObject CEO John McDonald’s thoughts on this new approach. Read the full story here.

Tech Community Participation is Essential to Indiana’s Legislative Process

As daily news increasingly includes updates from this year’s legislative session at the Statehouse, we are reminded that laws are best created by the people they will impact. Those working in Indiana’s tech community have an obligation to actively participate in the legislative process and to ensure our voices are clearly heard on key legislation around

‘The New Crossroads of IoT’ – where Indiana’s backbone meets the Internet of Things

Every conference I’ve attended lately kicks off with thought-provoking ideas or questions that frame the day’s presentations. At IndyIoT on Wednesday, Oct. 25, that meant hearing ClearObject CEO John McDonald list three opinions that really stuck with me: In five to seven years, we’ll have cars that drive us. IoT of tomorrow asks why things

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

VC Report: Q2 2017 investments in Indiana technology companies

For scale-up technology companies in Indiana, the second quarter of 2017 increased in deal size but decreased in the number of deals. During the first quarter of 2017, Indiana companies totaled $27 million in investment through 11 deals. Of that amount, $25 million and 9 deals were specifically in tech companies. Read the full Q1 report on

ClearObject Secures Multi-Million Dollar Line of Credit from Silicon Valley Bank

ClearObject, an Internet of Things (IoT) Systems Innovator, announced today it has received a multi-million dollar line of credit from Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the bank of the world’s most innovative companies and investors, to help support continued growth initiatives. ClearObject has achieved 50% year over year recurring revenue growth and doubled employee headcount over two years

The quest to make Indiana an IoT hub

Last fall, Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness began noticing signs of an economy that’s undergoing slow but tectonic shifts. He saw a Twitter post that claimed some Amazon shipments see only about 20 seconds of human interaction, mostly because of automation. Separately, a friend at a think tank showed him a picture of a driverless semitrailer. Then

TechPoint’s Mira Awards: MOBI Wins Company of the Year

TechPoint, the organization dedicated to growing Indiana’s tech ecosystem, held its annual Mira Awards gala in front of a packed house on Saturday. Meant to recognize the success and innovation of the state’s tech companies, entrepreneurs, educators, and other leaders, the Miras have been awarded for the past 18 years. From the 180 nominating applications

MOBI, Clustertruck Among Top Mira Winners

Nearly 1,000 industry and business leaders came together to celebrate the best in tech in Indiana Saturday at the 18th Annual Mira Awards. Mobility management software provider MOBI won Tech Company of the Year, while ClusterTruck took home Corporate Innovator of the Year and New Startup of the Year honors. At the ceremony at The

TechPoint Mira Awards Honor ‘The Best of Tech in Indiana’

MOBI, ClusterTruck, ClearObject, DoubleMap, One Click, DemandJump, Fizziology and Arrhythmotech Among Top Honorees TechPoint, the growth initiative for Indiana’s tech ecosystem, honored the successes and innovation of Indiana companies, entrepreneurs, educators, and other leaders at The Westin Indianapolis during the 18th annual Mira Awards gala presented by Angie’s List, Genesys, and Salesforce. A total of

Tech groups ally for venture capital event

Some of Indiana’s most acclaimed technology and entrepreneurial events are joining forces for a multi-day June conference, an effort aimed at boosting venture capital in a state that struggles to draw it. The conference is called INX3, which stands for “inspire, innovate and invest.” It will feature Innovation Showcase, a Venture Club of Indiana event that

ClearObject CEO Appointed to Purdue Polytechnic’s Dean’s Council

ohn McDonald has been appointed to Purdue Polytechnic Institute’s Dean’s Council. He is chief executive officer of ClearObject (formerly CloudOne). The Purdue Polytechnic Institute, previously named the College of Technology, is one of 10 colleges at Purdue offering undergraduate and graduate degrees. The academic programs combine theory-based applied learning, team-based projects, integrated humanities studies, competency-based credentialing,

#IoTCivicHack brings industries ripe for IoT innovation to forefront

Can the Internet of Things (IoT) lead the future of Indiana’s economy? That’s the question that hundreds of technology experts will tackle next month at the 2017 IoT Civic Hackathon produced by AT&T’s Developer Program. Indiana has made it known that we are emerging as a tech hub (even The New York Times says so),

TechPoint Names People’s Choice Mira Award Winners

Indianapolis-based TechPoint has named the winners of its inaugural People’s Choice Mira Awards. The winners in the Best Tech Event, Best Tech Space and Best Tech T-Shirt or Swag categories will be recognized at the annual Mira Awards ceremony at The Westin Indianapolis on April 29. Read full story here.

Collaboration, capital needed to advance ‘internet of things’ in Indiana

In February, Fishers launched the state’s first “internet of things” lab to serve as a collaboration hub for companies, entrepreneurs, developers and others interested in connecting products to the internet that historically haven’t been linked. The idea of connected products—whether a diesel engine, a hotel room door or a washing machine—is proliferating across various industries,

CloudOne Expects New Collaborative Opportunities at Fishers IoT Lab

Last month, CloudOne, the Fishers, IN-based startup focused on building, operating, and integrating cloud-based technologies, changed its name to ClearObject. John McDonald, ClearObject CEO, says the new name reflects the company’s evolution beyond cloud provider to “Internet of Things innovator”—an evolution further solidified by ClearObject’s decision to be the founding member of a new IoT

Introducing the first Indiana IoT Labs Network

To succeed in today’s economy, we must understand that technology will disrupt most major industries. As Indiana becomes a landing pad for entrepreneurs and innovations, our true recipe for success is in how we integrate technology into our current economic hub of agriculture, life sciences and manufacturing. The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing and

Massive Indiana IoT lab brings innovation space to the Midwest

The Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem in Indiana is about to get a big boost. The Indiana IoT Lab-Fishers, announced on Tuesday, will act as a space for businesses to research, innovate, and collaborate on projects in the expanding field. The Indiana IoT Lab-Fishers will be housed in a 24,562 square foot flex space in

6 Internet of Things companies to watch

Network World increasingly has been writing about companies transforming their businesses via the Internet of Things rather than just tracking the latest IoT vendor announcements. But after taking a spin through our ongoing and interactive startup funding timeline, we figured it was a good time to round up some of the latest startups to rein