Manufacturing & Technology

Ex-Hoosier funnels millions back home to local tech firms

July 5, 2014
West Coast investor Parker Hinshaw and his wife, Jean Balgrosky, in 2012 founded San Diego investment firm Bootstrap Incubation LLC and in 2013 the Bootstrap Venture Fund, which have funded three Indiana companies in less than a year. A fourth deal is about to close.More.

Greensburg factory to invest $28M, add 250 workers

July 8, 2014
Workers will be hired as global firm Valeo buys new equipment for its 400,000-square-foot engine cooling factory to start new product lines for Honda, Nissan, Chrysler and Ford.More.

Web startup Bookit planning expansion

July 7, 2014
Bookit Commerce Inc., which operates the website, plans to hire 93 people by 2018, the locally based company announced Monday morning.More.

MISO data breach latest in hackers’ efforts to reach power grid

July 6, 2014
Operating cost data from participants in Carmel-based MISO's power network was compromised in a computer breach that highlighted the rising vulnerability of the U.S. electricity infrastructure.More.

Tech firms get chance to pitch investorsRestricted Content

July 5, 2014
Seventy-six startups and small tech companies will vie for investors’ interest July 10 at the Innovation Showcase.More.
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