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.

Beer technology firm buys N.C. companyRestricted Content

July 12, 2014
Carmel software startup SteadyServ Technologies acquired North Carolina beer-app developer PintLabs.More.

Indiana Rail Road to speed up trainsRestricted Content

July 12, 2014
The Indiana Rail Road Co. is investing about $1 million this year so trains can move faster and more quietly through the Indianapolis area.More.

Chicago-made medical gel wins Innovation Showcase pitch contest

July 11, 2014
The Indianapolis-based expo for featuring innovations and courting potential investors crowned an unusual winner of its pitch contest on Thursday.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.
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