New goals for a new year

January 2, 2013
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It’s a new year, and whether we make hard-and-fast resolutions or more squishy wouldn’t-it-be-great goals, most of us can’t avoid imagining what 2013 will bring.

But let’s set aside the perennial eat-less-move-more ambitions for something with a little more entrepreneurial flair: What problems are you going to solve this year, and how can Indianapolis’ startup community support your aspirations?

Share your plans for the year here—and keep us all posted on your progress. There’s nothing as inspiring as success.  
 

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  • Keep on truckin'
    At Snappening.com, we hope to continue our growth and development in 2013 in the areas of new service lines (photographers) and new cities (expanding across Indiana and into Kentucky, Ohio, etc) We hope Indy continues to provide tech resources and talent to make that possible.
  • LumenCache
    LumenCache is a new lighting solution that takes advantage of the benefits of LEDs without the baggage and problems associated with supporting the 100-yr old AC power grid. View the 2-minute video at www.lumencache.com. We're ending our 12-month Angel round in February and beginning the $2MM Round A. Doing a tech startup in Indy is VERY challenging. We may keep the production jobs here but far more interest and help from outside Indy.
  • Coffee trucks
    I'm no entrepreneur, but I post this in hopes that someone who is will realize the time is right for a truck(s) that drives the street, a la ice cream trucks, with fresh coffee and pastries. Could extend the revenue-producing hours for an already-existing food truck? Hundreds of thousands of caffeine addicts eagerly await this innovation.
  • My goal
    My 2013 is to leave Indy for a city where people are a little more secure with themselves and their community. The incessant, childish boosterism here, along with the call for the taxpayer to fund these money-losing schemes so that a small majority of us can feel big league, is wearing thin. Indy used to be a unique city. We've lost a great deal trying to be something we're not. I've identified my new home, a city of similar size with core jobs, you know, the kind that actually create something instead of merely siphon money from the taxpayer to quasi-governmental "companies" that add no value at all.
  • MY HOPE
    I wish my business have a bright future in 2013..come on!

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