All have led some of the most promising companies and organizations in the city's burgeoning tech space for at least three years—bootstrapping and collectively raising more than $12 million in venture capital and employing about 150 people along the way.
Fizziology—the company co-founded by Jen Handley—works with every major motion picture producer in North America except Disney to use real-time social media data to improve their products and promotions. This year, Inc. magazine listed the Indy-based firm as one of the fastest-growing U.S. companies.
The home-services review company earned $4.8 million in the second quarter, marking the fifth time in the last seven quarters it has turned a profit. But revenue continued to slip as the company overhauled its business model.
On a recent visit to Indianapolis, HomeAdvisor CEO Chris Terrill spoke with IBJ about the company's fast-growing local office, its nearby competitor Angie's List, and the future of the home-services industry.