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.
Kim Brand and a business partner have launched a "maker space" startup focused on the education market, called 1st Maker Space. It targets students in formal and informal class settings, and 3D printers are just a part of its arsenal.
Owners of Indiana small businesses say a proposal by the Obama administration to give overtime pay to up to 5 million more people could force them to cut workers' hours or make changes to pay structures.
Michael A. Byers' Tooth Bank is one of a tiny group of U.S. companies catering to the latest iteration of stem cell therapy: harvesting stem cells from the pulp inside baby teeth and extracted wisdom teeth, then culturing, freezing and storing them at a cryostorage facility for later use.
Angie’s List has long been considered the 800-pound gorilla in the home-services market, an industry estimated to be worth at least $400 billion annually. But three tech startups from its own back yard believe they can better connect consumers and service providers.
Terry Vorten witnessed firsthand the death throes of a once-world-beating analog technology—the typewriter. Its destruction turned his lucrative profession repairing the machines into an anachronistic cottage industry.