Publicly traded Determine Inc. generated fanfare when it announced it was moving its headquarters here and adding 24 jobs to the 35 already here. But many investors have been betting against it for years.
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.
Shelly Towns says she’s very comfortable with ambiguity and a fast pace—and that’s come in handy as she’s worked to help turn around Angie’s List. “I’m fine with, to some degree, figuring out things as we go,” she said.
The Indianapolis-based software firm fielded escalating offers over the years until a last-second reduction in bid price from buyer Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories Inc., according to a new public filing.