In the 1920s, Indianapolis was one of the most innovative cities in the nation. But after “the dark tragedy of the roaring twenties,” Indianapolis lost its edginess for decades and only recently has begun to regain it.
Steve Cage started a quality-control business focused on the automotive industry near the peak of the Great Recession. In 2009, the company made $8 million in revenue. In 2016, revenue hit $122 million.