The “blank check company”—formed to acquire one or more businesses and merge with them as a way to take those companies public—closed its funding round in May and is looking for a business to buy.
2020 Innovation Issue: Brothers share a knack for creating life sciences companies
Philip and Martin Low’s latest venture, Eradivir, was incorporated in February to develop a treatment that would fight the influenza virus, but COVID-19 prompted a tweak to the business plan.Read More
Here’s how nine small businesses are coping with coronavirus
We check in with firms of all stripes to learn how they’re seeking to persevere—and how some are plotting to gain a competitive advantage when normalcy returns.Read More
Circle Kombucha sales are down 50%, but CEO’s outlook bright
For now—although some restaurants can still sell Circle Kombucha with takeout orders—most of the company’s sales are taking place at about 150 grocery stores in Indiana and the region.Read More
Filmmaker peddles Spanish wine in the United States
When Indianapolis outdoorsman and filmmaker Eddie Brochin was asked to lead adventure tours on a Mexican ranch in 2013, he had no idea it would lead him to import and distribute wine.Read More
Kristian Andersen will be recognized Thursday night during a live broadcast of TechPoint’s 21st annual Mira Awards, which are being held virtually for the first time, due to the pandemic.
Indianapolis-based venture studio High Alpha on Thursday announced the launch of High Alpha Innovation, a business founded to help companies create and grow startup firms. The new firm has already snagged several big-name customers.
Executive coach Peter Fuller developed an artificial intelligence-driven platform that lets business leaders know how effectively they’re leading their firm and whether their company is headed in the right direction.
Investing locally is rewarding as part of a balanced portfolio. It is also exciting and gratifying to be part of allowing a local startup to launch or grow.
Desi Spears and Foster-Adesokan have both heard from clients who want to make appointments for when they reopen their shops.
The latest is firm for venture studio High Alpha is Casted, a software-as-a-service firm that markets a platform for branded podcasts—those produced by businesses and other organizations.
Docket, a software-as-a-service firm, announced the completion of a $1.5 million seed round led by locally based Allos Ventures, with participation from High Alpha Capital, Elevate Ventures and Simon Equity Partners.
The device, manufactured in Singapore, won a Mira Award earlier this year for Innovation of the Year, and now its creator said he’s winning over doctors and medical providers with his invention.
The new venture, called MBX Biosciences Inc., aims to develop therapeutics to treat rare endocrine disorders. The company has already raised $2.5 million in funding.
Venture capital is supposed to be the lifeblood of fast-growing tech startups. But a handful of Indianapolis-area companies are defying that widely embraced mindset.
In the wake of the May closure of The Hendricks County Flyer, Grow Local Media is expanding its own Hendricks County paper.
After building and selling three companies and starting a fourth, Dr. Don Brown thought he had seen it all. Even so, he still gets an occasional surprise.
Jennifer Wiese’s gluten- and dairy-free bakery Bee Free makes Warrior Mix, which can be found in 4,000 stores across the country, now including Walmart.