Startups in anything from incubators to shared workspaces generally fly the coop when the facility can’t physically accommodate their growing space requirements or employee headcount, or their host entity can no longer supply value through its services.
Artisan marketplace at 16 Tech adds tenants, amps up for grand opening
About half of the 20 vendors so far are already open at The AMP, which has its grand opening later this month. The AMP, a food-and-drink-based artisan marketplace, is on the campus of 16 Tech on the western edge of downtown.Read More
Entrepreneur starts hydroponics container farm on vacant urban lot
DeMario Vitalis, a descendant of cotton-plantation slaves and sharecroppers, sees ironic ties between his family’s past and his farm ownership.Read More
High Alpha Capital launches $110 million venture fund
The new fund, High Alpha Capital III, is the largest yet from Indianapolis-based High Alpha Capital—the investment arm of venture studio High Alpha and one of the largest software venture capital firms in the Midwest.Read More
Entrepreneurship activity in Indiana is sluggish, Brookings report finds
As a result, the report argues, the state is not as well-positioned as it might be to rebound from economic downturns.Read More
Blair Milo, who in 2017 was named the state’s first secretary of career connections and talent, will step down June 7, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Friday.
Zig Therapeutics Inc. wants to raise about $100 million to build a health-digital system that would allow doctors to monitor and adjust the dosing of drugs for patients based on their real-time therapeutic response to a drug.
We must enact a plan not just around how to build and encourage industry to adapt and change, but also to maximize Indiana’s ability to compete over the next decade.
Indianapolis-based Demandwell announced Tuesday that is has become a High Alpha Venture Studio portfolio company as it launches its new SEO software platform.
The no-code/low-code movement gives people with little to no programming experience the power to create websites and digital apps, sometimes in just hours or days.
The digital platform makes it easier for residents to report and track interactions with police, and for the police to track, monitor and analyze interactions with residents.
In addition to fueling the economy and driving revenue generating potential for the school and researchers, pushing research to the commercial realm also benefits students.
The new partnership is designed to give Hoosiers that graduate from the two-year fellowship an opportunity to gain guidance and potentially access capital to propel their ideas into the commercial realm.
High Alpha has high hopes for Luma, which has nine full-time employees and plans to double its staff size this year.
Entrepreneurs Bill Oesterle and Evan Hock last month launched MakeMyMove, a subsidiary of TMap.
Kweku Larbi of Indianapolis and his business partner, social-media influencer Ross Smith, went on the show to pitch their company Brumachen, a portable coffee-maker that uses biodegradable coffee pods. The episode airs tonight.
High Alpha’s latest portfolio company, Trava, makes and markets an automated risk-management and cyber-insurance software platform designed for small- and mid-sized businesses.
The tech company markets an app designed to improve the safety, security and convenience of delivering items bought and sold on online marketplaces such as Facebook Marketplace and Craigslist.