Yourco, which offers a text-messaging-based communication for non-office workers, is one of 40 companies from around the world selected to participate in a pitch contest at SXSW, the massive tech/arts/cultural event in Austin, Texas.
Traditionally, Indianapolis-based venture studio High Alpha has created new software companies by starting with an idea for a company, then finding an entrepreneur or team to lead that startup. High Alpha is shaking up that model this year.
Rangeline Solutions, a Microsoft partner that offers supply-chain consulting services, has been acquired by Sweden-based Nexer, which plans to grow Rangeline’s Carmel office as part of its broader U.S. expansion plans.
Overfuel, which had its public launch this week, is targeting small- to medium-sized independent car dealers, offering them software that helps them streamline their websites and glean more information about customers’ online activities.
Decimal, a software-as-a-service firm based in Indianapolis, has acquired the cloud-based bookkeeping business formerly owned by Big Four accounting firm KPMG.
Established in 2017, Woven Brands had been self-funded until now. The company’s software platform helps franchisee operators and multi-unit independent operators more easily manage their staff and operations.
Obasanya was living in Lagos, Nigeria, and planning to move to the United States when a LinkedIn ad for a job at Elevate Ventures caught her eye.
This year’s cohort for Gener8tor’s gBETA agbioscience accelerator includes companies working in everything from cold storage to aquaculture. The program wraps up later this month.
Follett, an educational services company with about 6,000 employees nationwide, said it plans to keep Willo’s employees, local Indianapolis presence and brand name. Plans also call for expanding Willo’s 15-person staff.
Humankind is a software-as-a-service company whose platform allows retailers to make personal connections with online shoppers. Indianapolis-based venture studio launched the company last fall, and it now has 16 employees.
Carmel-based Hageman Group, Indianapolis-based Allos Ventures and Indianapolis-based Elevate Ventures Inc. all participated in the funding round.
The software company Unbox says it plans to establish its U.S. headquarters in Indianapolis as well as a software development, research and testing hub in West Lafayette. The company said it hopes to have up to 380 Indiana employees within the next few years.
The Venture Club of Indiana, TechPoint, 50 South Capital and Elevate Ventures are hosting three back-to-back events next week for investors and Indiana founders. By working together, the organizations hope to gain more traction than they could separately.
Colaboratory offers a platform that helps brands identify potential partners and collaborate with them. The company, which has been operating in stealth mode since January, has now publicly launched.
Indiana-based tech firms attracted a combined $166 million in investments last quarter, according to a report released this week by Indianapolis-based TechPoint. The quarterly total was up sharply from the first quarter, despite the nationwide tech slowdown.
John Wechsler, who will step down as CEO of both Launch Fishers and the Indiana IoT Lab next month, will turn his attention to his latest venture: a startup that makes it easy to create and share videos via QR codes.
Holder, the latest startup to launch out of Indianapolis-based venture studio High Alpha, offers a marketing platform built for the emerging era of blockchain technology.
Encamp’s software helps its customers fulfill environmental reporting and compliance issues. The company has attracted $47.2 million in investment since its launch in 2017.
Founded in 2018 as Parcel Optimization Technologies LLC, ShipSigma said the new jobs will offer an average wage of nearly $42 per hour.