With a series A funding round underway, Work Here is mapping out a big marketing push, aiming for a major national expansion and planning a hiring spree.
Nick Turner is used to moving in the fast lane. And now the 28-year-old Indianapolis native is ready to put the pedal to the metal this month at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The former IU football player and track runner this month is rolling out his company’s first app using a sponsorship with Harding Steinbrenner Racing to supercharge its marketing efforts.
Carrie Griffith thought there would be a demand for her photo editing and cataloging app, Little Nugget, which she developed during her first child’s nap time. But even she has been surprised at how quickly her new business has grown. Now she’s looking for funding to speed up growth even more.
Apple says Facebook can no longer distribute an app that paid users, including teenagers, to extensively track their phone and web use.
He thinks his ride-share company, Bloomington-based Nomad Rides, has a unique business model that can carve out market share from goliaths Uber and Lyft.
Indianapolis-based Synovia Solutions’ Here Comes the Bus app has attracted 1.2 million registered users and 300,000 daily users in 3-1/2 years.
It took four years for well-known local businesswoman Pam Cooper to develop an app to connect cause-driven shoppers to businesses willing to donate a portion of sales to a charity the consumer chooses. It took her and her husband, tech industry veteran Tom Cooper, another five years to build their company into something formidable. It took them a lot less time than that to decide to sell their firm to a much bigger company earlier this year.
In 2016, Purdue University students Candice Xie and Edwin Tan were looking for an affordable, easy-to-use means to get around campus. So they started a company to fill the need.
A wave of companies, including some in Indianapolis, are launching freight-related apps in hopes of making money by helping to streamline a huge and fragmented industry.
Lumavate sells software to manufacturers so they can give their customers relevant information about products when they need it.
The car dashboard, once the exclusive infotainment domain of traditional radio, is becoming a battleground where divergent companies fight for the attention of drivers and passengers.
Jim Martin wants all event organizers and venue managers to throw out their folders stuffed with emergency instructions and upload all of that information to their phones.
Two dozen auto insurers in Indiana already have launched at least small-scale usage-based insurance programs, according to the Indiana Department of Insurance.
DoStuff Media recently launched an app, Do317, and website, Do317.com, to help people find things to do in Indianapolis.
Local entrepreneurs Mark Welsh and Charlie Russell last year started an app development company. And this year, they inked partnerships with ESPN fantasy football guru Matthew Berry and daily fantasy sports behemoth DraftKings for their first major endeavor.
The Colts have launched a marketing campaign on the social media messaging site Kik, an initiative team officials think could reach hundreds of thousands of teenagers—a notoriously difficult group to target through traditional channels or even other digital platforms.
Gerry Hays has created an app that aims to foster family conversation by asking users to take pictures of their meals and then posing conversation starters.