Tech firm’s device helps fetch Fido

As a former police officer, Jordan Hetlund knows the value of keeping track of police dogs that can represent a five-figure investment for cities and towns. As a dog-lover, the native Hoosier knows how precious pet dogs and cats are to their owners. So in 2017, he founded Indianapolis-based Furtrieve LLC and spent a year developing a device that helps track the whereabouts of domestic animals.

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DeliverEnd speeds app to market with IndyCar sponsorship

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.

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Little Nugget app turning into big business for new entrepreneur

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.

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Couple sells Zionsville software firm nine years in the making

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.

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