LaToya Johnson launched AwayZone, which she describes as a kind of digital Green Book, in Indianapolis in late 2017. She already has commitments from dozens of corporations to pay for monthly subscriptions to be a part of the app and has a plan to boost revenue to $4.1 million by 2022.
Local company seeks to make Midwestern fans of kombucha, which is trendy on coasts
Indianapolis-based beverage maker Circle Kombucha wants to sell its signature product—carbonated, fermented tea—throughout the Midwest.Read More
A Purdue University-affiliated startup recently received a $6.9 million grant from the Department of Energy to develop a system to predict when nuclear reactor components need maintenance or replacement before they fail and cause power outages.
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.
Zylo is a software-as-a-service company that helps enterprises manage other SaaS subscriptions. It was launched out of High Alpha Studio, the Indianapolis-based startup and venture firm.
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.
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.
The company, which has created software that allows job candidates to forward recruiters their resume and other information by simply holding their smart phones next to each other, recently closed on a seed round of funding and is planning a national expansion.
After nine years of managing the state’s investments in startups, the not-for-profit Elevate Ventures has had some wins, but more losses—as measured by the number of companies that paid back at least as much as they took in.
Kerauno, an Indianapolis-based maker of communications-workflow software, this week announced the acquisition of Inverse-Square, a locally based custom software development firm. And the acquisition won’t likely be Kerauno’s last, maybe not even this year.
Entrepreneur Max Yoder failed out of the gate when he launched his first company. No, not Lessonly, the training software firm that is still growing seven years after he co-founded it with the folks who created the High Alpha venture studio. Yoder’s first company was Quipol, which offered a social polling product that he worked on […]
Many within the unmanned aircraft industry think identification technology such as that made by Carmel-based Pierce Aerospace is the last piece needed for companies like FedEx and Amazon to start using drones to deliver packages to doorsteps.
Wisconsin-based Gener8tor, which seeks to helps fledgling companies boost revenue and grow jobs, said it’s one-year pilot program in Indianapolis was so successful that it wants to spread its services to additional Hoosier communities.
Indiana startups might soon have an easier time attracting out-of-state investments thanks to a change lawmakers made this year to an instrumental tax incentive program.
120WaterAudit co-founder and CEO Megan Glover talks to host Mason King about the challenges of raising money and whether being based in Indianapolis helps or hurts those efforts. Her answer may surprise you.
As someone who has made movies since middle school, Indianapolis resident Von Storm knows the importance—and difficulty—of securing licenses to use music as part of a video production. So the Ball State University senior created License Guru.
Megan Glover started 120WaterAudit in 2016 with the idea of targeting residential consumers nationwide with a water-testing kit that cost $120 every four months. But the company has pivoted to work largely with municipal water utilities and governments.
Following a multimillion-dollar renovation, a far-east-side building that was on track for demolition is set to emerge as a retail-startup hub that supporters say could revitalize a neglected part of town.