The software-as-a-service company, which was founded in the second quarter of last year, recently secured a local tech veteran as its CEO and hit its primary goal on its seed round of funding.
Here’s how nine small businesses are coping with coronavirus
We check in with firms of all stripes to learn how they’re seeking to persevere—and how some are plotting to gain a competitive advantage when normalcy returns.Read More
Software firm Lessonly scores $15 million in latest venture funding round
The funding—secured before the coronavirus hit the U.S.—will be used to fuel growth across all segments of the company, said Lessonly CEO Max Yoder.Read More
Carmel startup uses technology developed by NASA in 1960s
Ian Hamilton launched Atlas Energy Systems LLC in 2013, repurposing the space-race technology into thermionic energy converters.Read More
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
Endeavor, which helps companies access talent and capital but takes no equity, is hunting for six to eight companies for its second Midwest cohort, an eight-month mentoring program which begins April 23. Endeavor officials want at least of those companies to come from central Indiana.
High Alpha on Tuesday announced the startup of Relay, which makes software designed to help citizens connect more easily with police departments for non-emergency calls.
Docket, a software-as-a-service firm, announced the completion of a $1.5 million seed round led by locally based Allos Ventures, with participation from High Alpha Capital, Elevate Ventures and Simon Equity Partners.
Naples, Florida-based Cormo USA is is set to make its mark in the world of peat moss, and the agricultural technology firm thinks Rushville is the place to do it. The company projects local employment will hit 250 by 2025.
Dating web sites are notorious for being clogged with questionable characters exhibiting bad online behavior. Aeyai Saengkeo is launching Good Apples Dating to address that problem.
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.
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.