Local tech companies have had huge success in attracting funding this year, led by Formstack which landed a $425 million growth investment in November—by far the largest single capital raise by an Indiana-based technology company in the state’s history.
Following a 2020 dominated by news about restaurants closing permanently, the central Indiana dining scene regained momentum in 2021.
Indiana took on one of the most gargantuan events in its history this year, playing host to all 68 teams and thousands of spectators for the entire NCAA men’s basketball tournament.
More than 35 million meals served by Gleaners Food Bank to Hoosiers in need. More than 464,000 people diagnosed with COVID-19. An unemployment rate that spiked at 17.5% in April. These are just a few of the numbers that help tell the story of 2020, a year in which the pandemic disrupted almost everything—including where we worked and shopped.
The violence, which many Hoosiers watched live on TV news, served as another body blow to downtown, which already was reeling from the loss of conventions and the shutdown of many offices during the pandemic.
The hospital system plans to expand its footprint by eight blocks and build a $1.6 billion hospital just south of its century-old Methodist Hospital.
The Indianapolis-based company closed the year by negotiating a lower price for its purchase of Michigan-based mall rival Taubman Centers Inc.
Former state Sen. Brent Waltz and casino executive and former state lawmaker John Keeler were indicted in September on federal charges related to violating federal campaign finance laws.
The blockbuster announcement secures Elanco’s future in central Indiana and provide a long-sought reuse for at least part of the stamping plant site, which has been vacant for almost a decade.
Passenger traffic at Indianapolis International Airport is expected to end 2020 45% lower than a year earlier, but airport leaders say they are confident they can keep the organization’s finances stable.
Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard, the Carmel City Council and the city’s Redevelopment Commission first envisioned building a boutique hotel in the affluent Indianapolis suburb’s reimagined downtown in the 1990s.
The liquor superstore chain opened its first Indiana store in November after it succeeded in overturning a permit denial issued by the Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the experimental drug for people 12 and older with mild or moderate symptoms not requiring hospitalization.
This will be the trail’s first expansion since it opened in 2013.
The deal is the latest in a string of acquisitions for Reyes Beer Division, which has rapidly expanded its footprint in 2020.
Michael McRobbie came to IU in 1997 from his native Australia as the school’s first vice president for information technology and chief information officer.
Voters on Nov. 3 dashed Democrats’ hopes of finally making big inroads in Hamilton County, where the GOP has long held a tight grip.
After spending the last four years as the president’s most loyal soldier and the past year doggedly campaigning on his behalf, the vice president is contending with an uncertain future.