Articles by: John McDonald

Ladies, Be Careful Not to Silence Yourself

Shelley Klingerman | Managing Entrepreneur for NEXT Studios and CEO & Founder of Stiletto Agency Building a company with partners is a whole different experience than building a company by yourself. Ask me how I know. Both are rewarding and challenging, but they are different journeys. When you build a company yourself, […]

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The “gig” is up.

John McDonald | Managing Entrepreneur at NEXT Studios Sitting at home one evening feeling hungry, you pop out your phone and flip through the specials on DoorDash, looking for something you like. As you scroll, you remember that you’re out of napkins and paper plates, as there’s been a lot of […]

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NEXT Studios Adds Two New Studio Companies to Portfolio

Pulse Analytix and Voxi partner with fellow entrepreneurs to begin journey to build and shape their startups INDIANAPOLIS – NEXT Studios, the Midwest’s newest venture studio, designed by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs, with entrepreneurs, today announced it has added two new Central Indiana-based startups to its portfolio. Joining NEXT Studios are […]

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NEXT Studios Partners with Crossroads Education to Innovate Education

Venture studio teams with education disruptor to bring about new innovations in education technology INDIANAPOLIS  – NEXT Studios, an Indiana-based venture studio and corporate innovation partner, and Crossroads Education (CRE), an Indiana-based organization focused on innovating education and providing equitable access to quality education for all, today announced a partnership to infuse innovation […]

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NEXT Studios Establishes Home at 16 Tech

New venture studio to fuel tech talent at HqO, 16 Tech’s Innovation Hub INDIANAPOLIS  – NEXT Studios, Indiana’s newest venture studio and corporate innovation partner, announced a partnership to become the first venture studio located in the 16 Tech Innovation District in downtown Indianapolis. “As Indiana’s newest and most exciting technology center, it’s natural that […]

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Veteran Entrepreneurs Launch New Venture Studio

By Alex Brown, Assistant Managing Editor INDIANAPOLIS – Four Hoosier entrepreneurs have launched a new venture studio designed to help fellow entrepreneurs get their ideas off the ground. Indianapolis-based NEXT Studios is the brainchild of Joseph Cudby, Tom Kilcoyne, Shelley Klingerman and John McDonald. The goal of the studio is to create […]

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Indiana Technology Entrepreneurs Launch Venture Studio

Seasoned Entrepreneurs Creating Robust Portfolio Focusing on Digital Transformation in Traditional Industries INDIANAPOLIS/TERRE HAUTE, IN – Four Indiana entrepreneurs with extensive experience in technology startups have partnered to launch NEXT Studios, the Midwest’s newest venture studio, designed by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs, with entrepreneurs.  The Indianapolis-based Studio, comprised of Joseph Cudby, Tom Kilcoyne, […]

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