Selfless.ly Adds New Board Members | Joins NEXT Studios

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INDIANAPOLIS –  Selfless.ly announces the addition of two new Directors to their Board and their inclusion as a portfolio company with NEXT Studios. Jay Love, founder of Bloomerang, and Vicki Bohlsen, CEO of Bohlsen PR, were recently added to the Selfless.ly Board. Selfless.ly is now a member of NEXT Studios’ […]

NEXT Studios Partners with Crossroads Education to Innovate Education

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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 […]

NEXT Studios Establishes Home at 16 Tech

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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 […]

Veteran Entrepreneurs Launch New Venture Studio

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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 […]

New Company to Help Entrepreneurs Start and Grow Their Businesses

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WABASH VALLEY, Ind. (WTHI) – A new statewide startup that will help entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses is now available. The company is called ‘Next.’ They say the will come to you and help you grow your business. The company wants to help local entrepreneurs grow their communities. They […]

Indiana Technology Entrepreneurs Launch Venture Studio

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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, […]

First 16 Tech Building Set to Open

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(rendering courtesy of 16 Tech) INDIANAPOLIS – 16 Tech Community Corp. in Indianapolis will Tuesday cut the ribbon on the first building in its $500 million innovation district. Innovation Building 1 is a 120,000-square-foot facility will include, among other tenants, the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute with three floors of laboratory space. […]

16 Tech announces names for innovation hub, artisan marketplace

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In a nod to the site’s history, the 16 Tech Community Corp. has chosen the name HqO for the innovation hub now under development at the former Citizens Water headquarters northwest of downtown. The HqO name, announced Wednesday, is a play on words that combines the chemical formula for water, H2O, with […]

Indiana Chamber Announces Mentoring Partnership to Help Companies Skill Up Their Workforce, Engage With Employees

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Chamber of Commerce is offering a new service to help Hoosier employers skill up their workforce and keep employees further engaged as remote work continues for many. The organization is partnering with Indiana-based Engage Mentoring to connect employees with mentors to help them grow their skills on a variety of topics. […]

Indy tech sector is growing in size, but not in U.S. job market share

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A lot of sunshine has beamed down on the Indianapolis metro tech sector in recent years. But according to a recent report, at least one ominous cloud hangs overhead.

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