NEXT Studios Launches NEXT Up Program to Advance Indiana’s Rising Startups

By John McDonald / April 20, 2021

Venture studio helps launch ideas into companies with accelerated NEXT UP program INDIANAPOLIS, April 21, 2021 – NEXT Studios, a Midwest venture studio designed by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs, with entrepreneurs, announced today the launch of the NEXT UP program.  The program is launching its inaugural cohort starting Monday, May 3, 2021 with women-led startups from around […]

NEXT Studios Adds Two New Studio Companies to Portfolio

By keatonstancato1 / January 19, 2021

Pulse Analytix and Voxi partner with fellow entrepreneurs to begin journey to build and shape their startups INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 15, 2021 – 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 […]


By keatonstancato1 / October 16, 2020

Indianapolis, IN: 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 Board. is now a member of NEXT Studios’ portfolio […]

NEXT Studios Partners with Crossroads Education to Innovate Education

By keatonstancato1 / September 21, 2020

Venture studio teams with education disruptor to bring about new innovations in education technology INDIANAPOLIS – Sept. 21, 2020  – 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 […]

NEXT Studios Establishes Home at 16 Tech

By John McDonald / August 12, 2020

New venture studio to fuel tech talent at HqO, 16 Tech’s Innovation Hub INDIANAPOLIS – Aug. 12, 2020  – 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 […]

Veteran Entrepreneurs Launch New Venture Studio

By John McDonald / August 10, 2020

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

By John McDonald / August 6, 2020

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

By John McDonald / August 5, 2020

Seasoned Entrepreneurs Creating Robust Portfolio Focusing on Digital Transformation in Traditional Industries INDIANAPOLIS/TERRE HAUTE, IN – Aug. 5, 2020 – 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 […]

First 16 Tech Building Set to Open

By John McDonald / August 4, 2020

(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

By John McDonald / July 29, 2020

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 […]

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