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WorkHere wins Innovation of the Year Mira Award

Recruitment and workforce development platform WorkHere won the Innovation of the Year award during TechPoint’s 19th annual Mira Awards gala honoring the best of tech in Indiana.

Two macroeconomic shifts are occurring, sustained unemployment levels below 4 percent and more jobs are falling into the gig economy. WorkHere is uniquely suited to help both sides of the evolving labor market as a recruitment and workforce development platform that pioneered using mobile device GPS to help employers find people close to their locations.

Source: TechPoint
Date: April 29, 2018

Zionsville co-working center zWorks gears up for expansion

Less than three years after opening in Zionsville, entrepreneurial and co-working center zWorks is on the verge of its first expansion.

An extension called zWorks on Pine is scheduled to open April 12 at 75 E. Pine St., about two blocks from the center’s main location in a former firehouse at 85 E. Cedar St.

Source: Indianapolis Business Journal
Date: March 30, 2018

Indianapolis Freelancer Starter Pack—7 Coworking Hubs You Should Check Out Right Now

The Midwest is not just a collection of flyover states. In fact, VentureBeat has 2018 pegged as the best time for Heartland entrepreneurs to thrive—with overall economic growth, stable living costs, and improving access to capital, it’s a good time to start working on your dreams. Coming up through the small-business economy ranks alongside major cities like Chicago and Detroit is Indianapolis. A bustling startup scene, one of the most affordable U.S. office markets, and home to the largest Salesforce hub outside of San Francisco, Circle City even made the Amazon HQ2 short list!

Source: Commercial Cafe
Date: March 28, 2018

Does Tech Need Silicon Valley?

A couple of years ago, Megan Glover was on a coffee date with a friend when the conversation turned to the water crisis in Flint. Glover found herself nodding along. Like a lot of residents of Indianapolis, she was familiar with the topic — Indiana abuts Michigan, and for weeks, it seemed, local media had reported on little else. And yet, as Glover confessed to her friend, a fellow entrepreneur named Chris Baggott, she hadn’t gotten around to testing her own water supply. “I’m not sure where to start,” she said.

“Hey!” Baggott exclaimed. “I think you just stumbled on your next business.”

Source: The California Sunday Magazine
Date: March 14, 2018

Snapshot: Entering the ‘Shark Tank’

Three entrepreneurial high school students presented their business ideas at a Shark Tank event March 5 at zWORKS. The students received feedback on their plans from a panel of five local entrepreneurs.

Source: Current Publishing
Date: March 12, 2018

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