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More women are entering tech world, but diversity still lags

By Tyler Fenwick THE FIRST MODERN COMPUTER programmers in America in the 1940s were women: Jennings Bartik, Frances Elizabeth “Betty” Holberton, Frances Bilas Spence, Marlyn Wescoff Meltzer, Kathleen “Kay” McNulty Mauchly Antonelli and Ruth Lichterman Teitelbaum. While the United States government sent many of its men to Europe to ...

Beauty box provides products to make your own products

By Demi Vaughn MEET VICTORIA DAVIS. she’s the founder and creator of Make it Classy, a do-it-yourself (DIY) beauty box for women from all backgrounds and ethnicities. Davis developed the idea based on the high demand for cleaner and sustainable beauty products. Davis is a firm believer in plant-based beauty and understands the need for ...

Honda invests in technology and employees

By Ryan Lucas IN MAY OF 2018, PRODUCTION of the 2019 Honda Insight hybrid sedan began at the Honda Manufacturing of Indiana (HMIN) plant in Greensburg. Honda invested $32.5 million at HMIN, including a 19,200-square-foot expansion to the plant specifically for Insight production.  HMIN permanently employs over 2,400 associates and has an ...

5 Hoosier-made items

Started by Lawrence and Mary Tippmann in Fort Wayne, American Spice makes a variety of seasonings, mixes, oils, snacks and herbs. Each spice has a certain color and texture. The Tippmanns even sell powders with flavors such as whole milk, lemon juice, whole eggs and orange juice. They also sell different brands such as Junket, Morton and John ...

Culture of Good rehumanizes your business

By Scott Moorehead and Ryan McCarty What answers do you think you’d get? If you hear many responses with keywords like “paycheck,” or “Ping-Pong tables,” or “casual dress code,” you might be in some big trouble. Consider conducting a little experiment inside your organization. What would happen if you asked every single ...

Plainfield: A vibrant town named after its “plain” settlers

By Ben Lashar LOCATED IN HENDRICKS COUNTY, THE EARLY settlers of Plainfield were largely Quakers. The Quakers would prove to have a long-lasting impact on the town as the name “Plainfield” came from the residents’ “plain” Quaker characteristics. To this day, Plainfield High School’s mascot is the Quaker.  Unlike most towns, ...

A tax talk for tech start-ups and techprenuers

By Brittany Sabalza THE TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY IS CONSTANTLY growing and evolving, offering unique opportunities to start a tech business. Whether you perform data analytics, build computers, design software programs or work in tax technology, tech skills are in demand. As a result Indiana tech startups, techprenuers and tech companies are ...

The next great techpreneuer could be from Indiana

By Oseye Boyd I don’t consider myself a techie, but I do love technology. I love my smartphone (I’m a dedicated Apple fan so the only smartphone I’ve ever used is an iPhone). When you think about the way smartphones revolutionized communication and connectivity in such a short period of time, it’s nothing short of amazing. If I ...

Great founders are leaders with a vision

By Mike Asem Great founders are cult leaders. Cult leaders have a supernatural ability to compel groups of people to follow them into the void. Like Thanos from the Marvel universe, there is inevitability about them and their movement. In the same way that Jim Jones, Charles Manson and David Koresh (Howell) were able to convince hundreds to ...

Board Room Briefs

Ironworks Hotel Indy gets AAA rating Ironworks Hotel Indy, the first boutique hotel on Indianapolis’ north side, has earned the AAA Four Diamond Rating for the first time since opening in 2017. Ironworks Hotel Indy is the eleventh in Indiana to receive the Four Diamond rating. Only six percent of hotels in the United States, Canada, Mexico ...