Realplay Completes VisionTech Angels’ August Pitch Week and It’s a Homerun!

VisionTech Angels’ Executive Director Ben Pidgeon recently sat down with Justin Real, CEO of Realplay and former collegiate baseball player, (continued…)

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20 Startups Are Ready to Pitch for Prizes and Investment Capital at the 11th Annual Innovation Showcase

Among my responsibilities as executive director of VisionTech Angels is screening startup companies. Each year, my committee members and I (continued…)

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Onboard Dynamics’ Green Natural Gas Fuel Solution Headlines VisionTech Angels’ August Pitch Week

VisionTech Angels’ Executive Director Ben Pidgeon recently sat down with Rita Hansen, CEO of Onboard Dynamics, to learn more about (continued…)

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What Do The Innovation Showcase Speakers Have in Common? A Passion for Startups

Excitement is growing as the Venture Club of Indiana counts down to its premier, carefully curated startup pitch event, The (continued…)

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Want to Connect with Capital? Don’t Miss the Inaugural Next Level Fund Summit

The Venture Club of Indiana’s annual Innovation Showcase includes the state’s largest pitch event, with some 20 companies vying for (continued…)

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The Road to the Showcase: Searching for Indiana’s Most Investable Companies

The Innovation Showcase is Indiana’s largest curated event for entrepreneurs, investors, and supporters of the state’s vibrant ecosystem and includes (continued…)

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Brickell Biotech Added to June Pitch Week Line-up

As VisionTech Angels know, I hate to turn away interesting investment opportunities. That’s why our selection committee reviews some 400 (continued…)

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Xact Medical Uses Robotics to “Stick” Patients and Wants You to Join Them

VisionTech Angels’ Executive Director Ben Pidgeon recently sat down with Andrew Cothrel, CEO of Xact Medical, to learn more about (continued…)

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Insights from an Angel Investor: Patterns and Core Values

I technically started angel investing in 2012, but I wasn’t serious about investing until I became a managing partner of (continued…)

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Atlas Energy Systems: Heat to Electricity, No Moving Parts

  VisionTech Angels’ Executive Director Ben Pidgeon recently sat down with Ian Hamilton, founder and CEO of Atlas Energy Systems, (continued…)

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Don’t Panic: React Mobile Is Keeping Hospitality Industry Workers Safe

VisionTech Angels’ Executive Director Ben Pidgeon recently sat down with Robb Monkman, co-founder and CEO of React Mobile, to learn (continued…)

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February Pitch Week Preview: Glutenostics Redefines Celiac Disease Diagnostics and Monitoring

VisionTech Angels’ Executive Director Ben Pidgeon recently sat down with David Winternheimer, co-founder and CEO of Glutenostics, to learn more (continued…)

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February Pitch Week Preview: Roomored Brings TV Magic to New Home Construction

VisionTech Angels’ Executive Director Ben Pidgeon recently sat down with Farrukh Malik, founder and CEO of Roomored, to learnmore about (continued…)

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Don’t Whine About the FDA: How to Talk so Regulators Will Listen

This Don’t Miss Event Is Co-Sponsored by VisionTech Angels + the Indiana Chapter of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SOPE). (continued…)

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5 Steps for Avoiding Risk-Related Accidents, Mistakes and Mishaps

After 25 years of helping more than 450 clients in the life sciences industry, I have plenty of war stories (continued…)

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A VisionTech Don’t Miss Event: War Stories from a Life Science Risk Strategist

Mike Cremeans has been in the game of advising life sciences startups for a long time. Twenty-five years and 450 (continued…)

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SIMBA Chain: Blockchain’s Next Blockbuster?

VisionTech Angels’ Executive Director Ben Pidgeon recently sat down with Joel Neidig, CEO of SIMBA Chain, to learn more about (continued…)

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A Conversation with Kim Frazier of TEC Dayton, VisionTech’s Newest Angel Chapter

VisionTech Partners Executive Director Ben Pidgeon recently sat down with Kim Frazier, Director of Growth Initiatives for The Entrepreneurs Center, (continued…)

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PPC Pro and Hero Conference Founder Is Also VisionTech Angels’ PPC Expert

VisionTech Angels’ bi-monthly pitch weeks have a stealth expert in the audience listening to startup companies present their case for (continued…)

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Numbers Guy Steve Sehy Knows How to Position Companies for Capital Raises

In his first job out of college, Steve Sehy earned his CPA while at former Big Eight accounting firm Arthur (continued…)

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Don’t Wine About the FDA Regulatory Pathway: A Special VisionTech Event

If you’re an angel investor, this has probably happened to you. You’re sitting through a startup company’s pitch and they’ve (continued…)

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August Pitch Week Promises Three Outstanding Companies

VisionTech Angels is winding up the summer with an outstanding line-up of pitch companies, including one biomedical, one medical device (continued…)

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Three Outstanding Companies Headline April Pitch Week!

The VisionTech Angels Screening Committee reviewed five companies in March and selected three to present at our April Pitch Week next (continued…)

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R&D Tax Credit Change Could Put Money in the Pockets of SaaS Companies

While we’re not in the tax preparation business, VisionTech Angels member, Steve Sehy, MBA, CPA, has provided some good information (continued…)

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VisionTech Portfolio Company WorkHere Adds SalesForce Alum Lisa Helms to Lead Customer Engagement

Successful start-ups need strong leaders. VisionTech portfolio company WorkHere, which has an app that is transforming the way companies hire and people find jobs, recently added proven leader Lisa Helms to its leadership team.

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VisionTech Portfolio Company NeuroFx Clears FDA Hurdle for Stroke Drug Candidate

VisionTech Partners’ portfolio company NeuroFx may have an effective treatment for stroke. The Indy-based company just cleared an important hurdle with the FDA toward its first clinical trials in humans.

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VisionTech Angels Member Profile: Keith Davis, Biotech Researcher, Entrepreneur, Angel Investor

Keith Davis is not your ordinary angel investor. He’s the director of the Johnson Center for Innovation and Translational Research at Indiana University (IU) Bloomington, a senior research scientist in IU’s Biotechnology Program, and an entrepreneur himself.

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WorkHere’s CEO Howard Bates Has Earned His Wings

When it comes to angel investing, Indianapolis entrepreneur Howard Bates has earned his wings. He has personally invested in ten (continued…)

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For OrthoPediatrics, Angels Bring More Than Money

Mark Throdahl is very familiar with angel investors. In 2009, his company, Indiana-based OrthoPediatrics, needed capital to help advance and (continued…)

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So You Want to Be an Angel? Join Us at the E3 Summit July 13

There’s a certain romance in calling oneself an entrepreneur or angel investor. It conjures up images of Shark Tank, deal-making (continued…)

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