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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VisionTech’s Don Scifres Takes Role with SmartFile

Three years ago, Don Scifres, Bernie Berry, and I formed VisionTech Partners/VisionTech Angels with Don participating as a managing partner. (continued…)

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Sold Out! Startup Study Hall with The Startup Ladies

Involvement in entrepreneurship and angel investing remains largely male-dominated endeavors. This is not for a lack of trying. The Angel (continued…)

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Rwanda: Creating The New Reality Through Entrepreneurship

Two decades ago, the news reports out of Rwanda were sobering. Over a 100-day period in the spring of 1994, (continued…)

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Startup Champion Stuart Gutwein to Lead VisionTech Angels’ Lafayette Chapter

Indiana attorney Stuart Gutwein is not one to sit still. When he’s not practicing law, he’s advising startup companies at incubators around the state. If he’s not founding and running investment firms, he’s doing cross-fit or spending time with family.

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Welcoming Jim Schellinger to the Indiana Economic Development Corporation

VisionTech Partners is pleased to learn of the appointment of Jim Schellinger, Chairman and CEO of one of Indiana’s premiere architect firms, CSO Architects, as president of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC).

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The Business of Caring: What Friends Do

A friend has just given birth. A family member has passed away. A co-worker’s had a car wreck and is laid up in bed. You want to help, but your own busy life doesn’t leave much time to be there for others in a meaningful way.

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OrthoWorx’ Sheryl Conley: From Small Town Girl to Global Executive to Angel Investor

rowing up in Warsaw, Indiana, town of some 13,600 residents, Sheryl Conley never imagined she would be group president and chief marketing officer of one of the world’s most successful orthopedic medical device companies, Zimmer Holdings

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What’s in an App? For Peoplocity, It’s Customer Service, Loyalty and Retention

It’s probably happened to you. A product or service doesn’t meet your expectations. So you go to the company’s website, looking for satisfaction and contact information.

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LumenCache’s Derek Cowburn Is Ready to Launch

This is not Derek Cowburn’s first rodeo, but the seasoned entrepreneur admits his company LumenCache is in the midst of an incredible ride.

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A Deal Starter: VisionTech’s Investment Ceiling Has Just Doubled

For eligible Indiana startup companies, raising capital just got easier. That means fewer late nights honing your pitch. A few less pitches to potential investors. And fewer sleepless nights waiting for due diligence to be completed.

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Entrepreneurs, Start Your Engines

In the spirit of the greatest spectacle in racing, the Indianapolis 500, the Venture Club of Indiana hosted a themed (continued…)

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