Cyber Threat Detection Startup Stamus Networks Commands the Last Spot for October Pitch Week

Talking with Stamus Networks CEO Ken Gramley is like talking with an old friend. He’s been a successful tech entrepreneur (continued…)

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Giving Parkinson’s Patients a Voice: Meet October Pitch Company SpeechVive

VisionTech Angels is mixing up our blog a bit, inviting sponsor Gretchen Bowker, CEO of Pearl Pathways, to preview pitch (continued…)

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September 17, 2019

VisionTech Angels Reap Rewards as Salarius Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Completes Merger with Flex Pharma

VisionTech Angels’ portfolio company Salarius Pharmaceuticals completes merger, gives the Indiana angel investing group a quick liquidity event.

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September 10, 2019

VisionTech Portfolio Company Toralgen Closes $1.9M Seed Funding Round

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (September 10, 2019) – – Toralgen, Inc., an Indiana-based biotechnology company, announced the closure of its seed funding (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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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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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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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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IBJ’s May Power Breakfast on Life Sciences to Feature VisionTech’s Ben Pidgeon

April 14, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS (April 15, 2019) – – The Indianapolis Business Journal (IBJ) has selected VisionTech Partners I VisionTech Angels Executive Director (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: 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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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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Former FDA regulatory scientist joins Pearl Pathways, a VisionTech Sponsor

January 18, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – January 18, 2018— Pearl Pathways announces the hiring of Robert Seevers, PhD as senior advisor to serve biopharmaceutical companies. Seevers brings (continued…)

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VisionTech Partners’ Helmer Named to WorkHere’s Board of Directors

April 19, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (April 19, 2017) – Angel investors bring two key things to a start-up company’s table: investment capital and (continued…)

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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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VisionTech Taps Pidgeon as Executive Director as Interest in Startups Booms

August 25, 2016

Ben Pidgeon has joined VisionTech Partners/VisionTech Angels as executive director. Pidgeon is a 15-year banking executive and president of the Indiana Venture Club.

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How to Succeed at Speed Dating

Your palms are sweaty. Your legs are shaking. You can’t get the words out of your mouth fast enough. Finally, (continued…)

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Creating Synergy for Startups: The University Connection

By Don Scifres VisionTech Partners is where inventors, entrepreneurs, investors, universities, and strategic partners converge to share, develop, fund, and (continued…)

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