Form Assembly

  • Made the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in America
  • Added more than 20 people to the team this year, in Bloomington and all across the country

LRAP

  • Hired 8 new full-time employees – and plan to hire more in 2019
  • Client colleges have now enrolled over 15,000 students into their loan repayment assistance programs

Zoro Bank

  • In October, Zoro Bank launched their landing page (zorocard.com) and grew the waitlist for
    their flagship product, Zoro Card to 10,000 signups

Platformatics

  • Platformatics installed systems in large commercial buildings in 5 states during 2018
  • They recently won the largest PoE lighting contract in the world

Periodic

  • Completed seed funding round, bringing their total raised to more than $1.5 million
  • Grew their team from 4 to 12 employees
  • Expanded their international business with BMW into the Middle East
  • Launched 3 new specialty applications for niche markets
  • Completed the design of Periodic 2.0 which will release in early 2019

Megaputer Intelligence

  • Announced a new product, due to roll out next year
  • New big data platform announced at 2018 Megaputer Analytics Conference
  • Rolled out Domain-Specific Sentiment Analysis

Rock Paper Scissors

  • Hired Eleanor Rust, Abby Noorzi, Julia Thomas, Jade Prieboy, Stephanie Topolgus, and Sarah Matthews
  • Rock Paper Scissors is expanding into PR for artificial intelligence, augmented reality, event tech, and sports tech

Cheddar

  • Closed Seed round of financing (Jan 30th, $1.5M)
  • Launched new marking website and branding
  • Hired Libby Tucker, Director of Growth
  • Developed “Price To Scale”, a framework for pricing SaaS products
  • Processed over $30 million in transactions
  • Secured space in the Dimension Mill, moving in on Jan 1, 2019!

Hanapin Marketing

  • #1 Best Place to Work in the State of Indiana (Small Company Category)
  • Certified as a Great Place to Work
  • Made the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies list for the 5th year in a row
  • Their work with Icelandair was featured as a case study on Facebook’s site
  • Their work with Bozzuto was shortlisted for the US Search Awards AND the Drum Search USA awards
  • Shortlisted for the Digiday Worklife Awards in “The Most Dedicated to Employee Growth” category
  • New clients this year include SmugMug, La-Z-Boy, and local Indiana business, Snorkel Mart
  • Successfully implemented a new job board on PPC Hero for the digital marketing industry
  • Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces 2018
  • Workforce Development Award from the Bloomington Chamber of Commerce

Cornerstone Information Systems

  • Grew relationship with US Government (largest buyer of travel in the world)
  • New reporting & analytics products led to record breaking sales this year
  • Added 14 new employees, with plans to add 40 more over the next two years
  • Strengthened back-end infrastructure to certify compliance with EU General Data Protection Regulation

Envisage Technologies

  • Added client-directed enhancements to the Acadis Readiness Suite training management software
  • Increased the number of training courses offered through their FirstForward online training network by 83%
  • Acquired Exposure Tracker, a preventative health technology tool in which first responders document their exposures to harmful toxins and substances
  • Grew presence across 26 states, now managing training for 9,000 public safety agencies employing 1.6 million first responders
  • Over 20,000 total users on platform
  • Grew strategic partnerships with numerous organizations, including Indiana Association of Chiefs of Police, International Association of Fire Chiefs, National Volunteer Fire Council, International Society of Fire Service Instructors, and many more
  • Added 23 new staff members

The Mill

  • Cowork Btown revenue was up 30% since acquisition and up another 100% since opening
  • 425 people attended the Launch Party
  • 750 people attended events during Mill Week
  • Received a 16-page spread in the Herald-Times about The Mill, read by 60k people
  • Formalized the 2.5mm Bloomington-Columbus partnership with Elevate Ventures
  • Launched two new events:
    1. “Future 101” – An expert presents the basics of a cutting-edge subject.
    2. “Food For Thought” – An expert presents on a topic that will startups will need in the future.
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