Even before the multibillion-dollar sale of ExactTarget, the city had a healthy, if unheralded, tech startup scene. But with a crop of new millionaires and twentysomething entrepreneurs coming out of the Speak Easy’s repurposed woodwork, Indy is on the verge of becoming the next venture-capital hub.
Scientists with the Purdue Neurotrauma Group are taking on one of the biggest controversies in sports. But will their innovations—including a forthcoming new football-helmet design—catch on?
Kip Tom farms 20,000 acres, hobnobs with cabinet members, and gives ag advice to hedge-fund managers. Not bad for a country boy who grew up driving a tractor.
Matt Ewer and Beth Blessing of Green BEAN Delivery brought fresh, locally raised organic produce right to your doorstep. Now they’re growing it, too.
Amy Matthews built her southside vegetable farm from the ground up—literally. And she’s taking urban farming in Indianapolis to another level.
Chris Baggott made a mint at ExactTarget. Then he started a livestock operation, Tyner Pond Farm, where he and partner Mark Farrell think the country air makes for happier—and tastier—animals.
Hugh Bowman took on Monsanto and fought the global agri-giant all the way to the Supreme Court. But he doesn’t have a problem with GMOs. He was just trying to save a buck.
Jim Bing of Dow AgroSciences is quietly engineering super corn on the northwest side of Indianapolis. And one day, it might take over the world.
The city’s first production-scale brewery in 60 years is fast becoming Indiana’s most beloved beer brand. Are founders Dave Colt and Clay Robinson selling out? No way. They’re just getting started.
The hottest new face in fashion hails from Zionsville—but what does it mean to give up the last bit of childhood for a dream?