Indy’s tech pioneer may have quietly moved to Hawaii, but the man who helped bring us voicemail maintains the local tech industry still has a lot of innovating left to do—and he intends to be part of it.
Hoosier Momma co-founder K.C. Cranfill, personal-finance expert Pete the Planner, and Mayor Ballard brought some color to the downtown canal in an effort to encourage business skills among young people.
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.