IU designs at The Union 525

INDIANAPOLIS - Earlier this week, we had our first look at the dedicated Indiana University space at The Union 525 in Indianapolis...


"Hackathon" aims for high-tech solution to hunger in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS - A big city problem is getting marathon tech support Friday night. Programmers and computer code writers are working through the night to find a solution to help people dealing with hunger and food insecurity. The goal of the "hackathon" is to develop an app to help people in need of food...


Levementum Riding Indy's Tech Wave

INDIANAPOLIS - The senior vice president of Arizona-based Levementum says the presence of Salesforce and a "fantastic talent pool" have made Indianapolis a great spot for the customer relationship management firm to grow. Michael Burton says ...


2018 Forty Under 40: Elizabeth Hagerman

By forging partnerships with businesses throughout the state, Hagerman connects Rose-Hulman’s student talent pool to hands-on experiences, helping create the next generation of Ind...


Downtown high-tech business announces $20M investment, growth plans

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Springbuk, located in The Union 525 building at 525 S. Meridian St., said in a news conference that its expansion would add more than 100 jobs by 2020. The growth comes from after the business received $20 million in venture capitol financing....


Indy software firm plans downtown expansion, 65 jobs

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - A fledgling Indianapolis-based software company co-founded by the former CEO of Compendium Software is planning a downtown expansion that is expected to create 65 jobs over the next four years, the firm announced Thursday...


Union 525 is Indy’s newest rallying point for tech growth and talent

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Located six blocks south of Monument Circle and nestled next to Rolls-Royce’s downtown campus, Union 525 opened its doors at the end of 2016 as the new home to a variety of tech startups and emerging scale-ups. A number of educational institutions that ...


Launch Fishers grows beyond co-working space

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - John Wechsler doesn’t like to keep the same job for long. His resume is cluttered with short stints leading startups. And for the past 20 years, he has followed his passion quickly from one job to the next....


Indy Tech Town Hall: The Union 525 Overviewn

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Indy Tech Town Hall: The Union 525 Overview -
Inside INdiana Business is hitting the road for our Indy Tech Town Hall. We’re broadcasting from the Union 525, an emerging tech hub in downtown Indianapolis. The man leading the transformation of an old high school into a high tech haven takes us inside a home for startups, scale up companies and universities. ...


Indy Tech Space Lands Fiber Service

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Indianapolis-based LightBound has launched its fiber-based Internet service in The Union 525. John Hurley, a partner at the downtown Indianapolis tech space, says the service will offer flexibility...


The Union Offers New Tech Home

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - As companies and organizations publicly announced their intentions in late 2016 and early this year to move into The Union 525 scale-up space on the south edge of downtown Indianapolis, the congratulatory emails to managing partner John Hurley almost always contained the same ...


Tech groups ally for venture capital event

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Some of Indiana’s most acclaimed technology and entrepreneurial events are joining forces for a multi-day June conference, an effort aimed at boosting venture capital in a state that struggles to draw it...


Former downtown high school turning into tech hub

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Five years ago, Indiana didn't have any shared work spaces dedicated for entrepreneurs. Today, there's a network of 39 co-working spaces throughout the state and the newest one to the list, Launch Indy, is expected to be the new hub for the entrepreneur community in central Indiana...


Tech firm Levementum planning to add 175 high-wage jobs

Arizona-based tech firm Levementum LLC, which opened an Indianapolis office less than a year ago, announced expansion plans Wednesday that include creating as many as 175 jobs in Indiana over the next five years...


Levementum Bringing Tech Jobs to Indy

An Arizona-based customer relationship management and business consulting firm is expanding in Indiana with plans to add up to 175 jobs by 2021. Levementum says it will move into new space at The Union 525 in downtown Indianapolis. The company says the new location puts it closer to a major partner and will allow for further growth of its automation-focused practice. Levementum says it is currently hiring consultants, developers and strategic account executives...


Launch Fishers moving into Indy

Launch Indy will be in another shared startup space, Union 525, at 525 S. Meridian St., and manage events and programs for both at the location...


Purdue High School Lands Temporary Home

INDIANAPOLIS - The building that served as the former home of Manual and Wood high schools will be the temporary home of the new Purdue Polytechnic High School in Indianapolis. The Union 525 will house the school during the 2017-2018 academic year while renovation work on the school's permanent home continues...


Downtown's south end poised for construction projects

The fast-growing IT company, which has been a top destination for venture capital, is assuming about 6,200 square feet of space in The Union 525, the flexible-lease space in the former Harry E. Wood High School downtown. The move-in date for its roughly local 45 employees is March 1...


Scale Computing secures new digs downtown

The fast-growing IT company, which has been a top destination for venture capital, is assuming about 6,200 square feet of space in The Union 525, the flexible-lease space in the former Harry E. Wood High School downtown. The move-in date for its roughly local 45 employees is March 1...


Short-term leases help small firms grow

Certain companies, especially high-growth tech firms, don’t like committing to the usual five-year-or-longer leases, because they’re not comfortable predicting how much space they’ll need that far in the future. So real estate operators are increasingly offering lease terms that are as short as a few months...


Indy’s new scale-up focused tech campus impresses

Tech companies at every stage have been known to create office space where form and function are one in the same. Young startups may choose open coworking spaces that allow for flexibility in use and increase team collaboration. Enterprise tech companies have the ability to build out an office building that suits their needs from the ground up...


The Union Attracts Tech to Former School

New Indy Chamber Vice President of Economic Development Ian Nicolini says flexible space like what is now offered at The Union at the former Emmerich Manual High School is important for high-growth companies in the city's burgeoning technology scene...


'Flexible' lease space for tech firms to open downtown next year

A group of investors have launched a real-estate operation that allows adolescent tech companies to sign 1-, 2-, and 3-year office leases—as opposed to the longer-term deals that often cause headaches for these often highly unpredictable companies...


Coming in 2017: The Union, Downtown Indy’s Massive New Tech Space

John Hurley, CEO of SmartFile and a partner in The Union, is very clear about what his newly announced downtown venture is not: a co-working space. Instead, he envisions The Union to be a hub of offices located in the 122,000-square-foot Brougher Building created to appeal to tech startups on the brink of serious growth....


New Indianapolis Tech Space “The Union” to Open Q1 2017

The Union, a building focused on housing scale-up technology companies, will officially open Q1 2017 in The Brougher Building. The former Eli Lilly property is located at 525 South Meridian on the south side of downtown Indianapolis. It features over 122,000 square feet of turnkey office space with short-term one to three year leases. Health analytics company Springbuk joined in November and SmartFile, a file governance and management company, will follow in February 2017.....