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Diagnotes PitchesTodd Saxton

From Powder Keg to Silicon Valley

As Indy prepares to pitch for Super Bowl 2018, it seems fitting to reflect on the Powder Keg Startup Bowl of 2012. Just 18 months ago Marc Kleinman and I took the stage at the inaugural PowderKeg to pitch Diagnotes, a health IT venture based in Indianapolis. Please vote here to support Diagnotes, an Indiana HIT venture! Verge put together a […]

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Tim Hickle

How to Get the Most out of This Month’s Tech Conferences

There you are, sitting by yourself with a stale poppy seed bagel and kid-sized cup of conference coffee. The first presenter is only five minutes into their presentation, and they’re already reading from their slides. We’ve all been there–trapped at a bad conference. Maybe it looked good on paper, or maybe someone you respect recommended […]

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PowderKeg_smallMatt Hunckler

A Thank You to the People Who Built the Powder Keg

Last month, I was in the middle of one of the biggest project of my life. And if not for a few remarkable people, I’m not sure I’d be here now on other side. I can still put myself in that moment… I hit send on an email response #247 of the evening as I […]

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Scott_DorseyMatt Hunckler

The Magic Inside the Powder Keg

With so many variables, we could have never predicted that the Powder Keg conference would turn out the way it did. You welcomed our speakers with enthusiasm and our Midwest hospitality. From national superstars like David Blaine and Julien Smith, to our local heroes like Chris Baggott and Scott Dorsey, your energy filled each venue […]

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