INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 27, 2024) – Purpose Jobs, the largest community of purpose-driven startup and tech professionals, today announced five Indiana organizations as among its 30 Best Economic Development Organizations in Emerging Tech Hubs in 2024, including the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP) and TechPoint.

The list covered organizations serving Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma and Wisconsin. Also listed from Indiana were Indiana Economic Development Corporation, the Bloomington Economic Development Corporation and the Applied Research Institute, also based in Bloomington.

“The Central Indiana Corporate Partnership and TechPoint make critical connections for startups, tech workers, and investors in the growing Indianapolis tech market,” said Ryan Landau, Founder and CEO of Purpose Jobs.  “We are excited to celebrate their work and their current and future impact on the region.”

Purpose Jobs described the organizations on the list as “the backbone of emerging tech hubs, providing invaluable support, resources, and connections to turn entrepreneurial dreams into reality. From securing funding to navigating regulatory hurdles to attracting top talent, they “are the guiding light for startups embarking on their journey to success.”

Many of the organizations on the 30 Best List have been recently designated as a Tech Hub enacted as part of the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022.

“This designation speaks to the work the TechPoint team, in concert with our colleagues at the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership, have been doing for years as well as our recent efforts,” said TechPoint President and CEO Ting Gootee. “Because tech is a vital part of each of Indiana’s industrial sectors, advances in tech have an outsized role to play in today’s digital economy. While we focus on Indiana, we also applaud similar work in our region and celebrate all regional tech success.”

To see the full list of recipients and learn more about why they were added to the list, visit

About Purpose Jobs: Purpose Jobs is the largest community of startup and tech professionals. They believe every company has a purpose and a story to tell. Focusing on media and events, Purpose Jobs helps companies share their story by amplifying their employer brand through custom content and events. Learn more:

About CICP: The Central Indiana Corporate Partnership was formed in 1999 to bring together the chief executives of the region’s prominent corporations, foundations and universities in a strategic and collaborative effort dedicated to Indiana’s continued prosperity and growth. To advance this mission, CICP sponsors five key talent and industry sector initiatives, AgriNovus IndianaAscend IndianaBioCrossroadsConexus Indiana and TechPoint, each of which addresses challenges and opportunities unique to its respective area: agbiosciences, talent and workforce development, life sciences, advanced manufacturing and logistics, and technology. To learn more about CICP, visit

About TechPointTechPoint, is the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership’s industry-led growth initiative for Indiana’s digital innovation economy and overall tech ecosystem. The team is focused on working with public, private and industry partners to expand tech talent pipeline, enhance resource connectivity for enterprise organizations and startups alike, and elevate the industry by activating the community and amplifying stories of success. For more information, please visit   Media contact: Cheryl Reed: