Indianapolis, Indiana — Entrepreneurs representing 40 new and expanding Indiana businesses presented technologies and economic opportunities before investors and business leaders at the inaugural Indiana Innovation Showcase.

Event will be held from 2-7 p.m. in the Purdue Technology Center located in the Purdue Research Park at AmeriPlex-Indianapolis near the Indianapolis International Airport.

Participating in the invitation-only program are more than 250 entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, angel investors and economic development leaders. Program is sponsored by the Indiana Venture Club, Purdue Research Foundation and the Indiana Economic Development Corp. (IEDC).

Speakers for the program include Gary Anderson, senior advisor for TL Ventures and keynote speaker for the program; Joseph B. Hornett, senior vice president, treasurer and COO, Purdue Research Foundation; Steve Hourigan, director for the 21st Century Fund and entrepreneurship, IEDC; Faraz Abassi, president, Venture Club of Indiana; John Hanak, statewide director, Purdue Technology Centers, Purdue Research Foundation; and Bruce Kidd, senior vice president, Walker Information Inc.

Entrepreneurs who participated in the showcase have already raised more than $100 million in funding for their firms. Participating companies included: Kylin Therapeutics Inc., West Lafayette; CMT: Comfort Motion Technologies, Anderson; First Precision LLC, Merrillville; Ikotech LLC, New Albany; Indiana Nanotech LLC, Indianapolis; Wolf Technical Services Inc., Indianapolis; OrthoPediatrics Corp., Warsaw; and Vontoo Inc., Indianapolis. A full list of participating companies can be found here.

Source: Source: Inside INdiana Business