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What does the passage of the CHIPs bill mean for Flyover Country?

August 11, 2022

Semiconductor chip shortages shut down automotive production lines in 2021. Then some high-tech and consumer-electronics companies began to experience chip shortages and the attention just intensified. Currently, 90 percent of chip manufacturing capacity is overseas, but the Chips and Science Act (CHIPS bill), which President Biden signed into law last week, aims to increase investments…

New Flight Plans: Edge computing company finds success in Indianapolis

August 5, 2022

We write a lot about how the Midwest is a better place to start a business than the coastal hubs. But this time we asked someone who has started businesses in Palo Alto, Calif., and Indianapolis. Flyover Future founder Tom Cottingham spoke with CEO and founder of Scale Computing Jeff Ready about edge computing, the Indianapolis ecosystem,…

Detroit’s Airspace Link offers drone solutions for pilots and businesses

August 4, 2022

Detroit-based Airspace Link is helping build the digital infrastructure that will empower drones to transform how goods and services are delivered, both locally and over longer distances. The company’s AirHub platform aggregates data from the FAA, geo-location services, and local communities – more than 60 sources all told – to enable drone operators to map…

New Flight Plans: A CISO’s advice for Midwesterners to stay safe – ask more questions

August 1, 2022

Knowing what your company needs to stay secure is not easy. Do you need multiple, comprehensive tools? Do you need to spend a fortune on consultants? Can one tool do all the work? The answer you’ll likely get is, “It depends.”  Chris Roberts, founder of the HillBilly Hit Squad and CISO at Boom Supersonic, sat…

Industrial tech: Biometrics, AI and machine learning keep workers safer

July 28, 2022

Founded and funded by a woman-lead team, Kenzen now has a global client base and about 15 employees. We spoke to Lehmann about the inspiration behind Kenzen and the company’s position for growth as heat injury becomes an increased concern for industrial employers.

New Flight Plans: Expert talks politics in relation to security and why he hates Cybersecurity Awareness Month

July 26, 2022

Why would a political scientist be the go-to guy for cybersecurity? Well, it turns out there’s a lot of crossover. That’s what Flyover Future’s founder Tom Cottingham found out when he interviewed Dr. Richard Harknett, professor and director of the School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Cincinnati.  The two chatted about…

CarBeast app is a ‘WebMD for cars’

July 21, 2022

It’s probably fair to say that at some point most of us have had to place blind trust in a car mechanic. We also trust them to tell us what maintenance issues we can expect in the future with our cars. Ann Arbor-based CarBeast has created an app, with tech licensed from company Ubiquiti, that not only…

New Flight Plans: The future of cybersecurity, according to a professor at Carnegie Mellon

July 14, 2022

We talk with Matthew Butkovic, from the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, about the future of cybersecurity.

Tribal Nations and aerospace innovation in Oklahoma

July 14, 2022

Oklahomans are betting on the aerospace industry as a cornerstone of technological innovation and economic growth.

New Flight Plans: Data privacy, the future of CIOs and how soft skills can help your career

July 12, 2022

How will Apple’s and Google’s new data rules affect your business? Can you deal with the most difficult person in an organization? What will the future of CIOs look like? These are all important questions we recently asked of global data privacy expert Debbie Reynolds, also known as the Data Diva. She took the time to…

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Startup Funding

LaunchKC is back | Ansys selected by NASA for Mars project

August 11, 2022
Puddle Hops

Lowering manufacturer carbon footprints | UC prof to help with Mars research

August 11, 2022
HealthTech

$40M invested in biotech startup | Increased investments in Miracle Alley

August 10, 2022

UV light for Alzheimer’s disease | Apps to ease burnout in medical pros

August 10, 2022
Flyover Future

Grow with Google comes to Michigan | Cuban’s AI boot camp lands in Midwest

August 9, 2022
Data Privacy & the Future of CIOs

E5: Edge Computing & Tech Success in Indianapolis

August 9, 2022
Startup Funding

May Mobility raises $111M | Pittsburgh startup wins Google grant

August 4, 2022

$1.8B chip facility coming to Purdue | Pittsburgh company part of robotics alliance

August 4, 2022
Flyover Future Health Tech

‘Smart necklace’ could monitor health | Diagnosing pancreatic cancer earlier

August 3, 2022
HealthTech

Funding for potential asthma drug | Implantable device for pulmonary hypertension

August 3, 2022

Cincy gets fiber | Capacity has new platform | Thnks goes SOC 2

August 2, 2022
Data Privacy & the Future of CIOs

E4: Talking Security with Leadership

August 1, 2022
Startup Funding

State of Indiana to receive funding for startups | Cleantech co. raises $300M

July 28, 2022
Fueling the Future

Iowa embraces virtual reality tech | Ford Motor Company and Big Data

July 28, 2022
HealthTech

Data science company closes on $9M | Pittsburgh biotech gets backing from Roche

July 27, 2022
AI in healthcare

HealthTech: Psychedelics to treat illness | AI in Healthcare

July 27, 2022
Flyover Future

Pittsburgh gets skills training | Vandy teams up with NSA

July 26, 2022
Data Privacy & the Future of CIOs

E3: From Political Science to Cybersecurity with Richard Harknett

July 25, 2022
Columbus Innovation

Columbus becoming automobile innovation hub | New tech cuts down on 911 response time

July 21, 2022
Startup Funding

Pittsburgh fintech startup adds $22M | Panasonic to bring battery plant to Kansas

July 21, 2022