As Bloomingon attempts to position itself as a tech innovation and investment center for the state of Indiana, the city depends more and more on angel investors and established tech company owners like Pat East. He and his wife, Jamie, founded their pay-per-click firm, Hanapin Marketing, some 14 years ago. The company is now running so smoothly he’s able to devote much of his time to helping other entrepreneurs get a start here in South Central Indiana. As executive director of Dimension Mill and a prime mover in the Bloomington Technology Partnership, he shares his experience and knowledge with new business founders.
Michael Glab goes one-on-one with Bloomington’s most fascinating people every Thursday at 5:30pm. Tune in for a bonus feature, Big Talk Extra, every Monday on the Daily Local News at 5:00pm for added chat not included in the previous week’s show.