From a record-breaking 211 total entries, ConverSight was chosen by an independent judging panel to advance as a nominee for three categories: Startup of the Year, Tech Product of the Year, and Pandemic Pivot of the Year
Winners will be announced Thursday, April 22, 2021 during a virtual live broadcast
Indianapolis, Ind. (Feb. 16, 2020) — [Conversight] TechPoint, the nonprofit, industry-led growth initiative for Indiana’s technology ecosystem, announced the nominees for its 22nd annual Mira Awards program presented by Salesforce. Indianapolis-based Decision Intelligence software company, ConverSight, has been named a nominee for three categories. The categories are Startup of the Year, Tech Product of the Year, and Pandemic Pivot of the Year.
The Mira Awards is the state’s largest and longest-running technology excellence and innovation recognition program. The annual gala celebrates the “The Best of Tech in Indiana.” Last year, an estimated 5,000+ people watched the first-ever virtual live broadcast of TechPoint’s Mira Awards gala.
“We are honored to be recognized by TechPoint in three categories for the second year in a row. Despite the challenges of 2020, our team worked diligently to continue to provide for our customers and offer solutions to businesses struggling with unforeseen circumstances,” said Ganesh Gandhieswaran, CEO and Co-founder of ConverSight. “Now more than ever, we need the support of our communities and we are proud to be a contributor to the advancement and resilience of fellow Hoosiers and beyond.”
WATCH VIDEO recap of the Mira Awards gala virtual live broadcast from 2020.
“The Mira Awards perennially celebrates remarkable growth and achievement by Hoosiers across our tech community. This year’s nominee stories also demonstrate inspirational and remarkable creativity, resilience, and persistence amidst the challenges of a pandemic,” said Mike Langellier, president and CEO of TechPoint. “We invite Hoosiers across the state to register and tune in the night of April 22nd to hear these stories and celebrate with us.”
Honors are given for Tech Product of the Year, Innovation of the year, Service Partner of the year, Investor of the Year, Rising Entrepreneur Award, Tech Education Award, Community Impact Award, Exceptional Employer Award, Startup of the Year, Scale-up of the Year, Large Enterprise of the Year and Pandemic Pivot of the Year.
Nominees were selected by 52 independent judges who evaluated and ranked the applications. In early March, nominees will present their cases and be interviewed by judging panels, after which the judges will select the winners following deliberations. The Judges include company founders, CEOs and presidents, CTOs, CIOs, and other community leaders and subject matter experts.
The nominees include individuals, community organizations, investors, education institutions, cities, and tech employers with remarkable achievements in the prior year. In aggregate, the 53 company nominees that provided data employ more than 18,600 people in the state of Indiana and they represent nearly $8.54 billion in annual revenue. Also represented are newly launched startups and fast-growing scale-ups that achieved three-digit and even four-digit percentage revenue growth in calendar-year 2020.
The 2021 Mira Awards nominee class is the most diverse in the program’s 22-year history with 36% of all nominees (44 entries total) being women, people of color, immigrants or more than one of these intersectional groups in an owner, founder or CEO/president role.
In addition to the 13 adjudicated categories, two special industry recognition awards — the TechPoint Trailblazer Award and the TechPoint Foundation for Youth Bridge Builder Award — are selected by the TechPoint and TechPoint Foundation for Youth boards of directors. Both awards are announced prior to the Mira Awards gala in April.
ConverSight, is a decision intelligence and analytics-based platform that uncovers actionable business insights for enterprises through natural language conversations and enables them to take action instantly. The platform generates tremendous efficiencies across organizational hierarchies from junior to senior leadership, reducing report generation costs by over 50%.
Founded in 2017, ConverSight, humanizes the interaction between computer systems and the users. By going beyond static, non-adaptive, inconvenient user interfaces and data interactions, ConverSight’s comprehensive platform empowers users to engage with systems using simple dialogue, enabling organizations to make informed and accurate decisions through Natural Language Conversational Interaction. Learn more at www.conversight.ai
TechPoint is the nonprofit, industry-led growth initiative for Indiana’s technology companies and overall tech ecosystem. The team is focused on attracting talent, accelerating scale-up companies, activating the community and amplifying stories of success. For more information, please visit www.techpoint.org.