Amplify Indy is a veteran-owned training experience company focused on helping our members achieve personal, professional, and business development goals.
We are the first business in Indiana to accept payment in Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, and Dash.
2017 Amplify Indy Accomplishments:
- Amplify Music Fest at the Speakeasy supporting Indiana Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (May)
- Amplify Hope Event raised over $31,000 for the Hope Center Indy (Aug)
- Amplify Hope Program with Collaborate 317, an incubator for emerging non-profits (Oct)
- Amplify Bitcoin Forums, a gathering to train and discuss Bitcoin and Blockchain tech (Dec)
Amplify in 2018
- Amplify Hope Challenge – 10 Month competitive program for purpose-driven startups
- Amplify Hope Fundraiser Challenge: Wrestling to Celebrate Foster Families – (April 15) SOLD OUT!
- Amplify Music Fest 2018 – Annual fundraiser that celebrates art and music in Indy (June 23)
- Amplify Vets Program – Veterans helping veterans start and grow businesses (Q2)
- Amplify Youth Program – Entrepreneurship for at-risk youth led by Dr. Pingnan Shi (Q3)
- Amplify Indy Awards – Honoring the most innovative thought leaders in Central Indiana (Oct 20)
Founded by Harrison Painter
Co-Founded by Dr. Pingnam Shi
Dr. Pingnan Shi is the Co-Founder and Chief Disruption Officer. Dr. Shi has a PhD in Electrical Engineering and has worked in academic research and tech industry for 26 years and holds 15 patents. He currently serves on the board of the Beyond Me Initiative and is leading the Amplify Blockchain Initiative launching in the summer and Amplify Youth Program launching in the fall. His passion is helping the next generation of young leaders with financial literacy, math skills, and leadership training so they can become successful entrepreneurs.
Nonprofit Partnership Advisor – Josh Bach
Leadership Development Advisor – Andy Dix
Amplify Core Values
- Faith and Family First
- Passionate about Moving Central Indiana Forward
- Welcoming to all People
- Focused on Positive Impact
- Open to Learning
- Grounded in Humility
- Abundance Mentality
Amplify Indy in the Press
Amplify Indy was launched out of the Speakeasy Downtown Indy
The Speakeasy Indy is where this all started. We are so thankful for everything they do! Please make sure to support these wonderful people who are working hard to bring the startup tech community closer in Indianapolis.
Amplify Expanded into Indy’s East Side
Once we heard about Collaborate’s mission to support the Hope Center Indy Amplify Indy was all in! This 25,000sf facility offers a 300 person event center, 50 seat training room, 3 boardrooms, and an Amplify Indy media room.