Weeks Communications’, Fathom Voice, a cloud-based phone service provider, will invest more than $4.1 million to expand its Indianapolis, Indiana, headquarters, creating up to 183 new jobs by 2017.
The homegrown-Hoosier company will lease 4,900 square feet of office space in Indianapolis. Fathom Voice moved from Anderson to its new Indianapolis location at 6311 Westfield Blvd., Suite 201 in March. Fathom Voice has already begun hiring technical support, sales and account management, marketing and development associates.
"Our talented staff has played key roles in Fathom's progression and development, putting us in a prime position to accommodate for future growth," said Cameron Weeks, chief executive officer of Fathom Voice. "Over the next several months, we're happy to announce we'll be looking to triple our team, working to solidify the Fathom name as a staple in both U.S. and global markets. We appreciate the business-friendly climate in Indiana and are proud to call Indianapolis home for Fathom's headquarters."
"Entrepreneurial companies like Fathom Voice continue to bolster Indiana's high-growth tech industry," said Eric Doden, president of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation. "Businesses large and small continue to discover that our world-class universities, talented workforce and pro-growth climate make Indiana a state that works for innovators."
As an incentive, Indiana Economic Development Corporation offered Weeks Communications up to $2.4 million in conditional tax credits and up to $80,000 in training grants based on the company's job creation plans. These tax credits are performance-based, meaning until Hoosiers are hired, the company is not eligible to claim incentives. The city of Indianapolis is also supporting the project.
"Indianapolis is a hotbed for thriving tech-based startups. We are proud to support the growth of this homegrown company and will continue to promote and encourage this type of forward-thinking business that has put our city on the map," said Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard.