Code/IT Academy Expands Across the Uplands

Code/IT Academy Expands Across the Uplands

Crossposted from the Herald-Times, this is The Mill’s regular column, written by Pat East, Executive Director. Three years ago, the City of Bloomington saw the urgency of expanding the digital economy to benefit more citizens and invested $100,000 of Recover Forward...
Why the Tech Center Is Important to Bloomington’s Vitality

Why the Tech Center Is Important to Bloomington’s Vitality

Crossposted from the Herald-Times, this is The Mill’s regular column, written by Pat East, Executive Director. Over the next two weeks, the Bloomington Common Council will be asked to make a critical investment in our community’s innovation ecosystem by finalizing...
Fourth Round From Flywheel Fund to Help More Tech Startups

The Growth Of Flywheel Fund Signals the Growth of Startups

Crossposted from the Herald-Times, this is The Mill’s regular column, written by Pat East, Executive Director.  In September, I wrote about The Recipe for a Healthy Startup Ecosystem. Providing early-stage capital for our startups is one of those ingredients. The Mill...