a blog for entrepreneurs & startups
Bloomington-based startup Celadore, an acoustically optimized modular cello podium, won the Fall 2022 Crossroads Idea Competition!
The Mill and our startups have accomplished a lot. They’re smart folks who are doing cool, interesting things, and I hope the list below makes you agree.
The fall 2022 startups tackle how to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, empower decentralized organizations, increase solar energy, and more.
To put Flywheel Fund’s growth into perspective, we have invested more in the 60 days since my last article was published we did in our entire inaugural fund in 2020.
The Crossroads Idea Competition is our way of shaking the idea tree. We know that a lot of folks—some entrepreneurs, some wanna-preneurs—are quietly noodling on a new idea and wondering, “Could this really work? Is there a market for this?”
It was a star-studded night at the 2022 Community Innovation Awards! Thank you to everyone who came out to help us celebrate our community's bright lights. Special thanks to our sponsors and partners, TechPoint and the Herald-Times, for supporting innovation and...
Who’s Writing This Blog for entrepreneurs and startups?
The Mill is the heart of Bloomington’s startup ecosystem and its largest coworking space. As a nonprofit, we rely on membership fees and event space rentals, and on some very generous sponsors, too. Most importantly, we are entrepreneurs leading entrepreneurs!
The Mill provides access to a community of peers and mentors. In addition, we offer programs to turn innovative ideas and technologies into business concepts, as well as capacity-building resources, and access to startup capital.
Hundreds of members and dozens of companies call our beautiful coworking space home. Our diverse members include techies, solopreneurs and small companies,, for example, as well as freelancers, creatives, and remote workers. You can join for the coworking amenities, or join for the entrepreneurial support. We’re always energized by the great people we meet at The Mill!