a blog for entrepreneurs & startups
One of the newest programs at The Mill is the IU Faculty and Staff Accelerator, a collaboration between The Mill and IU’s Innovation and Commercialization Office (ICO).
Every now and then, an entrepreneurial opportunity comes along that gets our adrenaline going. This time, it’s PROPELS.
A great pitch tells a story: it sets a plot in motion, establishes conflict, makes us empathize with the characters, and then resolves the conflict in a satisfying why.
The results are in: Evansville-based startup Utiliz won first place in the Spring 2022 Crossroads Pitch Competition! The Utiliz app uses machine learning to predict pipe failures for water utilities.
ReBoot is a six-week program to help people turn business ideas into business plans. The spring 2022 session is offered exclusively to current and former military members.
Five diverse founders presented five diverse businesses in delivery, fashion, travel, translation, and food and beverage.
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!