a blog for entrepreneurs & startups

Cybersecurity Exchange Launches

The Mill formed the Cybersecurity Exchange to bring together leaders from the private sector, higher education, government and defense, and the nonprofit sector.

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Josh Owens: Boost

“Most solutions in the education space require a lot of teacher input to manage it . . . Boost was inadvertently solving this problem: it was focused directly on the student using existing data.”

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New Statewide Collegiate Pitch Competition

Crossroads is going to college! We're excited to announce that applications are now open to Crossroads Collegiate Pitch Competition. Crossroads Collegiate is open to any student currently enrolled at any Indiana university or college with a startup based in Indiana....

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Sharlene Toney

“If it can’t be accessed by somebody who is using a screen reader or who uses a keyboard to navigate everything, then it’s not a really cool widget.”

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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!