a blog for entrepreneurs & startups
When your company is so new, how is an investment quantified? If someone invests $100,000 today, what percentage of ownership do they have in the future?
You’ve created and honed your pitch. How do you know when it’s time to seek investment, how much to raise, and which investors to pitch?
If this blog post listed 10 tips on how to deliver a great pitch, tips 1, 5, 7, and 10 would be PRACTICE. And when we say practice, we don’t just mean giving the pitch over and over.
What makes this competition so exciting is the process of discovery, seeing what’s happening all across Indiana and meeting the next generation of innovators.
A great pitch deck tells your story at a glance and complements what you’re saying out loud with images and key takeaways.
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).
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!