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Learn a structured, proven process for unleashing creativity and problem-solving skills.


Move to Bloomington, Indiana! Bring your remote job with you. Work remotely, live connected. 

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Code/IT Academy

A free skills training program in software development for residents of Bloomington and Monroe County.

One exciting evening. Three awards celebrating opportunity, innovation, and growth in Bloomington.

Crossroads pitch competition

The pitch competition for Indiana’s brightest rising stars, now in its fifth year.

Crossroads Collegiate pitch competition

Open to any student currently enrolled in any Indiana college or university. Be bold!

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crossroads idea competition

Every great startup starts with a great idea. Show us what you’ve got!

Cyber Solutions Showcase

A fun way for IU students  to explore innovation, gain experience, and forge career connections.

Cybersecurity Exchange

A new network for cybersecurity leaders, experts, talent, and startups in southern Indiana.

Design & DONuts

A monthly get-together for local designers to connect, nosh, and talk shop.

Flywheel Fund

Fast, founder-friendly investment capital for early-stage Indiana tech startups.

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Innovation week

A full week of events showcasing makers, innovators, and startups!

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IU Faculty Startup Accelerator

Learn how to turn your research discovery into a viable business plan in six weeks! 

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Fun, hands-on, experiential learning that shows young people the power and possibilities of entrepreneurship.

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Mill cohorts

A pre-accelerator exclusively for Mill member startups.

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A rare opportunity to commercialize patented tech developed by the Navy!

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Inclusive entrepreneurial development programs designed to expand access.

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A casual monthly meetup for remote workers, with lunch on us. Join us!

South bend code school

Kids learn the power of coding by programming their own games, projects, and websites—at The Mill, through SBCS.

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sprint week

A fun, week-long team innovation challenge! 

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startup summer

Get paid to work at your own collegiate startup!