inclusive entrepreneurial education

Registration is now open! Enroll by March 1. 

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It’s time to Explore your dreams

Entrepreneurship presents powerful opportunities for individuals and communities. Here at The Mill, we want to create more inclusive access to those opportunities! ReBoot is a free program to help you explore entrepreneurship with support from experts.

Participants in ReBoot learn how to define a compelling business proposition, test it out with potential customers, prepare to launch a business, manage the most important financials, and present their business for investment. You’ll have access to mentors, successful  entrepreneurs, and a slate of inspiring expert speakers.

All participants receive memberships to The Mill, where they can take advantage of additional free programs to grow their businesses and connect to an extensive network of mentors and investors.

SPRING 2024 Session, Open to all! MARCH 4-8

Are you curious about entrepreneurship? Maybe you have a side hustle you’d like to turn full-time. Maybe the pandemic opened up new dreams about working for yourself. Take a week in ReBoot to explore the possibilities! There’s no cost, no risk, and you just might get inspired.

  • Open to anyone who wants to explore entrepreneurship–no screening, no prerequisites! Enroll, and you’re IN!
  • Completely free and open to all stages of interest, whether you have an idea, an up-and-running business, or simply the desire to learn more
  • We’ll meet for 5 days in March, from 5:30-7:00 pm. All classes are in person at The Mill.
  • You’ll also get a free 3-month full-time membership to The Mill and access to all its resources once you complete the class. We’ll check in with you monthly to see how you’re doing and how we can help!

Registration opens February 2 and closes March 1 at midnight. 

Not sure if you’re the right fit? Register! ReBoot is a safe space to learn and explore entrepreneurship at any stage. Kick imposter syndrome to the curb!



enrollment opens


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free Mill membership ends

ReBoot is grateful to the City of Bloomington for its support! To get involved with ReBoot, or to become a sponsor, please contact Andy Lehman, Head of Accelerator Programming.

So much information was conveyed in just a week, it has really jump-started my motivation to get going on my start-up idea. I appreciated all the guest speakers and the opportunity to begin to network or exchange ideas with other members of our cohort!

Fall 2023 ReBoot participant

I really liked how patient Andy was . . . especially with me as I TRY to learn new ways of doing things, lol. & it was helpful to me to hear how others are also working towards more independence.

Winter 2023 ReBoot participant

It was a great experience and I would definitely recommend it to anyone starting this journey.

Spring 2022 ReBoot participant

The program is very helpful! Everyone involved was kind and caring and easy to speak with.

Spring 2022 ReBoot participant

Thank you so much. I really enjoyed doing this. It gave me the confidence boost I needed to really get this rolling and start working on my other business ideas as well. It has been an amazing opportunity.

Spring 2021 ReBoot participant

Being part of your ReBoot Program has me doing more research on things I need and want to know about what I want to do, and reaching out to connections I now have for answers I need.

Spring 2021 ReBoot participant