General Assistance

Bloomington Technology Partnership

Government-affiliated organization growing technology businesses in Bloomington. Reach out to Ellyn for resources to get involved in the community, which is a program made to support entrepreneurs.

Shoemaker Entrepreneurship Mentoring Sessions

Monthly, free service which entails successful entrepreneurs providing advice to students on idea viability. The topic of mentoring sessions may vary from legal advice to product management advice from entrepreneurs in industry.

Legal Services

Ice Miller Startup Law Advisory Sessions

Indianapolis-based law firm providing free, initial consultation to student startups in partnership with the Shoemaker Innovation Center.

Intellectual Property Clinic

Patent and Trademark certified clinic providing pro bono counseling and advice.


Hoosier Hatchery

Pre-incubator providing startup development services hosted by the Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation in the Kelley School of Business.

The Shoebox

Student startup incubator providing dedicated office space and a shared conference room, as well as business development services.

Learning & Development

Social B-Corp

A nonprofit serving a global movement of people using business as a force of good, with the purpose that companies “benefit [for] all stakeholders, not just shareholders.”

UITS – IT Training

Offers resources to learn and develop technological skills through Indiana University.

Protolab @ Informatics East

Protolab is a point of support in the entrepreneurial ecosystem of IU. Students can engage in a variety of projects, workshops, and research in a makerspace.