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Mill Week + Flyover 1110-01

Events every day morning, noon, and night, culminating in the Flyover Podcast Festival on Friday!

Sunday, October 6

Don’t Wait for Graduation to Get Started: Careers in Business and Tech

A panel discussion for high school students where you’ll meet and learn from startups, coders, developers, and college students who are starting their own businesses now! Hear about their career paths, entrepreneurial journeys and get all your questions answered.

Sun. 10/6, 2:00 – 4:00pm
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Sponsored by: Monroe County Community School Corporation

Monday, October 7

Collide // Free Lunch & Talking with People: Tony Moravec

Come COLLIDE with Tony Moravec, Chairman of Blairex Laboratories—and creator of everyone’s favorite butt paste, Boudreaux’s Butt Paste! If you have changed a diaper in the last decade or spend a lot of time on a bicycle, you’re probably familiar with Boudreaux’s. Join this casual and always fun fireside-style chat with a local entrepreneur, meet neat people, and eat free burritos!

Mon. 10/7, Noon – 1pm
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Sponsored by: German American Bank

Hoosier Women in Tech Meetup: Lauren Rosner

Network and learn from local women who are leading the way in tech and tech-related fields! Lauren Rosner is an expert in artificial intelligence in the pay-per-click industry and how AI is changing digital marketing.

Mon. 10/7, 5:00 – 7:00pm
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Sponsored by: HooWIT

Tuesday, October 8

Ada Lovelace Day: A Celebration of Women Innovators

Ada Lovelace Day is an international day dedicated to the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Join us for lunch, a panel discussion, costumes, prizes, and fun while we celebrate the first computer programmer!

Tues. 10/8, 11:30am – 1:00pm
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Sponsored by: Cardinal Stage

Fundamentals of Angel Investing

Should you include angel investments in startup companies in your asset portfolio? This half-day seminar will help you determine if angel investing is right for you. Part of Angel Capital Association programming.

Tues. 10/8, 2:00 – 5:30pm
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Sponsored by: Bloomington Economic Development Corporation

Founders Stories & Social

A night of networking with local and regional resources that can assist your company. Plus, you will hear the entrepreneurial stories from a panel of local founders. Enjoy drinks, appetizers, and learn more about Elevate Ventures’ funding opportunities.

Tues. 10/8, 6:00 – 8:00pm
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Sponsored by: Elevate Ventures and Velocities

Wednesday, October 9

Structuring Deals and Term Sheet Basics

You’ve met the founding team and really like the company. Now it’s time to know if the deal is right for you. This half-day introductory seminar provides information on early-stage term sheets, focused on helping newer angel investors understand deal terms. Part of Angel Capital Association programming.

Wed. 10/9, 8:30am – Noon
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Sponsored by: IU Ventures

Who Run the World: Hiring Women in Business & Tech

How can we be intentional about including women in male-dominated tech and business fields? A panel of 5 women leaders from Bloomington and Columbus-based businesses will discuss how their companies are recruiting and retaining talented women employees in male-dominated fields. Join the conversation with a light lunch and refreshments provided.

Wed. 10/9, Noon – 1:00pm
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Sponsored by: Velocities

Hack This!: Hacking Real Problems at Real Startups

Help us hack a real-world problem that is currently puzzling a local startup.  Come prepared to problem solve, share your mind-blowing genius, and leave with a ton of new ideas for your own projects at this casual, fun meetup.

Wed. 10/9, 4:00 – 6:00pm
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Sponsored by: Envisage

Thursday, October 10

Focus on the Problem, Not the Solution: Customer Validation and the Business Model Canvas

You will best understand your customers’ problem(s) by learning from your customers rather than telling them about your new product. Dr. Blake Mathias, faculty member at IU’s Kelley School of Business, will talk about customer discovery and validation by introducing the basic concepts of the business model canvas.

Thurs. 10/10, 8:00 – 9:30am
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Sponsored by: IU Kelley School of Business

Designing a Developer Meetup @ The Mill

Calling all developers, coders, programmers, and other techies! The Mill wants to host regular programming for developers by developers—and we need your help. Join us for a brainstorming session to help us design a program series worth attending.

Thurs. 10/10, 1:00 – 2:00pm
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Sponsored by: Cornerstone

BEDC’s Opportunity Expo

Want to join Bloomington and Monroe County’s growing tech and life sciences community? Come network and job hunt with local employers! This is a perfect career event for professionals and students.

Thurs. 10/10, 5:00 – 7:00pm
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Hosted and Sponsored by: Bloomington Economic Development Corporation

Friday, October 11

Flyover Podcast Festival

Experienced and aspiring podcasters alike enjoy a jam-packed day of creative, technical, and business-savvy podcasting innovation. This is the first podcast-centric event in Indiana. Flyover Podcast Festival is where the Midwest podcast scene connects and thrives. Tickets on sale now!

Fri. 10/11, 10:00am – 5:00pm
All sessions hosted at The Dimension Mill
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Thank you to our Mill Week sponsors:

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