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Winning Startups Announced at Bloomington Demo Day

Bloomington, Indiana (December 4, 2015) – Bloomington’s B-Start program announced its Demo Day winners yesterday after nine participating teams submitted business plans and delivered a 5-minute pitch on their startup projects. Hosted at Indiana University’s... read more

Lt. Governor Ellspermann Announces Open Hours at WestGate

Partners to provide support services to regional businesses  INDIANAPOLIS – Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann joins the Indiana Office of Defense Development(IODD) and the Indiana Office of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (OSBE) to announce the beginning of Open Hours... read more

B-Start Pre-Accelerator Announces Inaugural Cohort

Bloomington, IN (September 15, 2015) – The Bloomington Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) is welcoming its first cohort of participants for B-Start, a pre-accelerator program for Indiana University and Ivy Tech Community College student startups. The program will... read more

Cook Pharmica Grows in Monroe County

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (July 20, 2015) – Cook Pharmica, LLC, a privately-held contract development and manufacturing organization serving the biopharmaceutical industry, announced plans to expand its operations here, creating up to 70 new jobs by 2020. The company, which... read more

BEDC Announces Pre-Accelerator Program “B-Start”

Bloomington, IN (June 17, 2015) – The Bloomington Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) has announced B-Start, a pre-accelerator program that will guide early-stage student technology startups through the initial stages of their startup process and prepare them for... read more

IU, IU Health Bloomington Hospital Announce New Health Complex

Agreement outlines regional academic health campus and new IU Health Bloomington hospital location Bloomington, Ind. – Indiana University, IU Health and IU Health Bloomington Hospital today announced they have reached an agreement to create a regional academic health... read more

Cigital Expanding Bloomington Office

Company Looks to Hire 30 to Address Rapidly Growing Demand for Services Dulles, VA and Bloomington, IN (April 7, 2015) – Virginia-based software security firm Cigital today announced plans to hire an additional 30 employees in their Bloomington office, citing an... read more

Bloomington Code School Nominated for Mira Award

February 5, 2015 News Release INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – TechPoint, the voice and catalyst of Indiana’s tech ecosystem, has announced the nominees for its 16th annual Mira Awards presented by BKD CPAs & Advisors, which recognize and celebrate the best of... read more

Bloomington Receives Duke Energy Site Readiness Grant

Bloomington, Indiana (January 8, 2015) – The Bloomington Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) announced today that it has been awarded a $10,000 matching grant from Duke Energy to move forward with recommendations on site upgrades to a 90-acre property within the... read more

IBRC Bloomington Economic Forecast 2015

Bloomington Forecast 2015 Jerry N. Conover, Ph.D. Director, Indiana Business Research Center, Indiana University Kelley School of Business Despite an unusually rocky start to 2014, this year has generated respectable, if modest, economic growth in the Bloomington... read more

Bloomington Named Community of the Year

Bloomington Named Top Community; Dennis Miller to Speak at Awards Dinner Published on August 28, 2014 (INDIANAPOLIS) — The city of Bloomington was named the 2014 Community of the Year today by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. The announcement came at a city hall press... read more