Entrepreneur of the Month
Innovation Competition Winners
The Jacobs School is grateful for support and assistance from The Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the Kelley School of Business.
About the Competition
Project Jumpstart's annual Innovation Competition is an exciting opportunity for Jacobs School of Music students to launch or expand upon their own entrepreneurial project. The competition consists of two rounds of presentations and a Q & A session, judged by representitves from the Jacobs School of Music, the Kelley School of Business, and the greater Bloomington community. All finalists receive mentoring for their project and two winners receive a monetary prize to facilitate the growth of their project.
The 2017 competition was held on February 4th, 2017. Check back in Fall 2017 for details about the 2018 competition!
2017 Competition Winners
This year's Innovation Competition was nothing short of spectacular. We were absolutely blown away by the entreprenurial thinking of the contestants. A special congratulations to our winners, Erik Franklin and Kylie Stultz Dessent and their project "The Indiana Clarinet Experience" and runner-up, June Lee and his project "Transcribe and Tell". To learn more about their projects as well as the projects of the other contestants, check out our press release!
2017 Competition Judges
The judges for the 2017 Competition were Lynn Coyne (President of the Bloomington Economic Development Corporation), Stephen Johnson (Winner of the 2016 Innovation Competition), Dr. Donald Kuratko (Jack M. Gill Chair of Entrepreneurship at the Kelley School of Business), Melissa Dickson (Director of Development at the Jacobs School of Music), Monika Herzig (Faculty member at SPEA and jazz pianist), and Greg Sandow (Consultant, composer, and writer).
Contestants and judges from the 2016 Innovation Competition.
Check out the winners from the three previous Innovation Competitions!
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Project Jumpstart at firstname.lastname@example.org