Do you have a performance project you’d like to fund? An ensemble you want to start? An app or website you’re planning to develop? If so, Project Jumpstart wants to help YOU realize your entrepreneurial dreams!

We’re pleased to announce the Project Jumpstart Innovation Competition, open to all Jacobs School students. Students are invited to submit their proposals for an innovative music entrepreneurship project to be completed at Jacobs. The winner will receive $500 plus mentoring and support from Project Jumpstart.

A proposal (5 pages maximum) with any accompanying media (links to media work as well), should be prepared electronically and sent to Project Jumpstart (

The presentations will be judged by a five-member panel made up of Jacobs School faculty and administration, a representative from Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Kelley School of Business, and a member of the greater Bloomington community.


  • February 1st, 2015 (electronically, via
  • The five finalists will prepare a five-minute presentation for Saturday, February 7th at 11 AM in Hodge Hall at the Kelley School of Business.


If you have any questions about your project or the 2015 Innovation Competition, please contact Team Jumpstart at

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