Tag: Joe Carley

Kelley student wins top prize at second annual B-Start Demo Day competition

A finance major at IU’s Kelley School of Business has won the second annual B-Start Demo Day business pitch competition, held Thursday evening at IU’s Cyberinfrastructure Building. Zachary Burr, who offers subscription and on-demand laundry and dry cleaning services through a venture called Tydee Laundry, earned the top prize of $2,500 through the strength of… Read more »

CARLEY: UEDA summit demonstrates that economic development success comes to universities that build deep, long-term ties with external partners

As regular Crimson Catalyst readers will know, IU was well-represented at the recent University Economic Development Association Annual Summit in Roanoke, Va. Having attended nearly all the Awards of Excellence finalist presentations, I thought I might pass along a few takeaways from those – plus some other key themes of the summit. One consistent theme… Read more »

Three IU economic development programs recognized by UEDA during annual summit in Roanoke, Va.

Three IU economic development programs were recognized on Oct. 18 during the University Economic Development Association’s (UEDA) Annual Summit in Roanoke, Va. Among 20 finalists for UEDA’s Awards of Excellence was IU Bloomington, which was selected for its partnership with the Bloomington Economic Development Corp. to launch the B-Start pre-accelerator. B-Start seeks to provide entrepreneurial… Read more »