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The Jacobs School is grateful for support and assistance from The Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the Kelley School of Business.

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Project Jumpstart

Project Jumpstart empowers and supports entrepreneurial, innovative thought and action among Jacobs School of Music students as they prepare for a meaningful life in the arts.

We strive to be a leading catalyst of entrepreneurial, innovative action through presentations, workshops, discussions, networking events, conferences and publications. Central to these initiatives are partnerships with student groups and ensembles, Jacobs School departments, the IU Bloomington community, as well as organizations and creative individuals in the City of Bloomington and beyond.

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ENTREPRENEURS OF THE MONTH: Audio Engineering Graduates

Audio EntrepreneursWe’re pleased to introduce the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music 2017 graduates of the Audio Engineering and Sound Production program as our May Entrepreneurs of the Month!

These talented young professionals are fully engaged at the leading edge of technology, music, and culture. With the intensity and rigor of their IU studies behind them, their multiple talents position them well to drive innovation in an ever-evolving industry. We’re excited to see where their skills and talents take them, and the industry, next.

2017 Innovation 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! Also, none of this would have been possible without the help of our extrordinary judging panel- Dr. Donald Kuratko, Greg Sandow, Melissa Dickson, Stephen Johnson, Lynn Coyne, and Monika Herzig. Congratulations to all!