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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 offer presentations, workshops, discussions, networking events, conferences, and publications on innovation and entreprenuership. 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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Kenny AEntrepreneur of the Month: KENNY ARONOFF

One of the Greatest 100 Drummers of All Time

A Jacobs School alumnus and voted the #1 Pop/Rock Drummer and the #1 Studio Drummer for five consecutive years by the readers of Modern Drummer Magazine, October Entrepreneur of the Month Kenny Aronoff continues to be one of the world’s most significant artists. He’s played on over 60 Grammy-nominated recordings, with 1,300 gold, platinum, and diamond certified records, and his performances have been heard on more than 300 million records sold worldwide.

Innovation Competition
5th Annual Innovation Competition 2018

The 5th Annual Innovation Competition will be held on January 27, 2018.

Don't miss this chance to develop your unique idea, get invaluable feedback, and get a chance to win money towards your project.The First Prize is $800 and Runner-up Prize is $200.

To learn more, check out our Innovation Competitions site here: Innovation Competition 

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Project Jumpstart at jumpstar@indiana.edu