Build the Next
IU Success Story

Join our global community of IU-affiliated entrepreneurs, innovators, and investors. Find people passionate about fueling the cycle of innovation just like you.

EXCLUSIVE IU COMMUNITY

VENTURE SUPPORT

PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Meet the right people.

The IU Founders and Funders Network is an exclusive IU community that brings like-minded people together. Innovators and entrepreneurs find the industry experts and resources they need to push their businesses forward. Entrepreneurs, innovators and investors get access to the best of IU’s startup community.

NETWORK MEMBERS CAN:

CONNECT

  • Build start-up investor partnerships
  • Network with others in your industry
  • Message connections directly
  • Support IU students

Build

  • Find industry experts
  • Partner with entrepreneurs
  • Learn about innovative IU affiliated startups
  • Find talent to grow your business

Learn

  • Access world-class educational content
  • Attend special events
  • Browse curated newsfeed
  • Form mentor relationships

WHAT MAKES A MEMBER?

The IU Founders and Funders Network supports entrepreneurs, inventors, and investors with deep connections at IU. As a member of the Network, you:

  • Have pride in your IU roots
  • Bring passion and integrity to your work
  • Reflect the core values of our world-renowned academic institution
  • Invest time, talent, and treasure in IU-affiliated entrepreneurs and innovators
  • Believe that investing in people and ideas makes our world a better place for all
HOW CAN I JOIN?

Complete our short membership application. Once your application is reviewed, you have full access to the Network.

IS THERE A FEE TO JOIN?

No. The Network is a free social resource for Hoosiers.

CAN I INVITE MY CONNECTIONS?

Anyone associated with IU is welcome in the Network. We invite alumni, current students, parents, and faculty and staff at any IU campus to join.

BECOME A MEMBER

Complete our short membership application
and start making connections.

IU Ventures Group
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