Bloomington Technology Partnership

Bloomington Technology Partnership

fostering growth in Bloomington’s tech sector


Get a job in one of America’s “Top 50 adventure towns”

(National Geographic Adventure Magazine 2007)

Seeking a high-tech job in one of America’s best college cities?

Want to be a part of Bloomington’s nationally known emerging technology sector?

Want to join an innovative partnership to boost your high-tech business?

The Bloomington Technology Partnership makes it happen.
Learn how Bloomington’s thriving culture and the BTP can help you!

Bloomington, IN:

A Vibrant Tech Community

Top 50

“Hottest Small Cities for Entrepreneurs”

-Entrepreneur magazine

bloomington is


below the national average for the cost of living


#2 in the nation among 124 small metros for high tech employment

Milken Institute, 2013

tech sector employment has grown by over



Indiana and Texas Announce Civic Hack Challenge

Indianapolis/Austin — Today, Indiana and Texas announce the Indiana Texas Challenge, a battle for bragging rights for the best government application to serve citizens. The #hackINvTX Challenge is a contest for the residents of both states to create applications... read more

Envisage Closes on Round of New Funding

BLOOMINGTON, IN, October 2, 2014 —Envisage Technologies, the leading software company for the public safety training and compliance industry, announced that it received a major investment led by Armory Capital, a family investment office. Financial terms were not... read more

Game Developer Gathering Expands to Monthly Schedule

Bloomington, IN: Capitalizing on the local energy sparked by the Sigma Play game conference, the Bloomington Indie Game Night (BIG Night), a gathering of all kinds of game developers and enthusiasts, is switching from a quarterly to a monthly schedule. Every third... read more


Jan 31 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The #hackINvTX Challenge is a three-week hackathon designed to invigorate an entrepreneurial culture and equip students with marketable skills while encouraging relationship formation and camaraderie across states. The Challenge will engage students and professionals already[...]
Feb 2 @ 6:30 pm
  Two days, 4 hours of class time total Mondays: February 2nd and 9th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm The Arduino is a popular, affordable, and accessible platform for microcontroller programming. It can be used to control[...]
Tech Lunch @ Varies
Feb 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly lunch event for tech community. For more info, email
Tech Lunch @ Varies
Feb 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Weekly lunch event for tech community. For more info, email

learn to code

Bloomington Code School is a new program to increase computer coding skills of Monroe County residents by providing training and mentorship in an intensive 3-month training program using Treehouse. Treehouse, an online interactive code learning platform teaches web and app development and design, provides the curriculum and is supported with evening classes to engage volunteer expert mentors from local tech companies.


BTP is an initiative of the BEDC in partnership with City of Bloomington and Innovate Indiana.