Staff, business professional, experienced entrepreneurs and Purdue alumni provide for a thriving mentorship community.
Team members on staff who can prepare you and connect you with potential funding sources.
Firestarter (formerly LaunchBox) opens the doors for our members and continued education opportunities are available via the Foundry, Purdue Research Foundation, workshops and more.
Access to members of the entrepreneurial ecosystem is available at various networking events hosted by the Foundry.
The Foundry maintains a database of Purdue Alumni with entrepreneurial expertise specifically for partnership, investor and mentorship opportunities.
Access to marketing resources such as news releases, video development, news interviews and more.
Foundry staff works with clients to create unique company logos specific toward each client’s brand and more.
The J-1 visa program to assists individuals with obtaining a J-1 in order to research the entrepreneurial processes of ideation, business model generation, business plan creation, customer discovery and ultimately creating and launching a new venture. Learn more.
Individuals wishing to pursue SBIR/STTR funding will work jointly with the Purdue Foundry and State of Indiana SBIR/STTR Program to find and pursue the best grant from the Federal Agency best aligned to their small business and project/technology. Learn more.
Increase your chance of receiving an NSF SBIR/STTR by completing the national I-Corps program. There are several options available for this learning: 6-week short course, semester-long course, or national program.
Legal services such protecting your intellectual property and forming your entity.
The Foundry will connect you with local accountants who can help you with basic bookkeeping, tax filing and more.
The Foundry connects clients with local web & software companies for development needs.
The Foundry partners with Purdue MBA students who can assist with market research & financial forecasting.