SproutBox Announces First Ten Selection & Advisory Committee Members

It’s been a while since you’ve heard from us. We’ve been hard at
work bringing together the greatest talent and most influential
and innovative minds that Indiana has to offer. We’ve known from
the start that our mission is a bold one. Transforming
Bloomington into a hotbed of high tech startup activity will
take an incredible team. Well, we’re happy to share with you
that this part of our mission is well underway.

Our investors and advisors will play a critical role in the
recruitment and development of these game-changing businesses.
The Selection and Advisory Committee will meet quarterly to
review applicants and help select the next startup for SproutBox
to invest in. In addition, members of the committee will spend
time with SproutBox entrepreneurs to share their experiences and
guide them towards success. We’re very proud to announce some of
the people who have already committed to leading the charge.

The first ten members of the SproutBox Selection and Advisory
Committee are:

Peter Dvorak
Founder and Chairman, Pinnacle Asset Management

Jeff Hamilton
President, P.T.S. Electronics

Matt Lesher
Attorney, Baker & Daniels

David Mann
Managing Partner & Co-Founder SpringMill Venture Partners

Nick Mathioudakis
Partner, Baker & Daniels
Former EVP & General Counsel, Aprimo
Co-founder, JMM Ventures

Cullen McCarty
President, Smithville Digital

Robert ‘Mack’ McCormack
CEO, Pinnacle Asset Management
Former CEO, AuthorHouse

Bobby Schnabel
Dean, IU School of Informatics

Ron Walker
President, Bloomington Economic Development Corp.

John West
Owner, FC Tucker/OBR Realtors
Chair, Franklin Initiative Advisory Council

The commitment of this group is proof that Bloomington is ready
to shock the tech world.

Stay tuned. In the next few weeks we’ll be introducing more
members of the team, exciting new partnerships, and details of
our work environment.

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Posted by Brad on November 20, 2008


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