Advisory Board Member
Accelerator Manager & Facilitator
The creator of Business Plan BootCamp for entrepreneurs, Carrie J. McIndoe has spent more than 20 years in the field of strategic business planning and financing for emerging growth companies, help to fund companies as diverse as Boston Duck Tours, Boston Market, and Blockbuster Video.
A change agent, mentor, and educator, Carrie has led teacher-training workshops that have impacted nearly half a million young people. She is the founder of the nonprofit Economic Ventures, Inc., and the creator of EntrePrep℠ Summer Institute, an experiential entrepreneurship program for youth that offers intensive one-week summer sessions on economic and financial literacy. The program features Business-for-a-Day™, where community mentors provide students with their real-world understanding of what it takes to run a business. She also developed an experiential entrepreneurship program, now in its fifth year, for Norwegian college students who spend a semester studying in New York City. She is a Capstone Advisor to Bard MBA students in the area of sustainability, and an instructor for Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Small Businesses.
Carrie earned a B.S. in business administration from Boston University, and a Certificate of Special Studies in administration and management from Harvard University’s Extension School. She received a Distinguished Alumni Award from Boston University Metropolitan College for “service to profession,” and the Henry Morgan Award for her contributions to the university’s Entrepreneurial Management Institute.