UPCOMING EVENTS

SBIR/STTR Seminar Series: Intro to SBIR/STTR

Virtual Event To be held online

We are offering a virtual format so you can attend online. Register today to reserve your spot! Want to get your share of the $3B in research and development (R&D) that the United States Federal Government is awarding each year to businesses like yours? Think that millions in non-dilutive R&D funding for your business is […]

Free

SBIR/STTR Seminar Series: Intro to SBIR/STTR

Economic Development Corporation of Elkhart County 300 Nibco Parkway, Suite 201, Elkhart, IN

We are offering a hybrid format so you can attend in person or online. Register today to reserve your spot! Want to get your share of the $3B in research and development (R&D) that the United States Federal Government is awarding each year to businesses like yours? Think that millions in non-dilutive R&D funding for […]

Lean Business Model: Making Timely Decisions

Virtual Event To be held online

Webinar discusses processes that quickly look at your potential winning options from the losers to determine a GO/NO GO decision. Types of topics to be covered • How to prioritize series of new products • How to develop 9 basic building blocks into your business model • How to quickly use techniques to test your […]

Choose the Best Fundraising Options for Your Startup

Virtual Event To be held online

Startup funding depends largely on the nature and type of the business, leaving entrepreneurs asking, “Where do I even start?” Join us as we discuss fundraising options for your startup and cover ways startups raise money, the different investment types that exist, how to start these conversations even if you’re early-stage without a lot of […]

How to Get Friends and Family Money without Ruining Relationships

Virtual Event To be held online

One common source of funding for startups involves borrowing money from friends and family. It can be a great way to avoid bank interest rates and reduce your overall debt level so you can put more cash back into your business. But when getting loans from friends and family, you must be aware that conflicts […]

Start Strong — IN Business Taxes

Virtual Event To be held online

Webinar is geared towards aspiring entrepreneurs and those just starting their small business. Basic information about Indiana business taxes. Webinar discusses IN Business Common Types of Taxes Types of topics to be covered • How to collect state taxes • How to remit taxes collected • How to file taxes • How to pay business […]

A Virtual Fireside Chat with Luke Cooper

Online

The South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership is excited to bring back one of the incredible keynote speakers from Founder Factory 2021! Luke Cooper will join us for a Virtual Fireside Chat to celebrate Black History Month. Luke is a serial entrepreneur, growth leader, and merger lawyer, as well as a partner at San Francisco […]

Free

Dept of Energy SBIR/STTR Deep Dive with Eileen Chant

Virtual Event To be held online

Known as “America’s Seed Fund,” the SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) and STTR (Small Business Technology Transfer) programs provide competitive access to R&D funds to stimulate technological innovation by small businesses in the U.S. The program can help startups and existing small businesses, interested in or performing research, by providing access to nondilutive grants funds […]

SBIR/STTR Seminar Series: Intro to SBIR/STTR

South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership 635 S Lafayette Blvd., Ste. 123, South Bend, IN

We are offering a hybrid format so you can attend in person or online. Register today to reserve your spot! Want to get your share of the $3B in research and development (R&D) that the United States Federal Government is awarding each year to businesses like yours? Think that millions in non-dilutive R&D funding for […]

Free

Stay Strong — IN Business Taxes 2

Virtual Event To be held online

Stay Strong is a webinar that builds on earlier webinar Start Strong and is presented by IN Dept of Revenue by it’s Agency Initiatives Manager. Webinar is for small businesses who are starting out or beginning to grow. Webinar discusses more complicated small business IN tax questions Types of topics to be covered • IN […]

QuickBooks

Virtual Event To be held online

Webinar discusses how businesses can use QuickBooks for accounting. Types of topics to be covered • Corporate tax preparation • Individual tax preparation • Monthly financial statement preparation • General ledger and account reconciliation • Accounting assistance

Make Your Elevator Pitch Click

Virtual Event To be held online

A good elevator pitch can be the difference between landing your next opportunity or falling short of the competition. But the reality is, people want to have meaningful conversations without the forced sales pitch. In this event, we’ll explore what an elevator pitch is, how to craft one, provide good and bad examples, and dive […]