UPCOMING EVENTS

2021 Crossroads Pitch Competition Finals

The Mill 642 N Madison St, Bloomington, IN

Watch the finalists of the 2021 Crossroads Pitch Competition pitch live for $`10,000 in cash and a sweet package of prizes! About this event: If you’ve never seen a pitch competition before, get ready to be amazed! Entrepreneurs will pitch their businesses to a panel of experts. You’ll hear some innovative business ideas from Indiana’s […]

Free

Elevate Nexus Regional Pitch Competition Application Deadline

Online

Save the Date – Regional Pitch Competition Applications Opening Oct. 11 Elevate Nexus will host its upcoming Nexus Regional Pitch Competitions in person this fall (exact locations will be announced soon). • Northern Region: November 16 • Central Region: November 17 • Southern Region: November 18 Pre-seed competition winners receive $20,000 investments while seed competition […]

McCloskey New Venture Competition 2022 Application Deadline

The IDEA Center 1400 East Angela Boulevard, South Bend, IN

COMPETE TO WIN MORE THAN $300,000 IN THE MCCLOSKEY NEW VENTURE COMPETITION Deadline October 25, 2021 Turn your ideas into profitable business solutions that make a difference! Do you have an idea for a new product, device or technology? Utilize the tremendous resources made available through the McCloskey Competition (mentors, networking, extensive feedback and business […]

Supplier Diversity 101

Online

We have all heard the concerns about supply chain disruptions due to the global pandemic and workforce shortages. One way to combat this issue is diversifying your company’s supply chain. Not only is diversifying your supply chain helpful in creating more resiliency, it also leads to more competitive bids, innovative solutions, and supports your company’s […]

Free

RegTech | FinTech Panel Discussion

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

Please join us at 3:00pm on Friday, November 5th for a RegTech | FinTech Panel Discussion addressing the present and future state of blockchain technology in the RegTech | FinTech space, and its adoption in the Department of Defense. This discussion will be held in the LIFT Training Room at the South Bend – Elkhart […]

Free

RegTech | FinTech Panel Discussion

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

Please join us at 3:00pm on Friday, November 5th for a RegTech | FinTech Panel Discussion addressing the present and future state of blockchain technology in the RegTech | FinTech space, and its adoption in the Department of Defense. This discussion will be held in the LIFT Training Room at the South Bend – Elkhart […]

Free

Guiding You Through SBIR/STTR Phase II

Virtual Event To be held online

Congrats! You successfully received an SBIR/STTR award in Phase I. The objective of Phase I is to establish the technical merit, feasibility, and commercial potential of the proposed R/R&D efforts and to determine the quality of performance of the small business awardee organization prior to providing further Federal support in Phase II. What’s different in […]

Free

Guiding You Through SBIR/STTR Phase II

Virtual Event To be held online

Congrats! You successfully received an SBIR/STTR award in Phase I. The objective of Phase I is to establish the technical merit, feasibility, and commercial potential of the proposed R/R&D efforts and to determine the quality of performance of the small business awardee organization prior to providing further Federal support in Phase II. What’s different in […]

Free

Urban Grower and Food Entrepreneur Networking Series

Charles Martain Youth Center 802 Lincoln Way WestSouth Bend,

The event features rotating roundtable discussions where participants learn about zoning, health department regulations, expanding or improving your growing operations, and more. Join us for a catered event hosted by the City of South Bend and St. Joe County Purdue Extension to network with subject matter experts. To RSVP for the event visit, https://bit.ly/networksjc.

Founder Factory: A Startup Summit for South Bend – Elkhart

Renaissance District 635 S Lafayette Blvd, South Bend, IN

Starting to hear rumblings about the Founder Factory event taking place here in the South Bend – Elkhart region on November 10th? Wishing you could attend this awesome startup summit at a discounted rate? Well, look no further! Click here to signup and be one of the first to receive an email when our Founder […]

$20

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

Learn with Bendable: How to Brand Your Business with Ben Bulgrien

St. Joseph County Public Library 304 S. Main St., South Bend, IN

Marketer and Bendable collection author Ben Bulgrien will lead attendees on how to strategically brand and market their business, followed by a tour of Studio304 with demos showcasing our small business marketing support tools.

Free