UPCOMING EVENTS

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 […]

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 […]

Capital, Coaching, and Connections for South Bend Small Businesses

Virtual Event To be held online

Allies for Community Business offers loans between $500 and $100,000 to early, emerging, and established businesses at fair prices. A4CB’s Amanda Askew will give an overview of what is required to apply for a small business loan and information about A4CB’s current 3% interest rate promotion. The webinar will include information about A4CB’s free business […]

IDEA Week 2022

Embassy Suites by Hilton, South Bend at Notre Dame 1140 E. Angela Blvd, South Bend, Indiana

An innovation festival. Here in the South Bend – Elkhart. Come. Dive in. This April, a whole new kind of innovation festival hits the South Bend – Elkhart region that lets you LEARN, PLAY, MEET, and COMPETE. Geared towards EVERYONE – whether you’re already a successful entrepreneur, a new student, or simply live for local […]

IDEA Week 2022

Embassy Suites by Hilton, South Bend at Notre Dame 1140 E. Angela Blvd, South Bend, Indiana

An innovation festival. Here in the South Bend – Elkhart. Come. Dive in. This April, a whole new kind of innovation festival hits the South Bend – Elkhart region that lets you LEARN, PLAY, MEET, and COMPETE. Geared towards EVERYONE – whether you’re already a successful entrepreneur, a new student, or simply live for local […]

National Institutes of Health (NIH) SBIR/STTR Deep Dive with Stephanie Fertig

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 […]

Free

National Institutes of Health (NIH) SBIR/STTR Deep Dive with Stephanie Fertig

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 […]

Free

Finding Funds for Your Business

Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce 418 N Main Street, Elkhart, IN

Having sufficient capital is critical for the success of any business. This workshop introduces the wide range of available options and helps determine the most appropriate funding path for your business. Topics include commercial bank loans, SBA lending programs, alternative lenders, private equity investment, and more. This session is issued at no cost thanks to […]

Free

Focus On Entrepreneurship – 360 Degrees of Success Symposium

Virtual Event To be held online

If your goal is acquiring or maintaining a successful business, then you should attend Focus On Entrepreneurship – 360 Degrees of Success, on Saturday, May 21, 2021, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., via Zoom. The workshop is sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Eta Mu Omega Chapter. This workshop is being presented as a […]

Free

Evaluating Competition and Appropriately Positioning Your Company to Win

Virtual Event To be held online

What is one of the biggest red flags for an investor? Hearing an entrepreneur/startup say they don’t have competition. Every startup has competition, regardless of product, service, and/or industry. While acknowledging competition is the first step, startups must also find a way to stick out from the crowd – and simply declaring your startup is […]

Access to Financing: Getting Your Project or Small Business Funded

Prosperity Indiana 1099 N. Meridian Street, Suite 170, Indianapolis, IN

The need for equitable affordable housing and small business growth in Indiana has never been greater. Unfortunately, it is not enough to just have a great idea for an affordable housing project or small business. You have to have the numbers and capital to back up the idea. This workshop will enhance your skills to […]

$75.00