UPCOMING EVENTS

McCloskey New Venture Competition Round 2 Submission Deadline

Virtual Event To be held online

The McCloskey New Venture Competition is a signature event in the innovation ecosystem at Notre Dame. It serves as an opportunity to test the validity of ideas and innovations and allows students to develop skills directly transferable to the commercial market. The competition is open to all current students from Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s, as […]

Webinar: Small Business Cash Flow – Understanding Money Management

Virtual Event To be held online

Managing cash flow is one of the biggest challenges that small businesses face day to day. You need money to pay bills, make investments, pay salaries, and provide growth opportunities. And sometimes it’s a struggle to make the revenue you need to cover all those expenses. In this webinar, experienced entrepreneur Julie Brander will share […]

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#ROUNDTABLETUESDAYS: Small Business Owner’s Roundtable

SCORE Mentors of Greater Elkhart County 418 S. Main St., Elkhart, IN

Leadership can be lonely. Come join this peer group to share challenges and ideas and find new opportunities for growth SCORE Mentors of Greater Elkhart County is hosting a Business Owners Roundtable that meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month at 4pm. With 10-12 small-business owners from non-competing industries, it encourages learning and […]

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Webinar: How to Recession-Proof Your Business

Virtual Event To be held online

Economic recession can significantly affect small businesses, but your business can weather an economic downturn if you are properly prepared. In this webinar, you’ll learn what challenges small businesses face during a recession, what is out of your control and what is in your control, and what simple steps you can take to prepare. Regardless […]

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1 Million Cups

101Co3 101 E Mishawaka Ave, Mishawaka, IN

Every second Wednesday of the month, 1 Million Cups provides a supportive, inclusive space for entrepreneurs and their communities to gather and connect, where they can work through business challenges and identify opportunities.

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IDEA Week

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 events – discover YOUR way of experiencing innovation HERE.

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RISE FEST 2023

Four Winds Field 501 W. South St., South Bend, IN

RISE FEST is a celebration of statewide entrepreneurs and storytellers, showcasing the achievements of startups from young to old across the state of Indiana. For the second year of RISE FEST, you can expect even more! We are excited to partner with Notre Dame as the IDEA Week main event on Thursday Night!

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