UPCOMING EVENTS

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

RISE FEST

Howard Park 219 South Saint Louis Boulevard, South Bend, IN

Save the Date for RISE FEST – a celebration of local entrepreneurs and storytellers. RISE FEST Event Details: Friday, May 13 (Rain Date: May 14) – 5:00 – 6:30 pm Booth Expo – 6:30 – 8:30 pm Film Festival & Scheduled Programming – 8:30 – 10:30 pm Concert – At Howard Park (219 S St […]

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

Demystifying Market Size – What Entrepreneurs Need to Know

Virtual Event To be held online

A fundamental part of building a startup includes identifying the total addressable market size and the revenue potential that has for your business. This allows an entrepreneur to create a viable business plan and is vital to know when approaching investors. Yet, it can be difficult to understand where your startup fits in the market […]

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 […]

The Startup Effect by Startup Moxie Elkhart County

Hotel Elkhart 500 South Main Street, Elkhart, IN

The Startup Effect was created by the students of Startup Moxie Elkhart County to bring attention to young entrepreneurs in the county. It is a business casual event including a buffet-style dinner. This programming showcases the many talents and experiences of the students of Startup Moxie. It will consist of a networking hour at 5:30, […]

$20

The Startup Effect by Startup Moxie Elkhart County

Hotel Elkhart 500 South Main Street, Elkhart, IN

The Startup Effect was created by the students of Startup Moxie Elkhart County to bring attention to young entrepreneurs in the county. It is a business casual event including a buffet-style dinner. This programming showcases the many talents and experiences of the students of Startup Moxie. It will consist of a networking hour at 5:30, […]

$20

Using Blockchain to Resolve Supply Chain Challenges

Virtual Event To be held online

Today, nearly all supply chains operate globally, resulting in a complex web of producers and consumers. While current logistical solutions keep the system running, it isn’t always smooth sailing. A lack of transparency, validity, and integration puts pressure on already strained infrastructure. But what if blockchain could help reverse this trend? Even better, what if […]

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

Naxos OD Launch Celebration

Howard Park 219 South Saint Louis Boulevard, South Bend, IN

Come celebrate the launch of Naxos OD! – Join a mock event – Try out the app – Learn how opioids affect our community

JA Taste of Achievement 2022

JA Biztown – ETHOS Innovation Center 1025 N Michigan St, Elkhart, IN

Who will be crowned the winner of the inaugural Taste of Achievement? JA serving Elkhart County is excited to present the first annual Taste of Achievement! Attendees will be able to taste signature drinks created by local “celebrity” bartenders and then vote for their favorite! There will be a fabulous dinner from Chubby Trout and […]

$150