RISE x Local Spirit Celebration

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

A Celebration of Entrepreneurs and Community Builders: RISE’s annual event is the largest student-led event and expo that brings together high school and college entrepreneurs and innovators, industry professionals, and community members to grow the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the South Bend – Elkhart region. We do this through our high school program called Startup Moxie […]

Startup Moxie Application Deadline

Startup Moxie might be a great fit if… – you want to roll up your sleeves and work on yourself as much as a business idea. – you often feel a bit out of your element in classrooms. – you are seeking to take action, learn something new, and build on your experiences. – you […]


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

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 […]

Spark Fest

South Bend City Church at the Studebaker Campus 635 South Lafayette Boulevard, South Bend, IN, United States

Meet the Startup Moxie Class of 2022-2023 and learn about the work they have done during their 10 week design sprint. How might we bring connectivity and vibrancy to the 200 block of Michigan street in Downtown South Bend? Startup Moxie has used the first 10 weeks of the program to go through the design […]



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!