Supplier Diversity 101


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 […]


A Virtual Fireside Chat with Luke Cooper


The South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership is excited to bring back one of the incredible keynote speakers from Founder Factory 2021! Luke Cooper will join us for a Virtual Fireside Chat to celebrate Black History Month. Luke is a serial entrepreneur, growth leader, and merger lawyer, as well as a partner at San Francisco […]


SBIR/STTR Seminar Series: Intro to SBIR/STTR

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

We are offering a hybrid format so you can attend in person or 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 […]


IDEA Week: Rooted & Reaching Podcast

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

Hosted by Bethany Hartley, president and CEO of South Bend Elkhart Regional Partnership, and Nicholas Kuhn, entrepreneur-in-residence, Elevate Ventures, the Rooted and Reaching Podcast will educate our population about the fantastic world of startups and give them real-life stories about entrepreneurs around them. In doing this, we inform the general public and ourselves about what […]