How we Define the Stages of a Startup

Idea

Have an idea?

From micro funds to business plan competitions, the south bend - elkhart region offers capital sources for entrepreneurs who have an idea and are investigating business model and concepts.

Launch

Your idea is great!

Ready to launch? Learn more about angel investors, venture capital, government grants and more to help entrepreneurs move into the proof of concept and product development phase.

Grow

Congratulations on your startup!

How can you scale up? the region is ripe with venture capital, angel investors and private equity, helping companies enter the growth phase.

Stage business

Lead Startup South Bend - Elkhart

Our region is building a social fabric to facilitate personal and business relationships and networks among entrepreneurs and companies. We connect entrepreneurs, investors, service providers and mentors through a variety of engagement opportunities.

We connect entrepreneurs, investors, service providers and mentors through a variety of engagement opportunities.

To help provide accurate resources, let’s identify your startup type:

Are you based in St. Joseph, Elkhart, Marshall Counties or willing to relocate?

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Startup South Bend – Elkhart is a centering catalyst that ignites new business creation and prosperity by leveraging the unique and united assets of the region.