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SOUTH BEND NAMED BLOOMBERG MAYORS CHALLENGE CHAMPION CITY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Yesterday Bloomberg Philanthropies announced that South Bend is one of 35 Champion Cities selected today as finalists in the 2018 U.S. Mayors Challenge, a nationwide competition that encourages city leaders to uncover bold, inventive ideas that confront the toughest problems cities face. South Bend was selected from a competitive pool of more…

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ADVISORY: Comeback Cities Venture Capitalist Tour Comes to South Bend

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Comeback Cities Venture Capitalist Tour Comes to South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg will host Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH) and a delegation of venture capitalists on a tour to get more investment flowing to companies in heartland cities. The tour will stop in South Bend on Friday, February 23 at 10:15 a.m. There…

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$65 million Elkhart aquatics center just the beginning of opportunity

ELKHART — Not so long ago, Tom Housand talked about a transformative idea for downtown Elkhart. He’d then challenge the person sitting across the table — in the board room, in coffee shop, wherever — to dream even bigger. He wasn’t the only one. Many set out to have their own one-on-one talks with community…

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Economic strategy aims for 200 new start-up companies by 2025 in South Bend region

Aiming for 200 start-up companies by 2025 SOUTH BEND — A collection of local economic leaders announced last week an effort to attract, develop and nurture 200 new high-potential startups in the South Bend-Elkhart region by 2025. That’s 25 a year, or just over two each month, for eight straight years. Developing a startup with…

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South Bend – Elkhart Regional Economic Development Strategy Plan Revealed

Leadership Representing 47 Smart Connected Communities Across the Region MISHAWAKA, Ind. (Feb. 7, 2018) — The South Bend – Elkhart Region unveiled its new Regional Economic Development Strategy on Tuesday, February 6th. Around 100 people have been working for more than a year as part of a grassroots effort to craft a plan to raise…

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