Being Confident When Pitching Your Startup (it matters!)

Virtual Event To be held online

The vocal (tone, volume) and visual (self) elements of pitching your startup to investors or at an event are often overlooked when you're preparing to share your startup - it's a great story, and that's enough, right? Of course the slides and material matter, but it's not the only component people will notice about your...

Starting Small Summit: Stories of Entrepreneurship

Bethel University 1001 Bethel Circle, Mishawaka, IN

Sharing insight on: - The entrepreneurial journey - Discovering your passion and purpose - Building the right team - Accelerating growth through delegation - Owning your niche - Innovation in a moving society Host of Starting Small - Cameron Nagle, Senior at Bethel University Speakers: - Joe Foster, Founder of Reebok - Stacy Madison, Founder...


Help Google – SCORE Business Workshop

Virtual Event To be held online

Webinar will discuss how to improve a company's marketing capabilities and reach the customers they want. Types of topics to be covered • Time saving techniques for your content • How to use apps to improve your content • How many links create most engagement • Tips on using graphics, pictures, videos

Crossroads Collegiate Pitch Competition Application Deadline


Are you a Hoosier college student with a startup based in Indiana, or do you know someone who is? Crossroads Collegiate Pitch Competition is where student startups get noticed by potential investors, mentors, talent, and more! Last year students from across the state of Indiana applied, and Indiana Wesleyan's Andre Harakas took home the $...

IDEA Week 2022

Embassy Suites by Hilton, South Bend at Notre Dame 1140 E. Angela Blvd, South Bend, Indiana

An innovation festival. Here in the South Bend - Elkhart. Come. Dive in. This April, a whole new kind of innovation festival hits the South Bend - Elkhart region that lets you LEARN, PLAY, MEET, and COMPETE. Geared towards EVERYONE – whether you’re already a successful entrepreneur, a new student, or simply live for local...

Your Team Beyond the W2

Virtual Event To be held online

Successful startups typically have a solid core team, but who you engage with beyond that can make a world of difference. External support like advisors, mentors, board of directors, investors, and others can add invaluable insight to a startup. They also offer a range of experience, skills, and connections to help propel a startup to...

Incentives for Attracting Top Talent

Virtual Event To be held online

One of the greatest pains for startup founders is attracting and retaining talented team members. It is challenging for startups to compete with the compensation packages potential talent are currently receiving or could get from other companies; yet founders need good talent to build, grow, and scale. In this interactive session with FullStack and MBCB...

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...



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...