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Per Capita Income Grows in the South Bend – Elkhart Region, Slower than the National Pace

SOUTH BEND – ELKHART REGION (Jan. 25, 2021) — Per capita personal income (PCPI) continues to grow in the South Bend – Elkhart region, but at a slower rate than in recent years and not as fast as the nation. Based on the recently released U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) data, from 2018 to 2019, PCPI in…

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Startup South Bend – Elkhart Celebrates Pre-Accelerator Graduates

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (Dec. 22, 2020) — Last week, Startup South Bend – Elkhart, an initiative of the South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership (Regional Partnership), concluded its second pre-accelerator program. Graduating eight participating companies, Startup South Bend – Elkhart’s Pre-Accelerator program is designed to help early-stage entrepreneurs validate (or invalidate) their ideas while adding…

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Let’s Talk DEI with Friends

Between a global pandemic, a reinvigorated social and racial justice movement, and a contentious presidential election, 2020 has been a year of historic change.  We brought Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion leaders together recently for a virtual conversation about the current DEI environment.  Read on to hear from Bethany Hartley, our Chief Strategy Officer and Director of Diversity, Equity,…

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We’re Hiring an Education and Workforce Specialist

Job Title: Education and Workforce Specialist Organization: South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership Job Location: 635 S. Lafayette Blvd., #123, South Bend, IN 46601 Description The South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership is seeking a detail oriented and enthusiastic individual to serve as a specialist for Education and Workforce initiatives. The specialist will support project…

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Regional Entrepreneurship Support Organizations Convene to Strengthen the Ecosystem

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (Nov. 19, 2020) — As a part of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), 14 South Bend – Elkhart regionally-based entrepreneurship support organizations (ESOs) met virtually to share information and latest activities with one another to foster a more transparent and effective network of support for local entrepreneurs. Each organization shared their valuable service…

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