Mission and Goal
The mission of the Entrepreneurship Committee (Startup South Bend – Elkhart) of the South Bend Elkhart Regional Partnership is to promote and foster the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the South Bend – Elkhart region. Startup South Bend – Elkhart works to stimulate the entrepreneurial spirit and culture in the regional community, identify and nurture new business startups, and support the growth of existing high potential businesses.
The goal of the Entrepreneurship Committee is to launch 25 innovation led startups per year, totaling 200 by 2025.
Areas of Focus
- Business Accelerator
- Relationships, Marketing, and Events
The Entrepreneurship Committee is comprised of entrepreneurs and business leaders representing the University of Notre Dame, St. Joseph County, Marshall County, Elkhart County, the South Bend - Elkhart Regional Partnership, Elevate Ventures board and staff and enFocus, as well as at-large members. *Denotes Execution Team member, nonvoting.
Member At Large
South Bend - Elkhart Regional Partnership
Execution Team Member
St. Joseph County
Garatoni Family Office
Elevate Ventures Board Member
Members at Large
Entrepreneur in Residence