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July 2020 Diversity and Inclusion Updates

As the Diversity and Inclusion Committee for the South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership continues its efforts to support the regional economic ecosystem in becoming a more equitable and welcoming place, we are sharing various articles, learning opportunities, and tools with you. In the coming months, these will be accessible through the DI360 portal. If…

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South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership Celebrates HustleSBE Cohort 2 Graduates

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (July 24, 2020) — Yesterday, the South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership (SBERP) concluded its second HustleSBE cohort, a business bootcamp aimed toward providing support and assistance to minority and women entrepreneurs across the five-county region. This virtual 12-session program is dedicated to bringing resources on topics including capital, certifications, financial management,…

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New Training Programs Now Available to Regional Startups & Business Owners!

The South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership is excited to announce two new training programs available to startups and business owners located in the South Bend – Elkhart Region (SBE Region). Startup South Bend Elkhart’s Pre-Accelerator Program is designed to help early stage entrepreneurs validate (or invalidate) their idea while adding to the entrepreneurial ecosystem…

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April 2, 2020: Updates from the Entrepreneurship Committee, Startup South Bend – Elkhart

Startups will face challenges in the coming months due to the spread of COVID-19. Startup South Bend – Elkhart (SUSBE), the Entrepreneurship Committee of the South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership, recently renewed their partnership with Elevate Ventures to extend through 2022. This partnership continues to strengthen SUSBE’s ability to support the ongoing development and…

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April 2, 2020: Updates from the Diversity and Inclusion Committee

In 2020, the Diversity and Inclusion Committee continues to focus on access – to capital, contracts, and contacts – for women and minorities in the South Bend – Elkhart region. HustleSBE, a regionally-based business bootcamp for women and minority business owners, graduated its first cohort, and applications have opened for the second cohort, HustleSBE Sprint…

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