|Starting a Business in South Bend Guide
|A handbook for starting a business in South Bend
|Starting a Business in Indiana
|From getting your business off the ground to day-to-day operations, INBiz’s experts and user-friendly interface will guide you through the process step by step. If we don’t have the answer, we’ll find you someone who does.
|1 Million Cups South Bend
|A weekly event that brings together entrepreneurs and the communities in Michiana over coffee and conversation.
|Business Development Corporation
|Since 1982 BDC has encouraged small business start-ups and business expansions by offering supplemental long-term, fixed-rate loans in partnership with traditional lenders.
|Helps aspiring entrepreneurs navigate the most important part of entrepreneurship: finding the right problem to solve.
|North Central Indiana Small Business Development Center
|The Indiana Small Business Development Center (Indiana SBDC) was created to have a positive and measurable impact on the formation, growth, and sustainability of small businesses in Indiana, and to help Hoosier Entrepreneurs start stronger, grow faster, and work smarter.
|North Central Indiana SCORE
|Local SCORE mentors provide clients with free, confidential, in-depth access to experienced business leaders and access to a nation-wide network of SCORE mentors. We can help you start a business, grow a business and handle challenges along the way.
|Transforming lives through training counseling and education
|South Bend Entrepreneurship and Adversity Program
|The South Bend Entrepreneurship and Adversity Program seeks to help those in the South Bend community facing economic or other hardships to start and grow businesses of their own. The program lasts 12 months.
|SPARK Business Accelerator
|SPARK is a program under the Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative with St Mary’s College. SPARK’s mission is to “cultivate the entrepreneurial capacity of women with a combination of personal education, business training, and ongoing professional mentoring to sustainability advance beyond socio-economic boundaries and achieve self-sufficiency.
|Startup South Bend-Elkhart (SBE)
|Startup South Bend-Elkhart is a program under the South Bend Elkhart Regional Partnership. “Startup SBE Is a centering catalyst that ignites new business creation and prosperity by leveraging the unique and united assets of the region.” Resources they provide include work spaces, R&D Centers, capital, skills development, advisory services, networking opportunities and more.