An Indianapolis-based organization which wants to foster more entrepreneurship around Indiana has provided a financial boost to groups around the state to further its mission.
Startup South Bend–Elkhart, an initiative of the South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership to foster an entrepreneurial environment, has landed a state honor for the second straight year.
Five South Bend area firms are among 16 from around the state competing for a share of $320,000 in start-up funds in a statewide pitch event presented by Elevate Ventures May 19.
The Region is home to many organizations and resources that help small businesses launch ideas into action.
ProstheTech, a South Bend-based startup company, secured a $20,000 investment to improve a prototype of an artificial human hand and bring it to market before year’s end.