Get to Know Outlaw Farming Technologies

July 28, 2016

Josey Jewell, junior linebacker for the University of Iowa Hawkeyes, spoke at Big Ten media days about Outlaw Farming Technologies, a company he started in an entrepreneurship class. The company has created a virtual cattle fencing product.

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2015 SPAwards

October 2, 2015

Thirteen award-winners received Golden Analogs at the 2015 Silicon Prairie Awards.

TMone founder reacquires company

October 3, 2015

Anthony Marlowe co-founded TMone in 2003, but later sold it to another company. Marlowe recently purchased TMone back, but it is now renamed Mass Markets.

The 12 Best Podcasts For Entrepreneurs

October 26, 2015

Forbes sampled quite a few entrepreneurial podcasts and selected 12 of the best ones to recommend to entrepreneurs.

Upcraft Club Wants to Change the Way You Think About Sewing

November 30, 2015

Upcraft Club, a company out of Des Moines, Iowa, sells digital sewing patterns online. They are modernizing sewing and making it more accessible to everyone.

Build It and They Will Come?

December 3, 2015

Startups are not just a smaller version of a large company. They are organizations searching for a feasible business model and that is often a difficult task.

Iowa Designers Work to Bring More Fashion to the Hawkeye State

December 10, 2015

The Iowa Fashion project has launched to shine light on local fashion. They will be hosting their first full fashion show very soon. 

Working with Metro Communities in Search of Startups

December 14, 2015

The University of Iowa Venture School program has launched in the Des Moines area and is looking for startups to win a chance to enter Venture School.

GIA-backed Drive Spotter raises $750,000

March 9, 2016

Drive Spotter, a startup in the Midwest, is working on a software to help trucking companies improve driver performance. Drive Spotter has raised $750,000 for their company.

Financial Package Proposed for Historic Rehab in Downtown Des Moines

February 10, 2016

The Des Moines City Council is considering an agreement for the development of apartments, commercial space, and indoor parking in a historic part of downtown.