entrepreneurship

Annual Entrepalooza celebrates entrepreneurship in Siouxland

A multitude of Siouxland organizations will co-sponsor Entrepalooza, an eight-day celebration of entrepreneurial spirit in Siouxland. This year’s Entrepalooza takes place from Feb. 12 to 22. The celebration will kick off at 6:30 p.m., Monday, February 12 with a presentation local entrepreneurs titled, “Taking the Temperature of the Entrepreneurial Climate in Siouxland.” This presentation will explore what helped the speakers

2017 Entrepalooza Celebrates Entrepreneurial Spirit in Siouxland

Twenty Siouxland organizations will co-sponsor Entrepalooza, a ten day celebration of entrepreneurial spirit in Siouxland. The celebration will kick off at 6:30 p.m. Monday, February 13 with a presentation, “Today’s Entrepreneur – The Story of Two Finches,” by Debra Laughlin, with Leah Roe, both of healthfinch.com. Hear two entrepreneurs talk about how entrepreneurship has changed over the years. The

Morningside Senior Wins National Contest for AgTech Startup

Josh Doering, a senior business administration major at Morningside College, won the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization 2016 Pitch Competition. Doering has developed and marketed Seed Slide, a device that allows farmers to safely open and unload large seed boxes. A panel of judges awarded Doering the first-place prize of $3,500 after hearing 80 college entrepreneurs from around the country

2016 Launch Week Events

A week of events relating to innovation and entrepreneurship will take place in Sioux City as part of the 4th annual Launch Week, November 3rd – 10th. The week will consist of inspirational speakers, networking opportunities, business and technical assistance and much more! A special thanks to our featured sponsor, Iowa’s West Coast Initiative, for underwriting the costs of many of

Startup Sioux City Receives International Recognition

Startup Sioux City continues to make an impact, not only in our community, but across the globe! Sioux City was selected by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) as the 2016 Excellence in Economic Development Silver Award recipient for Startup Sioux City’s efforts to support and grow entrepreneurship! IEDC’s Excellence in Economic Development Awards recognize the world’s best economic development

Statewide Business Idea Competition Returns to northwest Iowa!

The economic development organizations in northwest Iowa are once again teaming up to bring the statewide Dream Big Grow Here business grant contest to our region. The Dream Big Grow Here contest is an opportunity for Iowans to fulfill their dreams of self-employment or expansion of their current business. The contest allows entrepreneurs the chance to submit their dreams to

UI Venture School coming to Siouxland

Venture School, an intense six-week program for entrepreneurs developed by the University of Iowa’s John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, is coming to Sioux City in September 2015. The program increases the chances of startup success and accelerates the timeline to launch, all through experiential learning activities including customer research, insight from experienced entrepreneurs and workshops. “We apply evidence-based entrepreneurship; not faith-based,”

Profile: Sage business advice from a Country Club Hitchhiker

By John Paul Engel You probably wouldn’t expect to find a hitchhiker on Country Club Boulevard. Yet, every weekday for decades Richard Crawford has hitchhiked into work. In fact, hitchhiking is a central part of his networking strategy. According to Richard, “People who pick up hitchhikers are the nicest people. I get at least two to three clients a month

Entrepalooza is here!

Join hundreds of Siouxlanders in celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit in our community by attending the great events taking place during Entrepalooza.  For more information and a complete list of events click here.

Upcoming Events

Jan
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9:00 am First Friday Coffee @ Springboard Coworking
First Friday Coffee @ Springboard Coworking
Jan 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
First Friday Coffee @ Springboard Coworking | Sioux City | Iowa | United States
http://springboardcoworking.com/
Feb
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9:00 am First Friday Coffee @ Springboard Coworking
First Friday Coffee @ Springboard Coworking
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
First Friday Coffee @ Springboard Coworking | Sioux City | Iowa | United States
http://springboardcoworking.com/
Mar
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Fri
9:00 am First Friday Coffee @ Springboard Coworking
First Friday Coffee @ Springboard Coworking
Mar 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
First Friday Coffee @ Springboard Coworking | Sioux City | Iowa | United States
http://springboardcoworking.com/
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Fri
9:00 am First Friday Coffee @ Springboard Coworking
First Friday Coffee @ Springboard Coworking
Apr 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
First Friday Coffee @ Springboard Coworking | Sioux City | Iowa | United States
http://springboardcoworking.com/
May
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Fri
9:00 am First Friday Coffee @ Springboard Coworking
First Friday Coffee @ Springboard Coworking
May 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
First Friday Coffee @ Springboard Coworking | Sioux City | Iowa | United States
http://springboardcoworking.com/