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Spotlight on Entrepreneurship: Mara Jorgensen of Fast Solutions

Name: Mara Jorgensen Company: Fast Solutions, Inc. Title: Senior Software Developer Website: Twitter: @consultfast LinkedIn: Short bio: I have over ten years of experience in developing software for large businesses, primarily manufacturing. I enjoy working with business users and implementing software solutions to help increase their productivity. I will see a project through from analysis to implementation to

Spotlight on Entrepreneurship: Todd Carnes of Traxter

Name: Todd Carnes Company: Traxter LLC Title: Owner Email: Website: Give us a short description of your business: Traxter LLC markets a full tracking solution coupled with a free electronic hour logging application to insurance companies. We market to insurance companies, because then we get their client base, they receive data, and the truckers all get the electronic

Matthews talks business, inspiration and superpowers

Business coach, author and entrepreneur Mitch Matthews will give a talk titled “Google Your Brain” at Business for Breakfast on Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 7:30 a.m. We got a chance to ask him 5 questions today about his talk, who inspired him and even his superpower. What does it mean to Google your brain? “Google your brain” is a metaphor

Sioux City’s Launch Week Events Announced

The 2nd annual Launch Week aims to inspire, motivate, and promote collaboration among professionals, as well as encourage people to be innovative and explore their own entrepreneurial ideas. Join us for a week of creativity beginning September 5th! Startup Weekend is a hands-on experience where entrepreneurs, business professionals, and anyone interested in building a business can come together over the course of

Launch Week kicks off in Sioux City September 5th

We know that entrepreneurs start companies that create jobs, invest in the community, and generate economic growth. In Sioux City, we want to encourage people to be innovative and explore their own entrepreneurial ideas, and the 2nd annual Launch Week will do just that! With speakers, startup presentations and plenty of networking, Launch Week aims to inspire, motivate, and promote collaboration among

Entrepreneurship tour to end 6-city stop in Sioux City

On Aug. 6-7, Think 29, a group of entrepreneurs with the goal to see technology and innovation thrive along the I-29 corridor, will launch the first Think 29 Tour with the goal of getting startup community leaders talking and supporting each others’ efforts regionally. The tour will travel from Fargo to Sioux City over two days, making stops in Watertown,

Startup Weekend coming to Sioux City on Sept. 5

Sean Richardson of RXA Technology announced that Startup Weekend is coming to Sioux City on Sept. 5. Startup Weekend is a 54-hour challenge to create a startup. It is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. It is the largest community of passionate entrepreneurs with more than 1,800

Biz Brew sponsored by 4th Street Sports Bar

Are you an entrepreneur, small business owner, student, or creative spirit who is looking to collaborate with other innovative thinkers? Or, have you been looking for fun ways to meet new people and get involved in the community? Great, we thought so! Join us for Biz Brew on Wednesday, April 16th at 5:00 p.m. at 4th Street Sports Bar. This

Sharks entrepreneurial event sees incredible night of pitches

Did you miss Swimming with the Sharks? That’s ok, here’s a recap. This year was the best yet with 8 great ideas for innovative and cultural experiences in Sioux City. In fact, the ideas were so great that the money got split between all of the finalists. Here is a list of how the award money was split. Michael Billings

Spotlight on Entrepreneurship: Sara Gotch and LOVOTO

BUSINESS OWNER: Sara Gotch BUSINESS NAME: LOVOTO LLC MAIN PRODUCTS/SERVICES: Transitional Videos / Scanning developed photos / Creating digital scrapbooks YEAR STARTED: 2014 ADDRESS: 520 Nebraska Street STE 404 • Sioux City, IA • 51101 WEBSITE: SOCIAL: VIDEO: LOVOTO Video Q: What makes you an entrepreneur? A: What makes me an entrepreneur is that I have taken the time