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2014 Was a Big Year for Startup Successes in Sioux City

Startup Sioux City has seen great growth since it started more than two years ago, but by far the greatest strides – in growth, in recognition and engagement – came in 2014. So what happened that made is such a big year? Plenty. For the most part, the success this year came with much greater awareness. Small business leaders, city

Wire Me Awake is Back

Wire Me Awake, an entrepreneurial conference, is back and better than ever! The event has moved to the campus of USD in Vermillion, SD. The goal of the event is to highlight the dreamers, creators and founders that are doing impossible, big things right here in South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, and Nebraska. Tickets this year will be sold in batches starting

Launch Week aims to spotlight entrepreneurship in Siouxland

A new series of events relating to innovation and entrepreneurship will take place in the Sioux City area as part of Launch Week later this month. Sept. 30 – Oct. 3 has been designated as Launch Week with an aim to inspire, motivate, and promote collaboration among professionals. The Sioux City Growth Organization (SCGO) will kick off Launch Week on

Let’s make Sioux City an entrepreneurial leader

Representatives (above) from the SCGO, small business and business organizations came together in Fall 2012 to chart a course for entrepreneurial success in Sioux City.  In cities across America, small business and entrepreneurship have long taken a back seat to call centers and the next big manufacturer. While chasing smokestacks and filling industrial parks can be a zero-sum game at