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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 Hear two entrepreneurs talk about how entrepreneurship has changed over the years. The

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

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

Spotlight on Entrepreneurship: Jamie Vondrak of Concierge Services of Siouxland

Name: Jamie Vondrak Company: Concierge Services of Siouxland, LLC Title: Owner/Personal Concierge Website: Facebook: siouxlandconcierge LinkedIn: Jamie Vondrak Give us a short description of your business: Concierge Services of Siouxland is a “do it all” organization. I complete jobs ranging from personal errands like banking and grocery shopping, to business services like setting up online accounts, planning corporate

Spotlight on Entrepreneurship: Alex Fuller of Saviral

Founder: Alex Fuller Company:  LegitDesigns, LLC / Saviral Marketing Location:  Sioux City, Iowa Website: and Twitter: @SaviralOnline Facebook: Give us a short description of your business? LegitDesigns is an all-encompassing creative digital agency, providing custom creative, web, and now introducing our online marketing solutions with SAVIRAL (Savvy-Viral). With Saviral we assist our clients with social, search, and other