Entrepreneur Spotlight: Goquets By Shawn Harrington
The idea for a floral startup began at a Startup Weekend Ames event during April of 2013. We were tackling an issue for many people (including myself) who had experienced extremely poor service when ordering flowers online. Key problems included the time wasted scrolling through picture galleries, only to find out the flowers being delivered did not match the pictures they were ordered from.
Innovation Iowa- Style: Prepare to be Wowed at Innovation EXPO By Christie Remley via EDC, Inc.
The innovators. The risk takers. The job creators. Where can you meet more than 100 Iowa entrepreneurs and learn about the impact their innovative businesses are making in Iowa? Attend Innovation EXPO 2015 on Wednesday, October 21st at the Coralville Marriott. The EXPO is an unprecedented opportunity to meet many of Iowa’s leading innovators and see first-hand the cool products and services they are creating.
Grants through the Iowa Student Internship Program By Jennifer Meier via IEDA
Are you interested in connecting with young talent with a fresh perspective? The Iowa Student Internship Program is your chance to work with emerging leaders, by providing students with hands-on work experience. It’s also a great opportunity for your company to see their skills and talents in action!
Un-Traditional Start-A-Thon Gives Entrepreneurs a Chance to Start a Business By Ini Augustine via Iowa Black Business Coalition
The startathon, a term coined by the tech industry, accelerates the startup process. The term typically invokes images of the tech industry, where white college guys start companies in a 48- 72 hour period, marathon style. The Iowa Black Business Coalition aims to break that stereotype with an event during Global Entrepreneurship week, especially for women and minority-owned businesses.
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