Christian Williams, co-founder and chief operating officer of telemedicine startup OpenLoop, led a breakout session at the Iowa Technology Summit Tuesday on how the company has developed its hybrid work environment. Founded in 2020 by Williams and Dr. Jon Lensing, OpenLoop started as a service placing available physicians in rural hospitals that needed shifts covered […]

Iowa State University’s Student Innovation Center will host the Ignite Innovation Showcase next week, April 18-22. Each day of the weeklong event will feature a keynote address that is open to the public for in-person attendance or to watch live on YouTube. The last day of the event includes a keynote as well as the Innovation […]

Takeaways from Iowa Technology Summit keynote speaker Ian Khan Ian Khan wanted the one word audiences took away from his presentation at the Technology Association of Iowa’s Iowa Technology Summit to be “change” as an acknowledgement that currently emerging technologies are set to dramatically disrupt and alter the world of work as well as people’s lives. […]

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is hosting a seminar on April 7 for startup companies seeking guidance on raising capital to take their business to the next level. The discussion will cover a range of topics including the process of raising capital, capitalization tables and resources to help business owners throughout the process. The event […]

Entrepreneurs can now apply for the 2022 John Pappajohn Iowa Entrepreneurial Venture Competition. Judges selected by the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center will review all written submissions. Participants who advance to later rounds will give their pitches to a panel of judges, and the top three finalists will be awarded. The deadline to apply is May […]

The Octagon Center for the Arts and the Ames Community Arts Council are partnering to host the fourth annual Business of Art Conference, Radio Iowa reports. The conference is designed to bring together rural Iowa artists of all kinds to network and develop business and entrepreneurial skills. Each day features a keynote speech from Akwi Nji, a […]