During the recent innovationIOWA panel discussion, panelists provided a pulse on Iowa’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, saying the state is in a healthy position with opportunities to double down and continue growing. Panelists: Summarized below are some of the top themes from the panel. Video highlights from the event and the full video replay are available at businessrecord.com. Building […]

By Lisa Rossi The Technology Association of Iowa on Tuesday honored six organizations across Iowa that have prioritized diversity, equity and inclusion to drive change. The honorees were part of the 2023 Catalyst Live event, which is a “collection of conversations with technology leaders who inspire change, forge new paths and ignite technology innovation in […]

The Technology Association of Iowa is now accepting nominations for its 2023 Prometheus Awards. The award categories cover organization and individual awards as well as the Technology Community of the Year. Nominations close Aug. 11 and finalists will be announced mid-September. The Prometheus Awards event is scheduled for Nov. 2. The list of award categories […]

The Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communication will host a one-day workshop with in-person and virtual options on current generative AI tools. Attendees will test out tools such as ChatGPT, Google Bard, Midjourney, DALL-E 2 and more. The director of Drake University’s artificial intelligence major, Chris Porter, and digital media professor Chris Snider […]

World Intellectual Property Day recognizes women’s advancement in IP This year, the celebration of World Intellectual Property Day, recognized each year on April 26 by the World Intellectual Property Organization, was dedicated to the continued advancement of women’s innovation and creativity in the field.   Gender disparities in intellectual property rights are as old as the field […]

The University of Northern Iowa Family Business Center will host Robert Pasin, chief wagon officer at Radio Flyer, during its Virtual Breakfast Series event on May 19. Pasin will speak about balancing the legacy of the business and the spirit of entrepreneurship that emerging leaders are experiencing. “One of the most powerful attributes of a […]

Meta and Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs are hosting a premiere of a short documentary about an Iowa family-owned business followed by two panels discussing how to support the future of small businesses on Tuesday, April 25 at Fleur Cinema and Cafe. The documentary, “They Came From All Over,” was directed by Academy Award winner […]