Gravitate Coworking is expanding to two new communities. The timing, nearly a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, is unexpected, Gravitate owner Geoff Wood said. But opportunity knocked to set the coworking space up for the post-COVID world in Jefferson and Cedar Falls. “On the one hand, we’re in survivability mode to get to the end […]
A new Gravitate Coworking location in Jefferson is now accepting members, Gravitate Coworking announced last week. The new coworking office is located at 202 E. State St.; members will have access to the office at all hours during the week. More information is available online.
Starting this fall, Corteva Agriscience will contribute $185,000 to 25 rural scholarships for students embarking on DMACC’s Computer Languages program with an additional four-month commercial software development training program at a new Accenture location scheduled to open in September. Corteva, DMACC, Accenture and Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announced the partnership during a livestream Wednesday hosted […]
San Francisco-based HarvestPort, an early-stage agtech company developing a marketplace platform for farmers and supplies, is opening new offices in Des Moines, the company announced. HarvestPort has also hired Tyler Horbach, founder of agtech startup the FarmElement, as Grower Solutions Manager. Horbach previously founded the FarmElement in Jefferson, Iowa in 2017. HarvestPort was founded in […]
Gubernatorial staff members gathered in Des Moines this week seeking best practices from across the U.S. to build good jobs in their own states, during the National Governors Association’s third Good Jobs for All Americans workshop in the Renaissance Savery Hotel. The two-day workshop was led by Govs. Kim Reynolds, Larry Hogan of Maryland and […]