Brale, a Des Moines-based startup founded by Ben Milne, announced Wednesday it has raised $11.1 million in funding. The funding round was led by Maryland-based New Enterprise Associates with Managing General Partner Scott Sandell joining Brale’s board of directors. Additional individual participation came from Matthew Prince, co-founder and CEO of Cloudflare, and Albert Wenger, managing partner at […]

New community-driven group fuels education, engagement on web3 Tech takeaway Web 3.0, or web3, is a high-level concept that describes the next iteration of the internet in which ownership of the internet is distributed among its users.   In September 2022, a group of local volunteer organizers in Des Moines started web3dsm, an experimental initiative that gathers […]