Posts Tagged ‘Jennifer O’Connor’

TAI’s Prometheus Awards highlight innovation throughout Iowa

Playing on its reputation as the “Academy Awards of Iowa’s high tech industry,” the fifth annual Prometheus Awards took place last night with a Hollywood-style theme, complete with a celebrity photo booth, award statues, plenty of tuxedos, and even a red carpet.

The awards are a production of the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) meant to highlight innovation throughout the state. “This showcase honors companies and individuals who represent the best and brightest in technology and business and have…

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Brewspace DSM wins the Creative Capital Pitch Session

A crowd of more than 60 people filled the room last night for the first Des Moines incarnation of the Creative Capital Pitch Session. The event kicked off with a presentation by Steven Smith of Des Moines-based GCommerce. Steven shared his experiences in raising capital throughout his career and advised the contestants on the what makes for a great pitch. Next, the eight…

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Prometheus Awards application due January 29

Nominations for the Technology Association of Iowa’s 2010 Prometheus Awards are due next Friday, January 29. These annual awards, sometimes called the “Academy Awards of Iowa’s high-tech industry,” highlight the accomplishments of technology companies around the state. Any technology company is eligible to submit for the awards in a variety of categories. The ceremony will be held Tuesday, April 6…

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