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Everything you need to know about the four IA Startup Weekends this fall

Startup Weekend logo August 28, 2014 by

At this point, Startup Weekends are fairly common occurrences across entrepreneurial communities. But it's not often that four Startup Weekends are organized within a few weeks of each other in the same state. Starting on Sept. 5, there will be four Startup Weekends hosted across Iowa—Sioux City, Iowa City, Des Moines and Cedar Falls—in the span of just over two months…  read more

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Why corporations should care about startups and entrepreneurs

March 15, 2013 by

As a large corporation participating in the startup space, one of Sprint's core objectives is to help cultivate an entrepreneurial community in Kansas City. If you are like me, you are still learning exactly what that means. Clearly there are benefits to engaging in this space, but what are those benefits? Why should corporations care and ultimately help startups and entrepreneurs? When Sprint first engaged in the startup and entrepreneurial community in Kansas City, we got this question a lot. And my answer really hasn't changed much since our first interaction at Hack the Midwest in the summer …  read more

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Feast on a cornucopia of video from Startup Weekend Kansas City

November 23, 2012 by

We're hard-pressed to think of a Startup Weekend anywhere in the region that's been documented as thoroughly with video as last weekend's Startup Weekend Kansas City. And although we can't claim credit for the video work — that credit belongs to SWKC's organizers, the in-house video gurus at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and Shane Guiter from Kansas City Public Television — we can compile it all in one place, in an easily digestible form …  read more

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