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Thinc Iowa Video Series: Luke Vandermillen of The Principal

October 31, 2011 by

The eighth speaker in our Video Series is Luke Vandermillen, who heads up marketing for retirement and investor services at the Principal Financial Group, a Des Moines-based financial services provider. A Fortune 500 company founded in 1879, The Principal is firmly entrenched on the "corporation" side of the conversation between startups and …  read more

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Thinc Iowa Video Series: Ben Milne of Dwolla

October 28, 2011 by

The seventh speaker in our Video Series is Ben Milne, co-founder and CEO of Dwolla, a payment platform that allows users to send and receive funds from any other user at a flat rate of 25 cents per transaction. In his talk, Milne discussed the unique challenges and advantages associated with building a business in Iowa, addressed what he views …  read more

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Thinc Iowa Video Series: Scott Case of Startup America Partnership

October 27, 2011 by

The sixth speaker in our Video Series is Scott Case, CEO of the Startup America Partnership, which is an independent, private-sector entity that brings together mentors, advisors, funders, major corporations and service providers to deliver the resources needed to help entrepreneurs start and scale companies. In his talk, Case described the types of …  read more

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Thinc Iowa Video Series: Jerri Chou of Lovely Day

October 27, 2011 by

The fifth speaker in our Video Series is Jerri Chou, founder and managing partner of Lovely Day, which works to make innovative social solutions the new standard for "business as usual." A social innovation expert, Chou also founded All Day Buffet, an organization whose mission is to change the world through creativity and business …  read more

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Thinc Iowa Video Series: Robbie Vitrano of Trumpet Group

October 27, 2011 by

The fourth speaker in our Video Series: Robbie Vitrano, co-founder and chairman of Trumpet Group, a venture marketing company that is a manifestation of the reinventing of New Orleans. In his talk, Vitrano shared a personal story to show how creativity can be applied in a way that has more impact both in business development and community building. …  read more

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Thinc Iowa Video Series: Paige Craig of BetterWorks

October 26, 2011 by

The second speaker in our Video Series: Paige Craig, co-founder and CEO of BetterWorks, a platform where businesses can quickly create better, more rewarding work environments for their employees. In his talk, Craig focuses on passion and how to build a company, honing in on one of his principals, thinking big and executing small. In the second half …  read more

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